THE STAGE 32 MEETUPS

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Fresno Adventure into Animation
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Adventure into Animation

Ever have a call with a client looking for a quote for animation but not sure what it will cost or who you should talk to? We definitely have, and this is why we brought on experienced animators to talk about their craft and the best way to include animation in your projects. On 2/24/21, we’ll go over budget, timing, and how to make the process seamless. As always, bring your questions and let’s learn together! Plus we’ll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card (must be logged in to Shoots.video to view the answer to the trivia question). Reg Here: https://linktr.ee/shootsvideo

Stage 32 Short Film Program Premiere at Hollyshorts

Stage 32 Short Film Program Premiere at Hollyshorts

***NOTE - screening time has moved up to 5:30PM***Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 5:00pm  5:00pm-5:30pm - red carpet & pre-show cocktail reception 5:30pm - 7:30pm (screening)  Harmony Gold Theater  7655 Sunset Blvd.  Los Angeles, CA 90046 LIVE EVENT: Red Carpet & pre-screening cocktail reception: 5:00pm, Screening: 5:30pm - come meet the Stage 32 team & short film program filmmakers!    Stage 32 is honored to present to you the 2nd Stage 32 Short Film Program at the 2017 Hollyshorts Film Festival. This program was curated by the incredible industry executives who judged our First Annual Short Film Contest and features 7 amazing directors (from 4 countries) all with bright futures ahead.  You are taking part in a unique and exclusive event. Following the screening will be a live Q&A with our Founder & CEO, Richard Botto, and our filmmakers. Once again, congratulations to all the filmmakers and the Stage 32 team looks forward to meeting you at the screening!   Congratulations To The 2017 Stage 32 Short Film Program Filmmakers: “Must Escape” directed by Vadyam Shapran (Ukraine) – A man discovers he’s the protagonist in a cliché, short student film and struggles to get out of it.“Sisters” directed by Taylor Shortall (US) – Part exercise of passion, and part love letter, "Sisters" is a fragment of some lost, tragic opera.“Monsters” directed by Steve Desmond (US) – Jenn lives in an underground bunker with her family, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside…“Eliza” directed by Mikko Lopponen (Finland) – When a vicious drug gang discovers they’ve been infiltrated by an undercover cop, they move in killing him and leaving his wife stranded – little did they know that they just signed their own death warrants.“Dryad” directed by Thomas Vernay Cumulus (France) – The wind blows and lightning approaches ominously, while a knight escorts a damsel through the woods. He can sense the end is near."The Light in the Afternoon" directed by David Steiner (France) - He had no family, no father, no model. No one had told him life was just... that. When he ran into her after 7 years, she suggested it.“Six Letter Word” directed by Lisanne Sartor (US) – An unlikely mother is forced to come to terms her young son’s autism after an unexpected encounter with one her johns.

Fresno Crew Talk: How to Make $$ from your Spec Work
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Crew Talk: How to Make $$ from your Spec Work

Crew Talk: How to Make $$ from your Spec WorkThis is not stock footage. This is the full package. Original content, cinematic storytelling & fully Produced. Join us for this week’s Crew Talk as we explore a marketplace to showcase and sell your spec work. Join us on 2/10/21 @ 4:00pm PST.  Plus we'll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card.Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_h-B_r25LRNmh9dQR958NSA Previous Webcasts & Calendar: https://www.shoots.video/webcasts/ Have you already added yourself as a resource in our production community? https://www.shoots.video/get-listed/ Our mission is to build a community where we all thrive together by creating more win-win relationships! We also strongly believe in the power of referrals and therefore encourage you to promote the rockstars of our industry by giving them a referral. To show our support we'll be giving away a monthly $100 B&H Gift Card to whoever is at the top of our homepage leaderboard which is primarily based on giving and receiving referrals.

Fresno Crew Talk: What Cameras Should You Buy In 2021?
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Crew Talk: What Cameras Should You Buy In 2021?

This week we will be completely geeking out on the pros and cons of the best cinematic cameras available in 2021. Join us on 1/27/2021 @ 4:00pm PST as we discuss tech specs of the best cine cameras on the market.Plus we'll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card.Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TUr2_z-WRxOjFcmv1CahhgPrevious Webcasts & Calendar:https://www.shoots.video/webcastsHave you already added yourself as a resource in our production community?https://www.shoots.video/get-listed/Our mission is to build a community where we all thrive together by creating more win-win relationships! We also strongly believe in the power of referrals and therefore encourage you to promote the rockstars of our industry by giving them a referral. To show our support we'll be giving away a monthly $100 B&H Gift Card to whoever is at the top of our homepage leaderboard which is primarily based on giving and receiving referrals.

