The Idaho Film Office of the Idaho Department of Commerce, in cooperation with Northwest Independent Film Video Entertainment Society and the Spokane Convention and Visitors Bureau, is holding a regional indie film conference May 18 - 19, 2012 at the Coeur d'Alene Inn in Coeur d'Alene.
"Sessions are being developed on a issues important to independent filmmakers in Idaho and the northwest - funding, legal protection, production management, social networking and distribution.", said Peg Owens, Idaho Film Office manager. "Plus, we'll screen a film and have a very special guest attending."
Indie leaders planning to be at the conference include: Jerome Courshon, creator of The Secrets of Distribution; Linda Nelson, partner in Nelson Madison Films, and a wide variety of professionals based in the inland northwest.
For more information visit www.filmidaho.org/workshops. For conference updates text "filmidaho" to 90210.
The Idaho Film Office is a Project 60 partner, a comprehensive initiative to grow Idaho's Gross Domestic Product. The media production industry in Idaho is valued at $41 million with a payroll of $16 million, according to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Peg Owens, Marketing Specialist
Idaho Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism and Idaho Film Office
208-334-2470 x 2151
www.visitidaho.org; www.filmidaho.com; commerce.idaho.gov
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