Rochester / Finger Lakes Film Commission

Syracuse Film Festival; Filmmakers Seminar

23 Sep

Friday, October 4, 2013 / 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Eric Mower + Associates
211 West Jefferson Street, Syracuse, NY

The Syracuse International Film Festival along with Eric Mower + Associates and the Onondaga County Film Commission will hold a seminar on the advantages of filmmaking in Onondaga County and the Central New York region. This seminar is free and open to all interested parties involved with the various aspects of filmmaking. Registration is required. Skype will be offered to those who are unable to physically attend this seminar. The seminar will focus on two interrelated issues: the economic, human resources and talent, and technical resources available to filmmakers; and the creative, risk-taking, inspiration and global/cultural dialog that independent filmmaking represents and its relation to marketing and advertising.

Members of this seminar will be Tom Bower, actor and creator of SAG Indie Outreach Program, Nora Brown, Executive Director of the Rochester Finger Lakes Film Commission,Lou Dettor, lawyer and Onondaga County Film Commissioner, creative directors from Eric Mower & Associates, and Owen Shapiro, filmmaker, Shaffer Professor of Film at Syracuse University and Artistic Director of the Syracuse International Film Festival.

To register please call (315) 671-2188 or email your information to
Information required:
• Full name
• Title and/or position in the industry
• Phone number(s)
• Address
• If you are unable to attend but wish to Skype in please let us know.
Registration deadline is October 3, 2013. Thank you.