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Sunday, September 4 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
ACTING: Directors on Actors

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In this workshop, directors will discuss all area of working with actors and why we love them.  We’ll cover what they look for in casting, the best ways to communicate on set, and what separates a good actor from a great one.

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Stephanie Argy

Stephanie Argy is a writer and filmmaker whose current obsession is creating complex narratives told using a combination of storytelling forms, including movies, illustrated prose and whatever else can best convey the tale at hand. Her movies include the mock newsreel, "Gandhi at the Bat" and the spy caper adventure "The Red Machine,” both of which she co-wrote and co-directed with Alec Boehm. She has also worked as a journalist... Read More →
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Dorie Barton

writer-director of "Girl Flu", closing night narrative

Bears Fonte

Bears Fonte began as a stage director and directed over 50 plays and even got his MFA in directing before he realized that he was too much of a control freak to be happy with performances changing every night, and too much of an egotist to be satisfied with no permanent record of my work. I started writing screenplays and ended up in Hollywood as a script reader – I’m responsible for a few embarrassing films getting greenlit. My first... Read More →
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Alicia J. Rose

Director/Photographer, Alicia J. Rose Photography LLC
Known for imbuing riveting story structures and a compelling visual aesthetic into her body of work, Alicia has created popular music videos for national artists like First Aid Kit, Cake, Blitzen Trapper and Bob Mould as well as playing a key role in branding NW bands like The Decemberists, Menomena and Laura Gibson. Rose has directed many short-form commercial/corporate videos, over 24 music videos and completed her first narrative short... Read More →
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Jason Satterlund

Director, Big Puddle Films
Jason Satterlund is an award winning film director who has been working on films for over 25 years. He has extensive experience in all areas of production including directing, producing, writing, cinematography, and editing.  He works all over the world directing, commercials, documentaries, music videos, and feature films. Early on he developed his skills as a storyteller and uses them to this day on projects as diverse as sci-fi steampunk... Read More →
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Martin Vavra

Director/Producer, Galaxy Sailor Productions
Martin Vavra is an award winning director and producer in commercial, film & television and web series. His unique style and technical abilities have won him recognition for his commercial and film work. He was given the honor of being named the Rising Star in 2012, as a prominent film maker and creator in Oregon. His work has been seen on television, the big screen, and online. Martin's ambition and drive are unequaled, and his... Read More →

Sunday September 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Laurelhurst Theater 2735 E Burnside St, Portland OR 97214

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