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"Ask Me Anything" with Stage 32 CEO Richard "RB" Botto: The Great Content Gold Rush of 2021 Edition Now Available On-Demand

Happy Thursday Stage 32 Community!   Since 2011, the Stage 32 team has been working tirelessly to help you stay connected, creative, motivated, and informed. As always, we are committed to bringing you networking opportunities, education and mentoring from top-level industry executives and professionals, and access to decision-makers around the globe all from the comfort of your own home. Recently, to celebrate a successful first quarter of 2021, our fearless leader and CEO Richar…

Instagram Live Series: How to Sell a TV Movie & How to Turn a "Pass" into a Positive Experience

Happy Saturday Stage 32! As many of you may know, I host an Instagram LIVE every week on @stage32 highlighting some amazing Stage 32 members from all over the world. We cover everything from how to shoot a short film 100% remotely to how to how to master the art of a director/composer relationship and more. Recently, I had the supreme pleasure of chatting with two powerhouse Stage 32 members that have been working hard to make magic happen in their entertainment careers in 2021 - and th…

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Stage 32 and The European Independent Film Festival Partner for the 2021 Festival

Happy Thursday Stage 32! Since 2011, Stage 32 has been a leader in connecting and educating film, tv, and digital creatives and professionals worldwide. With an exclusive library of over 1,500 hours of film, television and digital craft and business webinars and classes, Stage 32 is recognized as the leaders in online education for the industry. We are the proud networking and education partner of the American Film Market, the Cannes Film Festival and many other festivals, film com…

2021 Stage 32 Global Success Stories (so far!)

Hello Stage 32 Community! Since the beginning of this year, our fearless leader and CEO Richard "RB" Botto has been talking a lot about the Content Gold Rush of 2021 - how development and the need for great stories and content is higher than ever. Well, this notion has been proved time and time again within the Stage 32 community since January. For starters, we have already had 160 meeting requests from entertainment executives looking to connect with screenwriters and filmmakers they h…

Now Showing: Seattle Black Film Festival Films on Stage 32 Screenings

Hello Creative Army! As you all know, Stage 32 Screenings was born in March of 2020 in the wake of the cancellation of SXSW. Our initiative has since been covered by Deadline, Variety, CNN, and dozens more. We are currently screening over over 200 features, shorts, and episodic pilots from SXSW, Tribeca, SeriesFest, Vail Film Festival, BFI: Flare London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, and Telluride Mountainfilm Documentary Festival to our network of over 6,000 invited sales agents, distributors,…

Stage 32 + Female Voices Rock Present: Celebrating Women in Entertainment

In Stage 32's continued effort to shine the light on women in the entertainment industry we have partnered with Female Voices Rock for a thrilling virtual event. On March 8, International Women's Day, some of the industry's female leaders will be coming together to host an inspiring webcast celebrating women in entertainment. The panel features five powerhouse female voices of entertainment, including:   Carmen Carbana - Cinematographer, Marvel & Disney Plus Ms. …

Instagram Live Series: How to Plan Your Entertainment Goals & How to Ace Self Tape Auditions

Happy Saturday Stage 32! As many of you may know, I host an Instagram LIVE every week on @stage32 highlighting some amazing Stage 32 members from all over the world. We cover everything from how to shoot a short film 100% remotely to how to how to master the art of a director/composer relationship and more. Recently, I had the supreme pleasure of chatting with two powerhouse Stage 32 members that have been working hard to make magic happen in their entertainment careers in 2021 - and th…

Tips on Breaking Into the Entertainment Industry from Talent Manager & Producer Brian Dobbins (BLACK-ISH)

Happy Tuesday Stage 32! We recently had the pleasure of chatting with talent manager and producer Brian Dobbins (Black-ish, Grown-ish, Mixed-ish) about how to break into the entertainment industry. Between his own successful career as a producer and as a talent manager to some major A-listers (Martin Lawrence, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Anthony Anderson are on his roster) Brian has helped countless careers blossom in this highly competitive industry.  In this interview, Brian talks ab…

How to Succeed in the Entertainment Industry in 2021

Happy Saturday Stage 32!   As many of you know, our fearless leader and CEO Richard "RB" Botto regularly hosts "Ask Me Anything" webinars. RB's AMA's are packed with inspirational, no-bs shop talk about all aspects of the entertainment industry.    Naturally, there was no better way to say hasta la vista to 2020 and hello to 2021 than with a special Ask Me Anything" F@#$ 2020 Edition from RB. I wanted to take a moment to share with you some of the highlights that are s…

Read the Screenplay for Sofia Coppola's ON THE ROCKS

Happy Saturday Stage 32! I hope you all had a beautiful and creative week. I was catching up on the trades this week (following the very sage wisdom of our founder and CEO Richard "RB" Botto: Always read the trades and know what is going on in the business of entertainment!) and I came across an article from Deadline Hollywood about Sofia Coppola's most recent movie On the Rocks.  17 years after her Oscar-nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Lost in Translation, Sofia …

"Ask Me Anything" F@#$ 2020 EDITION with Stage 32 CEO Richard "RB" Botto Now Available On-Demand!

Over the last year, the entire Stage 32 team has been working tirelessly to help you stay connected, creative, motivated, and informed. As always, we are committed to bringing you networking opportunities, education and mentoring from top-level industry executives and professionals, and access to decision-makers around the globe all from the comfort of your own home.   2020 was not without its faults, but there has never been a better time to take stock of your career and get re…

Instagram Live Series: Dreaming is Believing & How to Research Your Way to the Top

Happy Saturday Stage 32! As many of you may know, I host an Instagram LIVE every week on @stage32 highlighting some amazing Stage 32 members from all over the world. We cover everything from how to shoot a short film 100% remotely to how to how to master the art of a director/composer relationship and more. Recently, I had the supreme pleasure of chatting with two powerhouse members that have made the most out of 2020 and are ready to conquer 2021. First up, I chat with Atlanta-based a…

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