Industry Days

Industry Days

The Festival’s hub for filmmakers and industry professionals to connect, share ideas and find inspiration, Industry Days (Oct. 19-22) examines current and future trends in the art and industry of the entertainment business. Topics covered include:

  • artistic, social, and political issues related to filmmaking
  • new modes of production and content creation
  • shifting financing and distribution paradigms
  • and more!

Read about last year’s full schedule here.

The four-day gathering will be comprised of networking events, master classes, panel discussions, workshops, parties, and an invite-only competitive pitch session juried by a distinguished panel of industry professionals.

We’re pleased to present three Industry Day badge options, including a new Student badge perfect for those interested in learning more about the entertainment business. Discover the badge options below, and use the form on this page to register today!


Industry Badge

$85 before August 25; then $100

Includes access to:

  • All Industry Days panels and workshops
  • Industry Tribute (Tribute only)
  • The Pitch (as audience; pitching projects are pre-selected)
  • Press/Industry screenings
  • Festival Filmmaker Lounge

Industry+ Badge


Includes access to Industry Badge benefits plus:

  • Single admission to all regular film screenings* (present badge 20 minutes before start time)
  • Industry Tribute Reception
  • Complimentary Program Book

*Not valid for Opening Night, Closing Night, Special Presentations and other Special Events. If film is sold out, please queue at front of rush line. Seating is based on theater capacity. Admission is not guaranteed.

Industry Student Badge

$50 – Exclusive Student Rate

Includes access to:

  • All Industry Days panels and workshops
  • Industry Days networking opportunities
  • Industry Tribute (Tribute only)
  • The Pitch (as audience; pitching projects are pre-selected)

To qualify for the Student badge, please submit the form below with Student in Job Title and your school/university in the Profession field.

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