registration open & Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m - 10:00 a.m.
Attendees will have time to review and choose session preferences for the day. Light breakfast will be available.
Opening remarks & Keynote Speaker orly ravid
film festivals and the ecosystem
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m
Learn about the ecosystem, key stakeholders, and top trends from Orly Ravid, the Founder and Co-Executive Director of The Film Collaborative (TFC) and an entertainment attorney at MSK (Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP). Full bio below.
Learn from the fielD
10:40 a.m. - 11:50 p.m.
Hear and interact with industry experts in sessions that focus on:
Funding - This panel will address key funding questions such as: How do we develop our revenue sources and partnerships? How do we broaden and engage our base of supporters? What are innovative approaches for both Earned Revenue, Contributed Revenue, and In-Kind support?
Staffing - This panel will address key staffing questions such as: How do we acquire, incentivize, and retain staff? How do we acquire, motivate, and manage our volunteers? How do we most effectively work with our Boards to help lead/support the organization?
Programming Models - This panel will address key programming questions such as: How do we create vibrant programming, offerings, and events to meet the needs and key trends in the community? How will we track progress and measure success? How do we create a portfolio of offerings that helps generates regular cash flow and capital to reinvest in the organization?
Audience Development - This panel will address key audience development questions such as: What do we know about who we serve? What tools and processes do we use to collect and analyze the data? What are some promising practices to help grow awareness and increase our audiences?
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Share challenges and Promising practices
1:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Facilitated groups in each of focus areas of Funding, Staffing, Programming Models, and Audience Development will address shared challenges and opportunities for growth.
2:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Facilitated groups in each of focus areas of Funding, Staffing, Programming Models, and Audience Development will take some of the promising ideas from the Share sessions and work together to create some innovative solutions that can be executed in the next year.
results, Reflections & Closing Remarks
4:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Share proposed solutions and reflections from the day’s sessions.