Thursday, 21 April 2011

Weekly Bulletin 21/04/11... it's all about the workshops

1. CASTING AND CREWING:

2. LOCATIONS:

3. PROPS:

4. WORKSHOPS:
- The Craft Of Acting
- Adobe After Effects
- Advanced Scriptwriting

5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:
- Pina
- Jump Start

6. FILM CHALLENGES:
   Contact us with your ideas

7. WEBSITE UPDATES:
- New Website
- FB Group page

8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:



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

We now also have a Facebook Fanpage for you to 'like':
www.facebook.com/BrightonFilmmakersCoalition

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2. LOCATIONS:

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4. WORKSHOPS:

- 'The Craft Of Acting' by Elena Saorin is starting again TONIGHT.
The next 2 weeks will be acting games and simple exercises. After the 2 weeks these drop in sessions will turn into a 3 week course. 
Location: Studio 13, Lansdowne Mews, Farm Road
Times: Thursday 21st, 7pm-9pm
Price: £5 Suggested donation
Contact: elena.saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk/07768604931
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_190756187610109

- 'Adobe After Effects Workshop' by Emma O'Sullivan 
A one off 90min introduction, hopefully more will follow.
Please click on the Facebook link below to learn more details.You will need to bring a laptop with After Affects, free trial version downloadable here: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/mmform/index.cfm?name=product_notify&promoid=EBYEZ
Location: Studio 13, Lansdowne Mews, Farm Road
Times: Thursday 28th, 7pm-9pm
Price: £5 Suggested donation
Contact: elena.saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk/07768604931
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=109512239133167

- 'Advanced Scriptwriting' by Gary Mepsted
Following the success of his first workshop with us, Gary will be starting his next one in May.
We'll keep you posted when he starts to taking bookings.
Contact: elena.saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk


If you would like to propose holding a workshop for the BFC please contact the workshops coordinator Elena Saorin.
E-mail: Elena.Saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk


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5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:
- 'Pina' by Wim Wenders. Pina Baush, a great German choreographer died recently and this is Wim Wenders' tribute.
http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Duke_Of_Yorks/film/Pina_3D/

- Jump Start Productions is a new local production/distribution company.
They want YOUR films for online distribution, with a 50% takings.
Contact: Jamie Patterson, thedirector125[at]hotmail.com


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6. FILM CHALLENGES:
- Send us your ideas for film challenges, especially if you want to run one with us.
Contact: bfc[at]filmcoalition.co.uk

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7. WEBSITE UPDATES:
- 'Like' our Fan Page on Facebook, to get better news and updates than you get with the standard group.
This also filters through to our Twitter account, so you are advertising yourself twice!
www.facebook.com/BrightonFilmmakersCoalition

- Blogs, Articles, Tutorials !! If anyone would like to write blogs or small articles on relevant filmmaking topics then please get in touch. We would love to start getting members more involved with generating online content when the new website is up and running. The kind of thing we are looking for is perhaps a small article on some of the best websites for scriptwriting information and advice or an article on how to use crowd funding sites. New articles and blogs will be linked here. If your interested please contact.
Email: Adrian.Worsfold[at]filmcoalition.co.uk


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8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:



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If you can't attend our meetings every Sunday, please email us any info before Tuesday morning in order to be included in that weeks' Bulletin to: bfc[at]filmcoalition.co.uk

You can also add new information directly onto our website or Facebook Group or Fanpage walls.
www.filmcoalition.co.uk

If I have missed any news or details or I made a mistake, please email me so I can correct it!

Emma 'Work it Baby' Bailey

www.filmcoalition.co.uk


Emma.Bailey[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Adrian.Worsfold[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Elena.Saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Workshop Coordinator
Jill.Ahrens[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Communications Coordinator
Tim.Pieraccini[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Resources Coordinator

Friday, 15 April 2011

Weekly Bulletin 15/04/11

1. CASTING AND CREWING:
- several camera men for flashmob music video and volunteers to take part
- V/O actor for a Victorian inspired animated advert.
- Producer needed for feature

2. LOCATIONS:
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3. PROPS
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4. WORKSHOPS:
- The Craft of Acting
- A two day workshop for directors
- workshop on post production effects

5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:

- Production/distribution company looking for films to distribute
- 7 short films needed with an early cinema feel to them to screen in her horse drawn cinema. Deadline 1st June.
- Screening of members films 'straight out' 'Dead man talking' 'tell me everything' 'the selection'

6. FILM CHALLENGES:
- Please contact Adrian at adrian.worsfold@filmcoalition.co.uk with ideas for film challenges.

7. WEBSITE UPDATES:
- Blogs and articles for new website

8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:
- Please welcome actor Murice Humphrys. He's interested in getting involved in creative projects. You can reach him at mauricehumphrys@yahoo.co.uk.



