Film groups near California
Film, food and fun!
Pacific Grove, CA
People over 50 who enjoy going to a good movie and then having a discussion over dinner.. Group will explore new and old restaurants in the Monterey, Pacific Grove and Carmel area.
The experience will include picking a movie and then meeting afterwards at a restaurant for dining and discussion of the movie.
Monterey Peninsula Centering Prayer Group
Carmel by the Sea, CA
This is a kindly group of multi-denominational seekers, who meet weekly in the stillness of the early evening to practice Centering Prayer as developed by Fr. Thomas Keating. Through books, film and discussion, meetups are facilitated by Rev. Amber Sturgess, Rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Carmel. Drawing from interfaith ways of knowing from the writings of the great classic and contemporary Christian, Jewish, Sufi, and Buddhist Mystics, we seek to explore and practice non-Dual prayer in a supportive community.
Monterey Peninsula Art and Culture Group
We're passionate about creating and experiencing art, theater, film, music and most things creative — We are a community of people who may be separated at the moment but we are beautifully united by our shared mission to empower the creative economy of the Monterey Peninsula. Our goal is to both create opportunities and also get out & experience the variety of art that our region has to offer - all while meeting some great new people.
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Horror Fans of Monterey & Beyond
Do you love horror movies but can't get your easily frightened friends to go with you? Want to get into the allegories of all your favorite spooky stories? This group is for horror lovers of all kinds! While we will be starting off with seeing new horror films & discussing them afterwards, hopefully we can expand into other horror interests like haunted house fieldtrips & more! Your ideas welcome!
Racism, sexism, homophobia & transphobia are strictly forbidden & gregarious or repeat offenses will get you booted from the group at the sole discretion of the organizer.
Mighty Monterey Nature and Social Adventures Meetup
The Purpose of "Sky is the Limit" Adventures Monterey is to live life to the fullest! We all need some fun and it can be done safely outdoors for now. Everyone is welcome... singles, couples, professionals, dog lovers, photographers, artists, musicians, nature lovers, and explorers. I will be your tour guide and together we will sample the very best places of the Central Coast (Monterey, Seaside, Carmel, Carmel Valley! ). My goal for each event is to provide people with some kind of outdoor adventure & exercise, followed by time to mingle socially and relax with some great, affordable food, wine, beer or coffee in the area.
*Live Music & Dancing
*Nature Hiking & Dog Walks
*Kayaking/Paddle Boarding & Swimming
*Photography & Art Adventures
*Wine Tasting & Craft Beer & coffee & tea
*History and Art Walking Tours
*International Food & Drinks
I look forward to exploring the outdoors with everybody!
The Monterey Self-Defense Meetup
This class is for anyone wishing to learn or master self-defense skills. Raw beginners and instructors in other systems encouraged to attend. The focus will be on building a working self defense skill-set: This includes the optimal use of bio-mechanics and physics for self-defense. Instructor has been teaching the combat arts for around 17 years.
This class teaches stand-up fighting skills; i.e. striking (fists, palms, elbows, etc), striking interceptions / blocking, joint manipulation / breaking, and throwing techniques found in Judo / Shuai jiao. We do not cover ground fighting--for that range, it is recommended you also attend Gracie Jiu-jitsu monterey.
There is a numbered list curriculum/class-schedule, students can work their way from White Sash to Black Sash if they wish. (New students may join at any time.)
The groups organizer is the founding instructor of "Flowing Combat" (流动战斗), a System developed for modern self-defense from the internal Kung-Fu arts of BaguaZhang (eight Triagram palms), Xingyquan (heart, mind fist) and Taijiquan.
Mixed in with Kung-Fu is Military unarmed/armed combat, as taught to Military personnel and Special Operators across various services. The teacher was formerly contracted by the Air Force to teach the foregoing, including sexual assault prevention, weapons disarming, use, and retention.
Classes are Fees, but students may be asked to cover location/equipment costs as applicable per class/seminar; Class will be hosted at Wave Street Studios, by the beach, or in a private back yard area (cement/ w/ martial arts pads). Each class may be filmed and put online and/or broadcast on local TV stations.
The LA Acting Meetup Group Sponsor PerformerTrack Webware
Los Angeles, CA
We are actors, who specialize in tv, film, voiceover, etc. and are in various stages of our careers.