Fresno What You Need to Know About Video & Film Lighting
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What You Need to Know About Video & Film Lighting

What lights? What diffusions? What technologies? What does it matter? Join us for the next episode of Crew Talk on January 13th @ 4:00pm PST as get some incredible insights and hard-fought anecdotes from some video and film industry rock stars about the magic of lighting. Brighten us up with your questions or throw some shade, this Wednesday on Crew Talk.Plus we'll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card.Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webina...Previous Webcasts:https://www.shoots.video/webca...Have you already added yourself as a resource in our Shoots.video production community?Our mission is to build a community where we all thrive together by creating more win-win relationships! We also strongly believe in the power of referrals and therefore encourage you to promote the rockstars of our industry by giving them a referral. To show our support we'll be giving away a monthly $100 B&H Gift Card to whoever is at the top of our homepage leaderboard which is primarily based on giving and receiving referrals.

Fresno How to See Clearly Through a Murky 2021
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How to See Clearly Through a Murky 2021

So what do we do every year during the holiday season? We make outlandish, unattainable, and often ridiculous resolutions that almost all of us already know we will not keep. Interested in a better video / film success plan for 2021+? To help find a more useful solution to this New Year’s ritual we invited the authors of You Can Choose to share their proven techniques. As always, bring your questions and let’s learn together.Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webina...Plus we'll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card.Sponsor:https://www.shoots.video/Have you already added yourself as a resource in our production community?Our mission is to build a community where we all thrive together by creating more win-win relationships! We also strongly believe in the power of referrals and therefore encourage you to promote the rockstars of our industry by giving them a referral. To show our support we'll be giving away a monthly $100 B&H Gift Card to whoever is at the top of our homepage leaderboard which is primarily based on giving and receiving referrals.Get started by referring a friend today!

Fresno Crew Talk: Indie Film Distribution
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Crew Talk: Indie Film Distribution

From Amazon to Sundance how do you get more eyeballs to see your flick? To answer this and other related questions we reached out to both filmmakers and distributors for guidance. Have your questions ready and let’s all learn how to better distribute our documentaries and feature films.Plus we'll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card.Sponsor:https://www.shoots.video/Have you already added yourself as a resource in our production community?Our mission is to build a community where we all thrive together by creating more win-win relationships! We also strongly believe in the power of referrals and therefore encourage you to promote the rockstars of our industry by giving them a referral. To show our support we'll be giving away a monthly $100 B&H Gift Card to whoever is at the top of our homepage leaderboard which is primarily based on giving and receiving referrals.Get started by referring a friend today!

Chicago Female Film Festival - Watch for FREE this Saturday
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Female Film Festival - Watch for FREE this Saturday

