Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Weekly Bulletin 23/02/11

1. CASTING AND CREWING:
- Stewards and ushers for Screening 25th Feb
2. LOCATIONS:
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3. PROPS
- Old Telephone
4. WORKSHOPS:
- Ongoing: THE CRAFT OF ACTING and ADVANCED SCREENWRITING;
5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:
- Straight Out Private Screening
- Film Challenge Screening
- Leeds Filmmakers Film Challenge Screening Excursion
6. FILM CHALLENGES:
- THE WEEKENDER FILMBENDER
- Updated Logos
7. WEBSITE UPDATES:
- Blogs and Articles for new site
8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:
-

Keep an eye out on the website for extra news and information:
http://www.filmcoalition.co.uk/

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1. CASTING/CREWING:
- Stewards and Door assistants required for private screening at the sallis benney on 25th Feb. This is a cast and crew screening of a Filmmakers Coalition Members films, so all support welcome.
Gavin O'Mally-Richardson
E-mail: gomr007@btinternet.com

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2. LOCATIONS:
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3. PROPS:
- I am looking to find a prop, bascially a 1940's or 30's phone which can be used in a filming.
Your assistance is appreciated. All replies can be sent to myself.
Debbie Bridge
E-mail: debbie@debbiebridge.com

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4. WORKSHOPS:
- We have two workshops on going:

Elena Saorin THE CRAFT OF ACTING, every Wednesday at 6pm at the Brighton Youth Centre. Covering Impro techniques for an other couple of weeks.

Gary Mepsted ADVANCED SCREENWRITING every Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Conference Room at Old College House, 8-10 Richmond Terrace, Brighton, at its third week.

More workshops lined up for March.

Get in touch with Elena Saorin for more info or to book your place on: elena.saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk
0776 860 4931.

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5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:
- Straight Out Screening
If you were involved in the making of my short film Straight Out last year and have not yet received an invite to the screening later this week, please drop me a message ASAP
Andy Nicholls
E-mail:
straightout@apntv.com

- Film Challenge Screening (Brighton)
The Screening of the recent film Challenge 'The Weekender Filmbender' Will be at the Latest Music Bar on the 3rd of March.

- Film Challenge Screening (Leeds)
The Screening in Leeds should be on the 8th of March So if anyone fancies a trip upto Leeds let me know of interest and ill try and work out some cheap travel and accommodation.
Adrian
E-mail: adrian.worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk

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6. FILM CHALLENGES:
- Well Done !!! to everyone that took part in the recent Film Challenge, we hope you all had fun on some level and looking forward to the Screening and the next Challlenge !! :)

- Some People Were having issues with the Logos for the start of your films being in odd colours or not being able to download them in evil Internet explorer. This hopefulyl has been corrected and the "working" Logos can be found here
www.filmcoalition.co.uk/files/logos

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7. WEBSITE UPDATES:
- If anyone would like to write blogs or small articles on relevant filmmaking topics then please get in contact. We would love to start getting members more involved with generating usable content when the new website is up and running. New articles and blogs will be linked here.
AdrianWorsfold
E-mail: adrian.worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk

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8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:
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If you can't make meetings, post your info before Tuesday morning to be included in that weeks posting.

You can also add new information directly onto the coalition website or Facebook Group Wall.
http://filmcoalition.co.uk/

If I have missed any news or details or if I simply mess up the blog again, sorry, call me or email me so I can Correct it ! Now pour me a Tequila

Sarah "really likes bulletins" Saeed.

www.filmcoalition.co.uk
Emma.Bailey@filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Adrian.Worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Elena.Saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk - Workshop Coordinator
Jill.Ahrens@filmcoalition.co.uk - Communications Coordinator
Sarah.Saeed@filmcoalition.co.uk - Events Coordinator
Tim.Pieraccini@filmcoalition.co.uk - Resources Coordinator

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Weekly Bulletin 17/02/11...it's a Smallie

1. CASTING AND CREWING:
- Cameraman and Editor
2. LOCATIONS:
-
3. PROPS
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4. WORKSHOPS:
- Ongoing: THE CRAFT OF ACTING and ADVANCED SCREENWRITING;
5.FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:
- S.E.E. festival free discussion on rockumentaries
6. FILM CHALLENGES:
- THE WEEKENDER FILMBENDER!!!!
7. WEBSITE UPDATES
-
8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:
-Dodger Phillips

Keep an eye out on the website for extra news and information:
http://www.filmcoalition.co.uk/

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1. CASTING/CREWING
Trevor Blackman is looking for a cameraman and editor to film a short promotional piece. The piece will be used as part of a pitch to get a permanent ice rink in Brighton.


