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Kristin Wright

Independent Filmmaker in Atlanta

A Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking

PRESENTED ON OCT 04, 2013
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 20

Kristin Wright teaches us how to be an independent filmmaker. She talks about how to write stories, the challenges of film direction, and what's involved in production. Kristin touches on the good and bad points of being an independent filmmaker and gives us some tips on how to make the most of your work.

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How To Be An Independent Farmer in Central Texas

BY LINDA PEREZ
@ VOL 6 ON MAY 24, 2012

"I'm very glad ranching was my had to do's and I'm very glad I did it."

In "How To Be An Independent Farmer in Central Texas" from PechaKucha Night San Antonio Vol. 6, Linda Perez describes her journey in becoming a rancher. She was born and raised in San Antonio. Over the course of her life, she has cleaned hominid fossils and taught secondary school in Kenya, done research at Harvard University and conducted a health care survey in the Andes Mountains, helped initiate sustainable agriculture and rural businesses in Zambia and assisted in HIV/AIDS awareness & prevention in Swaziland. Since 1993, she has overseen the development of a herd of Beefmaster cattle on her 300-acre L&M Ranch, 40 minutes south of San Antonio. Her presentation focuses on her life as an independent, organic farmer in the heart of Texas. 

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Chasing Ghosts: The Business of Independent Films

BY MICHAEL VERRECHIA
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 31, 2015

Michael Verrechia talks about how making a documentary about a group of star video game players from the '80s that opened to wide acclaim at Sundance is just the start of the story. What happens afterwards is when things get really interesting. Including a lunch date with Kevin Spacey.

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Crash Course in Photography

BY SCOTT RICHARDSON
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Photography lessons PechaKucha style! Scott Richardson is an award winning photographer with 35 years professional experience and this presentation is a 6 month photography course condensed into 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Watch it for yourself and learn. We did.

http://www.visiontv.com.au

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Invisible - The Art of Motion Picture Editing

BY DANIEL V. VELEZ
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 20, 2015

Dan Velez is a Michigan based independent film editor and communications wizard, with a passion for all things cinema.

"What does editing mean in the context of cinema? Dan takes us through the history of editing beginning with the origins of the motion picture. In a world of shorter attention spans and limited time, editing is a crucial tool for story telling."

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Rare Model

BY ADAM ROTHSTEIN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Speaker Adam Rothstein talks about the making of his science fiction film and everything that goes into the process.

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Making Movies in Oklahoma

BY LANCE MCDANIEL
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 12, 2015

After working on Oscar winning movie Million Dollar BabyLance McDaniel moved back to Oklahoma to launch his film career and help grow the film community in Oklahoma. This presentation details Lance's wild journey from assisting on low budget horror films to writing and directing successful family comedies. And, he explains how Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film Festival serves as the hub of the now thriving film industry in Oklahoma. 

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Filmmaking in Cowboy Land

BY FABIAN HEE
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Fabian Hee offers a sneek-peek into the non-glamorous production process behind funny YouTube videos and short movies and on how to churn out screen-worthy videos on a low budget and still get somewhere!

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Crash Course in Autism

BY EMILY STEWART
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 05, 2016

Emily Stewart gives crash course in Autism. He also teaches history in New Bern, NC where she lives with her craft beer-loving husband, their son, a cat, and a dog.

  

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The IFT and Creative Bridges

BY NEIL MCCARTNEY
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 01, 2016

Film producer Neil McCartney talks about how The Independent Film Trust, the charity which he chairs, set up a film-making course in Cambridge to bring together kids from various social and ethnic backgrounds.