Episode 19: The Secrets of Film Festival Programming

In this episode, first airing September 1, 2012, we sit down with DC filmmaker and festival director Jon Gann to discuss the upcoming DC Shorts film festival and the experiences that led to his new book, Behind the Screens: Programmers Reveal How Film Festivals Really Work.

Podcast Chapters

  1. Introduction (0:00)
  2. Muse of the Moment (1:41)
  3. Calendar Spotlight (7:18)
  4. Film Festival Programming (13:14)
  5. Conclusion (1:01:26)

Show Notes

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Muse of the Moment

Calendar Spotlight

Film Festival Programming

Film Festival Programming(continued)


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