Santa Fe Independent Film Festival: Weekend Lineup at form & concept

19 - 20 October 2019
form & concept | 435 S Guadalupe St

Award-winning filmmakers, writers and directors join top industry agents and professionals at form & concept for a series of free events hosted by the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.



10:00am | Contemporary Cinema Series with Alexandria Bombach 

Award-winning filmmaker Alexandria Bombach discusses the international nature of her work


11:30am | Distributor Panel 

Mike Williams (Strand Releasing) and Robert Chang (POV & America ReFrame) discuss distribution in the United States, moderated by Pen Densham (Writer, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves)


1:00pm | Masters Discussion: Dick Guttman & The Golden Age of Hollywood 

Hollywood Agent Dick Guttman (Agent for Barbra Streisand, Jacqueline Bisset) discusses the golden age of Hollywood


2:30pm | Directors Panel 

Moderated by celebrated Cheyenne/Arapaho filmmaker Chris Eyre, including Barbara Vekarić (director of Aleksi), Debra Eisenstadt (director of Imaginary Order) and Ani Simon-Kennedy (director of Short History of the Long Road)


4:00pm | Documenteurs Panel 

Moderated by Eileen O’Brien with directors Priscilla Naunġaġiaq Hensley (We Up), Drew Nicholas (Blood Memory) and D.W. Young (Booksellers)



11:00am | Production Finance Strategy with Paul Lazarus

Producer Paul Lazarus (Westworld, Capricorn One) discusses finance strategy for independent film


1:00pm | Masters Discussion: Lessons on Writing as a Career with David Morrell

The author of the novel FIRST BLOOD discusses lessons on writing as a career, moderated by writer Ed Khmara (Lady Hawke, Enemy Mine)



The 11th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival will feature acclaimed industry professionals, educational panels and workshops, nightly networking events, filmmaker Q&As, and 5 memorable days filled with aclaimed films from around the globe. SFIFF invests in the advancement of independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema for the inclusive and diverse community of Santa Fe, NM.