Hosts: Graycon Sonata @Movietimeindy and Kinte @KinteF
Steve Edmiston @SteveEdmiston
Steve is a Seattle-based independent film writer and producer; he is also a business, entertainment, and intellectual property attorney with Bracepoint Law in Seattle, the founder of the consulting firm Quadrant45, and the Director of Hero Relations for the The Sidekick Collective. His feature films (as writer/producer) include Crimes of the Past, A Relative Thing, Farewell to Harry, and 2015 release The Periphery Project. His award-winning shorts include The Day My Parents Became Cool, Thr33, and most recently, the award-winning The Maury Island Incident (now an “IndieFlix Original Series” and available on Hulu) and the documentary Reinventing the Patriot. Steve was also the designer of numerous award-winning game titles including Dread Pirate, Stretch Run, Master and Commander, and Barista. He frequently speaks to film and toy-and-game industry groups on entrepreneurship, crowdsourcing, and protecting intellectual properties; currently serves on the Port Townsend Film Festival Board of Directors, as a Washington Filmworks Innovation Lab Juror, and teaches screenwriting at the University of Washington and film producing at the Seattle Film Institute.