Short, Sweet and Online: Making (and making a living making) Short Docs Online
13:30, Wednesday 28 Sep 2016 (1 hour 15 minutes)
The Los Angeles Fire Department Museum and Memorial - Fire Museum
Watching short documentaries online has never been hotter. But, from a filmmaker point of view, does "short" necessarily mean easier to produce? How has the world of online shorts changed the game for filmmakers? Is this really any way to make a living? And how are those commissioning shorts and running the platforms evaluating their success? Is this really a path toward a larger, sustainable audience base? This panel combines makers and online platform commissioners to explore what the current reality is and what the future may bring.