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ProductionNext / San Francisco

A gathering place for ProductionNext members in San Francisco
San Francisco, California

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For those who haven't lost all sense of happiness in our terrible era's fearsome lack of joy, the 24th San Francisco Silent Film Festival, May 1st-5th, has offerings that can rearrange your cinematic perceptions for life.... https://www.popmatters.com/san-francisco-silent-film-festival-24th-26338...
With Scouts’ Honor (2001, about a Petaluma teen’s challenge to the Boy Scouts of America’s anti-gay policy) and Knocking (2006, which detailed the contributions of Jehovah’s Witnesses to U.S. civil rights), Bay Area documentary filmmaker Tom Shepard enrolled viewers in the causes of people they didn’t necessarily identify with or even like. Shepard works similar magic in Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America (April 17 at the Victoria in San Francisco and April 18 at the Grand Lake in Oakland), tracking the San Francisco travails of four LGBTQ refugees from Angola, Syria and the Congo... https://www.kqed.org/arts/13854416/now-playing-bay-area-filmmakers-sffilm
This year, the festival will screen 123 films from 31 countries at seven venues around the Plaza. Most exciting for festival director Kevin McNeely is how many filmmakers are expected to accompany their films – at least 200, he says.... https://www.sonomanews.com/entertainment/9416504-181/a-day-by-day-guide-...

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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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While we’re proud of our film budgeting software, we know that we’re far from the only game in town.  So, we thought we’d list our major competitors for film budgeting software, list their pros, cons, and cost in one single blog for easy access. Movie Magic Movie magic is the industry...
While we’re proud of the scheduling and stripboard features, we know there are others in the game.  So, we thought we’d acknowledge what our competitors do well, point out their flaws, and show how we compare in price.   Movie Magic Movie magic is the industry standard, and if we’re...
Last week we talked about some of the most heavily used props and wardrobe in Hollywood.  This week, we’re taking a look at locations. As you’ll see, there are absolutely no shortage of used and re-used props and wardrobe.  Every Filmmaker knows that good sets are in short supply, and when...

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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 2:33 pm