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

We now also have a Facebook Fanpage for you to 'like':
http://www.facebook.com/BrightonFilmmakersCoalition

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1. CASTING/CREWING:
- John Baker is looking for several camera men with cameras to film a guerilla style music video. He is also looking for volunteers to take part as part of a flashmob dressed as robots. Should be lots of fun ! For more info conatct John
Email: john[at]monkeybrainsmedia.com.

- Emma O'sullivan is looking for a V/O actor for a Victorian inspired animated advert. Please contact her at Email: emma[at]ejosullivan.com

- Dor Sinai is a Director looking for a Producer to collaborate on a feature film. Please reply for the full script.
Reel: Promise Me Wrong – shot in 16mm, available in HD:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq4DFE9tK_I
Email: dorsinai[at]gmail.com

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3. PROPS:

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4. WORKSHOPS:
- The Craft of Acting Workshops are starting again next week. Venue TBC.

- A two day workshop for directors in how to work efficently and eefectively with actors coming soon.

- Emma O'sullivan workshop on post production effects scheduled in the week after Easter.
For more info and bookings contact Elena Saorin at elena.saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk.

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5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:
- Chris is working with a production/distribution company based in Brighton called Jumpstart. We are looking for shorts and features to distribute online if anyone is interested. If anyobody has any films they would like to see distributed online (for which they will recieve 50 percent of all takings) please contact Jamie Patterson at Jumpstart .
Email: thedirector125[at]hotmail.com

- Zoe Hinks, local theatre maker and performer is looking for 7 short films with an early cinema feel to them to screen in her horse drawn cinema, touring rural Kent this summer. For more info
Email: zoe[at]sabotagetheatre.com. Deadline 1st June.


- Members Robert Dee, Jason Davison and Andy Nicholls will be screening a few films at the caroline of brunswick on Monday teh 18th April at 7.30pm. Come along and show your support. Films showing are 'straight out' 'Dead man talking' 'tell me everything' 'the selection'
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=162362580483788

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6. FILM CHALLENGES:
- We need your ideas, they can be your idea, they can be as developed as little or as advanced as you want or they can be idea or contacts to outside organisations (like our skint challenge). Please email us with a basic outline or proposal. telling us on a scrap of paper or to our faces is great to let us know but we need them emailed as a simple outline please.
Email: Adrian.worsfold[at]filmcoalition.co.uk

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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 touch. We would love to start getting members more involved with generating online content when the new website is up and running. New articles and blogs will be linked here.
Email: adrian.worsfold[at]filmcoalition.co.uk

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8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:

- Please welcome actor Murice Humphrys. He's interested in getting involved in creative projects. You can reach him at mauricehumphrys[at]yahoo.co.uk.

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If you can't attend our meetings every Sunday, please email us any info before Tuesday morning in order to be included in that weeks' Bulletin to: bfc[at]filmcoalition.co.uk

You can also add new information directly onto our website or Facebook Group or Fanpage walls.
http://filmcoalition.co.uk/

If I have missed any news or details or I made a mistake, please email me so I can correct it!

Elena "Down with Sainsburys" Saorin.

www.filmcoalition.co.uk
Emma.Bailey[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Adrian.Worsfold[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Elena.Saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Workshop Coordinator
Jill.Ahrens[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Communications Coordinator
Tim.Pieraccini[at]filmcoalition.co.uk - Resources Coordinator

Friday, 8 April 2011

Weekly Bulletin 08/04/11

1. CASTING AND CREWING:
- Production Assistants
- General Cast/Crew
- BFC Events & Film Challenge Coordinators
- Photographer's Bursary

2. LOCATIONS:




3. PROPS:




4. WORKSHOPS:


- Crowd Funding
- Advanced Script Writing
- Craft Of Acting


5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:


- Eco-friendly and pedal-powered Screenings




6. FILM CHALLENGES:


-Our next Film Challenge


7. WEBSITE UPDATES:


We're working hard... and big thanks to Stephen Haw who is volunteering to lots of time
re-design the website! 


