Thursday, April 29, 2010

[MISP] Fwd: From Rachel Nicoll and other Rio Grande ACM SIGGRAPH group members on LinkedIn

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Hey folks...

If you're in animation, VFX or the advanced graphics world, I'd highly recommend signing up for the Linked In group our NM SIGGRAPH Chapter has. Lots of great information about local (statewide) activities and events like this.

By the way... anyone planning to got to SIGGRAPH this year?

Eric

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Subject: From Rachel Nicoll and other Rio Grande ACM SIGGRAPH group members on LinkedIn
To: Eric Renz-Whitmore <ewhitmore@gmail.com>


Linkedin Groups April 29, 2010
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Call for participation - SIGGRAPH Dailies! Deadline: May 6th Add a comment »

Started by Rachel Nicoll, VP of Laundry, Beer & Other Necessities at Sony Imageworks

This new program celebrates excellence in computer graphics by showcasing images and short animations of extraordinary power and beauty.

SIGGRAPH 2010 invites you to submit a short (60-90 seconds) animation of recent work - from the last 18 months - whether professional, personal, student work, or anything.

The work might be:

* For film: A turnaround of a model or shader
* For film: A final animation, FX, or lighting shot
* For games: A game character or level design
* For games: A killer cinematic
* For visualization: Elucidating a biological or physical process
* For visualization: Turning numerical data into visuals
* Or anything in between

SIGGRAPH Dailies! is a presentation format. You will need to get on stage and talk about your work. We've created two examples, one from FX and one for cloth tailoring/simulation. These are mockups of what SIGGRAPH Dailies! will look like. The actual submission is the material playing in the background, and the text of your comments. (In other words, don't film yourself giving the talk.)

See website for more details and submission guidelines:
http://drupal.siggraph.org/s2010/for_submitters/siggraph_dailies
By Rachel Nicoll, VP of Laundry, Beer & Other Necessities at Sony Imageworks

 

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

[MISP] 48HFP - Registration Opens & Meet & Greet Friday

Every year, the 48 Hour Film Project comes to Albuquerque, and teams put together a film from scratch in 48 hours or less, over one weekend. In 2009, almost 40,000 filmmakers made 3,000 movies in 76 cities. This year, films will be made all over the world.


The 2010 Albuquerque shoot happens July 9-11, and if you and your team want to make a movie, registration begins May 4.


The project is a great way to put together creative teams to make a film, so if you've ever dreamed of doing one, this is your chance to meet others just like you. If you'd like to learn more about the process and find others who have done this before, there will be a meet and greet happy hour on Friday, April 30, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Blackbird Buvette, 509 Central NW in downtown  Albuquerque. Look for us on the back patio.  If you're experienced or a wannabe, stop by and join a team or recruit others to join yours.

 
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Liz Langston
Executive Producer
48 Hour Film Project


www.48hourfilm.com
202-285-5166



[MISP] High Plains Film Festival 2010!

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ENMU Hosting Film Festival on May 8 - www.enmu.edu/filmfest

