SCENEPR & Williamsburg International Film Festival co-host this inportant industry networking event for producers, agents, directors, actors and other NYC Film Industry professionals, in Manhattan at GStaad.
We invite you to come celebrate the launch of the Williamsburg International Film Festival! The night will feature lots of mingling, drinking and networking with film & entertainment industry professionals from all over NYC.
Special GUEST appearance by WiTV's Jenna
Complimentary hors'dourves & cappuccino provided by Reel Meals!
We're raffling off (you must be present to win!):
+ A 16Gb iPad from Apple
+ A 8Gb iPod Nano w/ Video from Apple
+ Production Guides ($70 value each) from NY411
+ 30 Day Membership to PureYoga (named Best Yoga in NYC by New York Magazine 2009 & 2010)
You can also purchase raffle tickets at the event ($5)
Discounted 1yr. Subscriptions to MovieMaker Magazine! Only $9.95 per year — a savings of 75% off the newsstand price! Take advantage NOW!
** You MUST be present to win. Employees of sponsors not eligible to enter. Drawing will be night of event.
Weds., April 21st - 6:30-10:30p
43 West 26th St., NYC
Scheduled for its debut in September 2010, WILLiFEST™ (www.willifest.com) is an annual art, film and music festival event based in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, N.Y. Co-Founded by veteran filmmaker Michael Helman and film/TV/music producer Robin Adams, the four-day event was established to provide a creative platform for today’s emerging artists and a multimedia entertainment experience for the public, and to acknowledge the diverse cultural offerings of New York City’s most populous borough.
SCENEPR plans and promotes public and private events in support of the Media, Arts & Entertainment Industries.
SCENEPR! is a network of over 5,000+ entrepreneurs & business professionals from art, music, fashion, social/digital media, finance, and film.
Visit SCENEPR! at www.scenepr.com
Raindance NYC offers some great film classes and seminars:
Of course it is impossible to explain filmmaking in 99 minutes! Or is it? Elliot Grove, founder of Raindance and one of the most knowledgeable filmmakers in the UK, will attempt just that and give you a viable plan and dozens of filmmaking tips in just 99 minutes. Info & Registration Here
Once you have scoured film festivals looking for new talent, settled on the next hot director and found that absolutely terrific script, you need to prepare a plan of attack to get the money to shoot your film. This evening workshop will run through the basic essentials you will need, both to present your project to industry investors, as well as how to present your project to private investors. Info & Registration Here
Want to make a movie and don't know where to start? There has never been a better time to break into the film industry. Learn the basic principals of shooting a feature film (or short) for little money, and discover the secrets of marketing, financing and selling your film on Day 2. Probably one of the most popular Raindance courses ever. Info & Registration Here
Film News Briefs
FilmNewsBriefs is a highly coveted daily newsletter serving the entertainment community. It began in 2007 as an executive memo for a movie mogul. Since the newsletter’s debut, the subscriber list has continued to grow exponentially including studio execs, producers, agents, manager, filmmakers and film enthusiasts. In July 2009, FilmNewsBriefs received some seed financing from Stephan Paternot and in September 2009 re-launched the filmnewsbriefs.com website and re-branded the newsletter.
On Monday’s we post a weekly editorial discussing how technology is changing the film industry and spotlight an industry innovator on Thursdays. The first Friday of every month we send out an additional newsletter with 4 embedded videos featuring emerging talent, including information on the filmmakers, which is exclusive for our subscribers. Due to the influential readers, many of the filmmakers featured in our monthly newsletter have been called in for meetings at production companies, agencies and management firms.
Pure Yoga is committed to the evolution of your practice in a modern, accessible way. We are devoted to offering the best yoga experience possible: the city’s most sought-after teachers, luminous and grounding practice rooms, over 100 classes a week across 27 styles of yoga, master classes lead by world-renowned instructors, and a series of workshops and community events created to build our community and enhance your practice on and off the mat.
Pure Yoga offers classes for beginners and advanced yogis, in styles ranging from Ashtanga to Yin Yoga, from Hot to Vinyasa Flow, Anusara and more. This is yoga in its purest state. No hype... simply pure yoga. Visit Pure Yoga at www.pureyoga.com
MovieMaker is the nation's leading magazine on the art and business of making movies. Founded in 1993 and available on newsstands across North America and parts of Europe, the publication has a bimonthly readership of More than 160,000. Its companion Website, established in 1995, is one of the most popular movie sites on the worldwide web. MovieMaker is a special interest consumer publication with content directed at the audience as well as the artist. Its lively mix of in-depth criticism, festival coverage, do-it-yourself moviemaking techniques and profiles of both rising and legendary Hollywood actors, directors, cinematographers, producers, screenwriters and editors make it a perennial favorite with readers the world over. Although the magazine's core audience is both independent filmmakers and Hollywood's leading players, one needn't be a moviemaker to love MovieMaker, one simply needs to love movies.
The Knitting Factory
The Knitting Factory was founded in 1987 and over the years has grown into Knitting Factory Entertainment (KFE), which operates music venues in Brooklyn, Hollywood, Boise and Spokane, has a touring division, Knitting Factory Presents, that produces national and international events, and a record company, Knitting Factory Records, that along with partner Partisan Records manages current artists and recorded music catalogues and releases content in all formats. In addition, the company’s High Adventure Management subsidiary handles the careers of emerging and critically acclaimed recording artists both in the United States and overseas.
ProductionHUB.com is the global online resource and industry directory for film, television, video, live event and digital media production. Projected to exceed 3 million users this year, this vertical B2B and industry portal has grown to become the world’s largest and most active production community search site for production products, equipment, services and professionals.
Visit them at www.ProductionHUB.com
Raindance New York
Join thousands of filmmakers worldwide taking courses with Raindance.
Raindance stands for innovative film training, a major film festival and the prestigious British Independent Film Awards. Raindance is unique, diverse and inclusive. We’ve been teaching filmmakers in the UK for almost 20 years, and now we’re coming to New York.
Our evening and weekend training courses in writing, directing and producing are taught by working industry professionals at the forefront of the business.
Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes), Christopher Nolan (Batman: The Dark Knight), Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat), Charles Steel (The Last King of Scotland) and many others all took Raindance courses!
The inside secret to a happy crew is a well-fed crew! We offer catering and craft services for a wide range of budgets. Offering home-made meals as well as coordination of catering services from established partners. We can accommodate special meal requests (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies, etc) that will exceed your expectations.
Real Meals brings a wealth of experience working in both corporate event management as well as catering and craft services in film and corporate communication productions. This vast range of experience can offer you the services of professional catering and event management tailored to the unique world of film production.
We understand the important role that quick, healthy and convenient meals play in your production and we strive to exceed your expectations. For smaller productions, we can prepare meals and a set-kit so that your PA can take over. We can also offer services to train your PA's.