FestForums is a b to b conference for film festival, music festival & food and wine festival organizers happening in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and Downtown NYC providing networking, panels, parties, films, live music, culinary experiences and more.

The event is May 11-12th and takes place at the Time Inc. building in downtown New York City.

Prior speakers have included uber-lawyer John Sloss, actor Malcolm McDowell, director Quentin Tarantino, actor/director Matthew Modine, actor Bruce Dern, producer Laura Michalchyshyn of Sundance Productions, Director Tia Lessin, Sharon Badal of Tribeca, Noah Cowan of SFIFF, Gary Meyer of EatDrinkFilms, Anita Cotic of TIFF, Colin Stanfield of PEI Film, Food and Idea Fest, Wendy Eidson of SLOIFF, Richard Glasser of The Weinstein Company, Wendy Guerrero of Bentonville, Barbara Morgan of Austin Film Fest, Thom Powers of TIFF, Nancy Kennedy of SIFF, Barry Rivers of Maui Film Fest, Jolene Pinder of New Orleans Film Society, Gregg Schwenk of Newport Beach Film Fest, Mike Shea of SXSW, and many other film festival executives, actors and directors.

$300 certificate from Delta Air Lines and complimentary pass to FestForums conference (valued at $299) in New York May 11-12th at the Time Inc. building. Pass includes Thursday night opening cocktail reception.

One film will be selected by programmer. Films must be 20 minutes or less. Topic flexible. Documentaries only please. No exceptions, waivers or refunds.