05/30/12 IFC MEMBERSHIP MEETING
After the break…5 Secrets to Making a Successful Documentary with Tim De Paepe.
Tallgrass Film Festival Wichita 10/18-21 Grasscendo — music-themed films Greengrass — environmentally-themed films Grassroots — featuring films about social issues especially films inspired by the Civil Rights movement Spotlight on Women Directors Spotlight on Scandinavian Cinema Smallgrass: Family Films Timothy Gruver Spotlight on Kansas Filmmakers — Kansas filmmakers submit for free Joel Fein Emerging Filmmakers Program — short films from high school student filmmakers (19 and younger) may submit for free — see below for official rules
The entry deadline for film submissions is June 29, 2012 with a late submission deadline of July 13, 2012. (Fees: Features $50, Shorts $25/Late Submission Fee: Features $100, Shorts $50).
Yes, the opportunity to submit free for Kansas filmmakers still stands. Submit your film under the Kansas Filmmaker category and be sure to let them know all your Kansas connections.
Fright Night Film Festival http://www.frightnightfilmfest.com/ 6/29-7/1 – Louisville, KY Submission deadline has passed ABOUT THE FESTIVAL Fright Night Film Fest is the Largest Genre Film Festival in America. Our festival strives to provide one of the largest outlets for independent films in the world. With over 120 + films screened every year in 5 large screening halls, our desire is for the filmmaker to present his/her film to the masses and engage in new networking opportunities.
Who went to The Spring 2012 Slash and Bash Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival and what did you experience? David Skaggs and Nick Bylsma won the film competition! It was a fun festival!
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IFC Improv Night – June 2, 2012
The KC Improv Company kicks off June with another great night of improv comedy. AND it’s IFC night — members of KC’s Independent Filmmakers’ Commission get in for only $5. Westport Coffee House Theatre 8-930pm. Please have your membership card.
ONE NIGHT STAND WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY 6/16/2012
One Night Stand issues one challenge, to write (you can pre-write but need to include all drawn elements), shoot, and edit a short film in 10 hours. Three items are drawn: a theme, an object, and a line of dialogue. All three elements must be used in the project. Shoot in 16:9, burn to a playable dvd-standard for now… $30 entry fee per team Captain will receive 2 tickets to the screening
Meet at 830am at WCH for enrollment and drawing 930am official start time for production 730pm completed project is due – turn in at Stageport. Make sure your DVD works. Give yourself plenty of time to edit. Give yourself plenty of time to output to approved format.
The screening will be held at STAGEPORT in the Crossroads. 208 W. 19th St. KCMO $5 entry fee for screening for IFC members; $8 for non. 8:30pm screening – Stageport Judged event…1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Audience Choice. Also a Captain’s Award which is awarded by the other Captain’s to the best Captain.
We need volunteers for this event! Sign up with Dustin, this will get you closer to a free membership.
IFC AT THE 2012 FRINGE FESTIVAL 7/19-7/29/2012 Best of the IFC-90 minute program at Screenland Crown Center Does not need to be a new film, any genre. Submit away! If you have something you want to be considered for entry, please hand off to Tim Harvey by 7/10. Not all submissions will be accepted. Must be a digital file, 16:9, quicktime or avi- NO burnt dvd!
Fringe needs 5 videographers for the festival. Get an all access pass to the fest. If interested contact Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kansas International Film Festival 12 Annual October 05, 2012 to October 11, 2012 The IFC theme this year will be Satire…PSAs, Infomercials, Mockumentaries….5-6 minutes. Screening on Oct 10 Need 90 minutes worth of material. Proposed schedule due dates: Submission date to IFC: 9/7/2012 Turn material over to KIFF: 9/21/2012 IFC is also hosting a party on the 10th of October!
Fund raiser at Hamburger Mary’s Raunchy Bingo Thursday, July 12th at 8-10
BOARD MEMBERS REPORTS:
MATT CONNOLLY PRESIDENT:
Board Meeting this Sunday at 3pm at WCH back room
June 27th we will be having an important seminar on the Board and Board elections. Please look for more details soon.
Grant applications are now being taken for the Robert Altman Emerging Filmmakers Fund. JUNE 1ST CUTOFF DATE
GRANT INFORMATION Kauffman’s FastTrac program has graciously provided the $500 program fee for each of the selected grant recipients.
PURPOSE The goal of these grants is to give filmmakers the expert business knowledge they need to help turn their craft into a business, turn an existing project into a more fruitful venture or both. If you do apply for a grant, please have a business or project idea ready to bring to the classes.
The classes will be held in 5, full-day sessions from 9AM to 5PM on consecutive Fridays starting July 13, 2012 and ending August 10, 2012.
Digital Storytelling Forum http://www.kcsourcelink.com/forums/digital-storytelling
48 Hour Film Project in July or August Producer for KC is Jason Turner August 3-5. Get your teams together now! Entry fee is $140. Screening on the following Thursday the 9th at Glenwood 48hourfilm.com or darktrainfilms.com for more info. If a team can get together a minimum of 10 people, and cover half of the entry fee ($70), IFC will cover the other half and up to three teams. Must be early bird admission fee and team must provide list to Board along with $70. There are still two openings left for this as one team has already received $70!
PROPS The IFC is now taking prop donations!
VICKIE ROCCO – VICE – PRESIDENT Looking for help with PR and press releases. See her at the break or anytime, really…
IFC event page on website
June 11th on air talking with Michael Hogge on KKFI 90.1 about ONS 12-12:30, tune in
BOARD TREASURER – TED SMITH We have about $2000
TIM HARVEY- MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR
Membership exchange with the Kansas City Screenwriters now up on the IFC website.
Rent our equipment please!
