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ProductionNext / Los Angeles

A gathering place for ProductionNext members in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

This is a group that is meant to serve as a general gathering place for ProductionNext members in the Los Angeles area. We here at ProductionNext are managing it at the moment, but we're very interested in finding someone local to run it. If you're interested, please contact us at groups@productionnext.com.

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What does it meant that Los Angeles, home to Hollywood and the American film industry itself, has lost what was once its most important festival? And what is it about the city that proves so inhospitable to such events? https://variety.com/2018/film/festivals/los-angeles-film-festival-why-l-a-has-trouble-1203025090/
Despite Los Angeles’ growing position as an international cultural hub, the art and film communities here still exist largely in parallel but separate tracks. You wouldn’t know that, though, from the crowd assembled Saturday night at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s eighth Art + Film Gala, where artists and filmmakers mingled freely, alongside luminaries from the worlds of fashion, music and architecture.... http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-lacma-art-film-gala-2018-20181104-story.html
In order to give films from the continent a chance to stand out among the more than 80 foreign-language submissions, European Film Promotion is arranging for a series of screenings of 25 entries at the AFM. Starting Wednesday and running through Nov. 20, the screenings will be accompanied, in some cases, by Q&As with the filmmakers.... https://variety.com/2018/film/awards/cold-war-european-film-promotion-screen-oscar-hopefuls-during-afm-and-beyond-1203015110/
The Valley Film Festival, which kicks off Halloween night and runs through Sunday at Laemmle’s NoHo 7 in North Hollywood, has grown into an international destination for celebrating cinema. But while it includes entries from the UK, South Africa, Ukraine and Luxembourg this time around, VFF remains focused on celebrating the San Fernando Valley’s unique place in the world of cinema – and the filmmakers who live and create movies about it.... https://www.dailynews.com/2018/10/29/for-local-filmmakers-the-valley-film-festival-feels-like-home/
Starting in November, the CFI film guide will also include screenings of Chinese-language films in Los Angeles. Here are some highlights you shouldn’t miss this month... http://chinafilminsider.com/november-chinese-language-film-guide-for-new-york-los-angeles/
SoCal cinephiles this month can choose among restored classics at AFI Fest, movies from contemporary Chinese master Jia Zhangke, iconic Jean Harlow films and more.... https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/afi-fest-jia-zhangke-jean-harlow-more-a-november-do-list-film-buffs-la-1156776

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A 90-minute Webinar about the American Film Market featuring Ben Yennie and Tanya Kersey

If you want to make a living as a filmmaker while making anything except commercials or industrials, you're going to have to attend the American Film Market. But AFM has a culture all it's own, and without some guidance, it's hard to find success. That's why we're happy to bring you this webinar...

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The first day of shooting is always chaotic, and generally comes soon enough that you wish you had more time to prepare.  But just because you haven’t had as much time as you might like in preproduction, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t hit the ground running on the first day of principal...
If you’re a filmmaker, you’re probably thinking about how you can get your next project made.  For your first few projects, that’s fine.  You’ve got to figure out what sort of stories you want to tell, and what your personal style is.  However, you should also be thinking about how to...
Last week I wrote about how despite this company being primarily run by two CisHet white guys, we still think that diversity in film and media is absolutely vital.  Well, the same is still true, but our advisory board is 100% female, so we practice what we preach when it comes to the topic of...

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I just got myself a brand new office at the 9th Street Independent Film Center, and I'm looking to rent a couple of desks. If you're looking for a place to work that isn't your kitchen or...

5/7/18 1:33 pm