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The FilmMakers Network is where Filmmakers, Directors, Producers, Actors, DPs, Sound and lighting, Post-production, Musisians, Makeup artists and all talents come together every month to make contacts and get projects off the ground.

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Upcoming events (5)

Filmmakers Networking Event

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The Filmmakers Network is inviting you to a Zoom meeting. FRIDAY, October 30th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (PST) Join us this coming Friday for a Zoom Filmmakers open forum. 3:00 - 4:00 pm - 3 Minute Self-Intros, followed by an open Q & A on the film industry. 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Network in breakout rooms with financiers, producers, directors, and writers from the filmmaking community. Your Host. William Garcia is an award-winning producer based in Los Angeles, California, with over thirty years experience in the feature film and television production industry. His clients include; TLC, Warner Media, Sony Entertainment, Animal Planet, Republic Records, MTV Tr3s, and AWE Network. William has produced over a thousand hours of programming for television and independent feature films. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America. Topic: Networking Event Time: October 30,[masked]:00pm to 5:00pm Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/6225937331 Meeting ID:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]# US [masked],,[masked]# US Meeting ID:[masked] Dial by your location Find your local world wide number: https://zoom.us/u/atZVpo5K7 To subscribe to our meetings and newsletters visit http://eepurl.com/gW-OQ9

NOVEMBER "LET'S DO LUNCH" Networking Series😀 - VIA ZOOM -USE GOOGLE RSVP FORM

PLEASE SIGN UP ON MEETUP & ALSO COMPLETE GOOGLE RSVP FORM https://forms.gle/osAeYxdhzGTQtnqY8 ======================================= BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! OUR ONLINE LUNCH HAS BEEN SUCH HUGE SUCCESS WE'RE DOING IT AGAIN IN THIS MONTH! NOTE: REGISTRATION FEE IS AGAIN WAIVED. EVERYONE IS AUTOMATICALLY WAITLISTED UNTIL CONFIRMED! SEATING IS LIMITED. AN "OFFICIAL" LAFTV MEETUP NETWORKING EVENT HOSTED BY ORGANIZER, SANDRA LORD (http://www.meetup.com/LAFilm-TV-Meetup-LAFTV/members/68038252/); CO-HOSTS, DEBBIE LOLLIE (http://www.meetup.com/LAFilm-TV-Meetup-LAFTV/members/30895612), ANNA I (https://www.meetup.com/LAFilm-TV-Meetup-LAFTV/members/128964112/) & MARILU (https://www.meetup.com/LAFilm-TV-Meetup-LAFTV/members/11636725/). SIGN UP ON MEETUP & ALSO COMPLETE GOOGLE RSVP FORM https://forms.gle/osAeYxdhzGTQtnqY8 ******************************************************* SANDRA LORD THE LOS ANGELES FILM & TV MEETUP & WOMEN HELPING WOMEN in Entertainment Invite you to the monthly "LET'S DO LUNCH®" ~"A PRIVATE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY NETWORKING EVENT"~ WE WELCOME MEN & WOMEN IN FILM, TV, MUSIC, FASHION, NEW MEDIA -- IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE CAMERA. This event is SPECIFICALLY designed to include a DIVERSE group of men & women in various fields and at ALL LEVELS. -- EXPAND YOUR NETWORK OF CONNECTIONS -- THIS MEETUP GROUP HAS THOUSANDS of working and emerging industry professionals. LET'S GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER ONE LUNCH AT A TIME, while making 30-40 new connections @ each lunch. GET TO KNOW YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS IN AN INTIMATE, "NO PRESSURE" mingling & sharing atmosphere. Take advantage of this great opportunity to expand your network, pitch yourself, seek assistance, explore collaborative opportunities and share resources in a private, controlled, FUN BUSINESS setting. NOTE: the pre-registration fee of $12.50 has been WAIVED for this month's lunch. PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/osAeYxdhzGTQtnqY8 NOTE: SPECIFIC RSVP GUIDELINES BELOW -- PLEASE READ THEM BEFORE RSVPing. CONFIRMED RESERVATIONS: Once we receive your COMPLETED GOOGLE RSVP FORM and IF your profession category is not already full, you will be sent an EMAIL VIA MEETUP with information on HOW TO JOIN THIS MONTH'S ONLINE LUNCH. A ZOOM ACCOUNT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. DON'T HAVE A ZOOM account? Sign up for a FREE one here: https://zoom.us/signup ONLY AFTER your COMPLETED GOOGLE RSVP FORM is received will you be considered for this lunch. Once CONFIRMED, you will be placed in the "GOING" section on the event page. RSVP "FLAKES" and EVENT "NO SHOWS" will NOT be considered for this or future lunch events. LUNCH DETAILS: A ZOOM ACCOUNT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. ACCESS DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED TO THOSE CONFIRMED A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT. BRING A FUN, GREAT ATTITUDE. PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/osAeYxdhzGTQtnqY8 THIS IS A MUST-ATTEND EVENT! SEE YOU THERE!!!

