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Saturday, April 29 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Making Films That Make A Difference

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Join filmmaker/producer/distributor Steve Michelson and Tony Stopperan from Ringling College as they discuss Making Media that Matters, a new program that will provide a detailed understanding of what it takes to achieve successful distribution of cause-related documentary films and generate sales that drive the success of these projects.  Two of Steve's films Nature's Orchestra and The Burden premiere at Sunscreen Film Festival this year!

Moderated by Tony Stopperan


Steve Michelson

Steve is a 40-year veteran of the documentary space. He believes and has demonstrated that film can change the world. Steve has built a career at the forefront of technology and media. He was co-founder and President of San Francisco's largest production and post-production studio, One Pass, from 1975-85 before starting his own documentary production company in 1986. He is a recipient of the Gilbert Award for outstanding contribution to Northern California's film community. He has served four terms as a Governor with the National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Steve has served as Executive Producer on many award-winning documentary films including Climb Against the Odds (1998), Oil on Ice (2004), Crude Impact (2006), Burning the Future (2008), River of Renewal (2009), Power Paths (2009) and Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives (2010),Walking in Two Worlds (2015) and Nature's Orchestra (2016). Current projects include: In Our Own Hands: How patients are reinventing medicine. Steve is a graduate of the University of... Read More →

Saturday April 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
American Stage Theater Company - Conference Room 163 3rd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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