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Going for Gold | Best Practices and How to Navigate an Oscars® Campaign


Program Date

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

  • Panel #1 | Qualifying Your Film – A Conversation with Exhibitors and Qualifying Festivals | 1:00pm – 2:30pm PT
  • Panel #2 | Making the Short List – A Conversation with Publicists and Oscar® Nominees | 3:00pm – 4:30pm PT
  • Panel #3 | Exposure to the Press – A Conversation on Award Season Coverage | 5:00pm – 6:30pm PT

Program Location

This program will take place on ZOOM. An invite link will be shared with you once you have completed the registration process below.

Program Details

Please join Telefilm Canada and NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) as we present a series of panels built to provide access and insight for Canadian Filmmakers and Creatives around the process of qualifying and campaigning for the Oscars®, the world famous awards ceremony that is presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. These panel conversations bring together industry experts who will aim to shed light on the ways in which filmmakers can qualify their films, campaign and gain important exposure for their projects from major entertainment journalists.

Panel #1 | Qualifying Your Film – A Conversation with Exhibitors and Qualifying Festivals | 1:00pm – 2:30pm PT

Free Registration

Hilda Somarriba

Hilda Somarriba

Founder at Prism Media Group

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Short Film Programmer at Tribeca Film Festival

Hebe Tabachnik

Hebe Tabachnik

World Cinema Programmer at Palm Springs International Film Festival

Gregory Sloan Gardner

Gregory Sloan Gardner

CEO at Double Exposure Distribution

Panel #2 | Making the Short List – A Conversation with Publicists and Oscar® Nominees | 3:00pm – 4:30pm PT

Free Registration

Danny De Lillo

Danny De Lillo

Executive of the Americas at Screen International

Ben Proudfood

Ben Proudfood

Filmmaker and Oscar® Nominee

Joshua Jason

Joshua Jason

Founder at Joshua Jason Public Relations

Catherine Lyn Scott

Catherine Lyn Scott

Vice President and Publicist at London Flair PR

Jerry Rojas

Jerry Rojas

EVP of Film/TV Awards & Events at Shelter PR

Panel #3 | Exposure to the Press – A Conversation on Award Season Coverage | 5:00pm – 6:30pm PT

Free Registration

Varda Bar-Kar

Varda Bar-Kar

Filmmaker

Claudia Puig

Claudia Puig

President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis

Film Awards Editor at Variety

Scott Feinberg

Scott Feinberg

Senior Awards Analyst at Hollywood Reporter