Jon Reiss has given workshops and presentations throughout North America, Asia, Europe and Australia organized by film organizations, festivals and film schools such as IFP, NYU, AFTRS, Screen Australia, FIND, NSI Canada, DOC BC, AFM and the Cannes, SXSW, Los Angeles, Tribeca, CPH:DOX, Vancouver, True/False and Slamdance Film Festivals.

If you are interested in booking Jon for an engagement please fill out the form below and we will be in touch with you. Alternatively you can contact info@hybridcinema.com or call 310-471-7210.

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Upcoming Dates

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Past Dates

December 9 & 12, 2014
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Distribution Lab
IFP Independent Film Week
NYC, NY

October 5, 2014 3:30-4:15pm, 4:30-5:15pm
CAP SUMMIT: Sharing Your Story

Creative Visions Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

October 2, 2014, 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
From Distribution to Sustainability: Four Doc Filmmaker Case Studies

IDA Getting Real Conference
Pickford – Linwood Dunn

Sept. 18, 2014, 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. EST
#ArtistServices Workshop NYC: quid pro quo distro (or how creative partnerships might save you)

IFP Independent Film Week
Jon will be on a panel discussing branded entertainment and sponsorship.

Sept. 17, 2014, 3PM-4:30PM
Independent Film Week

Invent Session: Beyond Traditional Distribution Master Class
IFP Independent Film Week
Elinor Bunim
New York, NY

Sept. 12-13, 2014
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Marketing Lab
IFP Independent Film Week
New York, NY

June 11-13, 2014
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Narrative Lab
IFP Independent Film Week
New York, NY

May 14-16, 2014
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Documentary Lab
New York, NY

May 3, 2014
Southern Documentary Fund’s Artists Covening

Jon speaks on the adventures in digital distribution.

April 27, 2014
BAFTA Los Angeles Salon

Jon discusses the new ways to Think Outside the Box Office.

March 10,2014
Skype Session on Digital Distribution

Jon speaks with the Nueva Escuela de Cine y TV school at the Universidad Veritas

San José, Costa Rica

 

February 18, 2014
Berklee College of Music on the Valencia, Spain Campus

Jon gives talk for the Online and Social Media Management class at the Berklee College of Music

 

February 10 & 12 2014
Presentation on Media and Propaganda

Jon discusses Media and Propaganda at John Hopkins University

December 9-13, 2013
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Distribution Lab
New York, NY

November 17, 2013
Creative Vision

Speaker at the Annual Creative Activist Summit.

Dan Eldon Center in Malibu

Malibu, California

November 13, 10:00 am
BlogTalk Radio Show: Art of Film Funding

Guest: Marketing Features & Docs Using Online Portals

BlogTalkRadio Show

Call in With Your Questions (646) 716-8600

November 11, 2013
2013 AFM Conference Series

Jon Reiss is a Panelist at the American Film Market’s ‘Crowd Sourcing your Audience’

Starlight Ballroom Fairmont Miramar Hotel

Santa Monica, CA

October 30,2013
NYU Film School

Speaking in the Strategies for Independent Film Class.

New York, NY

October 30,2013
Artistic Entrepreneurship Workshop

Speaker at the Dogfish Headquarters for the Innovative Accelerator Programs Workshop.

New York, NY

October 29, 2013, 7:30-9:00 PM
Columbia University Film School

Speaker in Producer and Filmmaker – Ira Deutchman’s Thesis Class
Artistic Entrepreneurship for Filmmakers

New York, NY

September 16-17, 2013
Trans Atlantic Partners

Moderator – Audience Engagement & Outreach:
It’s Never Too Soon to Start

Panelist – Social Capital: You Have More than You Think
NYC, NY

September 13-14, 2013
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Marketing Lab
New York, NY

September 13-14, 2013
IFP – Marketing Labs

NYC, NY

July 21-22 2013
Durban International FilmMart

Distribution and Marketing Conference
Presentation – Introduction to Transmedia for Filmmakers
Durban, Africa

June 10-14, 2013
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Narrative Lab
New York, NY

June 10–14, 2013
IFP Filmmaking Lab

2013 Supervising Documentary Lab leader
NYC, NY

June 3–4, 2013
National Film Board of Canada

National Marketing Conference
Keynote Speech – Film Distribution in the Digital Age
Presentation – Entrepreneurial Marketing in the New Digital Landscape
Montreal, Canada

May 13-17, 2013
IFP Filmmaker Lab

Documentary Lab
New York, NY

May 2-5, 2013 @ 2 pm
Artistic Entrepreneurship for Filmmakers
Lab Distribution Consultant
San Francisco Film Society
San Francisco, CA
March 5, 2013
Creative Visions
The New World of Artistic Entrepreneurship
Malibu, California
February 23, 7-8 pm
Digital Cinema Unleashed: Online Filmmaking Summit