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2.LOCATIONS

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3.PROPS


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4.WORKSHOPS

We have two workshops on going:

Elena Saorin THE CRAFT OF ACTING, every Wednesday at 6pm at the Brighton Youth Centre. Covering Impro techniques for an other couple of weeks.

Gary Mepsted ADVANCED SCREENWRITING every Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Conference Room at Old College House, 8-10 Richmond Terrace, Brighton, at its third week.

More workshops lined up for March.

Get in touch with Elena Saorin for more info or to book your place on: elena.saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk
0776 860 4931.


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5.FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS
As part of S.E.E. festival there is a discussion on rockumentaries in the Komedia.

http://seefestival.org/programme/musicdoc11-free-event.html



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6. FILM CHALLENGES
Don't forget our upcoming 48 hour film challenge, THE WEEKENDER FILM BENDER, launching on the 18th February at 7pm at the Marwood Cafe', 52 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AF.


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7. WEBSITE UPDATES
Coming Soon

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8.GENERAL INFO and NEW PEOPLE

Dodger Phillips - Movement Director, script doctor, actor.
Dodgerphillips@mac.com


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If you can't make meetings, post your info before Tuesday morning to be included in that weeks posting.

You can also add new information directly onto the coalition website or Facebook Group Wall.
http://filmcoalition.co.uk/

If I have missed any news or details..sorry..call me or email me so I can get it sorted!..now I need a ring of my bell, ding ding...

Jason "The Ting" Davison

www.filmcoalition.co.uk
adrian.worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk
emma.bailey@filmcoalition.co.uk
elena.saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk

Friday, 11 February 2011

Weekly Bulletin 06/02/11

I'd like to open with some apologies..here is obviously the right bulletin for last week meeting..


1. CASTING AND CREWING:
- two male actors, 35 yrs +; one male and one female actor, 60 yrs +.
- DoP/ camera operator w camera;
- gaffer w lights;
- sound person w sound kit;
- script supervisor.
2. LOCATIONS:
- house or flat with a separate hall, living room and kitchen.
3.SCREENINGS:
- late Feb/ early March short film screening at Open Market;
- film festival in Sicily accepting submissions.
4. WORKSHOPS:
- Ongoing: THE CRAFT OF ACTING and ADVANCED SCREENWRITING;
5. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:
- Amanda Urwin-Mann, actress;
- Vanessa Austine Locke, actress;
- Lamia, camera and lighting assistant;
- Louise Gregory, technical demonstrator at Brighton University.
6. FILM CHALLENGES...THE WEEKENDER FILMBENDER!!!!
7. WEBSITE UPDATES...give us your ideas.

Keep an eye out on the website for extra news and information:
http://www.filmcoalition.co.uk/

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1. CASTING/CREWING
Bobby Dee is shooting a short film "Fish or Goat". He's looking for two male actors, 35 yrs +. A DoP/ Camera Operator with camera; a gaffer with lights; a sound guy with sound equipment and a script supervisor. Please contact Bobby on:
www.octopusfilm.com
07967781755

Leo Mumford is shooting a psychological thriller "Alone in the Dark" and he's looking for a male and a female actor aged 60 +. Please contact Leo on:
07883800423

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2.LOCATIONS
Leo Mumford is looking for a house or a flat with separate hall, living room and kitchen. Please contact Leo on:
07883800423


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3.SCREENINGS
Verity Cowper from CompARTment is organising the screening of some short films at the Open Market on London Road and she's looking for suggestions on the theme. Contact her :
vldc@hotmail.co.uk
0752 201 1502.

Ornella is organising a film festival in Sicily. Get in touch with her for entry details on: ornella@lineone.net
0775 365 9143.

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4.WORKSHOPS
We have two workshops on going:

Elena Saorin THE CRAFT OF ACTING, every Wednesday at 6pm at the Brighton Youth Centre. Covering Impro techniques for an other couple of weeks.

Gary Mepsted ADVANCED SCREENWRITING every Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Conference Room at Old College House, 8-10 Richmond Terrace, Brighton, at its third week.

