Saturday, October 30, 2010

Re: [MISP] film-related book review

Coming Attractions at the Auxiliary Dog theater 254 7716 is a fun show just in time for halloween. Runs till Nov 7. A satire on making anyone a celebrity.  Tonite at 8pm. Sun. at 2pm. On Monte Vista across from Buffalo Exchange. Eliot Stenzel

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[MISP] film-related book review

Edie Stull has posted a review of my celebrity cookbook, Reel Food From Reel Women.  I invite you to check it out.  :-)  This would make a unique holiday gift for your friends, and support an indie filmmaker, too!
 
 
Sincerely,
Nina Knapp
 
 
 
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[MISP] film-related book review

Edie Stull has posted a review of my celebrity cookbook, Reel Food From Reel Women.  I invite you to check it out.  :-)  This would make a unique holiday gift for your friends, and support an indie filmmaker, too!
 
 
Sincerely,
Nina Knapp
 
 
 

[MISP] GDC 2011 Conference Associates (& Voting, Digital Media)

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Hey everyone...

I hope you're all doing well. Seems like it's been a busy year in
many ways -- and an interesting season.

LAST DAY FOR EARLY VOTING!
Today is the last day for early voting. If you haven't voted already,
it's important that you get out there today or this coming Tuesday.
Info on early voting sites is availabe at: http://www.sos.state.nm.us/EnglishEV.html

There's really a lot of good activity going on in the digital world.
You might check out the following (if you're on twitter): @nmpost
@nm_games @rgasiggraph @nmtechcouncil They/we have plenty of events,
but I highly suggest saving the date of December 4th for the very
special SIGGRAPH Holiday in Las Cruces.

Finally, it's a pleasure to announce the new chairperson of our Rio
Grande IGDA Chapter, Jon Whetzel. Jon's been instrumental in the
operations and growth of our local game development community -- and
the info he's sharing below is one of the absolute best opportunities
available for aspiring game developers. I highly recommend checking
it out and spreading the word!

Best wishes,

Eric

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Date: Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 9:01 AM
Subject: [RG-IGDA] GDC 2011 Now Accepting Applications for Conference
Associates
To: riogrande-igda@googlegroups.com


Howdy!


The Game Developers Conference is now accepting applications for
anyone interested in serving as a Conference Associate (volunteer) for
the upcoming conference (Feb 28 - Mar 4, 2011). By agreeing to
volunteer for 20 hours during the conference you will receive an "All
Access" pass for free, allowing you entry into any part of the
conference while not on duty. I highly recommend this program to
anyone interested in attending the conference but cannot readily
afford the high cost of entry.


Here's some math for you. Typically GDC prices run from $250 (expo
only), main conference ($1000), and $1500 (all access). Expo & main
conference occur the last three days with all conference days
nominally running from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm each day (approx 43 hrs total
for conference).


Buying a main conference pass = $1000 for 23 hrs of access to latter
part of conference.
Serving as CA = 20 hrs of work for 23 hrs of access spread over the
entire conference.


Students: If you're interested in game development as a career you
need to get your buns to this conference. The CA program is a
fantastic opportunity to make this happen.


For those interested in learning more about the CA program, visit
http://www.calounge.com/application.php


Thanks!


-- Jon

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Friday, October 22, 2010

[MISP] Community Cable TV Station is hiring a TV Control Operator!

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Hello all,

Please share this email to anyone who you think would be interested in applying for this position at Quote Unquote--the non profit organization that operates two Comcast Cable Access Channels in ABQ and is the local Community Media Arts Center. 

Attached is the job description, as well as below:

Quote-Unquote Inc./Community Cable Channel 26 & 27

Quote Unquote, Inc. (QUQ) is dedicated to the exercise of First Amendment rights and to providing a media center for the community. Quote Unquote also seeks a wide inclusion of community media, media education, and economic development.

