Filmmaker Fusion – Developing Your Style

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 in Featured, Filmmaker Fusion, Member News, Networking Events

**PLEASE NOTE BELOW THE ROOM NUMBER AND BUILDING HAS CHANGED FOR FEBRUARY**

Coming Wednesday, February 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.

February 18th, 2015 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 “Developing Your Style” and will feature local experts discussing how they’ve crafted their own personal style. Find out answers to questions like:

“How do you find your personal style as a filmmaker?”

“When making a series, how do you ensure you maintain your tone and style?”

“How do I take my influences and put my own spin on it?”

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 February Panelists

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

Event Details

When: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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 HES-101)  Click here for the campus map. *NOTE ROOM LOCATION HAS CHANGED*

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Filmmaker Fusion – Making Festivals Work for You

Posted on Jan 5, 2015 in Filmmaker Fusion, Member News, Networking Events

Coming Wednesday, January, 21st!  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 21st, 2015 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 “Making Festivals Work for You” and will feature local experts discussing how beneficial film festivals can be, whether you have a film in it or not. Find out answers to questions like:

“How can I leverage a festival run to build an audience for my movie?”

“What can a festival offer me if my film isn’t in it?”

“What should be my goal when attending a festival with my film in it?”

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

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

Event Details

When: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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-116)  Click here for the campus map. *NOTE ROOM LOCATION HAS CHANGED*

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Break Out Challenge Results are In!

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Featured, Filmmaker Challenges

Results are in for the Latest IFP Challenge!

Best Film - Keep Running – Third Productions
2nd Place - Flight Fright – Dreamlook Productions
3rd Place – Playtime Strikes Back – N’Raged Media
Audience Award – Playtime Strikes Back – N’Raged Media
Best Director – Keep Running – Third Productions
Best Actor  - Flight Fright – Dreamlook Productions
Best Actress - Flight Fright – Dreamlook Productions
Best Story - Keep Running – Third Productions
Best Editing – Half Measures – EDGE PSYCHOTIC
Best Cinematography – Flight Fright – Dreamlook Productions
Best Music – Sinking – The Loneliest Yeti Productions
Best Sound Design – Half Measures – EDGE PSYCHOTIC
Best Use of Theme - Playtime Strikes Back – N’Raged Media
Best Poster – Flight Fright – Dreamlook Productions
Best Trailer – Playtime Strikes Back – N’Raged Media

 

About the challenge

IFP Phoenix recently held its last challenge of the season, the Break Out Challenge.  Submissions were turned in on Sunday, January 18th. We are now gearing up for the screening on Wednesday, February 4th, at the Phoenix Art Museum! 

This challenge is particularly exciting, since the goal of the Break Out Challenge is to get Arizona filmmakers out into the world.  The prize for this challenge is free submissions to festivals.  Last year, the top films were submitted to over 20 different festivals, and were accepted into several.

Details

Kick-Off: Friday, January 9th, 2015 from 6pm-7:30pm @ North Mountain Brewing

Turn In: Sunday, January 18th, 2015 by 7pm

Screening: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 @ the Phoenix Art Museum

 

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Filmmaker Fusion – The Perfect Cast

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in 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

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

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 – September Cancelled

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Filmmaker Fusion, Member News

Due to unforeseen scheduling issues, Filmmaker Fusion will not be taking place in September.  We are as sad as you about it.  Fret not!  We will be back October 15th with a new venue and a new topic!

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Filmmaker Fusion – The Producers

Posted on Aug 5, 2014 in Filmmaker Fusion, Member News

Coming Wednesday, August 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.

August 20th, 2014 is the next in the monthly series called Filmmaker Fusion, hosted this month by IFP Phoenix Co-Program Director Aaron Kes.  August brings the topic “The Producers” and will feature a panel of local producers discussing how to successfully put together a project. Come find out answers to important questions such as:

“How do you maximize your low/no budget?”

“What are some mistakes indie filmmakers make during pre-production?”

“How do you find the perfect crew?”

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 August Panelists

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

Event Details

When: Wednesday, August 20th, 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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