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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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Co-convenor: Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri

Director, Photographer, Impact Innovator & TEDx Speaker, Princeton University, Shakti Regeneration Institute, Open Origin
Indrani is a multi-disciplinary artist, filmmaker, TEDx speaker, innovator, and movement mobilizer, awakening public consciousness and transforming culture for a more just, equitable, and regenerative future. Mentored by David Bowie and Iman, she helped shaped the image of 300 global... 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