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As part of Sundance Institute x Chicago Community Program and to celebrate an upcoming launch of Pixquid® 2.0 beta in August, this event brings different communities together including, but not limited to, independent film, art, tech, business, marketing and advertising!

Event Details and Activities:

  • 2:30pm - Open Networking (food provided / drinks tickets must be purchased in advance) 

  • 2:45pm - Opening Remarks

  • 3:00pm - Panel Discussion: "Latest Tech Trends and How They Shape Independent Film Funding and Distribution" moderated by Elaine Wyder-Harshman with panelists including John Klein, Chris Adams, Rizwan Khan, and Rujanee Mahakanjana 

  • 3:45pm - A short film screening (presented by Shortcut 100 International Film Festival)

  • 4:15pm - Panel Discussion: “The State of Genre Filmmaking” moderated by Raul Benitez and Curtis Matzke with panelists including Missy Hernandez, Jim Vendiola, and Le Le Park

  • 5:15pm - Raffle Drawing and Silent Auction of “Whales” the latest painting series by Pixquid Founder/CEO Rujanee Mahakanjana

  • 5:20pm - Closing Remarks

Come meet new people, make new friends, expand your network, watch independent movies from around the world, and learn a thing or two, all in one place. The event will be part of the “Work from Summertime Chi” co-working space program with key collaborators such as P33, Choose Chicago, and World Business Chicago, which runs from May 28 through August 30.

Pixquid is an ecosystem that combines streaming, community, and a marketplace platform for filmmakers and creatives to connect, collaborate, and grow with partners. We enable filmmakers and creatives to extend their reach, visibility, and the longevity of their work so that they can contribute to the field and support their careers as creative entrepreneurs. 

Workbox Holdings, Inc. is a national workspace operator that provides professionals with a platform to connect. In addition to traditional office space and coworking solutions, it offers access to a range of investors, a vetted network of professional specialists, and powerful interactions through a heavy concentration of high growth businesses across its entire portfolio.

***RSVP/registration required. Networking is open throughout the event with food provided. Drink tickets must ONLY be purchased in advance. There will be no drink tickets available to purchase at the event.

Partners/Sponsors (as of June 25, 2024): WORKBOX, P33/TechRise, TechChicago, Chicago Alliance of Film Festivals (CAFF), Sushi Dokku/Yogocho, Cheesecakes by Miss B Bakes, Azadi Beer, Funkytown Brewery, Relancer Capital, Shortcut 100 International Film Festival, Garnier PR, and Nebula Creatives L3C 

Location
Workbox Chicago - River North
306 W Erie St Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
more specific instructions how to access the space will be provided after registration.
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