WORKSHOPS + PANELS

Animation Workshop
Feb. 9, 2019 / 11:00 am / Event Venue: Homewood Suites

Infinite Santa 8000 director Michael Neel with his 6-year old son Jasper will lead an animation workshop for children as part of SciFi Kids. The animations made during this workshop will air during the ‘Thon.

WIFVNE Presents...Women in SciFi
Feb. 10, 2019  / 11:00 am / Event Venue: Orleans Restaurant

Panelists: Lisa Downs (Life After Flash), Eirini Konstantinidou (Mnemophrenia), Catherine Craig (The Queen of Rotting Flesh)

The panel discusses the difficulties of being a female director and producer in sci-fi. What were their hardships? How did they overcome them? Listen to their stories.

Abducted: New England Panel
Feb. 12, 2019 / 5:00 pm / Event Venue: The Somerville Theatre

Panelists: Bill Brock, Sam Baltrusis and local alien abductees: Mike Stevens, Ken Owens, and Shane Shiros

Watch as director Bill Brock and local paranormal and supernatural expert Sam Baltrusis discuss alien abductions in New England. Local abductees will be present and share their experiences and answer audience questions.

Distribution and Screenwriting: Tricks of the Trade
Feb. 16, 2019 / 11:00 am / Event Venue: Orleans Restaurant

Panelists: Paul Salamoff (Encounter), Eric Bromberg (Head of DUST Studios, a Gunpowder and Sky company), Ty Burr (film critic, The Boston Globe), Monica Castile

Get an insider’s perspective and tips on the world of film distribution and creenwriting. Find out what makes a good screenplay and the ins and outs of getting a film seen in front of audiences.