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NEW YORK FILM WRAPS - BITTER - Buffalo Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp

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FILMMAKER BOOT CAMP: BITTER. Directed by Aaron Webb. 

Written by Waymon Brown and Sarah Jeanne. Produced by Sabrina Pena Young. Part of the Buffalo Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp in Buffalo, New York. Filmed at Kenmore Middle School.

SIGN UP FOR JAN 11 2019 BUFFALO FILMMAKER BOOT CAMP NOW OPEN: 
https://register.ktufsd.org/wconnect/ace/ShowSchedule.awp?&Search=INSTRUCTOR&Target=MzA5NDUxNzYxODMz&Title=Courses+Taught+by+Sabrina+Pena-Young

Ages 18 & upBudding filmmakers and professionals alike will work together in this collaborative class to write, film, act in, and edit an original short film written by the class. Learn film production basics in screenwriting, filming, sound and video editing, special fx, makeup fx, and more. Students will each take on a specific role in the short film production that will be filmed during class. The final film will be screened the last day of class. Students are encouraged to bring any camera/film equipment available to class.

NEW Music Award CINTAS Foundation Announces 2018-19 Fellows in Architecture & Design, Music Composition and Visual Arts

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CINTAS Foundation Announces 2018-19 Fellows in Architecture & Design, Music Composition and Visual ArtsMiami, October 2018 – CINTAS Foundation Board of Directors made the announcement at
the annual Awards Ceremony during a special reception held October 10th at the Lowe Art
Museum, University of Miami. The 2018-19 Fellowships were presented to:

CINTAS Foundation Fellowship in Architecture & Design
Javier Galindo

CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition
Sabrina Peña Young

CINTAS-Knight Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts
Tomás Esson

In addition, a Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Juan A. Martínez, Ph.D., Professor
Emeritus of the Department of Art & Art History at Florida International University for his
contributions to Cuban art and culture. It marks the first time that CINTAS has honored and
recognized an academic in the field.

The reception, with sponsorships from Bacardi as well as El Carajo restaurant, was attended by
over 200 guests including finalis…

New Music Announcement! Cintas Foundation Awards Composer Fellowship to Buffalo New York Composer Sabrina Pena Young

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Cintas Foundation Awards Composer Fellowship to Buffalo New York Composer Sabrina Pena Young
CINTAS Foundation Fellowship Awards 2018: Congratulations to Javier Galindo, winner of the Architecture & Design Fellowship, Sabrina Peña Young, winner of the Music Composition Fellowship, and Tomas Esson, winner of the Visual Arts Fellowship.



The CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition competition is offered annually. The winner of this Fellowship in Music Composition will be eligible to have their work, if suitable, performed as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival led by Orlando Jacinto Garcia and being held in 2020 at the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. The corresponding experience and exposure of such prestigious performances represents a highly enriched award to the winner.
Since 1963, the CINTAS Foundation has awarded over 24 fellowships in music composition.  In addition to supporting Cuban artists, many early in their careers, the CINTAS Foundation also mai…

Welcome to Space Force Movie World Premier at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival this November Buffalo New York

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Welcome to Space Force Movie World Premier at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival this November Buffalo New York



Here are the 71 Shorts (including Micro Shorts and Short Features) we have selected for screening at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival2018, totaling 18 hours' worth of thought provoking entertainment. Official notifications and laurels will go out tonight, we know that many of you have been waiting and we didn't want to keep you any longer. Our schedule will be posted next week. The list below will be updated with corrections. It will also be folded into the Features announcement. Thank you all for submitting, and just a reminder that anyone who submitted is granted 2 All Festival Passes.

Welcome to Space Force was created at the Buffalo Filmmaker Boot Camp

Western New York Shorts1. Once Around Is Never Enough - 25:32, Doc
2. Locke (29:00) Special Non-Competition
3. Pumpkin Bitch - 10:49
4. Test of Faith - 36 mins
5. Welcome to Space Force - 8 mins WNY
6. Within the…

TODAY WED Free Event Cintas Art Exhibit Reception and Awards Ceremony University of Miami

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OCT10
Free Event Cintas Art Exhibit Reception and Awards CeremonyPublic
 · Hosted by Libertaria Chronicles and 2 others  · 1 co-host pending [?] Hootlet

How to Make a Movie Trailer

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How to Make a Movie Trailer
Watch this Youtube video to learn how to make a movie trailer. What is a movie trailer? It is a way to engage your audience before your film is released. Make a compelling movie trailer to help festivals, critics, and theatergoers truly understand what your film is about.

How To Get Into Film Festivals - Film Freeway Tutorial

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How To Get Into Film Festivals - