This group discussion brings together festival programmers and curators to reflect on the important elements of crafting a cohesive, interesting and competitive festival program. Each festival has a unique signature and understanding their selection process can help filmmakers navigate their own festival strategy.
Moderated by our own artistic director Bruno Dequen, this frank discussion offers insightful information from some of the world’s most interesting festivals.
Bruno Dequen, RIDM
Abril Alzaga, FICUNAM
Alyssa Armand, Atlanta Film Festival
Laure Bonville, BFI London Film Festival
Julian Etienne, Ambulante
Walter Forsyth, Lunenburg Doc Fest
Claudia Maci, Festival dei Popoli
Giona A. Nazzaro, Visions du Réel
Alex Rogalski, Hot Docs
Open to Forum pass-holders and Forum RIDM à la carte Day 1 ticket-holders.
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