1:00 pm Workshop: The Business of Scriptwriting
with Naomi Orwin

Location: Asia Room @ International House Philadelphia (Map)
3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104

You’ve written a great script, now what do you do with it? This workshop will cover how to protect your material, finding places to send it, taking a meeting to get a meeting, as well as log lines, query letters and how to write a resume when you don’t have a lot of experience.

About the Speaker
Naomi Orwin is a freelance writer covering the arts in Philadelphia. She has taught screenplay development and screenwriting at Drexel University and Rochester Institute of Technology. She has worked in literary agencies in NYC and LA. Her credits include associate writer on My Group for Lifetime TV and lyricist for The Unicorn Tales, musical adaptations of fairy tales for TV.


1:00 pm: Shorts 3: Animation for Everyone!

Location: International House Philadelphia (Map)
3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104

Seventeen short animations for all ages.

Total Runtime: 91 minutes + Filmmaker Q&A
(* indicates filmmaker will be present for Q&A)
Rated G

Bubble Boy
Tang Tao, USA
A lonely boy tries different ways to get a girl’s attention. He truly believes the girl will notice him.

Herc and D.B. in:  What’s All the Ruckus??
Joshua Pilch, USA
Two roommates engage in a sonic battle of one-ups-manship that reshapes their relationship.

The Wild Wild Test
Jeff Bryson, USA
A senile old man has to re-take his driving test, but he thinks he is in a western film the whole time.

Someone Who Gets You
Tony Dusko, USA
Once in awhile, you find someone who like you and is as unique as you. This how best friendships are born.

The Golfer & The Goose
Andrez Aguayo, USA
An avid golfer’s perfect game is interrupted on the 18th hole when a local goose mistakes his ball for an egg.

A Tooth Tale
Ron Fleischer, USA
A little boy hatches a plot to trap and shake down the Tooth Fairy for all her loot.

Dragon Season
Sarah Abel, USA
It’s the end of dragon season and a mysterious egg lands at the Hare Family house.

Nathaniel Winckler, USA
A careless flower lets himself run out of power, but his friend, a young bee comes to his aid.

Chicken or the Egg
Christine Kim/Elaine Wu, USA
A pig is addicted to eating eggs, but when he falls in love with a chicken, he must decide what comes first.

Daddy ABC
Hamad Alawar, United Kingdom
A mother needing a break from baby duty, leaves the father alone with the newborn for the very first time.

Flower Story
Adam Tazi, USA
Two stone creatures find out first-hand the meaning behind the circle of life, and the joy and sorrow that accompany it.

Spacebound *
Kyle Moy, USA
A young astronaut and his dog embark on one last adventure together.

Seung Sung, USA
In an empty museum, two thieves square off for a fancy mustache in hopes of worldwide notoriety.

Tao Hu, China
A machine seeks out a new light, but is confounded in his struggle to attain a new one.

Donia Liechti, USA
A stranded man tries to make the best of his situation, but a seagull has other plans.

Rob n Ron
Magnus Igland Møller, Denmark
Two brothers discover that life is what happens to you, just as you’re busy doing other things.

The Story of Pines *
Musa Brooker, USA
The last remaining pine with the help of a little bird embark on a journey to find Pine a new home.




3:00 pm Workshop: Power Networking

with Stephanie Yuhas

Location: Asia Room @ International House Philadelphia (Map)

3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104



You always hear the phrase “it’s who you know”, but not all of us are born into Hollywood families. Find out how to build your contacts online, work a room in person, and get involved in projects through the power of networking.

About the Speaker
Stephanie Yuhas is the co-founder of Project Twenty1 and a full-time writer/producer at Cinevore Studios. Her projects include Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, iMurders, and dozens of nerd and gamer genre video and animation projects.


3:00 pm: 21-Day Competition: Blue Screening

Location: International House Philadelphia (Map)
3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104

Filmmakers had 21 days this summer to make a short based on the element “Cell”. See how they did and vote for your favorites!

Total Runtime:  78 minutes

Rated R (violence, profanity, mature themes & situations)

Team Thing One, USA
A prisoner tries to sort out truth from illusion under duress.

Can You Hear Me Now?
Team EPV Films, USA
Can frustrated priest come to terms with the modern cell phone culture?