“Making It Happen” Panel
Google Hangout

February 21, 9-11 pm
How To Start a Movement

Shaping the Future of Creator Owned Cinema
Los Angeles, CA

February 13-17, 2013
Biennale College – Cinema

Workshop Leader – Audience Design and Engagement
Venice, Italy

December 8, 2012
TORONTO TOTBO MASTER CLASS FOR TRANSMEDIA 101

One Day TOTBO Distribution and Marketing Master Class
for Transmedia 101 in Toronto

December 4 - 7, 2012
IFP Distribution Lab

4th Installment of the 2012 IFP Filmmaker Lab
Weeklong Lab Concerning New Models of Distribution and Marketing
NYC, NY

December 3-7, 2012
IFP PMD Lab

Day long lab training Producers of Marketing and Distribution
Last section of the first year of the IFP PMD Lab

November 9-10, 2012
Lone Star Film Festival

Two Roundtables on the Future of Film:
Do Features Fit
New Content Formats

October 17, 2012, 7 pm
Bomb It Screening

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust
Cumbria, England

October 10, 2012, 6-8 pm
SFFS Filmhouse Workshop

Think Outside the Box Office: Artistic Entrepreneurship
Filmhouse | 1426 Fillmore St, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA

October 10th, 2012
Artists and Entrepreneurs Working Group

Organized by TechDirt and sponsored by Google
Full day working group on the problems and potential facing artists as entrepreneurs in the new media landscape.
San Francisco, CA

September 16, 2012
IFP PMD LAB INAUGURAL SESSION

1ST Installment of the 2012 IFP PMD Lab
Full Day Workshop on the basics of the PMD Independent Film Week
NYC, NY

September 14,15, 2012
IFP FILMMAKER LABS AT INDEPENDENT FILM WEEK

3RD Installment of the 2012 IFP Filmmaker Lab
2 Day Workshop on Marketing as part of Independent Film Week
NYC, NY

July 28, 3-5 pm
Fantasia Fest Presentation

Master Class: Direct-to-Fan Distribution and Digital Marketing of your Film
Montreal, Quebec

July 27, 3:30 pm
Fantasia Fest Panel

Transmedia Promotion Before and During Production
Montreal, Quebec

June 27, 2012 11:30-13:00
Trans Atlantic Partners

Strategic Distribution
Berlin, Germany

June 23-24, 2012
London 2 Day Distribution Master Class

Time TBD
London, England

June 11-13, 2012
IFP Filmmaking Lab: Narrative

New York, NY

June 15, 2012
Sheffield Doc Festival

Think Outside the Box Office: Artistic Entrepreneurship for Documentary Filmmakers
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Town Hall Reception Rooms
Sheffield, England

May 14-18, 2012
IFP Filmmaking Lab: Documentary
May 2, 2012, 2-3 pm
Hot Docs 2012

Kickstart: Strategic distribution 101
Victoria College Chapel Room 213
Moderated by Mark Greenspan, CEO at Achilles Media

May 1, 2012, 2-5 pm
Hot Docs 2012

Strategic Distribution Workshop 202 with Jon Reiss
Emmanuel College Room 108

March 22-23, 2012
International Film + TV Finance Summit

Developing a Distribution Strategy to Maximize Sales and Obtain Financing
Friday, March 23 @ 11:15 am
The Luxe Hotel
Los Angeles, CA

March 13-14, 2012
Digital Capital Symposium

Digital Capital Symposium at Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

March 12, 3:30-3:45 pm
SXSW Book Signing

Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul
Book Signing with Orly Ravid & Jon Reiss
SXSW Book Store
3:30 – 3:45 pm

March 10, 2012
SXSW

Tough Love: Why You’re Still Not Festival Ready
Austin Convention Center, 4th Floor, Workshop Room 13ab
1:30pm – 2:30pm (PST)

February 21, 2012
Arizona State University
PAVE Program in Arts Entrepreneurship at ASU
Tuesday, February 21
10:30-11:45 am Guest for the “Foundations of Arts Entrepreneurship”
4:30-6 pm Public Presentation on ”Thinking Outside the Box Office”
Phoenix, AZ
January 29, 2012
Dynamic New World of Hybrid Distribution + Marketing

Presented by PIFVA and Scribe Video Center
Philadelphia, PA

January 23, 2012
Sundance ArtistServices Workshop

Introductory Talk to the Sundance ArtistServices Workshop
Monday, January 23, 8:30am – 2pm
With Erick Opeka, Bob Moczydlowsky, Josh Grau,
Caitlin Boyle, Yancey Strickler, Emily Gray, Reid Carolin
RSVP artistservices@sundance.org
Park City, UT


