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Saturday, October 22 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
BIFF 2011 - Meet The Pros Filmmaker Workshop: David Heeley & Joan Kramer, Emmy Award winning Hollywood Documentaries

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Meet the Pros

Filmmaker Workshops

David Heely & Joan Kramer

Six-time Emmy Award Winning Producer / Director

David Heeley and Joan Kramer have made more than a dozen documentaries about major Hollywood Stars including Fred Astaire, Katharine Hepburn, John Garfield, Erroll Flynn and many more.

How to make an Emmy-Award Winning Documentary!
(Well, how to TRY to make one).

  • Production Secrets
  • Production Problems
  • Distribution
  • Financing

Q&A with Filmmakers after the presentation

Joan Kramer, a former Ballet Dancer and Staff for the Dick Cavett show produced the Hollywood Documentaries with Mr. Heeley.



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David Heeley

David Heeley was born in England, graduated from Oxford University, and began his career at the BBC in London, where he directed LATE NIGHT LINE UP, HOW IT IS (both broadcast live), and MUSIC NOW.  He moved to New York in 1969 and is now a citizen of the USA.
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Joan Kramer

Joan Kramer, born in Chicago, was a ballet dancer and assistant choreographer before her career in film and television. She was a talent co-ordinator for ABC’s THE DICK CAVETT SHOW, associate producer for a CBS CANDID CAMERA SPECIAL, and wrote several PBSLIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER programs, hosted by Robert MacNeil.
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Edward Summer

Executive Director, Buffalo International Film Festival, Inc.

Saturday October 22, 2011 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Screening Room enter at Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 4524 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, NY 14226

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