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In case you missed the Film in California Conference this past May, or attended but didn’t get to sit in on all the great panels or hear all the speakers, the following links will take you to the video portions of the program.

Garry Marshall’s Keynote Address
This is the last (or one of the last) appearances made by the late, great Garry Marshall.

The Making of CHiPs
Meet Director/Actor Dax Shepard and the rest of the team that adapted the 1977-83 popular TV series into a present-day buddy-cop movie. Hear behind-the-scenes stories about the making of this film that you won’t hear anywhere else. This lively panel was moderated by KPCC/Take Two’s Alex Cohen.

The Hollywood Reporter Presents: State of Production
A panel of production and post production experts led by THR’s tech editor Carolyn Giardina reviewed the state of film and TV craft, production and technology.

Making Commercials in Today’s Digital World
Led by writer, editor and producer Laura Hertzfeld, industry experts examined big changes in the field of commercials.

Tangerine: Shooting an Insanely Low-Budget Film with an iPhone
Moderated by Seth Abramovitch, Senior Writer for The Hollywood Reporter, the focus of this panel was the critically-acclaimed comedy shot on the streets of Hollywood using three iPhones. Its ultra-low budget shattered conventional wisdom and redefined the production process.

Creating Smoother Running Locations with Smarter Community Relations
Spearheaded by FilmL.A.’s Community Relations liaisons and moderated by Location Manager/comedian David Doumeng, the audience learned how being smart when it comes to community relations could mean the difference between a community saying “no more filming” and welcoming the next shoot to their neighborhood.

A few words from Mayor Eric Garcetti, followed by Jamie Lee Curtis presenting the California Golden Slate Award to Executive Producer-Writer-Director Ryan Murphy

Real-World Solutions for Achieving Inclusion
Led by KPCC/The Frame’s John Horn, this panel of top industry professionals discussed diversity challenges in film and television as well as the steps being taken to create a more equitable industry.

The only event held exclusively to promote filming in California, the Film in California Conference gets bigger and better each year and is the go-to event for those seeking to make the most of California’s production resources. It’s hosted by the California Film Commission and Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) - a network of 40+ film commissioners from throughout California. Attendees include professionals from all facets of the film, TV, commercial and digital production industry. Attendees come for

  • The amazing panels
  • The awarding of the California Golden Slate Award to an individual who has made a significant contribution to California production
  • The terrific speakers, the exhibits, the networking

Reasonably priced and jam-packed full of great content – there’s nothing else like it. Look for announcements of next year’s Film in California Conference, to be held in May, 2017, at CBS Studio Center (Radford) in Studio City.

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