Founder Wayne Clingman invites you to the very first Indie Film Wisconsin Film Festival, at The Towne Cinema, 308 East Main Street, Watertown, Wisconsin 53094 on 4/19–4/21. The aim of the festival is to show fun and well crafted movies, to connect talented filmmakers to an audience that might have otherwise not discovered them.
Indie Film Wisconsin Film Festival is happy to have as judges: Dr. Dean Bertum, PHD, director of Midwest Weirdfest Wisconsin and Night of Horror Sydney; Dr. Kate Devlin, PHD, artificial intelligence Academic King’s Collage London; Adam Kelly, SVP Herefort Films London; Casey Robert McBride, composer/musician; Gavin Schmitt, Wisconsin author/historian; and Kelly Marie Murtha, actress/producer.
Tickets are as follows:
$4 per block
$10 for full day
$30 for weekend pass.
Out of the 80 films entered we look forward to a wonderfully entertaining program for this inaugural festival. attendees are invited, at no extra cost, to attend a class on “How to Set Up a ROKU Channel for Film Makers,” by Glenn Popple, owner of Fractured Media (Milwaukee), on Saturday 4/20. Mr. Kelly, SVP of Herefort Films London, will also be doing a Skype call to speak on his background as film criticism to short film producer and now SVP of a large film studio before 30. These talks are aimed at helping those interested in self distribution and streaming outlets to get a basic idea of the struggles involved and the steps to building a solid foundation. Mr. Kelly’s story in particular shows that many opportunities exist within film that can lead to amazing things if pursued.
For more information, Mr. Clingman can be reached by email at email@example.com; through phone at 262-221-3124; his Twitter at https://twitter.com/Indiefilmwisco1; or through the festival’s website http://www.indiefilmwisconsin.com.
More programming and content is being arranged everyday so make sure to keep an eye out for updates!
The Indie Film Wisconsin Film Festival can not happen without sponsors.
We have many opportunities for sponsorship; from basic electronic ads on the festival web page, to ads in the printed festival program, to sponsoring the Opening Night Party, Closing Night Party, Breakfast with the filmmakers, as well as other opportunities.
Of course, there is more than one way to support the festival. We are open to barter as well.
If there are other opportunities that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to inquire! If we may be so bold to say so, we believe that the Indie Film Wisconsin FIlm Festival will be the best film festival the state has seen. With your help, we can make it truly an event for the ages!
Thank you for your consideration!
Indie Film Wisconsin has been at the forefront of discussing and championing the state’s independent film scene for over a decade.
Now comes Indie Film Wisconsin’s inaugural film festival: A celebration of the independent film making spirit, and a showcase of independent cinema and new media, not jut from Wisconsin but from the world.
The festival was founded by Indie Film Wisconsin’s creator, Wayne Clingman. From his tenure as Commissioner of the City of Racine’s cable access station, through being integral in introducing Wisconsin’s film incentive program and producing his own films, to his work on various film festivals including It Came From Lake Michigan Film Festival and Sydney, Australia’s A Night of Horror International Film Festival; Wayne’s experience in independent media creation, exhibition, and promotion is wide ranging.
Indie Film Wisconsin welcomes submissions from filmmakers, screenwriters, and new media content creators, working in all genres. We want to celebrate the unique spirit of independent film, by providing a welcoming space for filmmakers and audience members to interact an enjoy the latest in indie cinema from around the globe.
The fest’s venue is the Towne Cinema in historic Watertown, Wisconsin. Located in scenic Jefferson County, the festival takes place less than an hour’s drive from Madison and Milwaukee. Hotels, bars and restaurants are within walking distance of the cinema.