2018 AGENDA at a Glance


Where Content Meets Creative Financing
 


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Monday, June 4, 2018

5:00pm-6: 30pm

VIP Champagne   Reception

Honoring the Panelists and Speakers in attendance

Tuttle Room/MMFM Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater Area

 

Sponsored by :

Caviar Mujjol & Find Your Muse Entertainment

 

Welcome

  • Commission   er Wifredo  Willy  Gort, Chair City of Miami Commission and Chair 3 9 th  Hemispheric Congress /MMFM
  • Mercy Saladrigas, President CAMACOL
  • Jose Luis Martinez, Co-Founder & Creative Director MMFM
  • Patricia Arias, Co-Founder & Executive Producer MMFM

 

 

 

 

6:30pm-8 pm

39th Hemispheric Congress Welcome Reception/ Recepcion de Bienvenida

Networking Reception

CC Ballroom

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

9:00am-9:30am

Morning “Cafecito” & Tea at MMFM & Pre-Conference Networking

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

9:30am-4:00pm

Film London Competition Finalists One-on-One Interviews

Tuttle Room

 

9:15am

  • Welco   me/MMFM Gurus
  • Sandy Lighterman   , Chair MMFM Steering Committee &

Miami -Dade County Film and Entertainment Commissioner

 

9:30am-1 2:30pm

MMFM Script Lab.

Because “The Script is The Thing.”

 

Part I

9:30 am – 10: 45 am

“What is a Great Screenplay and Why Do You Need One?”

Writing Master Class with Karen Hall.  Ms. Hall is an award-winning, 6 time Emmy nominated writer, producer, and showrunner, whose credits include M*A*S*HHill Street BluesThe Glades, and The Good Wife among others.

Facilitated by JM Garcia, Writer, Producer, MMFM Committee Member

 

Part II

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

“The Writer’s Room” Writing for Comedy with an “A-List Team”

  • Luis Santeiro , Emmy Winning Writer, “Sesame Street,” “Que Pasa Usa?”
  • Billy KimballEmmy Winning Producer / Writer, “Veep,” “The Simpsons,” “The Oscars”
  • Karen Hall, Emmy Nominated Writer, Producer, “M*A*S*H,”

“Hill Street Blues,” “The Glades,” “The Good Wife”

  • Ethan Banville, WGC Nominated Writer, Producer, “iCarly,” “Drake & Josh,” “My Babysitter's A Vampire”
  • JM Garcia, Writer, Producer, MMFM Committee Member

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

12 :00 pm-1:00pm

How to Navigate the Festival World. "A Conversation with Peter Baxter."  Peter Baxter is a filmmaker and President and co-founder of the Slamdance Film Festival. Baxter has been responsible for developing Slamdance into an artist led community that supports and discovers new filmmakers. Alumni whose first work showed at Slamdance have gone on to earn over $13 billion at the Box Office. His latest documentary Spirit Game follows the Iroquois Nationals battle to win a world lacrosse championship and is described by Sports Illustrated as "a powerful story of identity, sovereignty and spirituality". Baxter grew up in Gloucestershire, England and resides in Los Angeles with his family.

 

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Lunch Break  (on your own)

2:15 pm to 5:30 pm - “The Production Summit”

Presented by Hialeah Park Studios

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

2: 15 pm - 2:45 pm

“A Conversation with Joe Chianese ”, EVP, Entertainment Partners (EP)

Hear first-hand from the exec who is on the “speed dial” of many Hollywood studio brass. Beyond their traditional business, EP has added incentive related services including tax credit placement & production financing, issuing loans up to $10 million dollars using credits as collateral both in the U.S. & abroad.

