Filmmaker Fusion – The Perfect Cast

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in Featured, Filmmaker Fusion, Networking Events

Coming Wednesday, November 19th!  What is Filmmaker Fusion?  Filmmaker networking with a purpose!  Making professional contacts, referring and recommending fellow filmmakers, meeting new people and learning about a hot topic from a panel of industry professionals.  The third Wednesday of the month, most months.

November 19th, 2014 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted this month by IFP Phoenix Co-Program Director Aaron Kes.  November brings the topic “The Perfect Cast” and will feature local experts discussing the way casting happens, for actors and for the casting team, Come find out answers to important questions such as:

“How do I know if an actor will take direction well?”

“Is there a way I can stand out in a casting session?”

“How do you find local talent?”

Bring your questions and talk to our panelists!  AND…bring your business cards for networking with others in the local filmmaking industry and a door prize. Although you DO NOT need to be an IFP Member to attend any Filmmaker Fusion events, if you are an IFP Member, bring your IFP Membership card for a chance to win a special prize!

Confirmed October Panelists

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Event Details

When: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Who: Directors, Writers, Producers, DP’s, Editors, Actors…  Anyone interested in filmmaking!

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: Scottsdale Community College (Room SL-107)  Click here for the campus map.

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Filmmaker Fusion – Telling Compelling Stories

Posted on Feb 2, 2014 in Filmmaker Fusion, Networking Events

Coming March 19th!  What is Filmmaker Fusion?  Filmmaker networking with a purpose!  Making professional contacts, referring and recommending fellow filmmakers, meeting new people and learning about a hot topic from a panel of industry professionals.  The third Wednesday of the month, most months.

 

March 19th, 2014 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted this month by IFP Phoenix Co-Program Director Aaron Kes.  March brings the topic “Telling Compelling Stories” and will feature local experts discussing the importance of story and screenwriting when making a film.  Come find out answers to important questions such as:

“How do you transform an interesting idea into an actual script?”

“What makes a good story?”

“How do you write a believable character?”

Bring your questions and talk to our panelists!  AND…bring your business cards for networking with others in the local filmmaking industry and a door prize. Although you DO NOT need to be an IFP Member to attend any Filmmaker Fusion events, if you are an IFP Member, bring your IFP Membership card for a chance to win a special prize!

Confirmed March Panelists

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Event Details

When: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Who: Directors, Writers, Producers, DP’s, Editors, Actors…  Anyone interested in filmmaking!

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: University of Advancing Technology, Room 136 (enter back of building by security) (2625 W Baseline Road, Tempe AZ 85283)

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Filmmaker Fusion – The Actor/Director Relationship

Posted on Dec 22, 2013 in Filmmaker Fusion, Networking Events

Coming January 15th!  What is Filmmaker Fusion?  Filmmaker networking with a purpose!  Making professional contacts, referring and recommending fellow filmmakers, meeting new people and learning about a hot topic from a panel of industry professionals.  The third Wednesday of the month, most months.

 

January 15th, 2014 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted this month by IFP Phoenix Co-Program Director Aaron Kes.  Our first meeting of the new year will cover the topic “The Actor/Director Relationship” and will feature local experts discussing what it takes to make one of the set’s most important relationships a successful one.  Come find out answers to important questions such as:

“What can you gain from rehearsals?”

“On a low budget short, what are helpful ways to quickly connect with actors?”

“How do you adapt to an actor or director who has a much different style than you?”

Bring your questions and talk to our panelists!  AND…bring your business cards for networking with others in the local filmmaking industry and a door prize. Although you DO NOT need to be an IFP Member to attend any Filmmaker Fusion events, if you are an IFP Member, bring your IFP Membership card for a chance to win a special prize!

Confirmed January Panelists

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Event Details

When: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Who: Directors, Writers, Producers, DP’s, Editors, Actors…  Anyone interested in filmmaking!

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: University of Advancing Technology, Room 136 (enter back of building by security) (2625 W Baseline Road, Tempe AZ 85283)

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Filmmaker Fusion – Film Marketing, Promotion, and Distribution

Posted on Oct 20, 2013 in Filmmaker Fusion, Networking Events

This event was recorded live so you can download to listen to it here: Film Marketing, Promotion, and Distribution

 

Coming November 20th!  What is Filmmaker Fusion?  Filmmaker networking with a purpose!  Making professional contacts, referring and recommending fellow filmmakers, meeting new people and learning about a hot topic from a panel of industry professionals.  The third Wednesday of the month, most months.

