Stuart Cinema and Cafe Events
Friday, November 1 - Saturday, November 30
Stuart Cinema and Cafe
79 West Street, Brooklyn, New York 11222
The Cafe has programmed in feature film screenings, festivals and other events for November 2019. Current you can view screenings of The Lion King, The Farewell, Fast & Furious Hobbs & Shaw, Midsommar, Toy Story 4. The Cafe is a member of the National Association of Theater Owners. There is generally a Super Smash Bros. Happy Hour,’ that happens for weekend Video Gaming Sessions, for kids and adults. Up to eight players can play on the 160” movie screen. There are private screenings and events planned as well and a photo gallery. Please check the website calendar for other ongoing feature film screenings and event activities that might not be included here. Stuart Cinema and Cafe is a converted warehouse in the Greenpoint section of North Brooklyn serving artists and community that want to present creative productions, and the community as an entertainment center. Features of the programming for the cafe include, film festivals and screenings, pop-up theater, adaptable venue space used to present fashion events, live stage events for bands, singers, spoken word and comedy acts, book readings-signings, and the recently added weekend video gaming sessions.
Gotta Sing! Search for A Star Open Mic
Saturday, November 2, 15:00-18:00
The Iguana Lounge
240 West 54 Street, New York, New York 10019
Phone: 212-874-7956; 212-765-5454
Singers search and open mic held every Saturday night at "THE IGUANA" right around the corner from the David Letterman show. Talented newcomers and experienced singers are all welcome. Just come in, sign up and sing. A Pianist is resident or bring your background tracks or CDs. The pianist transposes instantly in any key for you. Open to the public, all ages and all styles are welcome. Produced by the long-running showbiz team of Billy Shepard and Judi Jourdan who also produce their own television show "How to Succeed in Show Business By Really Trying", shown on Time Warner Cable. There is no admission or cover charge for performer and guests, but there is a food/beverage minimum per person.
Emerging Cinematographer Awards
Sunday, November 3
173 14 Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Phone: 404-253-2740; 323-876-0160
The Emerging Cinematographer Awards screening, presented by the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 15:00. The event will be held at SCADshow in midtown Atlanta. The screening will be followed by a cocktail reception. The evening features the screening of short films shot by the 10 ECA Honorees who were recognized for their artistic achievement in cinematography at the premier event in Los Angeles on October 6. They are: Daniel Bombell, “Present Day, Athens”; Tinx Chan, “Empty Skies”; Marcos Durian, “Fish Head”; Chad Erickson, “Eddy”; Geoff George, “My Blood”; Shannon Madden, “Scratch”; Bongani Mlambo, “The Coin”; Jared Moossy, “A Lucky Man”; Claudio Rietti, “Kid Boxer”; and Alejandro Wilkins, “El Gallo”. The event is free to members of ICG Local 600, sponsors, students and faculty. For more information about the ECAs, visit at www.ecawards.net.
BMI Acoustic Lounge (#BMIAcousticLoungeLA)
Monday, November 4, 18:45
1623 N Cahuenga Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028
A singer/songwriter showcase series featuring acoustic performances in an intimate setting as well as networking opportunities with other songwriters and BMI representatives. Held the first Monday of every month. Featured performances will be given by Holdan (Instagram.com/holdansutton), Joyner (thisisjoyner.com), Ray Williams (ray-williams.com), Damian McGinty (damianmcginty.com). This month’s BMI Acoustic Lounge is being held at Hotel Café, 1623 N. Cahuenga Boulevard, instead of the former Genghis Cohen venue at 740 North Fairfax Avenue. Admission is free.
ARRI Certified User Training: Block, Light, Shoot
Tuesday, November 5 - Wednesday, November 6
ARRI Rental Brooklyn Haus
236 Greenpoint Avenue,. Building 6 , Brooklyn, New York 11222
This two-day class will explore cinematography craft using group experience and collaboration with students learning how to build the lighting design and camera set-up in a professional environment. More specifically, students will learn how to gain fundamental skills in lighting and camera thru hands-on experience, decipher spherical and anamorphic lens characteristics for storytelling, explore the tools of lighting called ‘The Three Q’s’, learn how cinematography can elevate the story and plot points in a scene, develop fundamental skills in setting up lighting and camera instruments, learn what the ‘WHY’ function of lighting by understanding 3 core concepts, discover the basic elements of camera composition and lighting design thru ARRI Creative Tools. Overall the workshop sharpens technical skills through hands-on practical experience, but the ultimate goal is to facilitate growth as creative storytellers and filmmakers.
Asia Gaming Summit
Tuesday, November 5 - Thursday, November 7
W Taipei Hotel
10 Zhongxiao East Road Sec. 5, Xinyi District Taipei, 110, Taiwan
Phone: +852 2531 6100
Asia Gaming Summit in Xinyi District Taipei covers the latest regulatory updates, licensing topics, developments, marketing and diversification trends and innovations in gaming, igaming, online casino, sports betting, esports and lottery in Asia. AGS sets itself up as a starting point to learn more about the opportunities that Taiwan has to offer and learn about the regional trends presenting opportunities. Agenda highlights at Asia Gaming Summit include, Future Direction of the Asian Gaming Industry, that will be addressed in sub-sessions, Regulation, Licensing and New Opportunities In The Region, Essentials to Stay Ahead of the Game, In-Depth Industry Round-Tables. Innovation Bootcamp for the Asian Gaming Industry, that will be addressed in sub-sessions, The Beating Heart – Payments and Technology, Go to Market Right and Boost your Revenue, In-Depth Industry Round-Tables. Post-conference Workshops, that will include workshops: The A-Z of setting up operation and office in Taiwan, and The way to a successful customer acquisition and retention strategy through social media.