 

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

2:45pm-3:30/Part I

“The Executives” – On the Latest Industry Trends, Budgets, Studios, Incentives

  • Michelle Alberty, Senior VP, Production Management Talent & Music, Viacom International Americas
  • K.K. Jag, Director, Production Finance, Warner Horizon Television
  • Sandy Lighterman, Film & Entertainment Commissioner, Miami-Dade County (FilMiami)

 

Moderated by Joe Chianese, EVP, Entertainment Partners

 

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm/Part II

“The Creatives” – On Inspiration, Story, Characters, Location & Pitching

  • Luis Santeiro, Emmy Winning Writer, “Sesame Street,” “Que Pasa Usa?”
  • Billy Kimball, Emmy Winning Producer / Writer, “Veep,” “The Simpsons,” “The Oscars”
  • Jose Daniel Freixas, Director, Producer, “Vandal,” “Magic City Memoirs,” & upcoming “The Corporation” & “The Exiles”
  • Joey Dedio, Writer, Producer, “Tio Papi”
  • Kareem Tabsch, Founder O-Cinema & Filmmaker, “Dolphin Lover”

 

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm/Part III

“The Producers” – On Putting it All Together, and Making it Happen!

  • Paul BrettFlying Tiger Media, EP “The King’s Speech,” “Chef,” “Wolf Hall”
  • Jaime Lee Smith, Producer, Global RockStar
  • Eric Gaunaurd, Award Winning Exec Producer, MTV & Nickelodeon's “I Am Frankie”
  • Sam Tedesco, Producer, Location Manager, “Rock of Ages,” “Marley & Me,” “Bad Boys,” upcoming “Fire in the Red Sea”

 

Moderated By Joe Chianese, Executive VP, Entertainment Partners

 

5:15 pm-6:00pm

Message Oriented Content and Social Awareness Storytelling.  The Industry Channels a Higher Calling

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

Panel Presented by WELEVER

  • Spencer DeeringSupurlativ
  • Tony Feijo, Monopoly Dog Films
  • Jose Almanza, Welever
  • Rebeca Seitz, SON Studios

 

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

5:30pm – 6:30pm

MMFM Wine Bar

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

6:30pm Nightly Screening/Chinese Film

Stoneman Douglas & Merrick Amphitheaters

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Wednesday, June  6, 2018

9:00am-9:30am /Morning Cafecito & Pre-Conference Networking

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

9:30am-10:30am

The Art of Lensing: Cinematography Master Class with Gonzalo Amat

Mr. Amat’s most recent work can be seen in “The Man in the High Castle” and “The Devil Inside” among other notable projects.  This ASC Nominated cinematographer will take us on a cinematic journey into visual storytelling, breaking down the artistry and craftsmanship involved in this highly visual art form, from breaking down the script to lighting, lenses, movement and technology.

Equipment  Support provided by VER, Dawson Peden & Adam Lighterman

 

Facilitated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

10:30 am-11:30am

Knights of the Round Table: On UK Production, Creativity, and Talent

Introduced by Dave Prodger, HM Consul General

  • Paul Brett, Flying Tiger Media, EP “The King’s Speech,” “Chef,” “Wolf Hall
  • Adrian Wootton, OBE, Chief Executive Film London & BFC
  • Peter Baxter, Filmmaker, President Co-Founder, Slamdance Film Festival

 

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

11:30am-12:30 pm

“Throw Out Your Best Pitch” Elevator Pitch Contest.  Take a chance and pitch your feature, web series, reality show, digital, or documentary to our “panel of experts”

  • Paul Brett, Flying Tiger Media, EP “The King’s Speech,” “Chef,” “Wolf Hall”
  • Karen Hall, Emmy Nominated Writer, Producer, “M*A*S*H,”

“Hill Street Blues,” “The Glades,” “The Good Wife”

  • Ethan Banville, WGC Nominated Writer, Producer, “iCarly,” “Drake & Josh,” “My Babysitter's A Vampire”
  • Joe Chianese, EVP, Entertainment Partners
  • Luis Santeiro, Emmy Winning Writer, “Sesame Street,” “Que Pasa USA?”

 

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez   , Creative Director, MMFM

 

1 2:30pm-1:30pm

Special China Session

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

Facilitated by Jose L. Chi and JL Martinez

 

Honored Guests

  • Jiang Xiaoyu, Co-Chairman

Miami Golden Lighthouse Film Festival

  • Jiang Ping, China Film Group Corporation
  • Yang Buting, Former President China Film Group Corporation

 

Special Remarks by

  • Paul Brett   , Flying Tiger M   edia

 

 

 

1:30pm  -2:30pm

China Film Group Meetings/Luncheon

Presentation of Medals by Jiang Xiaoyu to

Mr. Yang Buting and Mr. Jiang Ping (All Access Pass Holders Only)

