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ShortsLab St. Paul
April 28, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join IFP Minnesota at ShortsLab St. Paul, a half-day seminar focusing on narrative short-form storytelling that will offer filmmakers firsthand insight and advice into the world of story development, production, working with cast and crew, and how to get the most out of making a short film. Participants will hear from established independent filmmakers, Eliza Hittman and Andrew Droz Palermo about their work and creative process.
Eliza Hittman is an award-winning filmmaker, born and based in New York City. Her critically acclaimed debut feature film IT FELT LIKE LOVEpremiered at the Sundance Film Festival in NEXT and the International Film Festival Rotterdam in the Tiger Competition in 2013. Her short film FOREVER’S GONNA START TONIGHT was on Indiewire’s list of “the Best of the Best” at Sundance in 2011. She was recently named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Indie Film and was nominated for a Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Gotham Award.
Andrew Droz Palermo’s first feature film, RICH HILL, co-directed with his cousin, won the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ONE & TWO, his narrative feature debut, debuted at the Berlinale in February. In addition to directing, Andrew has served as cinematographer on a of number features and short films including 6 YEARS, YOU’RE NEXT, A TEACHER, BLACK METAL, and THE GATHERING SQUALL.
ShortsLab St. Paul is presented by Sundance Institute, with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Location: Schmidt Artist Lofts
Reception follows from 4-5 pm