November 20, 2013 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted by 2012 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year Diane M. Dresback.  November’s meeting will feature the topic “Film Marketing, Promotion, and Distribution” and will feature local experts discussing traditional vs. non-traditional distribution strategies and  how to make money at making films .  Come find out answers to important questions such as,

“Besides the typical social networking sites, where and how else can films be promoted?”

“Is there a market to sell short films?”

“What should be done before a film is even shot in preparation for marketing and potential distribution?”

Bring your questions and talk to our panelists!  AND…bring your business cards for networking with others in the local filmmaking industry and a door prize. Although you DO NOT need to be an IFP Member to attend any Filmmaker Fusion events, if you are an IFP Member, bring your IFP Membership card for a chance to win a special gift card!

November Panelists

  • Jon Bonnell - Infinite Spectrum Productions
  • Roze – Mindplate Tv
  • Summer Helene - Producer

Get more general details about what the Filmmaker Fusion monthly networking meeting is all about!

Event Details

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Who: Directors, Writers, Producers, DP’s, Editors, Actors…  Anyone interested in filmmaking!

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: University of Advancing Technology, Room 136 (enter back of building by security) (2625 W Baseline Road, Tempe AZ 85283)

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Filmmaker Fusion – Let There Be Light And Sound

Posted on Sep 21, 2013 in Filmmaker Fusion, Networking Events

Coming October 16th!  What is Filmmaker Fusion?  Filmmaker networking with a purpose!  Making professional contacts, referring and recommending fellow filmmakers, meeting new people and learning about a hot topic from a panel of industry professionals.  The third Wednesday of the month, most months.

October 16, 2013 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted by 2012 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year Diane M. Dresback.  October’s meeting will feature the topic “Let There Be Light And Sound” and will feature local experts discussing how to tackle lighting and sound issues on set, what equipment to use and when, and how to find the right people to work on your projects .  Come find out answers to important questions such as,

“How do I capture the best sound while shooting inside…outside?”

“What type of lighting equipment should be on every set?”

“Lav’s or boom?”

Bring your questions and talk to our panelists!  AND…bring your business cards for networking with others in the local filmmaking industry and a door prize. Although you DO NOT need to be an IFP Member to attend any Filmmaker Fusion events, if you are an IFP Member, bring your IFP Membership card for a chance to win a special gift card!

October Panelists

  • Anthony Miles - Lighting
  • Daniel Hipps - Lighting
  • Nile Popchock - Sound
  • Tommy Schaeffer – Sound

Get more general details about what the Filmmaker Fusion monthly networking meeting is all about!

Event Details

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Who: Directors, Writers, Producers, DP’s, Editors, Actors…  Anyone interested in filmmaking!

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: University of Advancing Technology, Room 136 (enter back of building by security) (2625 W Baseline Road, Tempe AZ 85283)

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Filmmaker Fusion – The Magic Behind the Magic…Pre-Production

Posted on Aug 27, 2013 in Filmmaker Fusion, Networking Events


Coming September 18th!
  What is Filmmaker Fusion?  Filmmaker networking with a purpose!  Making professional contacts, referring and recommending fellow filmmakers, meeting new people and learning about a hot topic from a panel of industry professionals.  The third Wednesday of the month, most months.

September 18, 2013 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted by 2012 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year Diane M. Dresback.  September’s meeting will feature the topic “The Magic Behind the Magic…Pre-Production” and will feature local experts discussing how to determine the ideal amount of time for pre-production and how to do tasks such as call sheets and coordinating people.  Come find out answers to important questions such as,

“What kind of releases should be used and when?”

“Are there benefits for storyboarding and what happens if I can’t draw?”

“What organizational tools and resources can help in pre-production?” 

Bring your questions and talk to our panelists!  AND…bring your business cards for networking with others in the local filmmaking industry and a door prize.  Although you DO NOT need to be an IFP Member to attend any Filmmaker Fusion events, if you are an IFP Member, bring your IFP Membership card for a chance to win a special gift card!

August Panelists

  • Lee Ann Cone - Script Supervisor
  • Larry Kostroff - Producer, Instructor
  • David Levine - Assistant Director
  • Candace Rose - Producer

Get more general details about what the Filmmaker Fusion monthly networking meeting is all about!

Event Details

When: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Who: Directors, Writers, Producers, DP’s, Editors, Actors…  Anyone interested in filmmaking!

Cost: FREE event – Open to the Public

Where: University of Advancing Technology, Room 136 (enter back of building by security) (2625 W Baseline Road, Tempe AZ 85283)

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