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Sundance Institute Shorts Producing Session: Charlotte

April 18 @ 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sundance Institute Shorts Producing Session: Charlotte

Thursday, April 18, 1:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

​Booth Playhouse
130 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC

Free with RSVP

Sundance Institute presents a free public filmmaking session in Charlotte on April 18 at Booth Playhouse.

Join senior programmer for short films at Sundance Film Festival Mike Plante and seasoned filmmakers Shaka King (writer, director, producer), Chris Ohlson (producer), and Gabrielle Nadig (producer) as they take you through the producing process—from making a successful short film to navigating the producer-director relationship.

Whether you’re new to filmmaking or looking to take your craft to the next level, learn from the experts, get personalized advice during the Q&A, and stay for a free cocktail reception.


1:00 p.m.
Registration and Check-In

1:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions

2:00 p.m.
Sundance Shorts

Senior Programmer Mike Plante talks about the Short Film Program at the Sundance Film Festival, how the Festival discovers films and new talent, and how shorts can be both a unique art form and a stepping stone in your career.

3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Producing Panel Discussion and Q&A
Shaka King (Writer, Director, Producer), Chris Ohlson (Producer), Gabrielle Nadig (Producer)

Seasoned filmmakers speak about the nuts and bolts of making a successful film and the producer-director relationship in the independent film world.

6:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception
Complimentary food and beverages will be served.

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April 18
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Booth Playhouse
130 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States