Daily updates from the first annual AFI DALLAS International Film Festival presented by Target, founding sponsor Victory Park, March 22 to April 1, 2007

Friday, March 23, 2007

Wet Deck Conversations

[UPDATED March 30, 1:00pm] Learn about the filmmaking process from some of the best in the industry. Join us at the W Hotel's 16th floor infinity pool [map] for conversations with filmmakers surrounded by panoramic views of Dallas. Free and open to the public as space permits.

Friday March 23, 5:00pm - Art Imitating Life: Portraying a Real, Living Person Onscreen - A conversation with Steven Sawalich, the director of Music Within, along with Ron Livingston and the film's real-life subject, Richard Pimental.

Saturday March 24, 5:00pm - Pointing Your Camera at Dallas/Fort Worth - With Todd Simms (Dallas Producers Associations) and Bill Paxton (The Good Life).

Sunday March 25, 5:00pm - Marketing Your Movie on MySpace - With Elliot Kotek (Moving Pictures) and Stephen Purvis (El Cortez).

[UPDATED] Thursday March 29, 5:00pm - Finding the Audience for the Message Movie - With Missy Schwartz (Entertainment Weekly), Joseph Greco and Joe Pantoliano (Canvas).

[UPDATED] Friday March 30, 5:00pm - Horror & Comedy: A Winning Combination? - With Elvis Mitchell, Amy Davidson (Netherbeast Incorporated) and Leah Milani (Wrestle Maniac).