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FILMMAKING seminar and lecture series


Do you love movies? Do you want to learn more about filmmaking and maybe even
how to get your own film produced and distributed for the world to see? Then
consider this your big chance: the International Academy of Film & Television
proudly presents “From Grassroots to Dynamite: Making Your Movie without
Breaking the Bank,” a two-part seminar series presented in association with
Bigfoot Entertainment.

This is an exciting opportunity to personally meet Sean Covel and Chris “Doc”
Wyatt, the producers of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, as well as enjoy a screening of
their cult classic and ask them questions about the moviemaking process: how
to secure financing, managing on-set difficulties, finding a distributor for
the finished film, and all the other challenges of successfully producing an
independent film.

Join IAFT on Wednesday, February 15 at 6pm at Bigbucks Coffee (located on F.
Ramos Street) for a free forum with Sean and Chris as they discuss how to
translate ideas into feature films, along with suggestions on how to overcome
the many challenges independent moviemakers face. Then on Saturday, February
18 at 9:30am, make your way to Bigfoot’s new facility in Mactan (1 km before
the Mactan Shrine) for a special screening of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. For only P50
you get VIP seats at the screening, followed by a discussion and
question-and-answer session with Sean and Chris. Seating is limited for both
events, so get there and register as early as possible.

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE was an international hit in 2004 and remains one of the
highest grossing independent films of all time. Directed by Jared Hess and
starring Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader, Tina Majorino and Haylie Duff, the film
follows the title character as he deals with his nerdy brother, his overbearing
uncle and the cruel popular kids at school as he helps his new best friend
become elected student body president and in the process endears himself to his

Visit for more details, and see
you there!


A) Bigbucks @ F. Ramos St., Cebu City

Lecture/Q&A-only Feb. 15th at 6pm, runs 90 minutes to two hours.
Will show the trailer for Napoleon Dynamite and promote the Saturday screening.

B) Mactan Soundstage @ Bigfoot Entertainment Complex, Saac II Rd.,,
Brgy. Mactan, Lapu-lapu City

Screening on Sat. Feb. 18th at 9:30am. Screen some of their short films
(possibly), the trailer for Think Tank and the entire feature of Napoleon
Dynamite. Followed by lecture/Q&A.
Runs 3 to 3.5 hours total.

ticket prices: Come and Join us! Please send us your confirmation with your
complete name, address, and contact number/s at

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