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Saturday, May 20 • 10:45 - 12:00
Panel: Independent Filmmaking in the Age of Disruption

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Media content is fighting for audience's attention. Consumers choose from the silver screen, TV sets, and mobile devices to watch long-form content productions. How does an effective digital strategy help raising funds for indie filmmaking? The filmmakers and media critics discuss documentaries distribution models, how VR plays a role in the production and best practices on crowdfunding as a form of financing.

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Matthew Scott

Freelance Journalist
Mathew has been based in Hong Kong for the past 23 years, covering the worlds of film, entertainment and sport for a variety of local international media outlets, including the South China Morning Post, Agence France-Presse and Asia Times.

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Joanna Bowers

Joanna made her directorial debut in 2009 after graduating from the University of Leeds with a BA in Broadcast Journalism with the BBC. Beginning her career in film in Los Angeles she worked her way up in the industry developing content for networks including MTV and working as a... Read More →
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Danny Kim

Graduate Student/Documentary Filmmaker, Duke University
Danny Kim is a documentary filmmaker based in Durham, NC & Seoul, South Korea. Currently working on his MFA thesis film STILL WATERS, a documentary film about Sewol ferry disaster. In 2014, his work with New York City-based director Valerie Veach as a producer on a feature documentary... Read More →
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Taehoon Lee

Founder, thekoreaobserver
Taehoon Lee, AAJA Asia Seoul VP and executive producer of the N3Con Seoul 2016, is an award-winning journalist and the CEO of two media startups, Newsbacker and The Korea Observer. Newsbacker, which is on beta, is a crowdfunding and collaboration platform to support independent journalists... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 HKT
Session 3 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 4

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