New Media Film Festival, San Francisco Nov 5th & 6th

New Media Film Festival

There’s a media and entertainment gig happening in SF on November 5-6. I’ve been asked to sit on a panel as a speaker so I will definitely be there. Should be good for anyone interested in learning more about the industry and rubbing elbows with Hollywood insiders (or elbows with a Truckee insider like me).

Here’s some of the poop on the subject for those close enough to attend:

Dear Entertainment & Media Professional:

It’s not too late to sign up for the New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area, The Best of New Media: What’s New, What’s Next…Honoring Stories Worth Telling.

It’s a dynamic program with panel discussion, Q&A meet-n-greets, mini-workshops, demos, screenings in these categories: Web Series, Shot on RED, Animation, Documentary, Feature, SRC-Socially Responsible Content

Join New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area Fri. Nov 5 & Sat. Nov 6 at VizCinema (Japantown).

Meet award winning game, film, book, show, web series & app creators! Speakers include Will Wright, Creator of Bar Karma on Current TV and original designer for “The Sims” games series which, as of 2009, is the best-selling PC game in history & Jaime Wilkinson, Producer, “Star Wars: Uncut” (2010 Primetime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Fiction).

Join us in the forum with panelists from:
Producers Guild of America-Northwest (PGA-NW), Writers Guild of America (WGA), IndieGoGo, San Francisco Film Society, Red Planet Studios,, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,, Code and Theory, Creative Convergence, Select Services Films Inc., Larsen Pomada Literary Agency, Manic D Press, Red Wheel/Weiser Books/Conari Press, Women’s National Book Association SF Chapter, AuthorsTeam, Credit the Edit,, Unity Technology,, Sharethrough, Tongal, Motorola, Magnicode and more!

* New Dialogue, Voices & Avenues and Finding Where You Fit In
* Challenges & Victories of Producing Content That Can Change the World
* Television Academy of Arts & Sciences Presents: The Future of TV
* Monetizing The Crowd: Crowd Sourcing, Crowd Funding & Fan Building
* Storytellers & Coders Unite: Creating Content for Mobile, ePublishing, iApps, iPad, Games, Interactive TV & Web

Judges are professionals from Industrial Light & Magic, Pixar, Summit Entertainment & United Talent Agency.  There are World Premiere and Northern California Premiere screenings.  Winners will be announced on Saturday evening.

Anyone looking to connect with thought leaders and content creators from across, film, tv, games, web, mobile, technology, venture capital investment and integrated marketing all with one focus…honoring stories worth telling!

Choose one of three options:
* VIP Weekend – $280 (Two Day w/ Evening Programs & VIP Parties) only $196 using discount code goldengate30
* VIP Friday Day – $180 (Single Day w/ Evening Program & VIP Party) only $126 using discount code goldengate30
* Basic – $150 (Single Day Pass only) only $105 using discount code goldengate30

Location: VizCinema at 1746 Post St., SF, CA 94115
Dates: Friday, Nov 5 & Saturday, Nov 6
Time: 9AM – 7PM & 7PM – Midnight

Limited Seating.  Buy Passes Now.
Use Discount Code before 11/2/10: goldengate30 for a 30% discount at checkout!
Reserve Your Hotel Discount Rate at Hotel Kabuki

Single event tickets may be sold at the door on a space available basis. Look forward to seeing you there!

Susan Johnston
Founder/Director – New Media Film Festival
Philippa Burgess & Brad Kushner
Co-Directors – New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area

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