Job Title: Master Control Operator/Studio Tech

 

Date: October 22, 2010

 

Job Description:  Master Control Operator Encantada TV / Studio Tech

Perform a variety of Master Control duties, such as monitoring cable channels, programming, as well as studio technician for nightly studio shows. Employee will be responsible for learning all operations of the station.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring Cable Channels for audio/video quality.
  • Programming of cable channels.
  • Distribute producers with equipment checkouts and technical issues.
  • Studio and equipment maintenance.
  • Generates quarterly programming reports.
  • Assist programming coordinator with TV Guide inputs.
  • Troubleshoot audio/video studio equipment before and during LIVE programs.
  • Design and input posting for Video Bulletin Board.
  • Work with interns to cover front desk and master control duties.
  • Schedule reservations for users of the facility.
  • Count In/out of LIVE nightly programs.
  • Answering phones and administrative assistance as needed by supervisors.
  • Create Station ID's, Promo, Commercials, and Public Service Announcements.

Job Location:

Albuquerque, NM

Company Industry:

Community Cable Television

Employment Status:

Full-time

Employment Type:

Full-Time Employee / Benefits

Hourly Rate:

$9.00

Manages Others:

Yes

Number of Vacancies:

1

Weekly Hours

Tuesday – Thursday 12-8pm

and alternating Saturdays 10-6pm with other master control operators

Skills:  Customer Service Skills is required of all employees

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer Skills that include scheduling software experience as well as Microsoft Office and Photoshop.
  • Editing experience (Final Cut or Adobe Premiere).
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of what community access television encompasses.
  • Creativity and self-motivated individual that works with a team of professionals.

 

Email your resume and cover letter to John Ortiz, Director of Operations, at john@quote-unquote.org. Questions, please call John at 505-243-0027.

 





-Erica Jones

____________________________________________
Americorps Digital Arts VISTA / VISTA Leader
Community Outreach & Development Coordinator
Quote...Unquote, Inc
*amplifying community voices through access to public media & technology*

_______________________________________________
Digital Arts Service Corps
Visit: http://digitalartscorps.org

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[MISP] Santa Fe stars as backdrop in classic novel-turned-film 'Bless Me, Ultima'

Santa Fe stars as backdrop in classic
novel-turned-film 'Bless Me, Ultima'

Robert Nott | The New Mexican
Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2010
- 10/22/10



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Sarah DiLeo is aware that she and her production crew are tackling a film in which the story is the star.

And it's a story beloved not only by New Mexicans, but anyone who has read the bittersweet saga of Antonio and Ultima in Rudolfo Anaya's classic 1970s novel Bless Me, Ultima.

DiLeo and her team are filming a screen adaptation of the novel in and around Santa Fe. The movie, directed and scripted by Carl Franklin, is a faithful adaptation, according to DiLeo.

"The challenge is not to be literal," she said during a break in shooting while the crew was filming at the old Manderfield Elementary School on Canyon Road. "The challenge is to capture the essence of the novel and distill it in a different medium."

DiLeo obtained the rights from Anaya about six years ago after talking him into the deal while he was vacationing in Mexico. Philanthropist Christy Walton turned DiLeo on to the book and agreed to finance the project (Walton is listed as executive producer; the other producers are Mark Johnson and Jesse B'Franklin).

The film is slated to shoot in New Mexico until early December. DiLeo expects a final cut to be ready by next summer.

Though Franklin is a name director — among his credits are the tough-as-nails crime drama One False Move and the Denzel Washington noir film Devil In a Blue Dress, as well as episodes of the television series Rome and The Pacific — the production features a number of no-name newcomers, including 9-year-old Luke Ganalon as Antonio.

Ganalon was one of about 55 youngsters repeatedly running through a scene at Manderfield that captures the chaos of the first day of school.

In what he claimed was his first-ever interview with the media, Ganalon said he just began auditioning for acting work last spring. His only credits of note are two commercials: one for Chips Ahoy ("I was dancing in that one," he said), and one for Nickelodeon Resorts by Marriot ("You can hardly notice me in that one.").

