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Isaac Olsen: Director’s Talk

October 9th 3:00pm - 4:00pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM FREE ! The Grand Cinema Lounge, 606 Fawcett Avenue

Isaac Olsen will discuss his filmmaking with a focus on creating films with archival footage. Using examples from TFF’s Opening Night film Walk Don’t Run The Story of the Ventures; his previous films such as Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble (2014), Semi-Iconic: The Ballad of Dick Rossetti (2017); Olsen’s work with legendary animator Bruce Bickford; and his upcoming project featuring over a decade of commercials and outtakes created for The Rainier Brewing Company in the 1980s and 90s, Olsen will share his experiences including sourcing materials from film archives, historical libraries, personal collections, and abandoned storage lockers; to dealing with various forms of outdated formats and media; and with navigating legal rights and clearances.


 Isaac Olsen (director, editor, archivist) is an experimental and documentary filmmaker born and raised in Tacoma, WA. His film Walk Don’t Run is this year’s Opening Night Film.
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