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Making Short Films

September 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm

Art & Victory is a free monthly panel discussion series designed for creative entrepreneurs. Ran by The Show Starts Now Studios in collaboration with the Norman Arts Councill, The Depot, Norman Film Fest, and OkSessions, the topic for September’s panel is Making Short Films, in honor of the Norman Film Festival happening September 14th. We’ll hear from filmmakers about making your own short film.

Admission is free!

Christian Pearson from OkSessions will be the host for this month’s panel discussion.

Doors open at 6:30 pm at The Depot (200 South Jones Avenue) in Downtown Norman on Monday, September 9th. Show starts at 7 pm, lasting about an hour, including an audience Q&A session at the end.


Laron M. Chapman is an actor, screenwriter, director and co-producer from Oklahoma with a BA in Film and Media Studies and a background in journalism and film production. A passionate screenwriter/filmmaker, his work is spans from reality TV featured on the Food Network, FOX, Discovery Channel, and the Oklahoma-filmed, Academy Award nominated film August: Osage County (starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts). Laron made is directorial debut in 2017 with his now multi-award winning feature film, “You People.” He has since co-directed the five-part anthology film “Mono” and is currently working on his second sure fire-hit feature, Freaky AF.

Alyx Picard Davis is the Director of Festival and Operations for deadCenter Film Festival. Originally a long-time volunteer in host, events, transportation, and programming, she came on board full-time in 2013. She worked with budding rock stars at ACM@UCO and servesd on UCO’s Alumni Board. Alyx worked in the production office on The Killer Inside Me, the star-filled serial killer film made all over Oklahoma. She co-produced Lance McDaniel’s award-winning film Swirl, 2017 OKC48 film Previously on Alley Cats…, directed the 2018 OKC48 film Escape, and tries to produce a couple short films every year, including the award-winning The Stand-In. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Film Festival Alliance, creating a collaborative global community for mission-driven film festivals.


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The Depot

200 S Jones Ave
Norman, Oklahoma 73069 United States
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