PORTALES--Eastern New Mexico University's third annual High Plains Film Festival will begin on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. in the University Theatre Center on the Mainstage and Studio Theatre on the Portales campus. All participants must register to attend the workshops.
The events include a production workshop by Melissa Henry and Alfredo Perez of Red Ant Films, a screenwriting workshop with Carl Lucas, independent screenwriter, and a question and answer session with Experiments in Cinema Film Festival director Bryan Konefsky. Afterward, screenings of ENMU student and faculty films and films from Henry, Perez and Lucas will be followed by a question and answer session.
The schedule is as follows:
10 a.m. Visual Language and Storyboarding Workshop
Melissa Henry and Alfredo Perez of Red Ant Films
12 p.m. Lunch with workshop presenters
1 p.m. Screenwriting Workshop
Carl Lucas, independent screenwriter
3:30 p.m. Screening 1
ENMU student and faculty filmmakers; followed by Q&A session, Experiments in Cinema selections; followed by discussion and Q & A with festival director, Bryan Konefsky
7 p.m. Screening 2
Works from guest filmmakers, Henry, Perez and Lucas; followed by Q & A session
10 p.m. Reception
Assistant professor of theatre and film Laurel Petty is the festival coordinator and believes it helps the students and community by bringing professional filmmakers to the area who are able to show the audience new techniques and methods in filmmaking.
Konefsky said the Experiments in Cinema Film Festival mission is "to bring the international community of cinematic experimentalists to New Mexico and to inspire a new generation of 'home-grown' filmmakers to make movies in ways we never imagined possible." The tour coincides with the High Plains Film Festival and Konefsky will screen work from the first five years of the festival.
Henry is an independent filmmaker based in New Mexico and teaches film at the University of New Mexico in the Cinematic Arts Department and was the Director of the UNM Summer Film Boot Camp for Native American and Hispanic Youth. She is the recipient of the New Visions/New Mexico Contracts Award and the 2008 National Geographic All Roads Seed Grant. Henry and her husband, Pérez, operate their production company, Red Ant Films.
Lucas completed his first screenplay in 2002, The College Program, a comedy based on his experiences in the military. His second screenplay earned him a top 100 finalist nod in the HBO original series Project Greenlight. He won several screenwriting awards and has written scripts for Vesta Pictures, Makeshift Productions and several others. In 2009, Lucas' screenplay, Ilegales, was produced and he also produced his first feature film, Last Stop, starring Mena Suvari, Brian Austin Green and Joanne Kelly.
The event is $15 and open to the public. For more information, contact Laurel Petty at 575-562-2229. www.enmu.edu/filmfest

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Monday, April 26, 2010

[MISP] Fwd: Chris Jonas' GARDEN

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Neal Copperman, bringer of much wonderfulness to New Mexico Music and Entertainment, sent me this message about an event Fri. and Sat, May 7-8. This should be a very enjoyable and creatively intriguing event of interest to multi-media folk!
 
Please help us spread the word...
 
and if you have any AV savvy students who like going up ladders, Neal is offering tickets to them to help load in/set up Tue. load out Sun.

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Date: Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:20 PM
Subject: Chris Jonas' GARDEN
To: Eric Renz-Whitmore <ewhitmore@gmail.com>, Hue Walker Bumgarner-Kirby <huewalker@gmail.com>


Hey Eric and Hue,

I hope life is treating you well.  

We have a show coming up in a few weeks that might be of interest to some of the digital arts folks.  I figure I probably don't reach them all that well, so any help we can get in spreading the word around would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

neal


Littleglobe April 13, 2010
bus opera two
GARDEN "Night" at N4th, ABQ
Del Sol String Quartet returns to New Mexico
May 7-8, 2010
AMP Concerts, Littleglobe & VSA Arts NM present
Chris Jonas' GARDEN
featuring the Del Sol String Quartet

Friday, May 7 at 8 PM
Saturday, May 8 at 2 & 8 PM

N4th Theater (black box, adjacent to Very Special Arts)
4904 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM
Buy Tickets To This Show


Hello everyone!

We are very excited to announce that the Del Sol String Quartet is returning to New Mexico for three performances of Chris Jonas' GARDEN Chapter 1 "Night" at North Fourth Arts Center in Albuquerque, May 7-8, 2010. This will be the second round of performances after the initial very successful performances and installation of the piece at the Center for Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe, December 2009-March 2010.

ABOUT GARDEN
Garden is a three chapter series of live music-driven intermedia performance/installations developed over 5 years that use linear-immersive media (live music, installation, transparent screens and projected video) to explore expressive, atmospheric, metaphoric, psychological and cross-cultural realms of place, night time and the intersection of the human and natural environment.

This first chapter of the Garden project is a collaboration between Chris Jonas and the Del Sol String Quartet (San Francisco). The 50-minute intermedia composition takes place in front of a live audience surrounding the live string quartet within the layers of video screens, mixing live music with projected video of nighttime landscapes and human figures.

