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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 fifth year and AAJA-National as Treasurer.

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Paula Madison

Chair and CEO, Madison Media Management LLC
Former NBC4 LA president/GM. Former VP/News Director NBC4 NY. Author and filmmaker of FINDING SAMUEL LOWE, documentary and book about my story to find my Hakka Chinese grandfather's descendants in China. My Jamaican and Chinese mother last saw her father when she was three. I found her siblings 80+ years later.
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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 icons and campaigns that move millions to action. Indrani is known for her ability to bring people together across the fashion, music, film, television, NGOs and... 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, 2014, and 2015 International Documentary Association (IDA) Award for Best Continuing Series.  

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

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