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MOROCCO WORKSHOP

WELCOME LETTER


Dear Filmmaker,

Thank you for participating in the upcoming workshop, Creating a Successful Series: Developing
Short-Form Content for Television and Digital Platforms. We are delighted to welcome you to the
Global Media Makers family, and our endeavor is to make this the best possible workshop experience
for you.

This unique 4-day workshop is for professional filmmakers who are interested in creating short-form
episodic content. Participants will learn from American Television Industry professionals about current
trends and opportunities to create innovative storytelling in television and in the digital space. Mentors
include: Christine Dávila, Creative Executive at Stage 13, a new original digital-first content brand that
is part of Warner Bros. Digital Networks, and Vera Miao, web series creator of Two Sentence Horror
Stories (produced by Stage 13 and recently ranked as a Top Web Series of 2017 by IndieWire). The
workshop will be facilitated by Jennifer Kushner, Director of Artist Development at Film Independent.

We will be shooting video and taking photos during the sessions. Some of these might be used on Film
Independent’s website and social media feeds to help promote the program. We would like to get your
consent before using any video or photographs. Please sign the attached release form in advance of
the workshop and email us the signed copy as soon as possible. If you are unable to do this ahead of
time, please bring the signed copy to the first day of the workshop. Please note this is voluntary.

During the workshop, you will have an opportunity to talk about your project with your peers and
Mentors. Please be prepared to make a short verbal presentation about your series. This should be no
longer than five minutes and should include a brief description of the story, project status and your role
on the project.

Workshop Schedule:
Dates: Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 4
Class Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Location: 2M

You will be receiving a complete workshop packet next week, including a detailed schedule,
curriculum and pre-workshop survey.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us (aladjevardi@filmindependent.org) or to
Salma Benbouia (BenbouiaS@state.gov).

Best Regards,

Global Media Makers Team

Film Independent
5670 Wilshire Blvd, 9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
310 432 1200
filmindependent.org
@filmindependent #globalmm
TALENT RELEASE FORM

March 1, 2018

To whom it may concern:

I, PRINT NAME HERE


_________________________________________________(“Talent”) understand and
acknowledge that the program GLOBAL MEDIA MAKERS in Morocco during March
2018 in connection with the FILM INDEPENDENT, will be filmed, photographed and
recorded as audiovisual material.

For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby
acknowledged, Talent hereby grants Film Independent, Global Media Makers, LA Film
Festival any and all Global Media Makers Screening Series sponsors (collectively, the
“Companies”) and their successors, licensees and assignees the non-exclusive right: (a)
to use Talent’s name, voice, action, image and likeness as such appear in connection
with the Program, in whole or in part, in the Program and for the purpose of promoting
the Program (and all future versions of the Program), the Companies, their successors,
licensees and assignees and any programs and activities related to the Companies,
their successors, licensee and assignees in any media now known or hereafter
invented, including without limitation photography, film, digital, audio and/or videotape,
on radio, film, television, DVD, Blu-ray, and/or Web/Internet (including without limitation
live streaming and podcasting) throughout the universe in perpetuity; and (b) to use the
names, biographical information, trademarks, service marks, or other professional
identifications of Talent and Talent's group name, if any, in the Program and for the
purpose of promoting the Program (and all future versions of the Program), the
Companies, their successors, licensees and assignees and any programs and activities
related to the Companies, their successors, licensee and assignees in any media now
known or hereafter invented, throughout the universe in perpetuity.

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