HOW TO FINANCE, PACKAGE, AND DISTRIBUTE INDEPENDENT FILMS

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$50.00

HOW TO FINANCE, PACKAGE, AND DISTRIBUTE INDEPENDENT FILMS WEBINAR Saturday, November 14th from 9:00am to 3:00pm (PST) Learn how to Produce Medium Budget, Low-Budget Features & Micro-Budget Genre Features Films. If you want to find out how feature films are developed from concept to distribution, this webinar is for you. Course Introduction: Producers Responsibilities - Producers contracts LLC, do I need one? - Operation Agreements - Business Structure -Story Rights - Screenplay Options - Script Analysis - - Producers Package - Talent Attachments - Pay & Play - Deal - Schedules - Budgeting - Tax Credits - Employee Fringes - VFX Budgeting - Define Crew Roles - WGA Contracts - Working with Agents - SAG Contracts - DGA Contracts - Dealing with Unions (IA & Teamsters) - How to finance a film - Completion Bonds - The Feature Film Business Plan - Monetize Tax Credit & Sales - Investor Deals. Speakers William Garcia is an award-winning producer based in Los Angeles, California, with over thirty years experience in the feature film and television production industry. His clients include; TLC, Warner Media, Sony Entertainment, Animal Planet, Republic Records, MTV Tr3s, and AWE Network. William has produced over a thousand hours of programming for television and independent feature films. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America. Mikel Fair is a director of 8 film festivals in Oregon and Texas. He is also the author of the ebook "Film Festival Submitter's Handbook," which offers tips and guidance for filmmakers package and prepare their creative work for submission on the Film Festival Circuit. THE FEE TO ATTEND THE WEBINAR IS $50.00 PLEASE REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/8316032174247/WN_auHQD4mVTYOcuxv-SSTmAQ

WE’RE BACK! HOLLYWOOD BREAKFAST W/ACADEMY AWARD WINNER& GEORGE CLOONEY'S PARTNER

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND AS A VIRTUAL EVENT! 👍 HAVE A "VIRTUAL" BREAKFAST & ENJOY Q&A with Special Guest Speaker: GRANT HESLOV, ACADEMY AWARD-WINNER & 4-TIME OSCAR® NOMINEE, especially known for his award-winning producing & writing collaborations w/GEORGE CLOONEY, with whom he founded SMOKEHOUSE PICTURES Pictures in 2006. FULL BIO below. RSVPs HERE ARE ONLY FROM THIS MEETUP! We get reservations from multiple entertainment groups + word-of-mouth for this popular event. We look forward to seeing you! 😊 PREPAID COST: $30 ($25 off the regular $55 price) ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT "CHANGING IMAGES IN AMERICA," a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in entertainment. ****************** SANDRA LORD & CHANGING IMAGES IN AMERICA in Association with THE LOS ANGELES FILM & TV MEETUP (LAFTV) INVITE YOU TO THE "AWARD-WINNING" HOLLYWOOD NETWORKING BREAKFAST® * CELEBRATING 25+ YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY * DATE: NOV. 19, 2020 TIME: 9AM - 11:45AM-ish (Networking AFTER the speaker) CHECK-IN STARTS: 8:50am PREPAID RSVP REQUIRED: COST: $30 ($25 off the regular $55 price) YOUR PAYPAL RECEIPT IS YOUR CONFIRMATION. WE DO NOT MAIL TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT "CHANGING IMAGES IN AMERICA," A 501(C)(3) NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO PROMOTING DIVERSITY IN ENTERTAINMENT. COMPLETE YOUR RSVP FORM HERE: http://HollywoodNetworkingBreakfast.com/Reservations/ ************ A ZOOM ACCOUNT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. DON'T HAVE A ZOOM account? Sign up for a FREE one here: https://zoom.us/signup ZOOM ACCESS DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED TO THOSE CONFIRMED THE DAY BEFORE THE EVENT. ************ BREAKFAST GUIDELINES & POLICIES: ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, but are TRANSFERABLE to someone else for THIS event only. NO-REFUNDS, NO CREDITS & NO ROLLOVER TO ANOTHER EVENT ALLOWED. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ & BE AWARE OF OUR POLICIES & GUIDELINES PRIOR TO SIGNING UP FOR AND ATTENDING THE HOLLYWOOD NETWORKING BREAKFAST. http://www.hollywoodnetworkingbreakfast.com/guidelines ************ SPEAKER BIO: GRANT HESLOV https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zwmdm4HaAlr_srWnpvLd_9ctpofPtdP9e4nzi4eYdSc/edit ************ CLICK ON LINK BELOW FOR PRIVATE MEETING WITH GUEST SPEAKERS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: http://www.hollywoodnetworkingbreakfast.com/guest-speaker-private-meetings/ Private meetings with guest speakers take place at a later date and are in the form of a lunch meeting, general meeting at his or her office or shadowing him or her for part of a day – whichever is more convenient for the guest speaker/panelist -- DUE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING, ALL SUCH MEETINGS WILL BE VIA ZOOM FOR NOW. NOTE: ONE-ON-ONE PRIVATE MEETING WITH A "LUCKY" ATTENDEE NOT YET CONFIRMED. ************ GUEST SPEAKERS: Our Guest Speaker's attendance is confirmed, schedule permitting. In the event our guest speaker is unable to attend, we reserve the right to provide a substitute speaker or initiate a different format (which might not include a substitute speaker) for that day/event. In any such situation, our no refund and no roll-over policy for all reservations will apply. ************ COME PREPARED WITH QUESTIONS! “BEST speakers in town! GREAT opportunity to make connections and learn "up close & personal" from those who make it happen in Hollywood! + Unparalleled opportunity for private meeting with participating event speakers.” NO REFUND POLICY: ALL payments are NON-REFUNDABLE, but are transferable to someone else for THIS event only. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ OUR POLICIES & GUIDELINES. www.hollywoodnetworkingbreakfast.com/guidelines PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR RSVP HERE: https://www.hollywoodnetworkingbreakfast.com/reservations/

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