This chapter of Garden utilizes the full range of musical capacities of the Del Sol String Quartet, one of today's most adventurous and accomplished musical ensembles. The project also employs a team of artists that include choreographer, Echo Gustafson, stage director, Acushla Bastible, and a team of Littleglobe interns and assistants.
 
Browse the Littleglobe GARDEN page and watch our recent video about the project.

for more information:
http://www.ampconcerts.org/garden.html

TICKETING INFORMATION:
Tickets: $15 advance, $20 day of show

Buy tickets on-line through Brown Paper Tickets
or by phone: 1-800-838-3006

Thanks to 516 Arts for their support of this project. 

Thank you,
Chris Jonas and the Littleglobe team
View the Garden Video

Contact
Chris Jonas:
505 670-4364
or
email




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Saturday, April 24, 2010

[MISP] NM Tech Council Announces Tech Ex Solutions Nominees; Achievement Award Winners

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Hi folks...

The New Mexico Tech Council's Tech Ex Solutions Award Nominees -- and Achievement Award Winners -- have been announced.  Included this year are media industry community players Ideum, which has been doing great work with its own multi-touch tables for museum environments and GestureWorks software, Game Production Services for its multifunction dome environment, Los Alamos Labs' Community Programs Office and Tech Transfer Division, and Intel's Jami Grindatto (I'm also on the list).

 
The New Mexico Technology Council
5th Annual TechEx Awards Celebrating
Ideas ■ Innovation ■ Impact
Click here to view more information about this years' ceremony.
 

 
Solution Award Finalists
 
The judges have scored and the finalists are....(drum roll)...Join us to find out who wins:
 
AlbuquerqueDonations/SantaFeDonations for its web-based free service for nonprofit organizations
Albuquerque Public Schools for http://www.aps.edu/
Collecta for Collecta real-time search engine
Game Production Services for GPS Multifunction Dome
Hewlett-Packard for the Rio Rancho Customer Contact Center
Ideum for EM Spectrum 100
Ideum for GestureWorks
Intel Corporation for Worldwide Energy Conservation at Intel Data Centers
LocalSphere, LLC for its free web application that promotes everything that is local in NM
Nulterra, LLC for TerraMonit
Roswell Independent School District for it's district-wide initiative to integrate Interative Whiteboard and Learner Response Systems
Ultramain Systems, Inc. for Aircraft Health & Reliability Management (AHRM)


Achievement Award Winners
We won't keep the achievement award winners a secret - please join us at the awards ceremony to honor these esteemed people and organizations:
 
Andrew Baca, President and CEO, ABBA Technologies
Dr. Tom Ryan, Chief Information Officer, Albuquerque Public Schools
Jami Grindatto, Director, Corporate Affairs, Intel Corporation
Robert Ashmore, CIO (Retired), NMDOT
Steve Landeene, Executive Director, New Mexico Spaceport Authority
Marc Orchant Maximum Impact
Achievement Award Winners
Los Alamos National Laboratories' Community Programs Office and Technology Transfer Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Eric Renz-Whitmore, ARTS Lab Program Coordinator, University of New Mexico
NM TechEX Awards
Ideas ■ Innovation ■ Impact
 
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Hotel - Santa Fe, NM

More information and registration at: https://nmtechcouncil.site-ym.com/?TechExFinalists

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Friday, April 23, 2010

[MISP] Is Michigan A Star in the Movie Business?

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Interesting article & blog here on Michigan's film program -- whether
or not it's worth it (42% rebate...) which just had it's 2 year
incentive program anniversary.

http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/michigan/Is-Michigan-a-star-in-the-movie-biz

Brent Morris
Indieproduction, LLC
505-903-9802
www.indieproduction.com

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[MISP] Artificial Selection Events @ ARTS Lab

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We're very excited to be working with the good folks at 516 Arts in Albuquerque and their "Artificial Selection" event series (more info at http://www.516arts.org/exhibitions_pages/artificialselection.details.html).

What will you see here at ARTS lab?

