Monday, November 30, 2009

[MISP] FoFVA Dec 6th



Friends of Film, Video and Arts 
www.filmvideoarts.org

Celebrates its' Fourth Anniversary 
of filmmaking, collaboration and fun.


Sunday December 6, 2009  

3pm-5:30pm

Harwood Art Center, 
1114 Seventh St NW at Mountain (follow the signage)
Albuquerque

includes screening treats, music, food, and camaraderie.

Members will be hosting the event.

For Non-members:
In the spirit of giving, please bring a warm fuzzy* and/or a non- 
perishable food item which will also serve as admission to the event.

*New socks, mittens, hats or scarves for adults or children to be given  
to New Mexico's needy families

(FoFVA will be offering prorated memberships for new members joining in December.) 


Anne Stirling
Founding Member

Friends of Film, Video and Arts is a non-profit organization (under Harwood Art Center) made up of independent filmmakers    
working together to make quality films, 
provide educational opportunities and experience, develop trade relationships, 
and support a healthy film industry in New Mexico.

Member Benefits include: 
Small group sessions for production coaching, screenings, planning
annual March Showcase event
Monthly gatherings
Full production project from pre to post.
     and new developments all the time............




Re: [MISP] Santa Fe Film Festival Streaming Info

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1. Cinema Activismo on FB 

2. Cinema Activismo on Myspace - http://www.myspace.com/santafefilmfestival


On Nov 27, 2009, at 11:31 AM, Kenneth Knoll wrote:

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Happy Thanksgiving to all. 

Last week I had the opportunity to work with the Film Apprentice Program Inc. (FAPI) graduates who will be crewing our webcast event at the Santa Fe Film Festival. They are a great group who are extremely committed to their future media careers. Great job.

If you or your organization would like to create a link to the Santa Film Festival webcast on your website below is the link information (URL) needed: 


If you do post the link, please email me your information so we can include your site in our promotion about the webcast. Please email me at knoll@southwestonline.com. I can also be reached at 916.719.8741. Below is the schedule for the webcast. 

Wednesday Oct 2 - 4pm to 6pm
Thursday Oct 3 - 10am to 6pm
Friday Oct 4 - 10am to 6pm
Saturday Oct 5 - 9am to 12 noon

We will be webcasting from the VIP Lounge and will include interviews with VIPs along with Special Segments hosted by Jim Terr and Bridget Kelly and updates on festival events.

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Thank You.
Kenneth Segura Knoll




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[MISP] New Visions 2009 - Winners Announced!

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From the NM Film Office New Mexico Filmmakers Program:

Greetings everyone!
Attached is the announcement of our New Visions/New Mexico 2009 Winners.  Thank you to all who applied and congratulations to this year's winners!
Cheers,
Trish
 
nm filmmakers
Trish Lopez
NM Filmmakers Program Director
NM Film Office
418 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM  87501
(505) 476-5611 | trish@nmfilm.com | www.nmfilm.com


NeMexico Film Office Announces Winners of

NeVisions/NeMexico 2009

 

November 30, 2009

Contact: (505) 476-5611

 

SANTA FE – NM Film Office Director Lisa Strout and NM Filmmakers Program Director Trish Lopetoday announced the eleven winners of the 2009 New Visions/New Mexico Contract Awards.  Now in its fourth year, the program annually provides awards to local filmmakers to help fund their original narrative, documentary, animation and experimental films.  This year's winners are listed below:

 

Animation

Frederick Aragon

Coyote Tales: Dark is My Light

 

Animation Alternate: Kate Brown, "Rosaruby Seeks and Finds"

 

Documentary


Melinda Hess

Letter from Cloudcroft

 

Brian Konefsky

Secession: Gene Youngblood

Eric Maddox*

A House Divided

 

Kate McCunn

Books in Between


 

Documentary Alternate: Brent Morris, "Flamenco School"

 

Experimental


Xuan Chen

Out

 

Robert Drummond

Almas 


Experimental Alternate: Ethan Bach, "Retrieving Humanity"

 

Narrative


David Garcia

The Cuentos Project

 

Sydney Freeland

Drunktown's Finest

 

Kara Sachs*

King 4 a Day

 

Ewen Wright

Validation


Narrative Alternate: Mary Holyoke, "The Donor"

 

This year the NM Film Office is pleased to continue its relationship with Panavision, a major supplier of cameras and lenses for the film industry world-wide.  Thewill once again provide the use of two motion picture camera packages (HD, 16 mm or 35mm) at no charge to the winners. Those names with asterisks (*) noted will each receive one of the packages

 

In exchange for their New Visions awardwinners are requireto provide a range of service to the state as part of their contract.  They will begin their contract work in early 2010. If any winners are unable fulfill their contracts, awards will be granted to the alternates in that category.