"To me, Antonio is kind of more shy than me and he questions his own culture," Ganalon said while still clad in a pair of blue overalls that suggested rural 1940s New Mexico. He said Antonio's relationship to his curandera friend Ultima is "very close. Ultima knows he has the power to heal but I don't think I knew I had it in me."

Veteran actress Miriam Colón, who plays Ultima, praised her younger co-star as having a voracious appetite for knowledge. One crew member said of Ganalon, "He'll be directing by the time he's 12," and indeed, the boy confirmed he's working out a storyboard for his first movie, The New Brothers of War.

Colón, a native of Puerto Rico who lives in New York City, said she hadn't read Anaya's book before she auditioned for the role. Upon reading it, she said of Franklin's script, "He has managed to preserve the meaning of the characters; the essence of the story is all there.

"I am not an expert in literature, but the way the author describes these people — people of the earth, people who are struggling, people trying to live their lives and encountering situations and relationships that cause a lot of tension — you realize they are flawed people, but you care about them."

Ultima, she said, "Is a wise, wise woman. And she's fearless."

According to DiLeo, Anaya has been an adviser on the script. He has yet to visit the set, but she's hoping to convince him to play a cameo role if he does show up.

"There is a universality to this coming-of-age story," she said. "Antonio's loss of innocence, his attachment to this older person, his acceptance of loss — everyone understands that.

"Everyone I encounter who has read the book — even if they read it 20 years ago in high school — has a high excitement for the project. It's a story that stands out for people."

The film will shoot in the Abiquiú area for a few days, and then return to Santa Fe for some interiors at Garson Studios on the Santa Fe University of Art and Design campus. DiLeo said the company is taking advantage of New Mexico's film incentive program. About 140 New Mexicans are working on the film as either crew members or performers — including all the children who were working as extras at Manderfield this week.

"Who would have thought," DiLeo said, as she noted the children lining up by the costume room at the end of the shoot, "So many pairs of little boys' overalls existed?"

 

 

 

 


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Thursday, October 21, 2010

[MISP] please help us keep our film industry! thank you




IATSE Local 480
Oct. 20, 2010

Hey Filmmakers! 

Stop what you're doing, click this link and vote.  Then, forward this to as many people as you can.

Tax Breaks Bring Film To New Mexico (KOAT) includes a place to vote for or against continuing tax incentives and concludes with Susana Martinez' response during the recent debate: "It's a 25 percent tax credit. Do you get any of those tax credits? Does your small business get any of those tax credits at 25 percent? I think we have to be sure that it's good for New Mexicans, and that's the problem with the shell games that have taken place. With the shell games in New Mexico, we can't trust what's being said."

BA480

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[MISP] (ASSORTED CORRECTIONS) Something masterful to inspire the troops


From Paul Ross (oops!)

(I think that you meant to refer to "The Increidbles," the superhero cartoon rather than "The Fantastics," the long-running off-Broadway Musical!?) "..Pigeon" is also a bit "Iron Giant."
And doesn't the lead human have an awful lot of fire power for a "Junior Agent?"




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Subject: Something masterful to inspire the troops
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 10:03:36 -0600
From: Jim Terr <bluecanyon2@newmexico.com>
To: NM Media Discussion List <MISP-L@unm.edu>



In case anyone in the animation community hasn't seen this:

6:15

Pigeon: Impossible



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEjUAnPc2VA



I'd say this guy "got the job" !!
 
          Reminds me of  "The Fantastics"



--   Jim Terr  Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA    Tel. 505-989-9298  www.JimTerr.com        Over half a million YouTube views - but who's counting?

[MISP] Something masterful to inspire the troops


In case anyone in the animation community hasn't seen this:

6:15

Pigeon: Impossible



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEjUAnPc2VA



I'd say this guy "got the job" !!
 
