FLOW COLLECTIVE SERIES
The FLOW Collective Creative Conference Series for Film & Music is a gathering where creatives and heads of the industry come together to discuss the current state of the film, music, and television plus provide feedback to participants through pitch sessions, think tanks, and breakout sessions incorporating the concept of flow across a variety of creative disciplines. Participants are able to take part in as many Saturday and Sunday sessions as they wish, pending available capacity
The 2019 Sessions are:
FILM SERIES: PRODUCTION, BRANDING, PACKAGING, TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS
Sunday, April 28th 11:00AM-5:30PM Tilt Creative + Production (Emphasis on film, writing, acting, producing, and current industry trends)
Getting the Big Break
Discussing the current state of film in the mid-Atlantic and beyond. What is the future trend of independent film? And a Frank How to Discussion of the Dos and Don'ts of Getting the Big Break.
Pitch Session: Pitch Your Project to Industry Pros in 60 Seconds or Less
A panel discussion on how to nail the pitch with laser sharp focus. Followed by 30-minute session where writers, directors, actors, and producers will have the opportunity to pitch to the panel for feedback and direction.
The Future of Technology: Drones & Virtual Reality
Utilizing Drones, Aerial Technology, and VR to Enhance Film and the Audience’s Experience.
Collaborating in the Midst of Advanced Technology & Changing Perspectives
In a world where technology and online networks have upended how our lives are captured and shared, what comes next? How does it change subjects and shift perspectives? And how do creatives collaborate and find common ground in artistic vision during these shifts? Hear directors and producers from this year’s films share their stories about being on the frontlines of filmmaking.
Latest Trends & Best Practices: Packaging the Independent Project from A-Z
From Concept, to Financing, to Production & Market: Best Practice Strategies and Tactics.
Branding & Audience Engagement: Create a Signature Brand and Get the Most Bang out of Social Media
How to brand yourself, your project, get the most bang out of your social media to effectively engage your audience and get the influencers & coalitions behind you.
Saturday, April 27th 10:30AM-2:45PM @ Sound of Music Studios (Emphasis on music, production, branding, and industry trends)
10:30AM-11:30AM Conceptualizing for Today's Music Video
From song to music video production. Filmmakers and musicians connect on the best strategies for creating a signature music video.
11:30AM-12:30PM Legends Roundtable Discussion Series
Hear from film and music industry veterans on how to avoid pitfalls and accomplish your ultimate career goals.
12:45PM-1:30PM The Art of Presentation through the EPK
What makes a Good Trailer, Poster, and other General Dos and Don'ts of creating an EPK that will help you effectively engage with your audience.
Writing for the Silver Screen. Hone your craft, story, and characters with Industry Pro, Tim Albaugh TBA.
Band Meet Up & Jam Session TBA
Looking to start a band? Engage with others looking to do the same. Followed by a Freestyle Jam Session.
Saturday, April 27th 11:00AM-1:00PM @ Red Amp Audio and Madbox Made Studios
11:00AM-1:00PM Songwriting Workshop
Writing the Next Big Hit: Learn Best Practices & the Tricks of the Trade.
*Followed by song recording session. Submit your song ahead of time to receive feedback and suggestions from Industry Pros at Red Amp Studios & MadBox Made.
2019 Panelists & Speakers
Lonnie Liston Smith
Cheryl Miller, CBS 6 Anchor & RIFF Emcee
Sharad Kant Patel
Greg McQuade, CBS 6 Anchor & RIFF Emcee
Dawn Blacksten Schick
Rob Cardwell, CBS 6 Anchor & RIFF Emcee
Bill Fitzgerald, CBS 6 Anchor & RIFF Emcee