American Film Market 2019
Wednesday, November 6 - Wednesday, November 13
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (main headquarters)
1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, California 90401
Phone: 310-446-1000; Fax: 310-446-1600
Participants come from over 70 countries and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, the international press and all those who provide services to the motion picture industry. Separate from the conference schedule, the AFM Industry Conversations are interactive and informative discussions led by Hollywood thought leaders, decision makers, trendsetters and experts, and are free to anyone with an AFM Badge. AFM has evolved over time from its early years, most notably adding a conference segment to its mainstay film market offering. But in addition to that there have been other innovations to keep pace with the quick movement of film recording and display technology. This year, the conference programming focuses on topics The Future of Film, Pitching Essentials: The 2-Minute Pitch, Producing Studio Films with Independent Budgets, Made-for-TV Movies: Expanding Opportunities for Independent Filmmakers, Working with Sales Agents. A recently placed Immersive Summit, this year led by Winston Baker, fields a group addressing, The XR Content Market: Where Do We Go From Here? AFM hosts four networking receptions at the iconic Merry-Go-Round on the Santa Monica Pier. The AFM’s Carousel Cocktails provide a unique experience as participants connect and relax at the beach.
One Mic Nite Open Talent Showcase at LOA (#LiveSeries)
Thursday, November 7, 19:00-22:30 (and every Thursday)
LOA Live On Air Restaurant
335 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11217
A mix of indie music, dance, theatre, poetry, and art backed by the grooves of the resident Artist DJ on the turntables. Featured guests, and all artists welcome to perform, including singers/songwriters, musicians, poets, actors, comedians, etc., where performances are live-streamed across several social media platforms. Live On Air restaurant in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, features a live-streaming stage In addition to a full dining menu specializing in Louisiana-style cuisine. All performances are broadcast live across all major social media platforms, giving these artists the opportunity for even greater exposure. The Mic is Open! A nite of informal networking for artists of all kinds presented by industry veteran Marcos Luis
, Every Thursday night.
Friday, November 8
Dream Downtown Hotel
355 West 16 Street, New York, New York 10011
Live streaming is now the fastest, most authentic way to reach an audience. With Facebook, YouTube,Amazon, Twitter, and LinkedIn all offering live streaming, the business implications are wide-reaching. The StreamGeeks Summit will enable its audience to better understand the world of live streaming. The day’s workshop with industry practitioners will help simplify the area and provide action plans that can be applied to almost any industry. This event is a realization of the opportunities made by live streaming and can be used as a means to jump start a nascent live streaming project. Virtual and in-person attendees can participate in live demonstrations, and join workshops focused on live streaming technology.
One-On-One with Writer, Director and Producer William Gilmore
Saturday, November 9, 13:00-15:00
Sidetrack Creative Studios
5723 Auckland Avenue, North Hollywood, California 91601
Organized by Scriptwriters Network, the event will feature a Writer, Director and Producer who will discuss a variety of topics, including: writing and producing Reality TV shows, writing characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, hooking your reader, script development, among other topics. Workshop leader, William Gilmore has worked for EMC New York where he produced, wrote, and edited On-Air promos and trailers for HBO, PolyGram, and Universal, working on such projects as The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Jurassic Park III, and What Dreams May Come. It was here he learned the art of telling stories in two-minutes or less. While at EMC, William also edited the independent feature-length films Goodbye Charlie and Sam Shepard’s Action while producing, writing, and directing short films, sizzle reels, and trade show packages under his own production banner; Mill Creek Productions.
California Copyright Conference – Fair Use
Tuesday, November 12, 18:30
15433 Ventura Boulevard Studio City, California 91403
California Copyright Conference presents “Fair Use: Is it REALLY Free??? When is Fair Use NOT Fair?,” moderated by Paula Savastano (Sr. Director Copyright and Royalties, Angry Mob Music, LLC) and Judith Finell (Musicologist and President, Judith Finell Music Services, Inc.). The event includes dinner with the presentation and it can be attended as a walk-up by paying at the door. A cocktail reception precedes the dinner followed by the panel discussion. Advanced RSVP (by 14:00 on 11/8/19.
VR Days Europe 2019
Wednesday, November 13 - Friday, November 15
Eye Film Museum (other venues)
IJpromenade 1, 1031 KT Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 589 1400
Within the 2019 program VR Days Europe offers substantive segments that attempt to get at the rich promise that VR/AR technology has to provide both presently and into its imminent future. The Church of VR displays work from all around the world, both fiction and non-fiction, interactive and linear, putting on display the new developments in interactive storytelling. The Vision and Impact Conference presents ideas on how to influence the course of the future and create a real-world where everybody benefits from the Virtual Revolution. A Pain and Suffering Reduction Summit assembles scholars and practitioners to explore and chart a path to better understanding and using VR to address the universal challenge of pain and suffering. The Location Based Entertainment Summit (LBVR) as a new storytelling and gaming medium for LBVR (think Pokemon Go), and how LBVR has considerable potential in museums, theme parks and arcades, and as pop-up style attractions. In How to foster innovation in the European Media and Cultural and Creative Industries? A panel explores how an innovative and successful European media ecosystem through the use of innovative technologies and science. An XR Base Investor Event will allow eight XR Startups to have three minutes each to pitch their business to world-class VCs, followed by investor meetings and an invite-only dinner.