          Reminds me of  "The Fantastics"



--   Jim Terr  Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA    Tel. 505-989-9298  www.JimTerr.com        Over half a million YouTube views - but who's counting?

[MISP] KOAT SURVEY Poll - vote for Film Incentives!!!

KOAT Poll - vote for Film Incentives!!!

http://www.koat.com/news/25453208/detail.html

 

Tax Breaks Bring Film To New Mexico

WWE Films 'Blood Brothers' In Albuquerque

The production crew for a new movie filming in New Mexico said they were hooked by the state’s film incentives.

Todd Lewis is the line producer for the WWE film "Blood Brothers." He said the state’s generous tax break brought their production to Albuquerque.

“We’re here because of the tax incentive,” Lewis said. “The state film commission offers 25 percent back on all goods and services and labor done inside New Mexico.”

Lewis said it’s highly unlikely the production would be in New Mexico without the incentives.

Leaders in New Mexico’s film industry said they want to improve on the tax incentives that were put in place by Gov. Bill Richardson. At the very least, the industry seeks to maintain them.

Top of Form

Bottom of Form

“That’s local dollars going into our local economy. They’re also coming in, staying in our hotels, eating in our restaurants, using our services,” Charles Ashley with the Bernalillo Economic Development Office said.

During Sunday’s debate on KOAT, both gubernatorial candidates expressed their feelings on the film industry.

“I’m a big supporter of the film industry in New Mexico. And here's what I believe we need to do: We need to have a strong sustainable incentive program for the film in industry in New Mexico. Today 10,000 people work full or part time in New Mexico’s film industry,” Lt. Gov. Diane Denis, D-N.M., said.

“It's a 25 percent tax credit. Do you get any of those tax credits? Does your small business get any of those tax credits at 25 percent? I think we have to be sure that it's good for New Mexicans, and that's the problem with the shell games that have taken place. With the shell games in New Mexico, we can't trust what's being said.,” District Attorney Susana Martinez, R-N.M., said.

 

  Can’t take it here but log on above to take this short survey

  SURVEY

Should the state keep its film incentives in place?

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

Robyn Reede

Medicaid Trainer

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Santa Fe, NM  87504-

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505-476-6825  - fax

 

 


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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

[MISP] I-25 Studios open house Monday 10/25

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From Rick Clemente at I-25 Studios:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/14/10

CONTACT: Rick Clemente (505) 688-4148

I-25 STUDIOS announces the completion of its newest state-of-the-art 10,500 sq. ft. sound
stage and 10,000 sq. ft. newly remodeled production offices.

An Open House will be held Monday, October 25 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Home to the NBC-
Universal / USA Network's television drama, In Plain Sight, I-25 STUDIOS is reinvesting in the
facility in order to support multiple simultaneous productions.

"We have an incredible opportunity to bring more productions to New Mexico with the addition
of these improvements. More productions mean more jobs for local New Mexicans," said studio
executive Rick Clemente.

In addition to the sound stages, I-25 STUDIOS has adjacent fully furnished production office
suites, mill and paint shop area, set storage space, gold rooms, and freshly renovated cafeteria
which equates to more production capacity for our thriving industry.

In addition to a longstanding relationship with NBC-Universal, parent company of the USA
Network, I-25 STUDIOS is also home to ACME Props, Independent Studio Services, Maleko
Grip & Rigging, Chapman Leonard Crane/Dolly, and the New Mexico Stuntman's Association.

I-25 STUDIOS has been the production home of The Lost Room, The Eye, Swing Vote, and
scenes from other productions, including Terminator Salvation.

I-25 STUDIOS, founded in 2006, is New Mexico's most successful independently owned Studio.
Home to over 16 productions in the last four years, I-25 STUDIOS has consistently contributed
to the industry's success in New Mexico. I-25 STUDIOS, located directly on Interstate 25 in
Albuquerque, offers clients easy access to all points in the metro area as well as Santa Fe (45
minutes) and Albuquerque International Airport (15 minutes). I-25 STUDIOS has over 100,000
square feet of stage space on six separate stages, 70,000 square feet of production offices, two
mill areas, extensive interior and exterior storage, and abundant parking. I-25 STUDIOS has
direct fiber access into their facility providing clients with unparallel internet connectivity.

