111 Minna Street
San Francisco, California 94105

DIY Days: SF is a free one-day event for writers, directors, editors, game-designers, web-designers, developers, marketers and more.

How do we sustain ourselves as filmmakers and storytellers in this day of shifting film distribution systems? How do we monetize our film and get the word out without studio support? Presented by From Here to Awesome and Current TV - DIY DAYS aims to answer these questions with a day of panels, roundtable discussions and workshops: A look at how to fund, create, and distribute and sustain.

Speakers include

Tiffany Shlain - The Tribe, founder of the Moxie Institute
Caveh Zahedi - I’m a Sex Addict
Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer - Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea
Jason Harris - Mekanism
Brian Chirls - Three Eyed Labs
Jerry Paffendorf - Wello Horld
Skot Leach - Lost Zombie
Arin Crumley - Four Eyed Monsters
Lance Weiler - Head Trauma, The Last Broadcast
M dot Strange - We Are the Strange
Saskia Wilson-Brown - Current TV
Alex Afterman - Heretic Films
Slava Rubin - indiegogo
Scilla Andreen - IndieFlix
Tom Hicks - Caachi
Sara Pollack - youTube

Event is free but please register in advance at http://diydays.com/
You can also view video of last month's DIY Day: LA and additional online video presentations there

Also check out the FHTA screening on Friday August 15th at Mint Plaza and the Mezzanine located at 444 Jessie Street.

Official Website: http://diydays.com/

Added by AlexJohnson on August 11, 2008