Short Films Workshop, 4 p.m., how to make, schedule, budget shorts and
turn one into a feature with Rich Heinrich, free, downstairs at the
Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.
Filmmakers Party, 5 p.m. Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., open to the public, 21 or older, music, snacks, cash bar.
Backcountry Experience Reception, 5-7 p.m., open to the public, refreshments, Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino Del Rio.
Film Distribution Panel, 3 p.m., free, with distributor Mike Katchman
of Rivercoast Films Distribution and local filmmaker Justin Hunt,Jean-Pierre Bakery & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
Late Night VIP Party, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. only, food and spirits, by
invitation and first-tier pass holders only, Mutu's Italian Kitchen,701 East Second Ave.
DIFF Awards Dinner and Ceremony, 6 p.m., by invitation and first-tier
pass holders only, Durango Arts Center Theater, 802 East Second Ave.