What:    I-25 STUDIOS Open House
When:   October 25, 2010 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Where:  9201 Pan American Freeway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113


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[MISP] I-25 Studios open house Monday 10/25

[MISP] Growing Post in NM w/ NMPA (10/21)

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Hi again -- I hope everyone's doing well!

We at the New Mexico Post Alliance are very excited about the event we'll be having this Thursday (10/21) and, more than that, the growth we're continuing to see in post-production work being done locally.  These kinds of (generally) small businesses that are adding jobs and income, as well as reinvesting in New Mexico are helping fulfill the promise of the state's investment in a local film (and media) industry.

For our first quarterly member event, we're highlighting some of that local work, with sessions from the teams behind Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer and The Incredible Voyage of Captain Hook - as well as Red Earth VFX' Ron Thornton talking "Invisible VFX" or what the TV and film worlds are looking for. It'll all be fun and informative  - and a great networking opportunity.

Capping it off is our first 'Post-Party' Mixer at the Rio Chama Steakhouse.  We're happy to be doing this in association with the Santa Fe Film Festival which starts the next day.

For more information, prices and registration, please visit http://nmpa-fall2010.eventbrite.com

And, if you're working in post-production or beginning to enter the field, we hope you'll consider joining the Post Alliance.  Fees are at our site at http://www.nmpostalliance.org -- and if you're just starting out our Associate Membership almost pays for itself. 

If you're interested in still more information, please join us for the (free) open membership meeting from 9:30 - 10:30 am that kicks off the event for an update on events and activities from the team.

We hope to see you this Thursday.

Eric






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Eric Renz-Whitmore
twitter: @ewhitmore
cell:     505-227-1086

Executive Director, NM Technology Council
"Growing Tech Business in New Mexico"
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Saturday, October 16, 2010

[MISP] A 3fer

Three items, perhaps altogether worth sharing on the list:

1. My KUNM review of "LET ME IN", shot in Los Alamos I believe, audio here 
http://kunm.org/news/audio/101410LETMEIN.MP3  and text below. An inspiring example of elegant moviemaking, in my opinion.  Comment from a NM colleague: "All paid for with NM State Investment loan. With rebate Producers walk away with a couple of hundred thousand dollars in their pockets. Lets hope it makes money so that the state can make 18% return on the net"

2. A logical project for New Mexico?

4:19




3. Interesting quote from Woody Allen:

Woody Allen considers himself to be a lazy filmmaker, said Adam Higginbotham in the London Daily Telegraph. “Look at the guys who are not lazy–say, Steven Spielberg,”says Allen. “They work. They go out on location, and they live in the desert for a year. And they shoot every angle and do everything. I haven‟t the patience.” Allen says he prefers to film in “places that are easy to live in,” like New York or London. He also prefers experienced actors, to whom he can give minimum direction, and shoots the minimum number of takes. “I‟m thinking, there‟s a basketball playoff on tonight, or the Yankees are playing. You know, artistic perfection is not my priority.” Yet when he sees the first cut of one of his films, he‟s always disappointed. “All your grandiose ambitions reduce themselves to, „How can I save this from being an embarrassment?‟” He has felt this way about all his films. When he first saw Manhattan, he was so appalled, he offered to make the studio another film for free. Now 75, he‟s reconciled to never being a great filmmaker–a Fellini or a Kurosawa. “I still delude myself sometimes and think, „Well, maybe you‟ll get lucky and something will come out like that.‟ But you know, after 40, 41 films you start to realize it‟s just not there.”

Jim Terr  Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA    Tel. 505-989-9298  www.JimTerr.com        Over half a million YouTube views - but who's counting?  