January 22, 2012
Sundance Film Festival Book Signing Event

Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul Book Event
Sunday, January 22, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Park City, UT

January 21, 2012
The Black House Panel on Alternative Distribution

Saturday, January 21, 3:30-5 pm
804 Main Street
Park City, UT

January 20, 2012
Empowerment Town Hall

Friday, January 20, 11 am-12:30 pm
545 Main Street | New York Lounge
Jon Reiss with Matt Dentler of Cinetic Rights Management
Moderated by attorney Steven Beer
Park City, UT

Dec 8-10, 2011
IFP Filmmaker Lab Distribution Workshop

IFP Filmmaker Lab Distribution Workshop — NYC, NY

December 5-6
Maryland Institute College of Art

Think Outside the Box Office Seminar — MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) — Baltimore, MD

November 9-13, 2011
Lone Star International Film Festival Distribution Forum

Lone Star International Film Festival Distribution Forum — Fort Worth, TX

Oct 28, 2011
Lecture/Workshop @ DIY Days

Lecture/Workshop @ DIY Days — Los Angeles, CA

Oct 20-21, 2011
TOTBO Workshop @ Flyway Film Festival

TOTBO Workshop @ Flyway Film Festival — Pepin & Stockholm, WI

September 18-22, 2011
IFP Independent Filmmaker Conference

IFP Independent Filmmaker Conference — NYC, NY

Sept 22, 2011
IFP Panel for Trans-Atlantic Partners

IFP Panel for Trans-Atlantic Partners — NYC, NY

Sept 21, 2011
Ted Hope’s “Future of Film Class” at NYU

Ted Hope’s “Future of Film Class” at NYU — NYC, NY

Sept 19, 2011
IFP Panel – “The Hot Button: What’s a Producer to Do?”

IFP Panel – “The Hot Button: What’s a Producer to Do?” — NYC, NY

Sept 19, 2011
Launch Party

Launch Party — NYC NY

Sept 18, 2011
IFP Filmmaker Lab at Independent Film Week

IFP Filmmaker Lab at Independent Film Week — NYC, NY
Marketing Group Sessions
Lab Leader for this first of its kind year long Completion, Distribution and Marketing Lab

June 25-26, 2011
London Film School

London Film School TOTBO Workshop — London, England

June 22-23, 2011
Edinburgh Film Festival

Edinburgh Film Festival
One Day Marketing And Distribution Workshop
Keynote Speech
BAFTA and Shooting People Present Short Sighted!

June 23, 2011
Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland One on One Consultations — Edinburgh Scotland

June 6-10, 2011
IFP Filmmaker Lab – Narrative

IFP Filmmaker Lab – Narrative NYC
Lab Leader for Completion, Distribution and Marketing Lab

May 16-20, 2011
IFP Filmmaker Lab – Documentary NYC

IFP Filmmaker Lab – Documentary NYC Lab Leader for Completion, Distribution and Marketing Lab

April 16-17, 2011
Idaho Cineposium

Idaho Cineposium Red Lion Downtowner, 1800 Fairview Ave., Boise ID

April 16, 2011
PRODCON 2011: IFP Media Arts’ Producers Conference

PRODCON 2011: IFP Media Arts’ Producers Conference at Minneapolis Community & Technical College — Whitney, Minneapolis, MN

Feb 26-27, 2011
DOC BC in partership with NFB Film

DOC BC in partnership with NFB Film

Nov 13-14 2010
Atlanta Film Festival 365

Atlanta Film Festival 365 – Atlanta, GA
TOTBO: The 2-Day Workshop, A Live Step-by-Step Guide for Filmmakers, Media Creators and Producers to the World of Hybrid Distribution and Marketing.

Oct 31, 2010
FIND Filmmaker Forum

FIND Filmmaker Forum Panel Moderator – YOUR MARKETING TOOLKIT – Los Angeles, CA

Oct 5, 2010
Media Management Training Program at SIPA

Media Management Training Program at SIPA – Columbia University NYC
“Film Distribution” and “TV distribution and Other New Media Channels”

Oct 4, 2010
NYU

NYU, NYC Strategies for Independent Producing

Oct 3, 2010
Raindance NYC

Raindance NYC “Real World Survival Skills for Independent Filmmakers”

Oct 2, 2010
Open Video Conference

Open Video Conference, NYC
Panel “Future of Exhibition: Opening the Box Office”

Oct 2, 2009
Vancouver International Film Festival Forum

Vancouver International Film Festival Forum
Panel: 21st Century Doc Distribution Strategies

Sept 25, 2010
PhotoCine Expo

PhotoCine Expo, LA Film School, Hollywood, CA – Introduction to the 5 Core Principles of TOTBO

Sept 20-24, 2010
IFP Filmmaker Labs

IFP Filmmaker Labs, NYC

Sept 23, 2010
Independent Filmmaker Conference of 2010

Independent Filmmaker Conference of 2010, NYC
Panel “Cage Match: Am i Filmmaker or Brand?”

