Thank you for attending the Catalyst Content Festival! We are excited to welcome you to Duluth, Minnesota - the Zenith City & a home for all artists.

The below sessions are meant to be used as a guide to help plan your time at the festival and track real-time schedule adjustments. This digital guide will always be the most accurate and up-to-date.

Seats for each session and screening will not be held for individuals. We encourage everyone to lineup for each block and attendees will be admitted on a first-come basis until capacity is reached.

Watch trailers for all official selection series on our website at catalystcontent.org/selections.

Please note that the majority of content screened at the festival is not suitable for children and contains adult content. Parental guidance is suggested.

Most importantly: have fun!
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Friday, October 11 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
StoryWorld Sessions - Franchises, Storyworlds & Licensing

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Alec Shankman in conversation with Jesse Albert

storycentral brings their storytelling expertise and writing series to the 2019 Catalyst Content Festival! Join them for an amazing lineup of writing-intensive sessions mornings Wednesday, October 9 - Friday, October 11 here at Catalyst in Duluth, MN.

This is the perfect way to start your day before jumping into production panels and screenings in the afternoon.

This is included with Industry & Creator VIP badges. An add-on pass is required to participate in this series of morning workshops for day pass and multiday passholders. Visit catalystcontent.org/storyworld for more details.


Jesse Albert

National Board Member, PGA / Former Sr. Agent, ICM / Adjunct Professor, USC, Xpansive Media
Jesse Albert is a board member of the Producers Guild of America New Media Counsel and is the President of Xpansive Media LLC through which he produces scripted and unscripted television, film and digital content. Previously Albert worked for Entertainment One to build a digital to... Read More →

Friday October 11, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
Fitger's Spirit of the North Theater