This MEETUP group is a place to share leads, encourage each other and get comfortable promoting ourselves and our needs in a friendly environment.
Sometimes we will meet with other Industry professionals so we can expand our database and learn more about what other folks are doing.
Our Meetups are free (except for what you purchase to drink or eat) as our sponsor Holdon Log handles the monthly fee. We kindly ask that you support the location hosting the Meetup by at least purchasing a beverage since they do not charge us for the space.
Please support our sponsor Holdon Log by joining their email list (www.PerformerNation.com) and sharing their valuable monthly newsletter, PerformerNation with your friends in the Biz.
Los Angeles Browncoat Shindig
Los Angeles, CA
Scoobies, Browncoats, Whovians, Sherlockians, Ringers, Potterheads, Trekkies, Scapers, Smegheads, Gamers and All Fandoms - Discussion of All Things Whedon, Doctor Who, Walking Dead, Star Trek, Tolkien, Sherlock, Harry Potter, Farscape; books, film, television, webseries, fanfic, conventions, cosplay, SCA, gaming, computer skills and toys, plus we do that "general conversation"-thing that Muggles do, too!
We are a merger of multiple Meetups: Firefly, General SciFi & Fantasy, Buffy, Angel & Farscape groups in the Greater Los Angeles area into this single, monthly Meetup. So if you see only a few RSVPs, know that we will have many more people all together.
IMPORTANT INFO: Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are working on building Virtual Meetups. Read the date and description of each Upcoming Event to know when and how the Meetup will be happening. Ideas and help for these virtual Meetups will be gladly welcomed.
WHEN WE CAN MEET AGAIN IN REAL LIFE we will go back to our regular monthly meetings plus events planned by the members. We do many activities as off-shoots of this Single Enormous Meetup! There's many a movie-day that are attended by portions of our group! Not to mention various craft days, geek outings, etc. See who you bond with! See what further activities await you!!!
We've been active since early 2003 with a good turnout of members at each event.
Who should come? Everyone
Are newcomers welcome? Always
Why should people come? To be with people who don't look at you with blank face when you talk geek.
French in LA - A conversation group
Studio City, CA
Nous sommes un groupe de francophiles qui se réunit à Los Angeles et dans la vallée de San Fernando, pour parler français et découvrir la culture du pays. Nous formons un groupe très amical, composé de personnes de tous les âges et de tous les pays.
Le groupe se retrouve une fois tous les deux mois, mais nous avons aussi de vraies classes de conversation (débutant - intermédiaire ) , que j'anime le plus souvent. Bienvenue !
We are a group of Francophiles meeting in LA and in the San Fernando Valley, to explore the French language and culture. The group is friendly, and while most of the meeting are conversation groups, we also have all sorts of related events: potlucks, dining, outside activities & events, films, cafes, games. All ages.
We meet every other month, and there are also weekly conversation classes organized by myself (beginners- intermediate - advanced levels). Welcome to the group!
Mitta Vicki Wise - holistic practitioner - originally created this group in 2003 as a beginner/intermediate French group. It was the first French Meetup group in LA! Find Mitta here:
The San Diego Photography Collective
San Diego, CA
Welcome to the San Diego Photography Collective.
We are amateurs up thru professional photographers using film and digital cameras, who enjoy getting together to discuss photography, cameras, photo related topics, goings-on in the photography world & sharing our techniques and expertise, along with exploring and capturing our world with our cameras, as a group and individually.
Join us on our group photography outings to locations of interest throughout San Diego County and beyond, or meet up with us at one of our monthly social get togethers to share your work and for stimulating conversation and discussions.
If you are interested in hosting a photography outing or event, we'll help you set it up.
Newbies are always welcome!
Please remember to support our Sponsors!
If you are interested in becoming a SPONSOR, please contact the organizer
of this group by clicking on the link on the left of the page.
Show Talent Talent Show (www.ShowTalent-TalentShow.com) and its
(subsidiary: FriendsCircleNight.com) provide:
A networking event for businesses and entertainment industry professionals
to share business opportunity, resources, show talent, expand network and
collaborate on projects.
