/    /  Day by Day IPDF Schedule
MONDAY MAY 9

LAGFF OPENING NIGHT FILM

@ UCLA – James Bridges Theater

TUESDAY MAY 10

IPDF HANG OUT

@ Location & Time TBD

WEDNESDAY MAY 11

LAGFF PARTY 

@ Mi Alma Gardens, 708 N Wilton Pl @ Melrose, Los Angeles, CA, CA 90038

THURSDAY MAY 12

GROUP INTRO

Closed Event. IPDF Only.

@ Regal LA Live, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The IPDF filmmakers present their projects under the guidance of Screenwriter Jeff Stockwell (A WRINKLE IN TIME) who will give feedback on their stories and pitches, and moderate discussion among the group. 


FRIDAY MAY 13

ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

Closed Event. IPDF Only.

@ Regal LA Live, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The filmmakers pitch their projects to our film experts in 30 minute one-on-one, round robin meetings. Industry professionals, including Festival Programmer-Writer Jesse Knight (Palm Springs International Shortfest), Screenwriter-Cinematographer David Walter Lech (‘KAALI KHUHI), Writer-Director Jason Lew (INSECURE, THE FREE WORLD), Writer-Director Terrie Samundra (‘KAALI KHUHI) and Producer Mando Stathi (Viking Brothers Entertainment), will give feedback to the filmmakers on their presentations, as well as on their projects. 

 

IPDF SCREENPLAY FEEDBACK

Closed Event. IPDF Only.

@ Regal LA Live, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Screenwriting experts Writer-Professor Pavel Jech (Midpoint Institute), Writer-Director Rosita Lama Muvdi (LA SIRENA), Writer-Director Patrick Picard (THE BLOODHOUND), Writer-Director Daniel Talbott (MIDDAY BLACK MIDNIGHT BLUE), Filmmaker Elia Urquiza (NEXT), and Writer MARISÉ SAMITIER (AMORES CIEGOS) dedicate this afternoon to meeting with the filmmakers to discuss their stories and screenplays.

SATURDAY MAY 14

FILMMAKERS’ BRUNCH

@ Regal LA Live, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

VISUAL DECK WORKSHOP 

Closed Event. IPDF Only.

@ Regal LA Live, 1:00 PM – 2:45 PM

The IPDF Filmmakers reconvene in a group setting and get feedback on their visual materials. Led by Director Argyris Papadimitropoulos (MONDAY).


SUNDAY MAY 15

FINAL PRESENTATIONS

Closed Event. Invitation Only.

@  Regal LA Live 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM

The Final Presentations is the culmination of our intensive 4-day workshop. The IPDF Filmmakers, having gathered feedback and advice, present their projects to Director Argyris Papadimitropoulos (MONDAY), Festival Programmer Ana Souza (SUNDANCE) and Showrunner Greg Yaitanes (HOUSE M.D., MANHUNT: UNABOMBER) – a Jury of leading industry professionals specializing in international independent cinema. Each presentation will last 20 minutes, including presentation, feedback and discussion. After that, the Jury will deliberate to determine the winner of the Aegean Award that will be announced during the Closing Night Ceremony.

 

CLOSING NIGHT CEREMONY

@ Pacific Design Center

The IPDF Award winner will be announced during the festival’s Closing Night ceremony. Red carpet photo call at 4:00 PM, HOLY EMY screening at 5pm. Ceremony at 7:30pm. After the Ceremony, join us in the Courtyard for the Closing Night Reception where we will dance, while enjoying wine and food.