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MCAI Features: An Evening with Writer-Producer-Dire­ctor Alton Glass

  • Sep 18, 2013 · 6:15 PM
  • The Digital Media Center

MCA-I Sept 18 Meeting: Filmmaker's Perspective

6 Tips for Operating in Hollywood Today and Financing Your Projects.

An Evening with Writer-Producer-Director Alton Glass

How does a young independent filmmaker get to do 3 feature films, documentaries, TV Pilots, a slew of music videos and more?  Where do you get the money? How do you find the right talent; manage your career trajectory and weather the negatives? And oh, yeah, What if you're African-American? Join MCAI as we present a talented and accomplished filmmaker who will show you how to define your own success.

Alton Glass, CEO of Glassrock Entertainment is a successful writer-producer-director in a number of genres. He brought to life the indy comedy, "The Candy Shop," and wrote the prison drama "The Mannsfield 12." His latest thriller, "The Confidant," features Billy Zane and Richard Roundtree in the cast. His series pilot, "The Crew-Los Angeles" was sold to Viacom.  Glass also has pilots for a dance show, "Hit Music Central" and a street-gang reality show, "Rise Up" in the works. His latest project is a feature-length sports documentary profiling the legendary athlete and nationally known activist, Jim Brown, "I Am Who I Am: Legendary Mis(Perceptions)."

Don't miss this talented artist share his experiences, perspectives and advice about our industry today.

As always, come early for networking over light food. Bring plenty of business cards, headshots, resumes, etc. AND BRING A FRIEND.

EVENT: LA/OC Chapter of MCAI August 2013 Meeting

DATE: Wednesday 18 September 2013 
TIME: 6:15 Social Networking over light food and refreshments.
Program begins at 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Santa Ana College’s Digital Media Center 
1300 S. Bristol 
Santa Ana, CA 92704

DIRECTIONS: the DMC is aprox 3 miles north/east of the I-405 on Bristol at the corner of Wilshire, just one block north/east of Edinger and Bristol. 

There is plenty of free parking around the building and lots more across the street.

COST: Non-MCAI Members pay $17 at the door or $12 if prepaid via PayPal Here! Students and MCAI Members pay $5. 

Don’t miss this important presentation! 

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  • Tim K.

    Great info - what a dynamic story. Thanks!

    September 19, 2013

  • John C.

    Excellent conversation with a successful filmmaking entrepreneur. Glass is talented and shared good info and great insights.

    September 19, 2013

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