Broadcast India Show 2017 (#TheBroadcastIndiaShow2017)
Thursday, October 12 - Saturday, October 14
The Bombay Exhibition Centre at Goregaon East
NESCO, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
Phone: +91 22 6216 5303; +91 22 6216 5313
At Broadcast India, suppliers and tacticians involved with the hardware, software and/or technology for the broadcast, film industry and multimedia industry have been participating in these shows as exhibitors. From content creation to its management and delivery, Broadcast India Show 2017 presents products and solutions its audience of broadcast and film industry professionals would be looking for. Organized by NürnbergMesse India, the expo is projected to attract professionals from across the globe with over 600 brands displaying leading edge technology and solutions. Along with the broad-spectrum event, the Broadcast India Show 2017 will simultaneously facilitate a two-day conference that puts the spotlight on content. It will invite CEOs, directors and proprietors of companies along with engineers, technicians and technologists to conduct an array of technical presentations, product promotions and in-depth discussions. With a gathering of presidents, directors and proprietors of companies to engineers, technicians and technologists, it forms an informative backdrop for in-depth presentations, cross-pollinating discussions and analytical forums.
Two-Day Lighting Workshop at Solar
Saturday, October 14 - Sunday, October 15
Solar Film/Video Productions
632 Broadway, Ste. 304, New York, New York 10012
The workshop will stress hands-on techniques over textbook theories to achieve Simple, Creative and Efficient shooting techniques without utilizing unneeded equipment, budget, crew or time. The workshop will cover, camera and lighting positions, outdoor lighting with regard to sun and shade conditions, using colored lighting to affect mood, appropriate lighting for actors or models with dark skin tone and complexions, knowing the differences in lighting for dramas and lighting for interviews, and more. Solar is a one-stop production company equipped to handle a project from concept and filming to editing, audio post production, multi-media, graphic/web design and media distribution.
Five-Day Filmmaking Workshop at Solar
Saturday, October 14 - Wednesday, October 18
Solar Film/Video Productions
632 Broadway, Suite 304, New York, New York 10012
Geared especially toward Narrative/Documentary Filmmakers, this five-day intensive, hands-on workshop comprehensively guides students through the stages of filmmaking (Script Writing, Producing, Directing, Camera, Lighting, Sound Mixing and Editing) with techniques that are easy-to-learn and practical-to-use to complete a film in five days. Solar is a one-stop production company equipped to handle a project from concept and filming to editing, audio post production, multi-media, graphic/web design and media distribution.
MIPCOM Entertainment Content Marketplace
Monday, October 16 - Thursday, October 19
Palais des Festivals
One Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Phone: +33 1 79 71 99 99
There will be a number of Keynote addresses at MIPCOM in 2017. Speakers will include, Domingo Corral, head of Original Programming at Movistar+; Courteney Monroe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Geographic Global Networks; Daniel Danker, Director of Video Product Facebook; Davey Gary, Managing Director of Content, Sky; Mills Sean, Senior Director, Content Programming
Snap Inc.; Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO, HBO; Ramsay Gordon, TV Chef and President of Studio Ramsay; Fred Seibert, founder of Frederator Networks and Chief Creative Officer of WOW! Unlimited Media; Van Veen Ricky, Head of Global Creative Strategy Facebook; Yeatman Andy, Head Of Global Kids Content, Netflix; David Zaslav, President and CEO, Discovery Communications. There are designated program highlights for the 2017 MIPCOM (most of which comprise conference sessions) that will be grouped in the categories of Global Content Trends, Digital Distribution, Virtual Reality, Network and Connect, and Ultra-HD Reaches Tipping Point! Within these five categories, topics to be presented will include program segments, Defining a Hit: New Metrics for Success, Successful Content in the Middle East, Over Here! Standing Out in the Crowded OTT Space, Power Shifts: Who Will Take the Throne of Drama? Beyond Coproduction - Making Global Creative Connections, From History to the Future - The Beauty of Working With China, Global Drama: It’s Time for Africa! Formats: The New Creative Horizon, Originals - The Quest for Brand-Defining Content, and other areas.
New York Comics and Picture-Story Symposium: Craig Gropper on the Life and Work of William Gropper (#NYCPS)
Tuesday, October 17, 19:00-21:00
The Bark Room at Parsons, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Two West 13 Street, Room M101, New York, New York 10011
Phone: 212-229-5667, ext. 3187
Craig Gropper, a former TV journalist and the grandson of political cartoonist William Gropper, discusses the elder Gropper’s art from the political cartoons to murals. From the 1920s through the middle of the 20th century, artist William Gropper was one of the country’s best known social critics. His drawings and paintings challenged the powerful on behalf of the powerless, whether featured in newspapers and magazines or in galleries and museums. This is a free weekly symposium for artist/writers working in various text-image forms: comics, picture-stories, animation, etc. at which to present and critique current work. The symposium will examine new ideas for the distribution of print and electronic work that move beyond the existing models of publishing and advertising. To be considered to make a presentation, please send an email outlining the concept: symposium(at)katchor.com
BMI 101 Workshop LA
Thursday, October 19, 16:00-17:00
BMI Los Angeles Office
8730 Sunset Boulevard, 3rd Floor West, West Hollywood, California 90069
Phone: 310-289-6336; 310-659-9109 Ext. 6336
This is an introductory workshop for writers and publishers covering the history of performing rights, the origins of BMI and the current role BMI plays in the music industry. It will be conducted by two BMI Reps who will explain how to utilize BMI services to the fullest, and some Basic 101 tips and tricks. Attendance is free, but seating is limited so RSVP to: BMI101@bmi.com.
