TWN Evening Seminars Spring 2013 Edition - In session Now !
Transmedia Production Planning, 30 Rock props, Sound and more
The TWN Evening Workshops
Besides its intensive TWN Production Workshop, TWN also sponsors a walk-in series of workshops on various production topics. All are either sliding scale or free, and will be presented at various locations this semester. Note: these workshops are in different locations!
The series starts soon and seats are limited - so register now by emailing email@example.com.
Thursday, March 28th 6:30 PM
Sound Workshop - Getting Decent Sound with JT Takagi
Basic concepts, how to's, best practices and what to get - for the emerging indy filmmaker - and the already there filmmaker who has questions. Featuring new gear courtesy of Professional Sound Services. Location: TWN office, 545 Eighth Ave, Suite 550 (37/38 street) Sliding scale fee: $10-$20.
Thursday, April 4th 6:30 PM
Planning Your Transmedia Production and Social Media Outreach with Ann Bennett
Ann Bennett is a documentary producer for the PBS film currently in post-production, Through A Lens Darkly and a transmedia producer for the national multimedia community engagement initiative, "Digital Diaspora Family Reunion". This one-night workshop will include tips and techniques for creating creating a social media plan and configuring your doc for various media platforms. Location: Domestic Workers United, 10 West 37th Street, Suite 4W.
A Cosponsored workshop by Third World Newsreel and Domestic Workers United. Sliding scale fee: $10-$20.
Thursday, April 11th 6:30 PM
Working in the Props Dept - and Making "Changing Face of Harlem" with Shawn Batey
Shawn Batey, TWN workshop alum, is a long time Props Assistant for television, commercials and feature films, on shows including 30 Rock, Roll Bounce, Miracle's Boys, Inside Man, Chicago Hope, Law and Order and more. On top of this, she is also an award winning filmmaker. Her work includes Hair-Tage, Through My Eyes, 60+, Making the World Feel Better, and more. Shawn's films have screened at festivals and museums, and she is currently finishing her documentary, "Changing Face of Harlem". Shawn will talk about how one gets into the industry in fields like Props, and how does one balance being an independent filmmaker at the same time. FREE! Location: Maysles Institute, 343 Lenox Ave, NY (btwn 127 and 128 st) #2,3 to 125th street. A Cosponsored workshop with Maysles Institute. FREE
Thursday, April 18th 6:30 PM
Distribution and Marketing - what you need to plan - before you shoot - with Roselly Torres
Roselly Torres is the Director of Distribution and Marketing at Third World Newsreel, and previously worked at LAVA (Latin America Video Archives) She will talk about what filmmakers need to be working on even before they produce their project, and how to prepare oneself to distribute and market your film.
NEW LOCATION - Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Ave @ 38th Street, Suite 550. Sliding scale fee: $10-$20; limited registration!
Thursday, April 25th 6:30 PM
Keeping your Films and Original tapes and files: How are you going to save them?
Members of the Activist Archivist Group will talk about what filmmakers - and anyone - needs to consider when thinking about keeping their videos, films, DVDs,etc. - what to do? Plus - what does an activist archivist do? FREE! LOCATION: El Barrio Firehouse Community Center, 175 E 104th Street New York, NY 10029 (Between Lexington and 3rd Aves)Phone: 212-757-2670
A Cosponsored workshop with MNN El Barrio Firehouse. FREE
More to Come - Stay Tuned!
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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TWN Workshops are sliding scale $10-20 except those listed as FREE.
Past workshop speakers have included: Larry Banks, Cliff Charles, Laurens Grant, Stanley Nelson, Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez, Arthur Jafa, Sam Pollard. Bobby Shepard, and more!