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The Long Island Independent Film Collaborative
Hello Thank you for your continued interest in the Long Island Independent Film Collaborative Meetup. On Friday August 17 at 8:00 PM a 48 hour contest to deliver an independent film of no more than 4 minutes began at the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre. There were teams. The Three Legged Moose team consisting of Daniele Nictora, Christopher Kozak, myself, and including Peter Brown (a gloriously competent sound person and a really nice guy) and the acting talent made a film entitled Window Pain. Whatever else can be said for this experience, it was intensely educational and intense (sleepless) fun. The experience will be presented at the Tuesday night September 4 meeting. The 10/10 (ten pages/ten minutes) opportunity to read a script will be available after the presentation. Writing, acting, directing, filming, editing and marketing are each separate and critical skills for the ultimate success of any project. But each demands a very different set of skills. All the more reason for knowledgeable speakers in each of these areas to share their knowledge with beginning filmmakers, like myself. The Collaborative always offers the opportunity for more experienced filmmakers/actors/editors etc. to share their experiences and answer questions from the group. The goal of the Collaborative remains to enable creative people in all areas of filmmaking and all levels of experience - writers, actors, producers, directors, videographers, etc. - to connect, match skills with needs and do great work. It is a diversified group with various backgrounds, skills and goals. Looking forward to collaborating. Stephen Loomis

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Hello,

The goal of the Long Island Independent Film Collaborative is to enable creative people in all areas of filmmaking - writers, actors, producers, directors, videographers, etc. - to connect, match skills with needs and do great work.

Because this group is just beginning, the option of smaller groups developing within the Collaborative, such writers critiquing each other's works or film enthusiasts sharing their experiences, are very real.

All ages and levels of expertise are welcomed.

We look forward to discussing with you what your interests, talents and goals are, and how we can best help you meet your goals.

Stephen Loomis

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