ROBO-HACK-O-RAMA (Thursday, April 29th 2PM)

516 ARTS and UNM ARTS Lab present a workshop and demo exploring some how-to techniques of robotics and hacking as they can be applied to artistic practices. This workshop is led by Simon Mehalek, artist and researcher featured in Artificial Selection.

Participants will learn robotics concepts, options for different sensor systems, and how Arduinos can be used to control other systems. Participants will work in groups to complete assembly and initial programming of basic moving robot w/ wheels, sensors and an arduino brain.
Open to teens, students and adults.

UNM Students Free (w/ ID -- space is limited, so pre-register)
516 Arts Member $12
Community Participant $15

Visit http://artslab-robo.eventbrite.com/ to sign up!
(no service charge if you pay by cash or check at the door)


MAN, MACHINES & METROPOLIS (featuring The Chuppers) (Friday, April 30th 8PM)

In conjunction with the Artificial Selection exhibition, 516 ARTS and UNM ARTS Lab present a unique evening of live music and digital media inspired by the dystopic vision of Fritz Lang's classic film Metropolis (1927) and issues of humanity and machines. This event features a performance by The Chuppers, a showing of specially selected content in ARTS Lab's fulldome theater, the "GDome", and a few other treats. The Chuppers grew out of UNM's Electric Ensemble, a collaboration between UNM's Music Department, Ubik Sound and the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program (IFDM). Facilitated by Manny Rettinger, the group creates musical instruments called "chuppers" which combine old and new technology, including audio processors, speakers, computers, microphones, cameras, traditional and non-traditional instruments, projectors and more.

UNM Students & Faculty $5 
516 Arts Member $5
General Public $8

Visit http://metropolis.eventbrite.com/ to sign up!
(no service charge if you pay by cash or check at the door)
And again -- more info at http://www.516arts.org/exhibitions_pages/artificialselection.details.html for other Natural Selection Events w/ 516 Arts!

Opening Reception @ 516 Arts on Saturday, April 24th from 6-8PM

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

[MISP] Accounting as a career

Ya, but I was thinking of it for you.  I doubt anyone would hire me in an accounting office.
 
- Lee Wasserman
 
 
>> Eric Renz-Whitmore <ewhitmore@GMAIL.COM> 4/20/2010 4:37 PM >>>
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Trained, experienced film accountants are always in demand. If you have a chance, please check out this latest workshop from the NM Film Office and its Pre-Employment Training Program:



FILM ACCOUNTING WORKSHOP in ALBUQUERQUE

Instructor Sherrie Bradshaw, Coverage House

Saturday, May 8 - EP Budgeting for Film & Television

Sunday, May 9 - Key Accountant Responsibilities (i.e. Cost Reporting)

Attendees must be New Mexican residents and at least 18 years of age

Film Accounting Experience/Credits Preferred

Laptop Required

$25 per day, pre-pay required

SPACE IS LIMITED!

For further details and registration info, please contact Jessica by email: PETPaccounting@yahoo.com or call: 505.907.6006.

Made available through the Pre-Employment Training Program, New Mexico Film Office

http://www.nmfilm.com/locals/workforce-advancement/class-schedule.php



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Re: [MISP] info needed

Unfortunately Jim is right…especially in today’s market which is tougher than ever.  Here are a few more things which may help protect your film property:

PITFALLS OF FILM MARKETING & DISTRIBUTION

 

 

Which Type Of Company Is Representing Your Project?

 

PRODUCER’S REP: Typically this person serves as a middle-man between the producer and distributors/broadcasters and receives a small commission (in the range of 10%) for making the introduction. Generally a Producer’s Rep does not get involved in contract negotiations and servicing a deal. There is a big difference between a producer’s rep and a full service distribution company.

