23rd Oldenburg International Film Festival
Wednesday, September 14 - Sunday, September 18
Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg @ Tn T Eventures
Bahnhofstraße 15, 26122 Oldenburg, Germany
Phone: +49-441-925-0855; +49-441-9250855; Fax: +49-441-939-25524
The Festival’s German premiere of 'Foreign Affairs' (Pasha Rafiy, Director) will bring out Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean Asselborn, who will be in attendance on September 17th as a guest of the Festival. Foreign Affairs is a glimpse into the life of Jean Asselborn, Europe’s longest serving Minister of Foreign Affairs. In this 23rd year, the Oldenburg International Film Festival honors Christophe Honoré a filmmaker who is a part of contemporary French cinema, and where he has established himself writing for the Cahiers du Cinema, before he made his directorial debut with "17 fois Cecile Cassard" in 2002. And again this year, Oldenburg will host the European Film Academy jurors for the “European Discovery Award – Prix FIPRESCI”. The award is dedicated to a first feature film by a European director. The jury will gather in Oldenburg on September 17 and will announce the official final five nominees during the Festival’s Closing Night Gala at the Oldenburg State Theater on September 18.
P.A. Bootcamp in L.A.
Saturday, September 17 - Sunday, September 18
P.A. Bootcamp location tba
P.A. Bootcamp is a two-day intensive training for set and office production assistants. The training sessions that simulate big and small budgets, episodic TV, reality shows, commercials, music videos, streaming shows, student films, short films, seek to orient trainees so when they walk on set they are useful, professional, and set-ready from day one. The sessions will cover: production paperwork, production terminology, hands on radio training with radios (walkie talkies) and Surv. Mics, how the A.D. team functions, gear and supplies office P.A. (Distribution, Sides, Script Revisions) film and TV versus commercials/videos/low budget P.A., resume preparation and more. Job referrals are included. Register is online.
CINEC - International Trade Fair for Cine Equipment and Technology (#cinec2016)
Saturday, September 17 - Monday, September 19
MOC Veranstaltungscenter, Hall 2 / 3
Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89 27294820
The CINEC is a trade show that is held on an every other year basis. It is relevant to anyone engaged in the field of the moving image, displays, as well as new developments in camera technology, camera support and all other camera accessories and production-related services. The cineCongress program begins one day before the official opening of the show on September 17. Prof. Franz Kraus will open the program with a seminar. cineCongress then continues during the regular CINEC opening with “camera trends”, latest developments of LEDs, IP Infrastructures, and Virtual Reality. CINEC’s hands on activity and face-to-face access to program featured industry professionals create a path to network, discuss, and learn and provide unique insights in technical achievements, impacts of new market structures, new delivery systems, and new consumer expectations of modern audiences.
IFP Screen Forward Conference
Saturday, September 17 - Wednesday, September 21
GK Arts Center/Made in NY Media Center
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
The IFP conference daily program is broken down along the following topic areas: September 17, Media Trends; September 18, Creative Storytelling; September 19, New Narratives; September 20, Documenting Truth; September 21, Meet the Decision Makers. The conference will offer close-up encounters with film organizations such as Cinereach, Chicken and Egg Pictures, Fandor, Tribeca Film Institute, Sony Pictures Classics and Youtube, in the conference’s Meet the Decision Makers segment. The SAGIndie run New Voices! Screenplay Reading Series features screenplays participating in RBC’s Emerging Storytellers program at Independent Film Week performed live. The Independent Filmmaker Labs will offer a “Sneak Preview” Showcase, presented with Rooftop Films that gives audiences a first-look at exciting new films, before their festival premieres. IFP’s latest initiative, the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, is an incubator space developed with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.
Primetime Emmy Awards
Sunday, September 18, 20:00 (EST)
777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, California 90015
The Emmy Awards recognize excellence within various areas of television and emerging media and are administered by three sister organizations, which focuses on various sectors of television and broadband programming. The particular organizations are: Television Academy (primetime), National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (daytime, sports, news and documentary), International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (international). There will be 143 nominations in 44 categories for the 68th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 20:00 (EST) on ABC Television Network.
