What are the interests of festivals, museums, and institutions alike to commission work? Where does the maker's autonomy begin and end? Which function do commissions have, or can they have, or should they have? All these questions and more will be discussed during this panel session. Moderated by Wanda vanderStoop (Vtape), with filmmakers and artists Johann Lurf and Jacques Perconte, festival director Peter Taylor ( Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival )  and visual culture researcher Dr.May Adadol Ingawanij