2017 Filmmaker Panels

Our complete list of Official Selections for the Sixth Annual American Documentary Film Festival is now finalized.

We have a record 150+ Official Selections this year, with many World and North American premieres.  Please see the 2017 program and film list. 


PANELS: All Film Panels are located at the Marquee Theatre at 441 South Palm Canyon in Palm Springs.  Please note, seating is limited, so arrive at theatre no later than 10 minutes for schedule panel start.


Saturday, April 1: 9:45 a.m. Finding Your Story: Structure and Execution, With Festival Guests, moderated by Mitchell Peck

Sunday, April 2: 9:45 a.m. In Production, from Location To Post (Select festival guests)

Sunday, April 2: 12:30 p.m. Selling and Marketing Your Film, 21st Century Examples, Alternative Marketing and Fund-Raising Strategies, (Select Festival Filmmaker Guests)