Review of “LET ME IN” – KUNM 

            Jim Terr © 2010

I’ve never been so proud to see a movie say “filmed in New Mexico” as I was to see “LET ME IN”, the American remake of the Swedish young vampire film of last year called – in English – LET THE RIGHT ONE IN. That film was a modest hit in the US and a big hit elsewhere, but I never saw it, and without regard to however good the original film supposedly was, the remake is excellent, though possibly not for everybody’s taste.

 

As I’ve implied, I’ve been generally disappointed with the films I’ve seen shot in New Mexico over the past 20-plus years I’ve been paying attention; at least none of them making my personal favorites list. I think my favorite so far as been a locally-produced film, a zombie spoof called ROMEO AND JULIET VS THE LIVING DEAD, which in turn inspired my own project in progress, ZOMBIE VERSUS VAMPIRE.

 

Believe it or not, I’m not a particular fan or expert on either zombie or vampire films; that just happens to be the subject a hand. LET ME IN is about a friendship between a timid and bullied 12-year-old boy and his mysterious neighbor who turns out to be much older than her 12-year-old form, and who knows a thing or two about taking care of bullies. I mean REALLY taking care of bullies.

 

There are some shocking moments of gore in this film, but I really appreciated it more as a young love story, very reminiscent of another Swedish film that was my favorite for many years, MY LIFE AS A DOG. Both are films I wish I had seen when I was closer to that age, and could have used some modeling of inter-species friendship and relating. I’m referring to the male and female species, not the human and vampire species.

 

Everything about LET ME IN is just about perfect, in my opinion: The casting, the acting, the sparseness, the authenticity of the dialogue, the scale of the production, which all takes place with a very small area – Los Alamos, actually, It’s an inspiring example of what had to be a very low-budget film still perfectly crafted in every way, much more engaging than almost any huge-budget, large-scale special effects or action film. The filmmakers very effectively create a small-scale adolescent world where the adults are marginal, unfortunate participants at best.

 

This is an affecting, exciting, fully engaging story with all the elements I appreciate except perhaps outright comedy – and an extra dose of supernatural weirdness at its core. I believe it might be described as, in the best sense, “Gothic” – a genre I always appreciate for some reason.

 

Congratulations to Albuquerque actress Rebekah Wiggins for her nice little role in this film, and the many other local participants in this production. A big “bravo” for all involved in LET ME IN, and to our fair New Mexico for providing an unexpectedly gloomy yet perfect backdrop.

 

Friday, October 15, 2010

Re: [MISP] motion

Michael,

I've posted an answer to your question on The New Mexico Post Alliance's new forum "Open Air."

Here is the link:


I'm using you as an opportunity to promote the forum which we've set up for just this sort of thing.  You can read without being a member, but to post you have to join.

Joining "Open Air" is free (there is a forum only option on NMPA's site) but you may want to look into joining the NMPA which is a new professional association for post production people in NM.

Right,  There's the spiel.  Let me know if you still have questions on this.   BTW: NMPA is having our Fall membership event next Thursday at the Santa Fe Complex - here's a link to that info:  http://www.nmpostalliance.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&catid=901&Itemid=55

Cheers,

David Garcia
creative director
halflife* digital
o. 505.265.0665
c. 505.400.0865



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Any Motion 3 experts out there? I am attempting to import a PhotoShop layered file into Motion. It has 16 layers and is 58 megs in size. I have done this before where I can choose import all layers or merged. This time when I try, all it does is import the file as merged. Never gives me the options. I looked at the manual and am doing as it says, but to no avail. Thanks as always for any input.

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

Any Motion 3 experts out there? I am attempting to import a PhotoShop layered file into Motion. It has 16 layers and is 58 megs in size. I have done this before where I can choose import all layers or merged. This time when I try, all it does is import the file as merged. Never gives me the options. I looked at the manual and am doing as it says, but to no avail. Thanks as always for any input.

