Film Festival Secrets Podcast Episode #23: Jon Gann, Founder/Director of DC Shorts Film Festival

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The first episode of the new season of the Film Festival Secrets podcast! See to learn how you can listen in on future recordings.

Jon Gann is the founder of the DC Film Alliance, a non-profit organization supporting Washington, DC's film and video community, and the creator of the DC Shorts Film Festival - one of the country's premier short film showcases.

Jon is also a filmmaker and the author of "Behind the Screens: Programmers Reveal How Film Festivals Really Work." In this episode we talk with Jon about festival programming, how film schools fail their students, and his upcoming book about how film festivals get started.