Filmmaker Fusion

Blending the artistic talents of Writers, Directors, Producers, Cinematographers, Editors, Actors, and other filmmaking professionals in a monthly hybrid networking meeting with a panel of guests.

Scheduled Meetings

March 18th, 2015 - Running the Show -  Line Producers, UPMs, and ADs

Past topics:

February 18th, 2015  - Developing Your Style

January 21st, 2015 – Making Festivals Work for You 

November 19th, 2014 - The Perfect Cast

October 15th, 2014 –  Marketing and Publicity

August 20th, 2014 - The Producers

July 16th, 2014 – Shooting a Pilot

June 18th, 2014 - Networking for Filmmakers

May 21st, 2014 – Indie Imagemaking

April 16th, 2014 – Going Pro: How to Get Professional Work

March 19th, 2014 – Telling Compelling Stories

February 19th, 2014 - Making the Leap

January 15th, 2014 – The Actor/Director Relationship

November 20, 2013 - Film Marketing, Promotion and Distribution PODCAST AVAILABLE

October 16, 2013 - Let There Be Light and Sound 

September 18, 2013 - The Magic Behind the Magic…Pre-Production - PODCAST AVAILABLE

August 21, 2013 Location, Location, Location! - PODCAST AVAILABLE

July 17, 2013 Be Your Best on Set - PODCAST AVAILABLE

June 19, 2013 - Translating Stories to Screen - PODCAST AVAILABLE

May 15, 2013 - Creating Film Trailers and Demo Reels - PODCAST AVAILABLE

March 20, 2013 - Making Great Indie Horror Films - PODCAST AVAILABLE

February 20, 2013 - Creating A Compelling Documentary Film - PODCAST AVAILABLE

January  16, 2013Hidden Heroes Of An Awesome Film Crew

November 14, 2012Choosing the Right Crew

October 17, 2012 Magic Can Happen in Post-Production

September 19, 2012 - All About Auditions, Casting and Actors

August 15, 2012 - Festival Success with Films

July 18, 2012 - Conquering the 48-Hour Film Challenge

June 20, 2012 - Making a Web Series



Monthly Event Details

When: 3rd Wednesday Night of Every Month, Most months

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: New Location Coming Soon!!


Event Format

The format of this meeting closely resembles that of business networking meetings.  Starting with a structured way of meeting new people and getting personal endorsements for the quality of work of those in attendance.  Then moving onto an engaging discussion of a filmmaking topic with a panel of professionals, and finishing up with time for open networking.  If you want to get qualified filmmakers on your next project, this is the place to find them.

  • Structured networking
  • Formalized introductions of all attendees
  • Referrals and endorsements
  • Moderated panel of industry professionals on the announced monthly topic.
  • Open Networking


Scottsdale Community College 9000 East Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Hosted and Moderated by

The monthly event is hosted by IFP Co-Program Director Aaron Kes.