Americana Music Festival and Conference (#americanamusic)
Tuesday, September 20 - Sunday, September 25
The Factory @ Franklin (various venues)
230 Franklin Road, Franklin, Tennessee 37064
Phone: 615-386-6936; Fax: 615-386-6937
The Festival opens with the Green Room Music Source East Nashville Party, that will feature performances by Kevin Gordon, Wild Ponies, Amy Speace, Ben de la Cour, Anne McCue, Michael Fracas, Tim Easton. Immediately following that is the Americanafest Kick-Off Bash. This year, scheduled into the segment of conference panels and workshops, there will be a performance and Q&A with Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead. Another special presentation will be made by Del McCoury on the legendary Woody Guthrie. Other programming highlights include sessions from: Dwight Yoakam, T Bone Burnett and Jonathan Taplin, Margo Price and Friends, John Paul White, Lori McKenna, Wanda Jackson. Conference and Festival closes with the Sister City Jam at George Jones Museum.
BMI 101 Workshop LA
Thursday, September 22, 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. Attendance is free, but seating is limited so RSVP to: BMI101@bmi.com.
Admittance is granted only through advance RSVP.
36th Annual West Coast Songwriters Music Conference
Saturday, September 24 - Sunday, September 25
The General’s Residence
One Fort Mason, San Francisco, California 94109
Phone: 650-654-3966; 415-345-7500
Early in the conference program, You Ought to be in Pictures, surveys how music is used in a movie, and attendees are encouraged to bring a song that will be synched to a screening. A little later on that day, music producers, including Ken Caillat, Robert Berry, Scott Mathews, Howard Benson, Cookie Marenco. Moderator Kevin Casey, form a panel to take on the topic, The Producers. Along with more panels and talks, rounding out the first day will also be song screenings, one on ones, and performance showcases. On day two of WCS, more panels include The Big Picture - TV and Film Placement, with Monica Benson, Darian Cowgill, Jerome Rossen, and Marcus Barone as moderator. Later on, a keynote panel with Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Dan and Susan Hodges, Nancy Peacock, Mod by Antoinette Olesen, take part in, Nashville Now, how to survive in the Nashville scene. The remainder of the day is balanced off with Song Screenings, One on Ones, and performance showcases to close the event.
Emerging Cinematographer Awards LA
Sunday, September 25, 17:00-22:00
Directors Guild Theater
7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90046
Phone 323-876-0160; Fax 323-878-1162
At this 20th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards, there will be a screening of 10 short films and awards will be presented to the Honorees for their Artistic Achievement In Cinematography. Following the program will be a cocktail reception. Nurturing talent and giving promising cinematographers the crucial exposure they need to succeed in the Motion Picture Industry lies at the heart of the International Cinematographers Guild's annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards. To submit a short film for consideration into the Emerging Cinematographer Awards, you must be a member of the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, and not yet classified as Director of Photography. Local 600's negotiating committee - that represents members of the Guild - is comprised of camera operators, camera assistants, still photographers and cinematographers from all regions.
BMI 101 Workshop NY
Wednesday, September 28, 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, September 29, 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.
AIMP Music Industry Toolbox
September 29, 15:00-20:00
AFM Local 47
817 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, California 90038
Music Industry Toolbox is presented by the AIMP and the California Copyright Conference (“CCC”) with participation from BMI. Admission is free to AIMP members and non-members and there will be complimentary Hors d’oeuvres and beverages. This is the fourth Music Industry Toolbox between AIMP and CCC. This event was started for Music Publishers, Record Companies, Production Music Libraries/ Producers, but should be of interest to all music industry professionals. PROs ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and SOCAN, and a wide array of leading companies will be on hand to discuss and demonstrate their products and services in the areas of digital distribution, royalty accounting and collections, music rights administration and music search.
Durango Songwriter’s Expo
Thursday, September 29 - Saturday, October 1
The Omni Interlocken Resort
500 Interlocken Boulevard, Broomfield, Colorado 80021
The Durango Songwriter Expo is held twice yearly - once in Colorado and again in Santa Barbara, California wine country. The Expo gives artists and songwriters an unmatched opportunity to network with music supervisors, labels, publishers and fellow artists. Attendees may have music critiqued in listening sessions, sit in on industry panels & perform your music during the evening showcases. The Expo is (famously) limited to 200 attendees and with over 40 music industry professionals (including BMI’s Tracie Verlinde) present, it is a full networking and relationship building opportunity. Each attendee gets heard in three listening sessions and the opportunity to submit for live showcases and also open mics.