WATCH the next festival on Saturday December 5th for FREE; 8pm EST (5pm on the West Coast.). Featuring best SHORT Films from around the world today: Welcome to WILDsound’s Weekly Festival. Every Saturday night 8pm EST/5pm PST. Showcasing the best new films in the world today. Virtual events will always be FREE. Enjoy the show and come back next week. Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 8pm sharp! MY DARLING CHRISTOPHER, 9min., UK, War/DramaChristopher is, away serving in the Navy, receives a heartfelt letter from his wife, Dorothy. As he reads the letter English, BSL and Visual Vernacular interweave to tell the shocking story of a war plane crashing to the ground meters away from his son Clive’s classroom. GIVE ME A NAME, 10min., UK, Sci-Fi/ThrillerThe United Kingdom, about ten years in the future. Jennifer, a senior intelligence officer, is briefing her deputy Kate about a new detainee who has been arrested for crimes against the state. But there is something different about this prisoner… BODY AND SOUL, 20min., Belgium, DramaLucie is a shy young girl, reluctant to talk about sexuality. When she finds herself forced to reveal her virginity at a friends’ party, rumours start to spread and she decides to do everything it takes to solve this “problem”. Even if it means turning away from herself to be like everyone else. WAY BACK, 15min., Serbia, Family DramaDunja and Jasna are traveling with their mother Jovana to visit their father who lives alone in the cottage. DUNJA and JASNA are convinced that he had abandoned their mother because of the affair with another woman. By exchanging impressions of his action, they remember the past and reveal the expectations of a meeting. DUNJA treats this affair as a product of the father’s crisis and hopes the visit could reunite family, while JASNA has accepted the parent’s divorce as a final. Under the pressure, the mother reveals there was no adultery. She simply never loved their father. GEORGE FLOYD: IT HAPPENED HERE, 6min., USA, DocumentaryGeorge Floyd cried out for help, begged for his life. A cry for help is a cry for humanity to be restored. In the midst of the uprising in Minneapolis, we captured raw thoughts and authentic truths from residents who live in the neighborhood where George Floyd took his final breath. THE COLD (IOWÍSTO), 8min., Canada, DramaThe Cold, translated to Iowísto in Mohawk, written by Jesse Menard features a young Indigeouns family living in Northern Ontario with a few of their friends who have taken refuge at their farmhouse in efforts to escape the virus spreading fast in the city. A traditional tea recipe in the family passed down to Machk, Pete and Tapeesa keeps the group healthy – it’s not a cure, but the herbs are medicine that builds immunity to the virus. HOME, BUT NOT ALONE, 4min., USA, ComedyA day in the life of a mom on the edge during the COVID quarantine. FRONTMAN, 17min, South Korea, DramaChaemin and Seonhwa are friends who major in playing ajaeng, a Korean string instrument, in high school. Right before the selection of roles for their regular concert, Chaemin feels that the teacher is playing favorite with Seonhwa but overlooks it. Now in their 30s, Chaemin and Seonhwa run into each other in the lobby of a concert theater. BLACKHOLE, 18min., USA, Fantasy FutureFour storylines set in the hours before a black hole swallows earth, play out with varying congruence. REFLECTIONS, 4min., USA, PoemThrough the course of one poem written by an 8th grade student. Teenage women voice their struggle, growth and empowerment. LEORA, 10min., USA, HorrorThings turn deadly, when a woman attempts to help a lost, mute child and her companion — a disquieting doll who appears to harbor protection schemes of her own.

San Diego Cast & Crew Talk - Brick Madness the Movie
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Cast & Crew Talk - Brick Madness the Movie

Join us on our next Crew Talk episode where we learn how to go about bringing your vision to life and more often than not, what NOT to do. Listen in as the hilarious cast and crew from the feature film Brick MADNESS discusses the writing, shooting, editing, and distribution of the movie and why it took 11 long years to see it come to fruition.Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webina...Sponsor:Have you already added yourself as a resource in our production community?https://www.shoots.videoOur mission is to build a community where we all thrive together! Which means we need to create more win-win relationships with you and others in our industry. We encourage you to promote the rockstars of our industry by giving them a referral. To show our support we'll be giving away a monthly prize to whoever is at the top of our homepage leaderboard.

San Francisco Crew Talk: Marketing Your Video Production Services
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Crew Talk: Marketing Your Video Production Services

Join us on 11/18 @ 4:00pm PST. On this webcast we will be discussing the best ways to reach your target audience in order to gain more business. Below is a summary of the topics that we plan on addressing:  Website Design & Development  Email Newsletters - Social Media  Internet Marketing (SEO)  Communities, Forums & Directories  Testimonials & Reviews  Content Marketing (Blogs & Articles)  Google Ads Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webina...

San Francisco Crew Talk: Drone Cinematography

Crew Talk: Drone Cinematography

Join us every Wednesday for our Crew Talk webcast series where we discuss various video & film industry related topics.This week we’ll be discussing drone cinematography with the people that fly cameras for Hollywood as well as for commercial projects. Plus we'll be giving away a $50 B&H gift card.Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webina...Have you added yourself as a resource in our production community?https://www.shoots.video/PEER to PEER Video & Film Industry Referrals

San Francisco 2020 Seattle Film Summit Goes Virtual - $50 Prize & Tic
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2020 Seattle Film Summit Goes Virtual - $50 Prize & Tic

This week on October 21st, we’ll be discussing the upcoming 2020 Seattle Film Summit with, Ben Andrews, the founder of the event. The Seattle Film Summit combines the art and business of filmmaking to advance the funding, creation, and distribution of stories that reflect the thriving, socially aware film culture around the world and in the Pacific Northwest. Plus this year is the 1st time the Seattle Film Summit goes digital so virtually anyone can attend!!Plus we will be giving away a $50 B&H Gift Card & tickets to the event during the webcast.Click this link to register here!Sponsor:https://www.shoots.video/PEER to PEER Video & Film Industry Referrals

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