Michael Turri
Turri Productions
3805 Calle Pino
Albuquerque, NM 87111
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

[MISP] NMPA: Come to our Fall Event next Thursday at the Santa Fe Complex!

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Hey everyone... 

With the Motion Conference, Santa Fe Independent Film Festival and Santa Fe Film Festival -- this is a great week coming up in Santa Fe (and Albuquerque).  If you're interested in the New Mexico Post Alliance, post-production, Visual Effect and indie filmmaking, I hope you'll consider our Fall Membership Event! 

(Special thanks in the meantime to the Rio Chama Steakhouse and the Santa Fe Film Festival!) 



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The NMPA's October event is not to be missed

 

NMPA MEMBERSHIP, FALL EVENT
SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO – OCT 21, 2010

FALL
2010
 
Coffee & Snacks/
Welcome and Registration
NMPA Member
Quarterly Meeting
(Fall / 2010)
Lessons in Post:
Study #1 "Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer"
Reel World: "Invisible VFX"
byRon Thornton - Creative Director, Red Earth VFX
Lessons in Post:
Study #2 – "The Incredible
Voyage of Captain Hook"
NMPA Post Party & Professional Mixer - Rio Chama Brewing Company
NMPA fall event
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9-9:30am

Coffee & Snacks / Welcome Registration

LOCATION: Santa Fe Complex, 632 Agua Fria (entrance through Romero; walking distance from the Railyard) FEES: $40 General Admission, $25 for Santa Fe Film Festival Pass Holders, and Free for all NMPA members (membership starts at $50)

Click here to register now.

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9:30-10:35am

NMPA Member Quarterly Meeting (Fall / 2010)

MEETING IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS

"Coming Together: the Legislative Battle Ahead" Officer reports, committee reports NMPA Conference in February – the basics

10:35-10:45am - BREAK

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10:45-12:15pm

Lessons in Post: Study #1 –
"Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer" Moderated by Eric Renz - Whitmore

Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer is not only a great example of local independent production, it's also a project that brought together many elements of our local post-­‐production community. In fact, the full-­‐ length feature was quite possibly the largest post-­‐production job to be completed in New Mexico, with very few elements being completed out of state. Picture editorial, over 200 visual effects shots, color correction, score, music licensing, sound design and 5.1 theatrical sound mix were all done in New Mexico. Join us as the Dragonslayer post team discusses their experience and lessons learned.

12:15-1:30pm - lunch - BYO

Bring your own or find a local vendor of your choosing. Just be back on time. We are running a tight schedule.

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1:30-2:45pm

Reel World: "Invisible VFX" by Ron Thornton

Emmy‐award‐winner Ron Thornton, Creative Director at Red Earth VFX in Albuququerque, has designed, produced and supervised Visual Effects work for television and theatrical film for over thirty years. In this session he'll focus on what current feature and TV markets are looking for in their visual effects.

2:45-3:00pm - BREAK

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3-4:30pm

Lessons in Post: Study #2 – "The Incredible Voyage of Captain Hook" Moderated by Lance Maurer

Come be the first to see the local movie everyone is talking about. We will screen this truly amazing, 100% New Mexican short film for the NMPA members before it hits the screens. After the screening, panelists Reuben Finkelstein (Editor, Actor) and David Garcia (Colorist) will be on hand to discuss the workflow through post, including lessons learned while making this beautiful film. For more information on the film itself, look for them on facebook.

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5:30-7:30pm

NMPA Post Party and Professional Mixer

Join some of New Mexico's leading professionals in the post and film industry -­‐ and a few other VIPs -­‐ for good food and drink at the NMPA Fall Mixer. Don't forget to bring your business cards!

The mixer is free for attendees of this fall event, Santa Fe Film Festival Ticket Holders, and all NMPA members; for all others, the cost is $20 at the door.

LOCATION: Rio Chama Steakhouse (President's Room) 414 Old Santa Fe Trail

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