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Jordan Peele Will Help You GET OUT Of Your Own Way

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Hear from Get Out writer/director Jordan Peele
at the 2017 Film Independent Forum!

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out proved that social critique, entertainment and box office are not mutually exclusive. Hear how he made 2017’s most profitable film to date on a $4.5 million budget at the 13th annual Film Independent Forum October 20-22 at the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles.

At the Film Independent Forum, you’ll be armed with the tools to get your project made and seen. Learn from risk-takers, industry legends and powerful filmmaker voices. Taking place over a weekend packed with interactive panels, valuable one-on-one industry meetings and networking receptions, this year’s Forum topics include:

  • Financing: Getting Creative About Getting Money
  • Pitching Clinic: Start Shopping Your Project
  • Documentary: Making Docs and Making a Living
  • The Complete Picture: The Wide World of Episodic TV
  • Marketing & Distribution Clinic: Discover Your Audience
  • Short Circuit: VR, Digital and New Forms of Engagement
  • And more!

Take advantage of early registration pricing through September 15 and save almost 40% if you’re a Member and almost 20% if you’re a non-Member.

Buy your pass by September 15 and save.

Not a Member? Take advantage of exclusive Members-only savings on the Forum today plus exclusive Spirit Awards voting privileges, year-round screenings, networking opportunities and more. Learn more and join today.

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.Today, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International plus freelanced for others. Valerie donates and works closely with the Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), GLSEN, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal and the Desert Aids Project. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her fave getaway Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and the Old Las Palmas area community member. Valerie was a veteran 17-year member, and one of the "chief organizers” of the prestigious and long running, TCA: Television Critics Association’s press tour. For years Valerie was a board member and one of the chief organizers of the association. TCA press tours are “a must” for hundreds of TV critics twice a year, in Beverly Hills and in Pasadena.