Admittance is granted only through advance RSVP.
Augmented World Expo (AWE) Europe 2017 - Munich (#AWE2017)
Thursday, October 19 - Friday, October 20
MOC Exhibition Center
Lilienthalallee 40, Munich, Germany
The AWE Munich conference opening keynote and remarks will be delivered by Ori Inbar, the Co-Founder and CEO of Augmented Reality.ORG, the producer of Augmented World Expo. The conference program reflects speakers and topics that will place significant emphasis on finding opportunities in Augmented Reality and implementing strategies to realize them. Other notable speakers will include, Alessandro Terenzi, ARMedia/Inglobe Technologies; Tony Bevilacqua, cognitiveVR; Amir Baradaran, Columbia University in the City of New York; Shelley Peterson, Lockheed Martin; Rika Nakazawa, Atheer; Paweł Gajda, Carbon Studio; Oliver Hille, Volkswagen AG; Leila Alem, University of Technology Sydney; Jay Kothari, Google; Jacob Loewenstein, Samsung Next; Dominic Eskofier, Nvidia; Amy Peck, EndeavorVR; Christopher Stapleton, Virtual World Society. And there will be more speakers. AWE day one concludes with a cocktail reception followed by an After Party. Day two concludes with Closing Remarks followed by Auggie Awards Announcements. AWE’s Second Annual European Auggie Awards showcases selections in the augmented world. Winners of the Auggie Awards will be presented with an Auggie Award on stage at the Ceremony on October 20, the final expo day.
Introducing to Producing
Saturday October 21. 09:30-16:30
Van Nuys training camp (location released upon registration)
Los Angeles, California
A one-day workshop covering the basics of producing for film and television. What does the producer do? How to find material. How important is packaging? Where to bring your projects. How to prepare the pitch. Development. Responsibilities during production and post-production. Other important areas the workshop takes up are: Different producer titles and responsibilities. Finding, shaping, pitching material. Development. Television vs Features. Reality vs Scripted. Pre-production. Production. Post-production. The instructor, Jody Brockway, is a former NBC Vice President of Television Movies and Mini-Series and Executive Producer of 12 television movies for ABC Family Channel, TNT and USA TV. The class is offered by P.A. Bootcamp, but is not included in the P.A. Bootcamp session. Register at www.pabootcamp.com. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call 818-386-1228.
BMI 101 Workshop NY
Wednesday, October 25, 12:00-13:00
BMI New York Office
Seven World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York 10007
BMI 101 is a free one-hour introductory workshop for writers and publishers, covering the role that BMI plays in the music industry, basics of performing rights, and becoming a BMI affiliate. Attendance is free, but seating is limited so RSVP with the total number of guests by email to BMI101NY@bmi.com.
Admittance is granted only through advance RSVP.
Hollywood Networking Breakfast
Thursday, October 26, 08:00-10:30
5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California 90038
Phone: 323-465-9800; 310-854-1111
To attend the Hollywood Networking Breakfast(R), you should be directly involved in the entertainment industry, a group which usually includes writers, producers, directors, development / production execs, talent representatives, casting directors, entertainment attorneys, financiers, actors and others at various levels of experience and achievement. Check-in starts at 07:20. Everyone gets 15 seconds to introduce themselves to the room. The breakfast -- held on the last Thursday of every month -- begins at 08:00 and lasts until approximately 10:30. The breakfast may sometimes be held on a Saturday or another weekday. Parking is available, free of charge.
Cliff Goldmacher Workshop: Organizing the Songwriter Workflow
Thursday, October 26, 13:30
10 Music Square East, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
This workshop is for songwriters to help them create a workflow, starting from the point from when they first write a song, right through to the preparation of pitching their finished demo. It stresses good organizational habits overall and specifically, what to do before, during and after a writing session, using technology to keep track of and to back up unfinished songs, recordings, demos and other project related matter; song pitching via email links and mp3 metadata, following up on existing pitch opportunities. Online registration to secure a place opens September 26, at which time anyone can sign up on the registration page. 50 participants will be admitted online on a first-come, first-served basis, until all 50 seats are filled. As an educator, Cliff teaches workshops for BMI, ASCAP, The Standard Jazz Workshop, Nashville Songwriter’s Association International, Taxi and the Durango Songwriter’s Expo. Admission is free.
Spooky Empire October Convention (#SpookyEmpire)
Friday, October 27 - Sunday, October 29
Hyatt Regency Orlando (other venues)
9801 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819
Considered a Comic-Con for horror fans, Spooky Empire, which hosts the annual thriller/horror conventions in North America, has planned for the 2017 reunion of the Hollywood classic, Sixteen Candles, with the attendance of Molly Ringwald, John and Joan Cusack and Anthony Michael Hall when it launches October 27–29 in Orlando. The convention will also celebrate the 30th anniversary of iconic American horror comedy The Lost Boys with the attendance of Billy Wirth, Jamison Newlander and G Tom Mac. The convention has also added an array of new activities for guests to enjoy including a Charity Casino Night, an expanded Kid’s Zone, Special FX Makeup classes, Literary Guests and Creators Track, Fast Pass photo-op option, and many more to be added through October. Expect celebrity guest appearances to made by Richard Dreyfuss, John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, Shannon Elizabeth, Fairuza Balk, Daphne Zuniga, Derek Mears, C.J. Graham, John Kassir, Ken Foree, Rachel Bolan, Billy Wirth, Jamison Newlander, G Tom Mac, Jonny Brugh, Ben Fransham, Don Brooker, Glen Hetrick, Susan Backlinie, Loni Anderson, Barry Anderson.