 

FULL-SERVICE DISTRIBUTION COMPANY:  Typically a distribution company spends money to market and advertize a program, attends and exhibits at film/television markets, provides and negotiates license agreements, provides all required materials to service a deal including but not limited to clone master tape, dialogue script, music cues, slides/promotional materials etc. and last but not least is responsible for invoicing and collections. Typically distributors work on a commission basis ranging from 25% to 50% for worldwide rights. It should be noted that the commission on features with notable names attached, thus having a US theatrical potential, are sometimes negotiated at lower rates that fall into the range of 15%-20% for “all rights” US deals.

 

Film Deliverable Essentials

 

MATERIAL DELIVERABLES: In order for your distributor to properly promote market and license your film, you will have to provide at a minimum, certain deliverables. Make sure that you budget for these types of costs in your production.  It is recommended that you never turn over the only copy of any of materials to a distributor or lab.  Always keep a protection master set of your film material, i.e. NTSC Digi Beta, DAT Audio tapes, dialogue script, artwork,  still slides and photos etc.

 

SEPARATE M & E TRACKS: If you are producing any project with the intent of making a commercial licensing deal, domestic and/or international, don’t even think about doing it unless separate Music and Effects tracks are provided. Sometimes, even domestic broadcasters will need to edit a program due to time constraints and this cannot be done without separate M & E tracks.

 

RUNNING TIMES: For one-off’s (non-feature) or series programs, the accepted worldwide standard for a commercial one hour program is 52-55 minutes (with no commercial blacks).  The accepted worldwide standard for a commercial half-hour program is 26-27 minutes (with no commercial blacks).  Broadcasters will edit for both commercials and running times.

 

MUSIC CLEARANCES: Some producers may incorporate well-known music in their programs, having cleared the rights for festival use only.  These being the case, make sure that you know the cost of clearing such music for both broadcast and video worldwide before you use it.  If the clearance fees are prohibitive, you may be forced to replace your music score, expending unnecessary money for re-edits and costing you valuable time in getting your project back into the marketplace.  Music Cue sheets are a required deliverable so that the broadcaster can report to ASCAP or BMI, the music title, running time,  publisher Etc.

 

STILL PHOTOGRAPHY: If you can’t promote it, you’ll never get anybody to watch it!  Still Imagery needs to capture the intent and the emotion of the story.  High quality images are needed to create color one sheets (or “sell sheets”) used in promoting your property, as well as for creating DVD artwork.  Slides or CD-roms are the preferable deliverable media for this type of material.  Note: The footage that use to end up on the cutting room floor such as bloopers/outtakes etc. now become important bonus material for a DVD release.

 

Misnomers

 

IMPORTANCE OF FESTIVALS: Generally it is the producers’ responsibility to enter their films into festivals.  Festivals provide an important venue for film-makers to get their projects viewed and reviewed by the public and critics.  While winning or receiving festival awards can help the distributor in the marketing of a film, they alone will not ensure theatrical, broadcast or HV/DVD licensing success.  Because, there are hundreds of film festivals taking place worldwide, you should research and use discretion as to which festivals may be best for promoting and garnering awards for your particular genre of film.

 

IMPORTANCE OF NAMES: The entertainment market worldwide is subject to constant change and remains highly competitive. In order to help ensure the commercial success of your project, getting actors with named recognition has become an ever more important marketing tool.  Often up and coming TV actors who have not had a great deal of film exposure can provide this needed resource without breaking the bank. The difficulty is getting to an actor, as many times his agent will be looking after their own interest first (money and status).  Also look at secondary cameo roles as possibly being filled by experienced and well known actors, or older actors that may not be working full time.   In either case, typically their shooting schedules would be shorter and their availability greater.

 

CASH ADVANCES: Some producers think that if they get an advance, a distributor may work more diligently to license their film.  Be aware that no one can guarantee that a buyer will license a particular film.  In some cases, if you are getting an advance it may be the last money you see- and you need to make sure that you have a tight agreement and can retrieve your materials.

 

WHAT’S HOT& WHAT’S NOT: Films of the horror, action, and thriller genre, as well as “family” films with notable names and good production values, have greater longevity in the market.  Dramas and comedies are typically a more difficult sell, in both the domestic and international markets. 