Team Blackjack, USA
A terrorist organization works to take down competing food companies destroying the world.

God’s Cruel Kingdom
Team The Board of Sound and Light, USA
The first thing you notice is the flaw.

Pathetic Rim
Team Shochu Cat, Hong Kong
Two bears have to save the world when it is attacked by a kangaroo.

Team Flaming Marshmallow Productions, USA
God always has a plan.

Team Studio92, USA
A child plays a war game that is more real than he can imagine.

The Exotic Misadventures of Beatrix

Team Badger Tsunami, USA
Four wealthy rivals compete to possess an important historical artifact personally dear to all of them.







5:00 pm Workshop: Business & Legal Issues in the Entertainment Industry

with Professor Pooch

Location: Asia Room @ International House Philadelphia (Map)

3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104



Entertainment Business Contract Specialist, David Spangenberg, will discuss, in simple language, how to deal with the Business & Legal ends in the film, video, and music Industry. A special focus will be placed on contract negotiations for music, tv, and film. Bring your questions!

About the Speaker
David J. Spangenberg (a/k/a ‘Professor Pooch’) is a Character Actor, Voice-over Artist. Media Personality and former Recording Artist, who has been a Consultant, Educator, and Contract Specialist busy guiding careers in the entertainment industry for over 30 Years. The Professor is also well-versed in Entertainment Law, including the Explaining/Writing/Negotiating of Contracts for Music, TV & Film.


Title: 45RPM
Time: 5:00pm
Location: International House Philadelphia (Map)
3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free for Members.  TICKETS |  ALL-ACCESS PASS

Total Runtime: 98 minutes + filmmaker Q&A
Rated PG-13

Dir. Juli Jackson, USA
A struggling artist goes on an epic roadtrip with an obsessive record collector to track down a rare copy of her father’s only cut on a 45 record.

Free for Members.  TICKETS |  ALL-ACCESS PASS




7:00 pm Workshop: Indie Filmmaking on a Shoestring

with Matt Conant & Michael Licisyn

Location: Asia Room @ International House Philadelphia (Map)

3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104


“What is the best, cheapest camera for indie filmmaking?” “How do I get people involved in my film if I don’t have much – or any – budget?” “What should I do if I don’t have money to rent locations?” These questions and more will be answered!

Matt Conant is the co-founder of Project Twenty1 and writer/director at Cinevore Studios, an independent production studio that specializes in offbeat narrative film productions. Michael Licisyn wrote/produced/directed the feature film “No Footing” which won PFAF’s Best Feature in 2010, as well as the web series “Living in 8 Bits”.


Title: Animation Apocalypse

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: International House Philadelphia Theater, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)


Dark and weird animations for adults and big kids.
Total Runtime:    85 minutes + Filmmaker Q&A
(* indicates filmmaker will be present for Q&A)
Rated R (violence, adult language & situations)

Abyssus Abyssum Invocat/Hell invokes Hell
Wes Simpkins, U S A
A darkly comic meditation on capital punishment and religion.

Rex October
Ben Snyder, USA
An angry submarine commander comes face to face with his oldest enemy.

Elísabet Ýr Atladóttir, Denmark
Addicted to drugs and homeless, Vincent ends up in an abandoned house, where a dark and twisted entity forces him to face his suppressed past.

Everything I Can See From Here
Sam Taylor, United Kingdom
A game of football turns deadly as an uninvited player joins in.

Sergio Mejía Forero. Colombia
Detective Gatto is on a quest to stop Dr. Ego’s hideous genetic experiments.

The Call of Farqunglu *
Kris Theorin, USA
Lego animation! The Cult of Farqunglu gathers to unleash an ancient evil onto the world. A group of plucky investigators fight to stop them.

The Alligator *
Alexandra Barsky, USA
An alligator stalks two subhuman creatures that inhabit an old swamp house.

The Compositor *
John Mattiuzzi, USA
A  film compositor struggles to decode his existence, while confronting the daily digital realities that he creates.






9:00pm-2:00am: Saturday Night Party – Upstairs @ Harvest (formerly Marbar)

200 South 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)

Join Susie Filmmaker for drinks, late-night networking, and an annual reunion with your fellow filmmakers and film aficionados! Welcome (back) to the Project Twenty1 community!




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