The fourth installment of the Hamptons International Film Festival
's Rowdy Talks series at East Hampton's Rowdy Hall
, just doors away from the movie screenings on Main Street, focuses on Video on Demand issues, the Golden Starfish contenders, and words of wisdom with Academy Award nominee Oren Moverman daily from 10-11 am.
Friday's discussion will focus on how Video on Demand has transformed the cinematic distribution strategy for the better, with a panel discussion including entertainment reporter Bill McCuddy, Lisa Rosman and Neil Rosen of NY1, and Jay Hogan of Gathr.
On Saturday morning, Academy Award® nominated writer/director Oren Moverman ("The Messenger" and "Rampart") will discuss his career and inspiration on the heels of his latest feature, 2014 HIFF
Spotlight film "Time Out OF Mind."
On Sunday morning, the 2014 Golden Starfish Competition contenders Sara Colangelo (writer/director "Little Accidents"), Henning Kamm (producer "The Special Need"), Jaap van Hoewijk (director "Killing Time") and Kazik Radwanski (director "Cutaway") will discuss the highs and lows of their filmmaking careers with moderator, Dan Schoenbrun, Film Partnerships Lead at Kickstarter.
The Rowdy Talks series if free for festival goers. For tickets and more information visit www.hamptonsfilmfest/org
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