 

Distribution/License Agreement Essentials

 

NET vs GROSS: Do not enter into any licensing deals where royalties owed to you are based upon “Net Revenues”, unless the expenses are fully defined and have appropriate “caps”.  Further, make sure that expenses cannot be cross-collateralized with other rights or titles.

 

SUB-LICENSE CLAUSE: Ensure that you or your distributor does not enter into any agreements that authorize sub-licensing of your property to a third party without receiving a complete copy of the sub-license agreement and your written approval of the deal.

 

BREACH CLAUSE: Any agreement that you or your distributor enters into should include the following clause: “Failure to pay or rectify other breaches within thirty (30) days of written notice results in immediate termination of this agreement, and all rights shall revert back to the producer.  However, this does not relieve the distributor of its obligations to rectify the breach and pay any monies outstanding.”

 

BANKRUPTCY: Make sure all agreements have language such as “In the event that DISTRIBUTOR/AGENT is adjudicated, a bankrupt or a receiver or a trustee shall be appointed for all or substantially all of DISTRIBUTOR/AGENT's property, or if the DISTRIBUTOR/AGENT shall seek to take advantage of any so-called insolvency law, all rights hereby granted to DISTRIBUTOR/AGENT shall immediately and automatically revert to PRODUCER and this Agreement shall be terminated.”

 

MEDIATION/ARBITRATION: Make sure that any distribution agreement you enter into has a mediation/arbitration clause. For the entertainment industry worldwide, Arbitration is usually covered under the rules and regulations of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (formerly the American Film Marketing Association (AFMA).  For more information contact AFMA at (310) 446-1055. Also, make sure that the clause stipulates the location (state/city) of where the proceedings are to take place.  Typically you want the location to be where the company you are entering in business with has its headquarters and bank assets.

 

Protecting Your Materials

 

COPYRIGHT: Make sure that your film is copyright protected through application with the Library of Congress. Otherwise, another company or individual  can lay claim to the property or get it  designated as  “public domain”.  Note, buyers are very sensitive to the year-of-production, so always make your application using the  latest date possible. Application forms from the Library of Congress are available by going on-line.

 

LAB ACCESS LETTER: At some point you will turn your masters materials over to a distributor, who will in turn place your elements at a film lab.  You will need to create a paper trail inventory

(which should have an acceptance signature and date of receipt on it) of any and all materials that you deliver to a distributor or lab.  You will need to provide the lab with an “Access Letter” that has specific language to protect your materials in the case of breach or bankruptcy in order to prevent miss-use or as a source of collateral for collection or debt. 

P

prepared by: Zia Film Distribution LLC

www.ziafilm.com                   

 

 

Kind regards,

Douglas M. Heller

Executive Vice President

 

ZIA FILM DISTRIBUTION LLC

Now Celebrating 17 Years!

 

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Santa Fe,  NM  87501

T: (505) 438-9299

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From: NM Media Discussion List [mailto:MISP-L@unm.edu] On Behalf Of Jim Terr
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2010 11:16 AM
To: MISP-L@LIST.UNM.EDU
Subject: Re: [MISP] info needed

 

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Cliff - Here’s the info I think you wanted.

 

Just kidding, but just a useful reminder I came across in a filmmaking book a few minutes ago.

 

 


From: NM Media Discussion List [mailto:MISP-L@unm.edu] On Behalf Of Cliff Gravel
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2010 9:35 AM
To: MISP-L@LIST.UNM.EDU
Subject: [MISP] info needed

 

Hi all,
I accidentally deleted an email about a film accounting workshop. Need that info. Anybody got it? Please send it to me at cliff@cliffgravel.com. Thanks.
Cliff.

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Re: [MISP] info needed

Cliff - Here’s the info I think you wanted.

 

Just kidding, but just a useful reminder I came across in a filmmaking book a few minutes ago.

