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Bckstry Sessions

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

| Festival Pass or Day Pass

6:00 PM – Intro & Creatives Panel On How To Start A Project
— Featuring Local Projects: Pack’d House, Screen Echo, Skyra Rideaux
— How to start a project
— Stories of experience for launching a podcast or creative endeavor

6:30 PM – LA to LA
— Featuring 2016 & 2017 Winners
— How to finish a script
— The experience of pitching
— Tips on how to pitch

7:00 PM – Film Grant
— REPARTY Screening
— Q & A with Co-Writer & Directors
— Bringing the project from paper to production
— First time filmmaker experience

7:35 PM – Bckstry Panel
— About the organization
— What is in our future
— Q&A from crowd

bckstry (backstory) is a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring the youth and providing opportunities to aspiring creatives and emerging filmmakers. Our goal is to support, mentor and help create Lafayette artists who are dedicated to pursuing a career in the arts, while remaining in Lafayette. We want to support creative professionals in order to develop a fully sustainable arts community. Learn more at!


Attend this event with a Festival Pass or $10 Day Pass

Festival Passes can be picked up at Will Call the day of the event. Events are first come first serve so you will need to arrive early. There will be two lines, one for Festival Pass holders and one to buy a ticket. Festival Pass holders will be given priority seating, and the ticket line will open 10 minutes before the event. Once the ticket line has been opened, there is no guarantee of admission with a Festival Pass.



The Hive Theater
810 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501 United States + Google Map