Friday, April 18, 2014

April Meeting: SAG-AFTRA Presentation

Please join the Indiana Filmmakers Network Bloomington Chapter as we host two guests to speak about acting for film: Denise Jaeckel and Kathy Byrne from SAG-AFTRA.

Denise Jaeckel lives in Indiana and graduated from IU Bloomington with a degree in Telecommunications.  She is a professional actress and member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).

Kathy Byrne is the Director of TV/Theatrical Contracts at Chicago SAG/AFTRA. Previously she worked for the Chicago Film Commission.

Kathy and Denise will be discussing casting, talent agents, film contracts and anything else you want to know about hiring actors for your productions.

IFN Meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone interested in filmmaking to join us for an evening of learning and networking.

The meeting will be at our usual place and time:

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

March Meeting: Filmmaking Safety

Join us for a discussion about set and location safety while filmmaking. Lessons learned and ways to ensure set safety will be discussed.

Tuesday, March 25th

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room 105 of the IU Innovation Center
2719 E. 10th Street

In memory of Sarah Jones.

Friday, February 21, 2014

February Meeting: Preparing your film for digital cinema

Join us for a talk about what digital cinema is and how you can prepare your film for screening in a digital cinema.

IU Innovation Center, room 105
2719 E. 10th Street
7:00 pm until about 9:00 pm

Monday, January 13, 2014

January Meeting: Open Mic Night

Welcome to 2014, we'll be kicking off the new year with an open mic night at the IFN Bloomington chapter. We also have a TON of books to give away, so come prepared to answer quiz questions!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

October Meeting: Show and Tell

Join the IFN Bloomington chapter for an evening of Show and Tell! Members are encouraged to bring in some of their filmmaking equipment and give a brief overview of what that piece of gear is and how you use it to make films.

The time available for each person will depend on how many people we have who bring in equipment, the presentation time will take about 1 hour total.

Time: Tuesday, October 29th at 7:00 pm
Location: IU Innovation Center room 105, 2719 E. 10th Street

Sunday, September 8, 2013

September Meeting: Engaging Social Media for Filmmaking Success

Engaging Social Media for Filmmaking Success
by Barbara Ann O'Leary

Sharpening your social media presence as a filmmaker can have a substantial impact on your ability to fund, make, and share your films in the world. During this lively presentation there will be no declaring of hard & fast rules.

Barbara will offer effective and easy approaches to online engagement with an emphasis on community building, cooperation, appreciation, accessibility, and clarity.

There will be plenty of time for conversation, so the group can benefit from everyone's wisdom and experience. Let's start the fall off with a commitment to establishing stronger, more fluid social media practices to sustain us as film artists.

About Barbara:

Barbara Ann O'Leary, Indiana University Cinema's Outreach Specialist, has worked as a Social Media/Online Communications Strategist for over 20 years. She has a particular love for helping creative artists and social change activists devise low budget, high impact approaches to social media that prioritize community building, flow, ease, and appreciation. A Film Explorer/Blogger, Barbara shares her adventures in film and reports on her initiative A Yearlong Film Viewing Balancing Act at O'Leary's Reel Life:

Follow Barbara on Twitter: O'Leary's Reel Life

When: Tuesday, September 24th at 7:00 pm
Where: IU Innovation Center, room 105
Address: 2719 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

July Meeting: The Year in Review

Join us for the 2nd birthday meeting of the IFN-Bloomington chapter. We'll look back at the year and talk about what we want to do in the upcoming year.

When: Tuesday, July 30th
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Room 105 of the IU Innovation Center
Address: 2719 E. 10th Street, Bloomington