If you ever wanted to know how to get Sir Richard Branson in your film or how to execute the most successful crowd-funding campaign in Canada, you are in for a treat! Award-winning Producer Adam Scorgie will be keynoting AMPIA’s 3rd Annual March Madness Professional Development Day on Saturday, March 19 in Edmonton.
Scorgie’s recent theatrical release “The Culture High,” qualified for an academy award and was released in 70 countries. He is currently in post production on two new feature documentaries “Ice Guardians” and “Chasing Evel: The Life of Robbie Knievel” and is currently working with Robert Rodriguez favourite Danny Trejo (Machete, Planet Terror) on an upcoming film, “Jaurez2045.”
Emmy award-winning producer Michael Jorgensen will be moderating the conversation with clips from Scorgie’s latest projects and behind-the-scenes details on how to be a successful producer with a massive audience.
March Madness is FREE for students and $35 for the public. Participants will have a full day of workshops with industry experts and two networking sessions with opportunities for private-pitch sessions.
Adam Scorgie’s Film Highlights:
“CHASING EVEL: THE LIFE OF ROBBIE KNIEVEL”
(Super Channel – Profile Films – Score G Productions – Feature Documentary) Robbie Knievel, 52 and the owner of 20 world records and 350 jumps worldwide, life is uncovered through his personal pursuit of sobriety and the need of continuing his father’s legacy by jumping once again. Currently in Post-Production. IMDB: http://imdb.to/1QsABKA
(Super Channel – Score G Productions – Feature Documentary) Feature documentary looking at the history and role of the NHL hockey enforcer. Currently in Post-Production. IMDB: http://bit.ly/IMDBIceGuardians
(Highland Film Group – Abrupt Studios – Feature Sci-Fi Action)War on drugs in Mexico has escalated as a ruthless drug Cartel use robots to enforce their operations Starring Danny Trejo. Currently in Post-Production. IMDB: http://bit.ly/Juarez2045
“LORD JONES IS DEAD”
(Flicker Theory – Feature Film) Two journalists and a photographer are sent to stake out a woman’s house and told not to return without a story. Currently in Post-Production. IMDB: http://bit.ly/LordJones
“THE CULTURE HIGH”
(Phase 4 Films, Super Channel & Score G Productions – Feature Documentary) Follow up feature documentary to the international award-winning documentary The Union: The Business Behind Getting High. IMDB: http://imdb.to/173i12c
“THE GOOD SON”
(Snag Films & NBC Films – Feature Documentary)Former lightweight champion of the world Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and the tragic fight with Duk Koo Kim. IMDB: http://imdb.to/13GkXoK
“OIL CHANGE: GAME ON”
(Rogers – Aquila Productions & NHL Network – Documentary Series) Critically acclaimed documentary series, documenting the rebuild of the Edmonton Oilers. IMDB: http://imdb.to/1ashEnb
“I AM BRUCE LEE”
(SPIKE – Fremantle & Network Entertainment – Feature documentary) Feature length documentary about the Martial arts legend “Bruce Lee.” IMDB: http://imdb.to/13bbG6i
”THE UNION: THE BUSINESS BEHIND GETTING HIGH”
(Phase 4 Films – Super Channel & Score G Productions) Award winning feature documentary about the BC Marijuana industry. IMDB: http://imdb.to/1d5sZdN