"The #1 secret to finding investors for your next project" with Joanne Butcher

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

DeMarcus Brown Theatre, Studio Theatre
1150-1166 Uop South Srv Rd, Stockton, CA 95204

Joanne Butcher is an international speaker and Filmmaker Success Mentor, with 20 years of training in film finance, fundraising, scriptwriting, distribution and exhibition. Her talk will primarily focus on fundraising strategies for media projects, but the concepts cover a wide variety of entrepreneurial applications. 

Butcher served as the global marketing curator for YouTube’s UK Movie Channel and has raised millions of dollars from companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo, Cisco, individual foundations including the Kresge Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and many more, as well as individuals.

She served as Executive Director of the Alliance Cinema on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, IFP/Miami and as a founder of IFP/National (www.ifp.org). She collaborates with the Brazilian Film Festival and the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. She created and spearheaded the Florida Statewide Film Competition that provided $200,000 in cash and services to a feature film. Her clients currently have 15 feature films - both narrative and documentary - in a range of stages of development from pre-production to delivery, as well as several shorts and 2 new series for PBS.

The talk is free and open to Pacific students, faculty and staff.

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