Who are expected to attend:
Investors, sponsors, business owners;
Film industry talents, Actors, Singers, Comedians, Writers, Composers, Camera Teams, Makeup Artists, Directors, Producers, and Talent Show Audiences...
San Jose Studio and Street Photography Meetup
San Jose, CA
An art forward photography group that focuses on creating images with rich visual vernacular.
San Jose Studio & Street Photography is a community based group in which the Art and Discipline of Photography is fostered, nurtured and explored, allowing participating members to develop, define and deliver messages of their unique and personal voices through the medium.
All workshops and events will be administered and sanctioned by the Organizer, and Elected Assistant Organizers.
Solicitations are not encouraged.
If you have a contributive idea, monetary donation/in-kind, or, suggestion to the advancement of Our Group, please contact the Organizer directly.
SoCal Data Science
Los Angeles, CA
Under the lead of international Data Science trends, technology innovations such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing, and biotechnology, are revolutionizing the global economic patterns. In order to comply with International Data Science innovation strategic vision and common development, Southern California Data Science 2016 Conference will be held to exhibit industry experts and scholars an in-depth academic and commercial feast in Data Science.
Southern California owns a huge excellent science and technology industry elites and leaders. Occupying a leading position in numerous global industries such as film entertainment, culture innovation, and digital media, Los Angeles owns enormous potential in Data Science application and development. Therefore, a worldwide influential Data Science Forum sponsored and created by professionals will be conventionally held in United Southern California, the global center of innovation and development.
Our mission is to fill in the blanks in Southern California discussions and exchange of Data Science. Our theme for 2016 is ‘Data Science Technology, Innovation, and Career’, focusing on the exchange of cutting edge technology, innovation in specific areas of industry and career settings in different companies.
Plant-Based Los Angeles
Canoga Park, CA
Our group is for anyone who is interested in learning about a plant-based based lifestyle, including folks currently living a plant-based (aka vegan) lifestyle. Anyone is welcome as long as they are open to learning. We are a community support and education group based in Los Angeles. Our events include discussion groups, potlucks, film screenings, restaurant outings, speakers and cooking demos!
We are affiliated with PlantPure Communities (plantpurecommunities.org) whose focus to is educate people about evidence-based nutrition that shows that optimal health may be achieved through a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet.
Our leader, Leslie Reuter, follows a whole food, plant-based lifestyle with no added oil and minimal salt and sugar to optimize her health, reduce her impact on the plant, and is glad to join with you in this group.
South OC Indie Filmmakers and Finance Meetup
Aliso Viejo, CA
95% of all feature films and television are indie...
This group is for both the creatives and investors to come and network and make movie magic.
Gallant Studios is Orange Counties premier new television, film and multi media facility. Managing several terrestrial TV stations, it's never been easier to get your content in front of a real audience (not just your few FB followers)
Boasting the largest sound and climate controlled studio in the area, our 9,000 sf Studio A can accommodate studio audiences as large as 450 guests.
We look forward to hosting you at our next events...
Talenthouse Artist Meetup Los Angeles
West Hollywood, CA
The world's largest online creative platform is now moving offline! Join us as we activate locally city by city, meet your fellow Talenthouse members, develop in-real-life connections, network and collaborate with other artists in your area, and maybe learn a few things too. Focus on Art/Design, Film, Photography, Fashion and Music.
Check out www.talenthouse.com for an idea of the types of connections we make between artists and brands. You do not need to be a member of Talenthouse - All artists are welcome!
San Diego Creative Professionals
San Diego, CA
A group for the Creative Professionals in the San Diego area to network, collaborate, and develop their skills. Regular meetings will include a combination of networking, creative development exercises and occasionally panel discussion/group discussion/speakers.
Creative jobs can include video and film production and post-production, graphic design, photography, writing (copywriters or other), game design, web development, and others. Group is open to aspiring professionals as well as current professionals.
The Studio Coworking
Calling all entrepreneurs, startups, freelancers, creatives in Placer County. Join The Studio Coworking meetup to hear about events and programs at The Studio Coworking in Downtown Roseville. We'll host events, meetups, happy hours and more fun activities for members and non-members alike. If you're interested in entrepreneurship, startups, tech, creativity, art, film, software this would be a great group for you.