More workshops lined up for March.

Get in touch with Elena Saorin for more info or to book your place on: elena.saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk
0776 860 4931.

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5.GENERAL INFO and NEW PEOPLE
Leo Mumford is selling his 35mm lens adapter. It's an SG Pro adapter with rails and a flip module. It's also got a step up ring to fir the EX1 and has both Nikon and Canon mounts.
It comes with a case. For £700. Please contact Leo on:
leomumford@gmail.com
0788380042.

Please welcome:
Amanda Urwin-Mann. Actress with 4 years of stage experience. For more info and cv, please contact Amanda on:
urma-rose@hotmail.co.uk

Vanessa Austine Locke. Actress with stage and modelling experience, willing to get involved in creative projects. Please contact her on:
vanessa@brightonfashionweek.com

Lamia. Camera and lighting assistant with theatre and lighting design experience.

Louise Gregory. Technical demonstrator at Brighton University willing to help in all aspects of fiilm production. Contact Louise on:
lg4@brighton.ac.uk

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6. FILM CHALLENGE
Don't forget our upcoming 48 hour film challenge, THE WEEKENDER FILM BENDER, launching on the 18th February at 7pm at the Marwood Cafe', 52 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AF.

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7. WEBSITE UPDATES
Please get in touch with us with ideas, thought and suggestions over improvements for the website.

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If you can't make meetings, post your info before Tuesday morning to be included in that weeks posting.

You can also add new information directly onto the coalition website or Facebook Group Wall.
http://filmcoalition.co.uk/

If I have missed any news or details..or if I simply mess up the blog again..sorry..call me or email me so I can get a grip!..now I need a camomile..

Elena "deserves some spanking, she might even like it" Saorin.

www.filmcoalition.co.uk
adrian.worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk
emma.bailey@filmcoalition.co.uk
elena.saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk



Thursday, 3 February 2011

Weekly Bulletin 02/02/11...it's a biggie

Well howdy...

1. CASTING/CREWING...Director...Driver...Documentary Crew...2 x Editor...Actors for Shakespeare Festival...Male 30-40's for short film...2 x boys for short film
2. LOCATIONS...Bleak Fields..Record Shop...Concert Venue
3. PROPS...Replica Handgun
4. WORKSHOPS...'The Craft Of Acting' ... Advanced scriptwriting
5. FILM CHALLENGES...The Weekender Filmbender!!!!
6. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS & SCREENINGS...1st Movie Bar of the year
7. WEBSITE UPDATES...give us your ideas
8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE... 4 peeps! LatestTV meet

From the BFC Survey we are in need of the following:

- A treasurer
- An accountant, Helen has given us a lead, please e-mail ideas.
- Decision on what sort of non-profit organisation we will become:
Fiona and Alexxa have volunteered to research, please e-mail your thoughts.

The full bulletin and archive can be found here:
http://www.filmcoalition.co.uk/brighton/page/BFCBlogSpot

Keep an eye out on the website for extra news and information:
http://www.filmcoalition.co.uk/

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1.CASTING/CREWING -

- Director wanted for music video - expenses
Alexxa B is a singer songwriter, who needs ideas for collaboration for promos.
She has a sony handycam and iMovie if needed.
Here tunes are here:


And her contact deets are: alexxabcharles@hotmail.co.uk and 07765317120

- Documentary Crew needed - paid
The Terrance Higgins trust needs a 30min doc made by June. It will depict the lives and challenges faced by people living with HIV/AIDS
They need the following crew:
Director
Producer
Camera Op
Editor
Storyboard Artist

Contact: Laura @ Volunteer.brighton2@tht.org.uk

-Driver needed for short film scouting - expenses

Naz and Sarah and in pre-production for 'Mata Hari' short film and are needing some wonderful people with wheels to help them scout local locations.
They will of course pay for petrol and you'll have a picnic with these lovely ladies.

Sarah.Saeed@live.co.uk or 07877535162

-Editor needed for doc - expenses

4hrs of HDV tape needs to be cut into an enticing 20mins film, about the Titnore community, who successfully lived in trees to stop them being destroyed. Now an appeal has gone to court and they are not allowed to protect the trees again.

Contact William: wr181274@gmail.com

- SFX Editor for short film.