 

 


From: NM Media Discussion List [mailto:MISP-L@unm.edu] On Behalf Of Cliff Gravel
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2010 9:35 AM
To: MISP-L@LIST.UNM.EDU
Subject: [MISP] info needed

 

Hi all,
I accidentally deleted an email about a film accounting workshop. Need that info. Anybody got it? Please send it to me at cliff@cliffgravel.com. Thanks.
Cliff.

Re: [MISP] info needed

Cliff -
 
Here's what I think you wanted.
 
- Lee Wasserman
 
 
>> Eric Renz-Whitmore <ewhitmore@GMAIL.COM> 4/20/2010 4:37 PM >>>
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Trained, experienced film accountants are always in demand. If you have a chance, please check out this latest workshop from the NM Film Office and its Pre-Employment Training Program:



FILM ACCOUNTING WORKSHOP in ALBUQUERQUE

Instructor Sherrie Bradshaw, Coverage House

Saturday, May 8 - EP Budgeting for Film & Television

Sunday, May 9 - Key Accountant Responsibilities (i.e. Cost Reporting)

Attendees must be New Mexican residents and at least 18 years of age

Film Accounting Experience/Credits Preferred

Laptop Required

$25 per day, pre-pay required

SPACE IS LIMITED!

For further details and registration info, please contact Jessica by email: PETPaccounting@yahoo.com or call: 505.907.6006.

Made available through the Pre-Employment Training Program, New Mexico Film Office

http://www.nmfilm.com/locals/workforce-advancement/class-schedule.php



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Eric Renz-Whitmore, Program Coordinator
ARTS Lab
GC: 505-993-6884
office: 505-277-2253
cell: 505-227-1086
http://artslab.unm.edu

[MISP] info needed

Hi all,
I accidentally deleted an email about a film accounting workshop. Need that info. Anybody got it? Please send it to me at cliff@cliffgravel.com. Thanks.
Cliff.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Re: [MISP] creating jobs

Hey T,
An interesting question to pose.  Just finished shooting with Diane Denish.  She is certainly promoting local companies "one job at a time".  Don't know who shot Alan Weh or Suzanna Martinez which is prominently on TV.
Dave
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Subject: [MISP] creating jobs

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Yesterday I did a very unofficial survey of all the gubernatorial candidates to see if they were using local companies to shoot and edit their TV commercials. I WAS NOT soliciting business for myself. Political spots are crazy land. Of the 6 I contacted,  2 camps called me right back to let me know that they were indeed using locals. They were Doug Turner and Pete Domenici. I realize that running a campaign can be very time consuming and getting back to someone could take time, but in light of their campaigns that tout creating jobs in NM, I would have thought they all would have responded in a more timely fashion to help lend credibility to what they are preaching. If anyone out there is doing work for the other candidates, post it up. I am sure we would all be happy to see what is what. 

Michael Turri
Turri Productions
3805 Calle Pino
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-350-3295-M
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[MISP] creating jobs

Yesterday I did a very unofficial survey of all the gubernatorial candidates to see if they were using local companies to shoot and edit their TV commercials. I WAS NOT soliciting business for myself. Political spots are crazy land. Of the 6 I contacted,  2 camps called me right back to let me know that they were indeed using locals. They were Doug Turner and Pete Domenici. I realize that running a campaign can be very time consuming and getting back to someone could take time, but in light of their campaigns that tout creating jobs in NM, I would have thought they all would have responded in a more timely fashion to help lend credibility to what they are preaching. If anyone out there is doing work for the other candidates, post it up. I am sure we would all be happy to see what is what. 

Michael Turri
Turri Productions
3805 Calle Pino
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-350-3295-M

Re: [MISP] Sony Vegas Editing Expert willing to advise?

Visit: creativecow.net….there is on-line blogs to help you out!  

 

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Douglas M. Heller

Executive Vice President

 

ZIA FILM DISTRIBUTION LLC

Now Celebrating 17 Years!

 

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Santa Fe,  NM  87501

T: (505) 438-9299

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From: NM Media Discussion List [mailto:MISP-L@unm.edu] On Behalf Of Jim Terr
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:32 AM
To: MISP-L@LIST.UNM.EDU
Subject: [MISP] Sony Vegas Editing Expert willing to advise?

