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Filmmaker Summit Day 2

This year’s Filmmaker Summit at CAAMFest will feature two days of industry and community conversations that lean into the power of storytelling. The Summit brings together an intergenerational cross section of filmmakers, mentors, fellows and industry leaders to honor the beauty and impact of individual stories. The Summit space uplifts storytelling practices across the many communities we are part of, and supports one another in a shifting media and cultural landscape.

CAAM’s Filmmaker Summit is made possible with support from: Comcast NBCUniversal, Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc), Jessie Cheng Charitable Foundation, Film SF | San Francisco Film Commission, Firelight Media, ITVS, and American Documentary + WORLD.

Day 2 Agenda:
Saturday, May 11

10:00 AM
Stories as Power (Showcase)
In partnership with A-DOC

11:20 AM
Stories as Power (Fishbowl Breakouts)
In partnership with A-DOC

12:30 PM
Film As Collaboration (Lunch & Learn)
With the CAAM Fellowship Cohort

Join us after the Filmmaker Summit for the WBD Access Fireside Chat!

Check out our Day 1 Agenda

In this program

Stories as Power (Showcase)

In efforts to increase the visibility of Asian American documentary filmmakers and storytellers, the Asian American Documentary Network…

Stories as Power (Fishbowl Breakouts)

A fishbowl discussion structure with smaller groups and panelists covering these 4 topics: 1) Reclaiming the Means of…

Film As Collaboration (Lunch & Learn)

Filmmaking is collaborative, and every film is an ecosystem that extends beyond the creative team. This panel will…

Dates & Times


Four One Nine

Sat, May 11
10:00 am