'Chance Of Rain' needs one small scene of a man throwing a picture into a TV.
Contact William: wr181274@gmail.com

-Actors needed for Festival Shakespeare Play
They need all actors, but MOSTLY male 20's for 'A Midsummers Night Dream'
Contact Philippa Hammond on Facebook



-Male Actor 30's-40's - expenses

Alex: Store owner/Ex-Rocker...Ideal casting is Phillip Seymour Hoffman :)

Contact: moog@peculiana.com

- 2 x boys, 12-14yrs 'chunky' build
For short film, 'Chance of Rain'

Contact William: wr181274@gmail.com

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2.LOCATIONS -

-As above...Sarah and Naz are looking for bleak fields, northern France looking. Sheepcote valley was optioned as an example.
Any ideas then please contact Sarah.Saeed@live.co.uk or 07877535162

- Second hand record shop. Dark, dusty - think Wax Factor. Alternatively, some kind of junk/misc bits and pieces type shop that could easily have a record area in it.

Contact: moog@peculiana.com

- Concert Venue
Something similar to pressure point.

Contact: moog@peculiana.com

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3. PROPS -

-Replica Handgun.

Biggest, meanest handgun you can find.
Contact Jason: subthing@hotmail.com
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4.WORKSHOPS -
--'The Craft Of Acting' workshop for professionals and non is every Wednesday. 6-8pm...Upstairs at the '3 & 10' run by Elena Soarin.

elena.soarin@yahoo.com 07768604931 for a place!

-- Advanced Scriptwriting Workshops have started their 10 week course! Please contact elena.saorin@filmcoalition.co.uk or 07768604931 to a squeeze a last minute place with Gary Mepsted for next Mon 7:30-9:30pm


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5. FILM CHALLENGES -

--The Weekender Filmbender is launching it's 48hrs at 7pm...Marwood Cafe and
Hand in by 8pm Sunday at The Marwood!

We are celebrating 2 years of film challenges and the first challenge of the Leeds Coalition.
Come along, team up or do your own personal project, the theme will be released on the night.
A screening of yours and Leeds films will happen on March 3rd at a Coalition networking event.


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6.FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS, SCREENINGS & EXHIBITIONS

--Movie Bar! Baby it's back with new parents.
Luther and Terry go off into the sunset and in come Chris and Andrea.
This MONDAY same place, Cornerstone Pub at 8pm.
Film quiz with prizes.
Film Screenings, Q&A...with the following Line up


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7.WEBSITE UPDATES - www.filmcoalition.co.uk

Steven Haw is redesigning the website, e-mail us with what you think should go on it + design ideas...bfc@filmcoalition.co.uk

--Register on the Coalition site, use its features, add content. Help us build a local database of resources.
Sign-up page: http://filmcoalition.co.uk/brighton/join.php


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8.GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE...4 of them

-Rhian White
Photographer, Designer and Workshop Leader in filmmaking.
daretoknow@mac.com
www.daretoknow.biz

-Christine Boase
Short filmmaker
cjboase@hotmail.com

-Carlos Momte
Short film editor
carlosmomte1984@hotmail.com

Dalia Abid
documentary student
Looking to make film about Iraq after 2003, from the point of view of the Iraqis.
Please contact her if you want to get involved.

dalabid@hotmail.com

-Brighton Lights Meeting - expenses for filming Latest TV
Every tues , 5:30 at the Latest Bar, Manchester Street
Go along if you have local news/events ideas.
Contact: latest.tv@thelatest.co.uk


--Studio for hire.. !
Studio 13 at Lansdowne Mews is renting itself out. It charges a friendly hourly rate and is 5 mins from the sea front and 20 minute walk from Brighton town centre, surrounded by shops. 07739803621...emmabaileyphoto@gmail.com

--Any info on local and national events related to our interests, let us know or add it to the main website.
http://www.filmcoalition.co.uk/

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If you can't make meetings, post your info before Tuesday morning to be included in that weeks posting.

You can also add new information directly onto the coalition website.
http://filmcoalition.co.uk/

And urgent info goes on the FB fan/group page daily.

If I have missed any news or details please spank my ass and call me Charlie or let me know so I can get the correct information out.


Emma 'Weekender Filmbender' Bailey


www.filmcoalition.co.uk
adrian.worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk
emma.bailey@filmcoalition.co.uk