 

Our 2009 selection panel revieweeach New Visions proposal based on a number of criteria, including the artistic quality of the project, the applicant's demonstrated ability and creativity, managerial and fiscal competence, and the quality of proposeservice offered to the state.  Panelist names and biographies are listed below:

 

Gene Grant

From 2005 to present, Grant has served as the host of "New Mexico In Focus", a moderate weekly public affairs program on Albuquerque PBS affiliate, KNME.  He is a contributor for Variety magazine and a columnist for Albuquerque, the Magazine.  In his career he has served various organizations as a columnist, contributing reporter, board member, sales and marketing executiveAlbuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of Economic Development, and as a business liaison for Congresswoman Heather Wilson.  Grant attended: Boston University and Framingham State College for his Masters degrees.

 

Lance Maurer

Born, raised and educated in New Mexico, Maurer worked as a Mechanical Engineer with Goodrich Aerospace, and as a self-employed contractor between 1997 and 2007.  Since then, he became the founder and CEO of Cinnafilm, Inc. – a New Mexican company dedicated to changing the global landscape of digital image processing through innovative and affordable parallel-processing solutions.  Prior to launching Cinnafilm, Maurer also wrote, directed, and produced three independent films and one music video: "American Alien" (2001 feature, 16mm), "The Legend of Aerreus Kane" (2002 short, 16mm), "Army Men" (2007 short, DV), and "Love Crash Heal by Soular" (2008 music video, HD).

 

Barbara Martinez Jitner 

Martinez-Jitner is the President of El Norte Productions and the Executive Producer of the film "Bordertown" starring Jennifer Lopez and Antonio Banderas. "Bordertown" is based on Martinez-Jitner's real life experienceposing as a factory worker to uncover the dark world of grueling poverty, abuse, and murdein Juarez for her critically acclaimed documentary "La Frontera/The Border." She is the first Latina ever to be nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Emmy as an Executive Producer/Writer/Director of a television miniseries, "American Family – Journey of Dreams". She also wrote, produced and directed, "Behind the Mask" a documentary based on the life of Joaquin Murrieta, for the History Channel. She lives in both Santa Fe and Los Angeles and is currently developing several feature films for Gregory Nava, including "Zapata" for Disney, and "Tattooed Soldier" for HBO.

 

Patricia McInroy

A former New Visions/New Mexico contract recipient, Tricia has had heexperimental work screened at numerous film festivals around the country and currently teaches in Albuquerque.  She also serves as a volunteer photography instructor for youth who are incarcerated through the Fresh Eyes program.

 

TJ Nabors

A formeNM resident, Nabors is a senior surfacer at DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles, where she has worked both in visual development and in production of various projects including "Shrek 2", "Shrek the Third", and "Shrek the Halls", a holiday special for ABC. While living in Santa Fe, she served as the Rudd Endowed Chair in Animation at the Moving Image Arts DepartmentCollege of Santa Fe.  After partnering in the award-winning interactive studio, Animism, LLC, Nabors served first as Technical Director, then as Art Director at Vinton (now LAIKA) Studios for five years, working in both nationally broadcast commercials and longer form projects.  She creates work in a variety of mediums, has designed, art directed and executed interactive media, broadcast, short film, and features, as well as collaborated in theatrical works.  Her personal interactive work has won numerous awards; and honors that have been awardeto projects in which Nabors has contributed include Emmy, Clio and Annie awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination. 

 

For a wealth of information about otheevents conducted by the NM Filmmakers Program and the NM Film Office, please visit www.nmfilm.com.  Congratulations to all of our 2009 winners!

 

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