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Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Filmmakers Connection Meeting, Thursday, Oct 17 and more!
Filmmakers Connection Newsletter
the date!! We will be having a Filmmakers Connection Meeting on Thursday,
October 17, 2013 at Five Towns College at 7:00 p.m. (305 North Service Road,
Dix Hills, NY 11746 – room 303 for
meeting, the cafeteria after for networking).
Come network with directors/actors/ producers/writers/crew members
as well as listen and learn from 3 industry professionals....
HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE!
Long Island International Film Expo (#2014LIIFE) will be held from July 9 – 17,
2014. We will begin accepting submissions
by October 10, 2013 atwww.LongIslandFilm.com.
(maybe even a couple of days earlier!!)
If you’re interested in finding
out up-to-the-minute information on film jobs that I hear about (both cast and
crew) or locations needed for film/tv/commercials, plus other film related
information (or my own personal musings), check www.debramarkowitz.blogspot.com You can also sign up for our twitter account
below, and I will tweet whenever I have anything film-related of interest. Let’s
keep the work here!! If you are a
filmmaker/casting person who knows of any positions, I can post those for you
as well. Please e-mail me details: Union or nonUnion, personnel needed, whether
it’s a paid position, when, where and what.
If you had a film
in the Long Island International Film Expo and have received a distribution
deal (DVD, theatrical, and/or television), please send us a blurb and a link,
and we’ll promote it for you on the Long Island International Film Expo
you have a home in Nassau County and would like to list it as a possible
location for film/tv/commercial production, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516 571-3168.
you have a business, service, or headshot you would like to bring to the
attention of the dedicated audience that visits LongIslandFilm.com – consider
placing a banner ad. They are quite
reasonable. You will have your ad shown
in random rotation for an entire year.
Small banner ads are $150 – (120 x 60 pixels). Large banner ads are $300 (468 x 60
pixels). If interested, please e-mail
your banner ad in the appropriate amount of pixels to email@example.com. Please include the URL you would like your ad
to be connected to. You can pay by check
to LIFTF, or by PalPay under “The Foundation” and then “Donations.” Just let us know when you send in your banner
You can now pay for
your membership to the Filmmakers Connection through PayPal on the www.LongIslandFilm.com website. Please be sure to include your name, address,
phone #, e-mail address, which area of the film industry you are involved in
(ex. Writer/director/producer) and whether or not you are already getting this
newsletter by e-mail. Cost is $30 per
year fee. If you are a student with
current ID, it is $15 to join.)
you would like to become a member (or renew your membership) of the Filmmakers
Connection, please send $30, made
out to the LIFTF to the Long Island Film/TV Foundation, c/o
Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Avenue, Side Entrance, Bellmore, NY 11710.
You may also pay at the meetings.
The $30 membership fee entitles you to attend the Filmmakers Connection
meetings and panels for free. It also
entitles you to discounts on Foundation functions such as the Long Island
International Film Expo, the Awards Ceremony party, all mailings and
newsletters, and (if all other criteria is met) a chance at winning the $1,000/$500
Finishing Fund Grant. (When you send in your $30, please be sure to include
your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and how you are involved with
the film industry, i.e. director, producer, voice overs, etc.) and whether you
are already getting this newsletter by e-mail.
If you are a student with
appropriate college/high school ID, the cost is $15 to join for the year. If you do not join, you can still attend
meetings for free.
Please be advised that the Foundation/Film Commissions/Film Offices are
not responsible for speaker cancellations.
Every effort will be taken to insure a speaker’s availability on the
date mentioned. In case of a
cancellation, every effort will be made to book an alternate speaker.
information on the Long Island Film/TV Foundation contact Robert Hansen at 516
707-2237. For information about the Long
Island International Film Expo, please contact Debra Markowitz at 516 571-3168.