Inspire 2019: Low Budget Indie Filmmaking from Start to Finish

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From Conception to Navigating the Festival Circuit and Beyond

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Award-winning indie filmmaker Becca Roth will walk you through the basics of making an indie film from start to finish. Becca has directed both narrative and documentary films, she will walk you through her experiences navigating the creation and distribution of both. Topics covered: Brainstorming/ creating your idea Writing your script and/ or documentary treatment Gathering your team: building and sustaining your network Funding your film (crowdfunding 101) Production: doing a lot with a little Post production Submitting to festivals Working the festival circuit Distribution: traditional vs unconventional methods
Sponsored by: Sony
About Becca

Becca Roth is an award-winning narrative and documentary filmmaker who has written and directed films that have screened at film festivals and in communities worldwide.

Becca wrote a narrative feature screenplay, Margo & Perry, which has received two overall ratings of 8 on The Black List and is currently a top 25 finalist in The Tracking-Board Launch Pad Competition.

In April 2019, Becca directed The Book of Ruth, starring Tony and Emmy nominee Tovah Feldshuh, which is now in post production.
In 2017 she wrote, co-directed and starred in Lenses, an award-winning short that had a weeklong run at IFC center, playing in the pre-show before all features.

Becca directed a documentary series, The Difference, for the Academy Award-winning documentary producers Shine Global. She directed an episode The Election Effect, a Webby-nominated series about the impact of the 2016 election on teens across America.
Becca's debut documentary feature, One: A Story of Love and Equality, delves into the personal stories of people on both sides of a heated political debate, and strives to understand differences and build bridges.
In 2018, Becca became the director of a documentary project featuring long term survivors of pancreatic cancer for an organization called Let’s Win.

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