Hollywood Inside and Out, Music 2.0, NARM Music, Monte Carlo Carnivale by IGNITE! Highlight August M

From: The Actor's Checklist
Published: Sun Aug 07 2005


At the Independent Producers Conference, running August 4 to 7 in Provo, join other independent producers, directors, and writers for an intensive weekend dedicated to exploring issues unique to producing independent films.

The Anime Festival Orlando celebrates Japanese animation and pop culture with over 250 hours of screening and over 40 panels, events and contests during its run from August 5 to 7. Comedy Expert Steve Kaplan, who created the HBO Workspace, the HBO New Writers Program, speaks at the free Alameda Writers Group Meeting on August 6 in Glendale. Leslie Berger leads an August 7 session titled "Actors and Comics Targeted Marketing and Networking Workshop" in Los Angeles.

"Hollywood Inside and Out" is a dialogue with Robert J. Dowling, editor-in-chief and publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, and Los Angeles Times columnist Joel Stein, to be held August 9 in Los Angeles. For three non-consecutive evenings, August 9, 16, 23, Women In Film and Television, Toronto, lead the class through an in-depth study of the lifecycle of an animated writing project. During an August 9 session at Ripley-Grier Studios in New York City, the Associate Director of "One Life To Live" reviews audition skills, monologue selection, effective cold reading using many of the attending actors in the audience.

For August 9 and 10, Music 2.0 assembles industry leaders to analyze trends and developments affecting the business of digital music, including musicís growing portability, digital distribution, piracy and other contemporary issues affected by new technology at its summit in Foster City. The 47th annual NARM opening August 10 will bestow the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award to singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt during the Opening Session and Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Story elements most important to the five groups of people writers pitch to will be presented in August 15 AFI session, "The Movie Pitch: How to Sell to Hollywood," in Hollywood. Multimedia extravaganza Ignite! features new talents in art, film, performance art and fashion for an August 17 event in Hollywood, "A Night of Monte Carlo Carnivale Decadence From IGNITE!" The Sacramento Film and Music Festival has a special screening for music videos called the "Sac Music Seen" in addition to its programmed film and musical showcases, taking place August 17 to 21.

Maui Writers Retreat in Wailea Alanui Beach Resort is a 6-day intensive on how to shape and present a saleable manuscript starting August 26. MIFED, International Recording Media Association 8th Annual DVD Entertainment Conference and Showcase is a Conference, exhibition and awards program serving the needs of entertainment media professionals for 2 days in Hollywood, opening August 30. IndieGate.com Third Independent Music Conference focuses on legal issues, digital rights, digital distribution, hearing and voice protection, performance and rehearsal education, business planning, and many other modern day music industry concerns for a week of meetings beginning August 31 in Philadelphia.

The above events are only a sampling of what is listed. Many of the events above have a submission process for indie and/or performing artists to take part in. Complete details are on the "Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events" page at http://www.actorschecklist.com/news.html.
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