July 31- August 1, 2010
San Francisco Film Society

San Francisco Film Society
2 day Workshop

July 26-27, 2010
Melbournce, Australia

Melbourne, Auistralia Two Day Workshop at AFTRS Sponsored by Sceen Australia 2010

 

July 24-25, 2010
Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia Two Day Workshop at AFTRS Sponsored by Screen Australia

July 24-25, 2010
Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide, Australia -  Two Day Workshop in conjunction with Revelation Film Festival, Sponsored by Screen Australia

July 17, 2010
Perth, Australia

Two Day Workshop in Conjunction with Revelation Film Festival, Sponsored by Screen Australia.

June 19-29, 2010
Los Angeles Film Festival

Los Angeles Film Festival – Los Angeles, CA
Co-Organizer with Film Independent: “Seize the Power: A Marketing and (DIY)stribution Symposium A Two Day Conference on the present and future of film distribution, marketing, audience engagement, trans-media, branding – and more.

June18-19, 2010
Los Angeles Film Festival

Los Angeles Film Festival – Los Angeles, CA
Two Day Distribution and Marketing Bootcamp for competition filmmakers

June 5-6, 2010
New York

Two Day Workshop at the NYFA sponsored by IFP

May 16, 2010
Festival de Cannes

Festival de Cannes – Cannes, France
Panel with Liz Rosenthal from Power to the Pixel at the Short Film Corner and May 15th Producer’s Network

May 12-13, 2010
Vancouver

Vancouver
Two Day Workshop in conjunction with Biz Books

May 9-12, 2010
Amsterdam

Amsterdam
Two Day Workshop in conjunction with Vision at Media Guerilla at Filmmaker Handbook

May 8-9, 2010
London

London
Ealing Film Studios, Ealing Green in conjunction with Chris Jones/The Guerilla Filmmakers Handbook

March 14-16, 2010
Austin TX SXSW

Austin TX SXSW
Book Reading and Panel: “The Mail Event: Finding an Audience for Your Film”

March 13, 2010
Miami International Film Festival

Miami International Film Festival – Miami, FL
Panel “Digital and DIY Distribution”

March 10, 2010
NSI, Canada – Winnipeg

NSI, Canada – Winnipeg
A talk with David Geertz and Sheri Chandler of Film Marketing, Distribution and Financing in the Digital Age

Feb 17-25, 2010
Tisch Asia, Singapore

Tisch Asia, Singapore
NYU Singapore Producing Workshop

Jan 27, 2010
Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival – Park City, UT
Youtube Panel: Digital Distribution

Jan 23, 2010
Slamdance Film Festival

Slamdance Film Festival – Park City, UT
Workshop – Slamdance filmmaker summit

Nov 19, 2010
DIY DAYS

DIY DAYS: Los Angeles
Lecture – Practical: TOTBO

 

Nov 13, 2009
CPH:DOX Forum Copenhagen

CPH:DOX Forum Copenhagen
Keynote Speech: TOTBO: A Manifesto for Filmmakers in the Digital Age Speaker

Oct 11, 2009
FIND Filmmaker Forum

FIND Filmmaker Forum – Los Angeles
Panel: Distribution Case Studies

Sept 24, 2009
DV Expo Pasadena Convention Center

DV Expo Pasadena Convention Center
Top 10 Tips: Career Development in 2 Sessions

Sept 22, 2009
Independent Film Week, IFP Cenference

Independent Film Week, IFP Cenference – New York Book Signing STATE OF DISTRIBUTION – THE CURRENT FUTURE MODEL

June 26, 2009
Palm Springs International ShortFest

Palm Springs International ShortFest DIY Panel

June 20, 2009
Los Angeles Film Festival

Los Angeles Film Festival Film Financing Conference Panel: Taking your Film into the Marketplace

April 28, 2009
Tribeca International Film Festival

Tribeca International Film Festival New York Panel: Tools of the Trade: Alternative Distribution, Marketing 2.0, and Beyond

April 24, 2009
New York Film Academy Presentation to the Producer’s Program

An Introduction to DUY/Web and Hybrid Distribution for Independent Filmmakers

March 15, 2009
SXSW Film Festival

SXSW Film Festival – Austin, TX “Self-Distribution Not All by Yourself”

Feb 27 - March 1, 2009
True False Film Festival

True False Film Festival – Columbia MO Mentoring and Panels, Seminars

Feb 17, 2009
Film Independent

Film Independent Consult This: Jon Reiss