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The MAKE IT podcast amplifies the voice of the filmmaker by exploring the filmmaking journeys of actors, writers, directors, producers, and a host of other creatives from across the film industry. We provide a platform for filmmakers to provide advice, lessons learned, personal reflections, and ins… read more


220 - Panel Talk: Knoxville Film Festival 2021 w/ Ava Leigh Stewart (Festival Bonus)

Hello, Indie Film Creatives! 

In this special episode, Chris joins fellow filmmaker and Women In Film & Television (WIFT) board member Ava Leigh Stewart on a panel talk at the Knoxville Film Festival. We talk about Network Effect, the power of "Why," the state of Indie Film, and what filmmakers can do to attract investors. Enjoy!

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Knoxville Film Festival

Women in Film and TV Nashville

KD Amond (filmmaker)

Sarah Zanotti (filmmaker)

Nashville Film Festival

Faye (film)

Southeastern International Film & Music Festival

Scilla Andreen (IndieFlix CEO)

The Wonder Years (tv series)

Indie Flix

Mr. Johnson’s Julius Caesar (short film)

Kristopher Wente (actor)

Bob Raines (TN Entertainment Commission)

Whitney (documentary)

Dick Gregory (entertainer & activist)

Emil Gallardo (writer)

Lulu Wang (director)

The Farewell (film)

Kevin Christopher (lawyer)

Michael Shannon (actor)

Quentin Tarantino (writer)

Another Version of You (film)


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