*What are the key technical and creative elements filmmakers should consider before presenting their work to the media?

What are the considerations to make when casting a project?

How do plot lines and story narrative play into a critic’s perception of a film?

Film Critics Definition: Film Critics offer an analysis and evaluation of films, individually and collectively.

Film critics have an important impact on films because of their influence to impact the success or failure of a project.

Join this discussion to uncover the critical areas that every filmmaker needs to know when making a movie.

Presented by the African American Film Critics Association. Moderator: Kathy Williamson, AAFCA West Coast Vice President.

Panelists: Kelley L. Carter, Freelance Writer, USA Today, Ebony Sonya Ede, Owner, SYE Publicity Jamaal Finkley, CEO, Black Tree Media Amy Elisa Keith, Living Editor, MSN’s Glo.com Jamal Munnerlyn, West Coast Editor, Vibe Magazine; Owner, Roscoe Stanley Productions.

All Panels & Workshops are free with Purchase of Ticket, Pass, Poster or T-Shirt. www.paff.org

Mon, February 21, 1pm – 3pm GMT-08:00

Pan African Film Festival, Culver Plaza Theater, 9199 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

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