REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL | Friday, Oct 18 | Writers and their Agents
789 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8, Canada
Friday, October 18th | Reelworld Film Festival | 1:00 pm - 2:00pm
INDUSTRY PANELS | Toronto Reference Library
Are you a filmmaker or content creator interested in taking your project to the next level? Are you passionate about sparking conversations and raising awareness through content and storytelling? Register now to attend Reelworld’s Industry Panels!
Taking place during the Reelworld Film Festival, our Industry Panels create networking and professional development opportunities for emerging and underrepresented filmmakers and storytellers. Our focus this year is on DIRECTORS, WRITERS, MENTORS, and YOUTH PROGRAMMING. Each stream will feature sessions with industry leaders through case studies, panels, and talks.
Reelworld Industry Panels take place on 1pm - 6pm Friday, October 18th on the main stage within the Toronto Reference Library.
Sponsored by Telefilm, Ontario Creates, and the Writer's Guild of Canada.
Writers and Agents: How to build a strong relationship
If you are interested in being in a writing room, then getting an agent is crucial. Once you have that agent, you want to make sure you’re both on the same page. Learn how to pick a good agent for you and how to best communicate with your agent. Find out how best to strengthen that relationship, work together, and achieve both your goals. Learn to identify the right literary agent for you; what they're looking for in their writers; and the best way to build and maintain that partnership. Hear the stories of the way these writers and agents were able to carve out successful careers in film and television
Aaron Bala, WGC Writer (Cardinal - CTV)
Vivian Lin, WGC Writer (Hudson and Rex - CityTV)
Alejandro Alco, WGC Writer (The Next Step - Family Channel)
Sohrab Merchant, Literary Agent (The Characters Talent Agency)
For Full Schedule and more information on the 19th annual Reelworld Film Festival, visit www.reelworld.ca
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