The Art and Commerce of Film
SWAMP’s Business of Film + New Media Conference explores the art and commerce of cinema with working industry professionals and filmmakers.
SWAMP offers the only annual conference in our region dedicated to strengthening the business, administrative, legal and marketing skills of independent filmmakers and the production team. With the independent film world changing daily, it’s vital to be informed about current trends in the production and distribution of film.
Whether you are an emerging filmmaker or an experienced producer, the Business of Film conference is for you. Filmmaking is a business and film production, documentary or narrative, is a journey that you can’t make effectively or efficiently without dealing with the reality of the business. Learn about the back office aspects of production, such as copyright, contracts, budgeting, insurance, and other essentials. This is your opportunity to Ask an Attorney and hear filmmakers discuss their films and the lessons they learned in Case Studies.
Experts in the field will talk about current trends as well as the future of independent filmmaking. Meet fellow filmmakers! Discover new resources! It will all be here for you to seize the day and follow your passion.