Montreal International Black Film Festival introduces: the 1st MIBFF Black Market

OUR COMMITMENT TO THE FUTURE OF FILMMAKING

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 | 8:30AM-5PM | $95
Hyatt Regency Hotel (1255, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montréal)

Passes available today: www.montrealblackfilm.com/blackmarket

10th Montreal International Black Film Festival
presented by Global Montreal - September 23 to 28, 2014

MONTREAL, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This year marks the Montreal International Black Film Festival's 10th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the MIBFF introduces the 1st edition of the Black Market, an industry event featuring renowned figures within the Independent film world. This new annual event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Wednesday September 24, 8:30AM-5:00PM at the cost of $95.

Attendees will learn how to expand their network and knowledge by learning and sharing with the experts. Furthermore, it's a chance for them to gain a competitive edge and rub elbows with international up-and coming filmmakers and entertainment professionals.

SOME GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

LISA CORTES (New York): Executive producer of the Academy-Award-and Sundance-winning film Precious by Lee Daniels.

DANIELLE CHAMPOUX (Québec):  Freelance producer and manager specializing in filming overseas, particularly in Africa.

SUDZ SUTHERLAND (Ontario): Screenwriter, Director and winner of Best First Canadian Feature Award at TIFF, three nominations for Genie Awards and eight Gemini Awards.

PERES OWINO (California): Writer, actress and award winning documentary director.

PANELS INCLUDE:

  • The Pie is Bigger Than You Think: Part 1 & 2
  • Alternative Distribution Formats
  • Politically Involved Cinema: Speaking the Truth?

For the entire list of speakers, schedule and to purchase tickets, visit: www.montrealblackfilm.com/blackmarket

 

SOURCE: Montreal International Black Film Festival

For further information: Media Relations Manager: Talar Adam - presse@montrealblackfilm.com - (514) 833-0274; English Press Agent: Danny Payne - danny@montrealblackfilm.com - (514) 621-8657

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