Indigo Moon Film Festival is pleased to offer OutTakes during Indigo Moon Film Festival 2019. OutTakes are brief meetups to learn more about important topics. OutTakes are FREE and open to the public.

No ticket is required.




2:30p -3:00p @ The Wine Cafe 108 Hay Street

In today’s world of Facebook, Instagram, Blogs and Vlogs we are presented with short audio and visual bytes of information. From this lens of short short stories our attention spans have narrowed and longer formats with larger stories to be told have become less popular and less digestible. The question now facing film-makers in this new age of Information Technology is whether there is a place for long form entertainment?

Kai Murphy holds a MFA in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California. Over the past 20 years Kai has taught at the University level and worked in the film industry. Kai has presented at various film festivals throughout his career including the Mercury Film Festival, CineVegas, The Las Vegas International Film Festival, the Austin Film Festival and the Palm Beach Film Festival to name a few.



5:00P – 5:30P The Wine Cafe 108 Hay Street

As independent filmmakers in the American South, mastering the technical skills of filmmaking is simply not enough. There are vital tools and processes to gracefully climb the ladder to a successful career – however that looks to you. Beyond networking and self-promotion, building a support system around your creative endeavors is key. I’ll share insight on how to do that effectively and strategically while enjoying the process and giving back to the community who supports you.

Kristi Ray is a Carolina-born creative who has been making films in the Southeast for the last decade. After attending conservatory at Lee Strasberg in NYC, she relocated to Wilmington where she partnered with Erika Edwards to co-found the female fronted production company Honey Head Films. Desiring more autonomy over the roles and stories being brought to life on screen, they focus on unique visual storytelling medium through narrative, documentary, music videos and commercial work. With inclusivity and community at the forefront of their work, Honey Head has been recognized in Cape Fear Living Magazine, WILMA’s Women to Watch in the Arts, and voted Encore Magazine’s Best Of 2019 NC local filmmakers.