Saturday, October 6, 2007

See your script come to life!

Sit back in the director's chair and watch as your script comes to life with FRAMEFORGE 3D STUDIO.

Unlike the convoluted storyboarding software of the past, FrameForge makes it effortless to plan and present your project like never before. With FrameForge, you can import a complete script from either Final Draft or Movie Magic Screenwriter and start storyboarding right away.

You'll also save time and money with optically correct storyboards that display shots just as they would be seen through the camera. Best of all, FrameForge 3D Studio allows you to easily share your work with the people who can turn your cinematic vision into reality.

SRP $399 - Sale Price $349 - Save $50 when you enter or mention promo code MOVIEMAKER during checkout.

Available at The Writers Store: 800/272-8927; 310/441-5151 or online at . .

http://www.writersstore.com/?e=1032

VCU's CINEMA PROGRAM

VCU's CINEMA PROGRAM in Richmond, VA, prepares undergraduate students to become screenwriters, directors and producers through a Bachelor of Arts degree with a rigorous liberal and fine arts emphasis.

Narrative filmmaking with a classical focus on character and storytelling sets this program apart from most.

Cinema majors can graduate after three years and two summers of intensive production workshops but are encouraged to earn a second major. International study options from Virginia Commonwealth University include the Cannes Film Festival and the VCU French Film Festival.

Internships are available with international film organizations and production companies. Contact Program Director Rob Tregenza cinema@vcu.edu.

http://www.vcu.edu/arts/cinema/dep

Do what works!

Showcase your scripts on INKTIP—the only site where scripts and writers are consistently acquired. From the scripts/writers that have been found through the InkTip network, 48 movies have been produced. For details, see http://www.inktip.com/prod.php. Through the Preferred Newsletter, writers have optioned their scripts and been hired to write. Additionally, InkTip sends out a printed magazine to industry professionals with loglines from writers on the Website. Get your scripts seen at http://www.inktip.com.

TheReeler.com

THE REELER (http://www.thereeler.com) is the premier site dedicated to covering New York City film culture-- from the art house to the red carpet. Visit The Reeler for exclusive interviews, video podcasts, brilliant reviews and some of the strongest arts reporting on the Web. Coming up in October: Coverage of NYC films and filmmakers at the New York, Hamptons and Woodstock Film Festivals. Check out why The L Magazine named The Reeler NYC's Best One-Stop Film Site in its recent "Best of New York" issue.

"the ultimate in desktop production management software"

SOPHOCLES PM combines sophisticated budgeting, scheduling and reporting capabilities, a full-featured screenplay word processor and advanced story planning and analysis tools to form the ultimate in desktop production management software. Sophocles can help you plan and write your story, secure financing and stay organized during principal photography. Basic and Pro editions are also available, so you can choose the edition that suits you best.

For more information, visit:

www.sophocles.net

"Indie Film Confidential"

FILM IN THE CITY and MovieMaker Magazine invite You to join us on Tuesday, October 23rd for the Kick-Off of New York "Indie Film Confidential."

New York Indie Film Confidential is a new monthly networking salon consisting of film screenings, cocktail parties and other special events. This exciting film salon series will bring together cutting-edge filmmakers, actors, directors, screenwriters, journalists, casting agents and other guests from New York City's Entertainment Industry.

Film Cocktail Salon featuring complimentary appetizers, cash bar and giveaways. Space is limited... please Pre-Register and RSVP ASAP.

http://www.ersvp.com/r/event6117

Thursday, October 4, 2007

San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking Now Enrolling

San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking is now enrolling for Fall and Winter Workshops...

FALL 2007 DIGITAL FILMMAKING DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP - Starting on Nov. 5

WINTER 2008 DIGITAL FILMMAKING FICTION WORKSHOP ­ Starting Jan. 15
* Make Your Own Movie
* Intensive 5-Week Instruction
* Shoot with Sony HD Cameras
* Edit with Apple Final Cut Pro
* Utilize State-of-the- Art Sound Stage

Learn more at our next OPEN HOUSE & FILM SCREENING:
TUES. OCT. 9 at 6:30 PM
2565 Third Street, Suite 337, SF, CA 94107

RSVP Online: http://www.sfdigifilm.com/open_house.html
Directions: http://www.sfdigifilm.com/contact.html

Give us a call: (415) 522-1200

San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking (SFSDF), the most innovative film school in the Bay Area bridges the gap between traditional education and professional moviemaking. Utilizing state-of-the- art high def equipment and a professional sound stage, students make lots of movies, work on HD feature films, and launch their careers. Offering intensive, hands-on Digital Filmmaking Programs, Digital Filmmaking Workshops, and Acting for Film Classes.

51st SF International Film Festival

The San Francisco Film Society is now accepting entries for the 51st SF International Film Festival.

This is a great opportunity to have your film screened alongside the finest in international cinema as part of one of the world's premiere film festivals with exposure to over 80,000 film lovers and hundreds of filmmakers, journalists and film industry professionals.

The festival will take place April 24–May 8, 2008 with cash prizes of up to $10,000. All movies welcome – features, shorts, narratives, documentaries, experimental work, animation, youth work, work for kids, student work, and whatever else you can think of. Enter now at www.sffs.org.

PRIMARY DEADLINE: 5:00 pm PST, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2007

FINAL DEADLINE: 5:00 pm PST, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2007

For more information on entering your film, visit:

http://www.sffs.org/festival/index.html