 

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Is anybody out there a real expert with Sony Vegas editing software, willing to advise on a specific issue?

 

i.e., Chroma Keying where edge of Chroma Key layer shows up as a dark line, within the main image, even where the positioning of the Chroma Key layer and the main image (not sure of the proper terms) are both full-frame. This has happened before, and I don’t know how avoid or blur that edge.

 

If willing to advise on phone, would you please send me your phone #, to bluecanyon2@newmexico.com

 

THANKS!

 

      Jim Terr   www.JimTerr.com
           Santa Fe, New Mexico USA  505-989-9298
              
  "Over 450,000 YouTube views – but who’s counting?" 


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[MISP] Sony Vegas Editing Expert willing to advise?

Is anybody out there a real expert with Sony Vegas editing software, willing to advise on a specific issue?

 

i.e., Chroma Keying where edge of Chroma Key layer shows up as a dark line, within the main image, even where the positioning of the Chroma Key layer and the main image (not sure of the proper terms) are both full-frame. This has happened before, and I don’t know how avoid or blur that edge.

 

If willing to advise on phone, would you please send me your phone #, to bluecanyon2@newmexico.com

 

THANKS!

 

      Jim Terr   www.JimTerr.com
           Santa Fe, New Mexico USA  505-989-9298
              
  "Over 450,000 YouTube views – but who’s counting?" 


IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you are not the person to whom this e-mail is addressed, you may have become inhabited by an alien identity without noticing the change. They are very sneaky that way. If you suspect that you are not the person you think you are, please contact Homeland Security, 911, or your pastor for further information.

 

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

[MISP] Big Film Event (5/16) - Save the Date!

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Crewnewmexico.com has been doing very good work to highlight film in New Mexico and help bring our community together.  Please check this out!

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1,001 New Mexico Film Connections
May 16, 2010
La Posada de Santa Fe


Sponsored by


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Where:
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330 E. Palace Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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When:
May 16, 2010 from 3-6 PM
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Questions? Contact crewnewmexico.com at events@crewnewmexico.com or call (505) 908-9309
 


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Dear Friend of New Mexico Film,

If you're involved in the New Mexico Film Industry, you don't want to miss out on the networking event of the year. . .

1,001 New Mexico Film Connections

at the La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa on Sunday May 16th, from 3-6pm.

crewnewmexico.com is inviting hundreds of film professionals from across the state to
  • Network among industry peers
  • Build business relationships
  • Strengthen the film community
all while enjoying complimentary gourmet hors d'oeuvres and live music in a luxurious outdoor setting - at one of New Mexico's most beautiful hotels!

Mark your calendar and spread the word. This is the New Mexico Film Industry "don't miss" event of the year.


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Get to Know Garson Studios

Greer Garson, film legend and Oscar winner, funded Garson Studios in 1989 to answer the growing demand for state-of-the-art sound stages in New Mexico.


Housed in a 27,000-square-foot facility on the College of Santa Fe campus, these two spacious, comfortable sound stages are air-conditioned and offer drive-on access for trucks of any size. The property also has five 50-amp RV hook-ups.

 A 3,000-square-foot office space is attached to the sound stages, and another 7,500-square-foot office space is located across the street. The larger stage features a 4,200-square-foot green screen cyclorama. Both stages are secured by electric roll-up doors and include several lock-up spaces. The grid system in both stages has been recently upgraded to respond to evolving production needs. Plenty of secure fenced parking and back-lot space is also available.

In addition, well-trained student interns from CSF's Moving Image Arts Department are available to work with film makers on any project.

Films shot at Garson Studios include Knockout, True Grit, Iron Man 2, The Sunset Limited, Paul, The Loop, My One and Only, Legion, Brothers, Appaloosa, and No Country for Old Men.

For more information or to arrange a site visit, contact Paula Amanda, Director of Garson Studios at (505) 231-9411 or pamanda2@aol.com

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