Bowman Room

 

2:30-3:30 pm

“The Art of the Deal”  On Entertainment Law, Packaging, Negotiating, and IP in the Digital Age

  • Sandy Chiu, IP Attorney Greenberg Traurig
  • Jose Sariego, Partner, Entertainment Attorney, Bilzin Sumberg, Former Business Affairs HBO Latin America, Telemundo
  • Bill O’Dowd, Founder & CEO, Dolphin Entertainment

 

Moderated by: Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

3:30 pm–4:15 pm

“Visual Effects Master Class” Featuring Top Visual Effects Supervisor, Producer Dean Lyon. Mr. Lyon’s credits include “Armageddon,” “Independence Day,” “Air Force One” and the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy among other blockbuster Hollywood movies.

 

Facilitated by: Kevin Sharpley, Kijik Multimedia, Cinevisun

 

4:15pm-5:00pm

“The Minority Report” – aka “The Hashtag Session“ From #OscarsSoWhite to #MeToo, On Empowering Women & Minorities in Hollywood”

  • Karen Hall, Emmy Nominated Writer, Producer, “M*A*S*H,” “Hill Street Blues,” “The Glades,” “The Good Wife”
  • Luis Santeiro, Emmy Winning Writer, “Sesame Street,” “Que Pasa Usa?”
  • Tony Lesesne, Lesesne Media Group
  • Carol Bressi-Cilona, WIFT Board Member, VP, Entertainment, Hub International / Ent Industry Solutions
  • Vivian Treves, WIFT Board Member, President, Treves Network/European Film & TV Representatives, Inc.

 

Moderated by: Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Miami Movie Mavericks, From Festivals to Producing, and all that makes “The 305” a Unique and Fertile Ground for Creatives!

  • Joe Daniel Freixas, Exilium Media
  • Marco Mall, Florida Film House
  • Brett Potter, Borscht Corp.
  • Diliana Alexander, FilmGate
  • Jose Jacho, FilmGate

 

6:00pm

Golden Lighthouse Awards Presentation & Red Carpet

and Film London Pitch Competition Announcement Winners

 

8:00pm

Nightly Screening/Chinese Film(s)

Stoneman Douglas & Merrick Amphitheate

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Thursday, June 7, 2016

9:00am-10:00am

Morning Cafecito & Pre-Conference Networking

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

10:00am-11:00am

“The Florida Project” On A Critically Acclaimed Film made in Florida, by Florida’s Producers! Hear first-hand from the A-list team that produced this award-winning independent feature.

Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater

 

Moderated by: Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director MMFM

  • Kevin Chinoy, Producer
  • Francesca Silvestri, Producer
  • Elayne Schneiderman-Schmidt, Exec Producer, Line Producer
  • Jennifer Radzikowski, Unit Production Manager (UPM)

 

11:00am-12:00pm

"A Conversation with Randall Emmett,” Join us for a unique voyage into the life and work of one of the entertainment industry's most prolific film producers. Mr. Emmett has produced over 90 feature films since his start as Mark Wahlberg’s assistant in the 1990s. His credits include “Silence”, “Lone Survivor,” “Broken City,” “Rambo,” the hit Starz Series “Power,” and the upcoming and highly-anticipated Netflix film “The Irishman” directed by Martin Scorcese and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. Mr. Emmett is a Miami native and graduate of the New World School of the Arts. He went on to study at the prestigious The School of Visual Arts in NYC where he found his calling as a producer.

Moderated by Jose Luis Martinez, Creative Director, MMFM

 

7:00 pm- 11:00 pm

COCKTAIL & CLOSING DINNER /  COCTEL Y CENA DE CLAUSURA

CC Ballroom/7:00pm-8:00pm

Reception/Laguna

8:00pm/Gala Dinner and Hemispheric Congress/CAMACOL Awards Ceremony

CC Ballroom

Special Award to be presented for Excellence in Service to the Film & Entertainment Industry to Randall Emmett

Closing Remarks/Palabras de Clausura

Mercy Saladrigas, President CAMACOL

 

Extra Cost for Attending the Gala Dinner/Limited Space Available

$150.00/per person/RSVP Dianelys Garcia [email protected]

IT’S A WRAP!





 

 

  





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