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Thursday, August 11 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
The Difference Between Documentary and Cause-Driven Filmmaking

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How much of the movie "Spotlight" was based on fact? Do audiences care whether "Making a Murderer" was truly objective? What is the line between fact and fiction in documentary-style or cause-driven filmmaking? This session will explore the tensions between advocacy and journalism films with representatives from the film and journalism industry.

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Shawn Nicole Wong

Sponsorships Director/Treasurer, V3con/AAJA-National
Shawn Nicole Wong is a media producer and urban consultant, specializing in economic development, civic engagement, market analysis, and content creation. Additionally, she has worked in film as an independent producer on a variety of genres. Shawn is proud to serve V3con for the... Read More →

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Paula Madison

CEO, Madison Media Management
Paula Williams Madison is CEO of Madison Media Management LLC, a LA-based global media consultancy. In 2011, Madison retired from NBCUniversal, where she had been EVP ofDiversity as well as a Vice President of GE, then the parent company of NBCU. During her 22 years with NBCU, she... Read More →
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Indrani Pal-Chauduri

Director and Photographer, Double Exposure Studios LLC
Indrani is known for her award-winning films and photography. Discovered by David Bowie when she was a student at Princeton University, she is known for creating the image of some of the world's brightest stars and brands. Her multi-faceted collaborative approach produces cultural... Read More →
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Lois Vossen

Executive Producer, Independent Lens
Lois Vossen is founding executive producer of Independent Lens on PBS series, the largest documentary showcase on television. Independent Lens has received 14 Emmy, 16 Peabody, 5 Alfred I. duPont Journalism awards, and 7 Academy Award nominations. The series was honored with the 2013... Read More →

Thursday August 11, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm PDT