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By Kimberley Jones, April 9, 2014, 10:55am, Picture in Picture

Sundance Institute and the Austin Film Society have announced the lineup for the first-ever #ArtistServices Austin Workshop, a daylong conference aimed at advising and empowering independent filmmakers.

Programming includes:

Soft Money, Uncle Sam, Equity and Crowdfunding with tax lawyer Cameron Keng, filmmaker Evan Glodell (Bellflower), and Shannon Swallow, head of marketing communications for Indiegogo

Digital Cinema Mastering 101 For Indies with Emily Eddey, a senior producer at Light Iron, and Graef Allen, manager of content services at Dolby Laboratories

Company to Know: GoWatchIt with founder and CEO David Larkin

Creative Convo: Designing Key Art for the Digital Marketplace with filmmaker and graphic designer Yen Tan (Pit Stop) and poster maven Rob Jones (Animal Rummy, Mondo)

Licensing and Distribution in the Modern Age with John Sloss (Cinetic Media, FilmBuff) and Chris Horton (Sundance Institute)

Cutthroat Ideas: Pioneers Of Alternative Distribution with Tim League (Drafthouse Films) and Straith Schreder (BitTorrent)

Takeaways: Joseph Beyer, Director of Digital Initiatives for Sundance Institute

The workshop takes place Saturday, May 10, 10am-5pm, at Austin Studios. Tickets cost $60/general admission; $45/AFS Watch members; $40 AFS Make, Love, & Premiere Circle members; $40/Sundance Institute members. Purchase tickets here.

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