Now have a crane – Ty Jones will be doing a seminar with the crane on June 6th.
Sign up for membership – $30/year (really inexpensive) now via credit card! Can pay or renew online – via PayPal. Matt has Square and can swipe your card too.
Updated equipment pricing/rental sheets on website ifckc.com. Price has been lowered on the dolly- $30 for one day!
Many benefits for being a member including discounts at local venues. If you know of any other businesses to add to the list please let us know. Independent theatre discounts too! Rental equipment discounts! The list of all equipment online. Only $30 a year! Support Westport Coffee House because they support us
Do you have digital copies of your older IFC films? Every Picture, Bentley, etc. Tim would like to have a copy of them… and build an IFC archive. Digital copies only please!!!
We are in the process of creating a Best of IFC DVD and need a graphics designer…DVD label and insert. Free copy of DVD, credit and Everlasting IFC Love (ELIFCL) can be your reward! Also, if you are a graphic designer, we are looking for a nice dvd cover and something on the dvd as well.
MAIA ADES- Come to the monthly board meetings! It’s a great way to give us your ideas/opinions.
She schedules 2nd half of meetings so give her ideas of screenings, seminars etc. email@example.com Schedule posted on ifc website on right side.
Wheeler Audio workshop Saturday, July 21st from 1-5 Voice over workshop. Through Actors With Moxie, will have more info soon.
DUSTIN ADAIR- Volunteer Coordinator/Fundraising Chair If you are a current member and volunteer for 5 events, your dues for the next year are FREE!
Need volunteers for ONS.
If you have a film you’d like to share, even non-IFC, let us know so we can fill a schedule hole! NEW PEOPLE: Alex- Interested in film, does photography and runway 9135486634 firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Wolfe- Attends Blue Valley North HS, runs the film club there. Looking to help out on set email@example.com
Gesiye- In the Blue Valley North film club, very much enjoys film and wants to get involved firstname.lastname@example.org Russ D- Father of Morgan (former IFC member) and brought son Dylan
Dylan- New to film but interested in directing and editing. Has done some small projects. Attends Pembrooke. email@example.com
Andrew Bernard- Wants to see the day to day of film making, does film accounting. firstname.lastname@example.org
ART RELATED SHAMELESS SELF – PROMOTIONS (ARSSP) Curtis- Horror Club will be doing a seminar on special effects makeup with Micah Williams at WCH. June 11 6pm-9pm and then the following two Mondays. $30 for all of it! kchorrorclub.com to sign up
Jason Turner- Red carpet event for his upcoming film Avalon. Screenland Crossroads on June 14th. Event begins at 6pm, screening at 7:30 Tomorrow will be auditioning for a spy film tomorrow night. Need extras and agents. Anyone with stunt or firearm experience a plus! AMC Mainstreet
Micah H- 20 something male that can play a geek for a shoot in early July. Also wants to shoot and edit projects so please contact him.
Mike C.- Put together a script for the KIFF, anyone interested in looking at the current draft, let him know.
Joe C- Good new studio. Same good audio.
Tim H- Second weekend in July shoot music video Tiffany Randol. Needs help. Will be in contact after finalization of logistics.
Dustin A- MADE THE GOAL and it ends June 4th-ish so PLEASE help (still)!!! Kickstarter: Before The Wedding
Jerry- CinemaKC airs on Saturday night at 6pm. This week (the 2nd) is geared toward young film makers. June 9th will be the IFC episode!
Tim- 13th-15th of July, will be looking for people for a music video shoot. Also, Paul hosts a show called Black Sky Radio, tomorrow morning 10am Tim will be on, go to blackskyradio.com Tim- Just graduated and looking for work! Broadcast Media and Public Relations degrees, let him know if you know of anything.
Jordan- Close to finished with a screenplay about the Russian mafia. Would like to get some directors/producers/actors to give it a read 9136899919 email@example.com
Maiesha M- Generation Rap on 103 every Saturday from 8-9
Mike C- Shoot at downtown library for Meet the Past
Tim and Dave are going to have showcases at Fringe, including some premeres from Tim.
Emerson- Bottoms Up is in the Fringe Half Best of Half the Roast of Jesus Christ. Live comedy with a bit of film.
David Skaggs- Looking to enter the 48hr film project in St. Louis June 1-3, if anyone want to make the trip and a film, let him know. You will have places to stay and he will cover the admission fee.
Brian Boy(e) – Shooting June 5,6,7 or June 12-14 at KU Med. Need solid shooter to help. Sit down interviews, run & gun, etc. proficiency. firstname.lastname@example.org
Midnight premier of The Taking of Savannah will be showing 9/15 at the CON-X HORROR, SCI- FI AND POP CULTURE CONVENTION at the Ramada Convention Center 1601 N. Universal Ave KCMO. Q&A with cast and party immediately following. For more info about the convention: http://www.conxkc.com/home
Brian D.- Jerry Vest at Have Guns Will Rent is awesome, IFC discount is also awesome
David – props. Would like to do this for your production needs pics of his past work email@example.com
Dustin Adair- script doctor – if you have a script and need someone to read it get a hold of him
Andy Garrison gives a discount for the Actor’s Showcase actors. Discount located on website. actortrainingstudio.com to view videos recently shot ats -actortrainingstudio on fb Looking for women to join his Monday night acting class. Interested? contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
Micah Williams- Does special effects makeup, would love to get on a team for ONS or 48hr or get involved with a project. Don’t be afraid of money. 724-518-3400 Also teaching sculpting classes this spring and summer at the Alcott’s Arts Center and a demo for Horror Club. Art show in June at Slap and Tickle for First Friday
Milo- Developing a new website, networking site for film makers. Looking to get some people to try this out: mdultra.com You can now post videos