8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:


- Martin Hobbs/Acting Workshop
- Composer
- Artists Space


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


We now also have a Facebook Fanpage for you to 'Like':
www.facebook.com/BrightonFilmmakersCoalition


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1. CASTING/CREWING:


- Gavin O'Mally- Richardson is looking for production assistants for a short film and music promo.
Food/Expenses.
Contact: gomr0007 (at) btinternet.com


- Girly Films will be casting and crewing soon for 2 x shorts + music promo, so watch this space.
E-Mail below for script and info.
Contact: sammihamer (at) virginmedia.com


- Bid farewell to Sarah Saeed our events coordinator who has helped us for many a screening, she is concentraing on her own film projects.
Also Murray Hecht who was helping us with the Film Challenge, went and got himself a bigger workload with other productions... Metamorphosis is playing at The Marlborough as part of the Brighton Fringe.


So we have 2 big, burgeoning gaps that need to be filled!
We really do need creative locals to help us run these 2 parts of The Filmmakers Coalition.
To apply to become events coordinator OR film challenge coordinator please e-mail us at.
Contact: bfc[at]filmcoalition.co.uk


-For emerging photographers, click here for training and exhibition help.
Closes May 1st.
http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/arts-job/post/photography-bursary/


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3. PROPS:
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4. WORKSHOPS:


- Big thanks to Gary Mepsted for runnning the 10-week Advanced Scriptwriting Course!!
Gary will be running it again soon! So get in touch with us for a place, remember it doesn't cost lots of money, just donate to the cause!


- Partho Sen-Gupta has offered to pass on his knowledge about crowdfunding. You can support out his current campaign for his feature Sunrise. There are a number of websites for crowdfunding you can use:  indiegogo.comwreckamovie.comsponsume.com, wefund.co.uk, wedidthis.org.uk


If you would like to propose holding a workshop for the BFC please contact the workshops coordinator Elena Saorin.
Contact: elena.saorin[at]filmcoalition.co.uk




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5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:


- onewaytheatre.com and vintagemobilecinema.co.uk are looking for shorts to take on tour for their mobile cinema screenings.  



electricpedals.com and magnificentrevolution.org are organising pedal-powered screenings in Manchester and South London in April.


- Well Werner, what are you up to now...
http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Duke_Of_Yorks/film/Cave_Of_Forgotten_Dreams_3D/


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6. FILM CHALLENGES:


- 48 hr film Challenge Films are now up on our youtube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/filmmakerscoalition


- Do you want to lead the next Film Challenge?
We are compiling a list of options for the next one, so send in your ideas and say if you want to work with us to make it happen!


Contact: bfc [at] filmcoalition.co.uk



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7. WEBSITE UPDATES:


- Don't forget we have Fanpage on facebook with more news and updates than you get with the older facebook groups so please click 'Like' on the page
www.facebook.com/BrightonFilmmakersCoalition


- Blogs, Articles, Tutorials!! If anyone would like to write blogs or small articles on relevant filmmaking topics then please get in touch. We would love to start getting members more involved with generating online content when the new website is up and running. The kind of thing we are looking for is perhaps a small article on some of the best websites for scriptwriting information and advice or an article on how to use crowd funding sites. New articles and blogs will be linked here. If your interested please contact.
Email: Adrian.Worsfold [at] filmcoalition.co.uk




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8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:


- Martin Hobbs is running an acting class based on the Meisner technique, every Friday from 10 till 12 at the Brighton Dome cafe. You are welcome to come along and observe the first class for free. Please contact Martin first Martin_Hobbs [at] hotmail.com or via website www.Martinhobbs.net



- Artists' space available on Farm Road, £40 per week inc.
Contact: Emma Fielden on  07767818464


- Black Sky Music, a composer is advertising his skills and needing film projects.
 http://www.myspace.com/black_sky_music
Contact: blackskymusic[at]hotmail.co.uk


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If you can't attend our meetings every Sunday, please email us any info before Tuesday morning in order to be included in that weeks' Bulletin to: bfc[at]filmcoalition.co.uk


You can also add new information directly onto our website or Facebook Group or Fanpage walls.
www.filmcoalition.co.uk


If I have missed any news or details or I made a mistake, please email me so I can correct it!


Meeting taken by Jason 'subthing' Davison
Typed by Emma 'stuck in the middle with you' Bailey


www.filmcoalition.co.uk


Emma.Bailey [at] filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Adrian.Worsfold [at] filmcoalition.co.uk - Co-Head
Elena.Saorin [at] filmcoalition.co.uk - Workshop Coordinator
Jill.Ahrens [at] filmcoalition.co.uk - Communications Coordinator
Tim.Pieraccini [at] filmcoalition.co.uk - Resources Coordinator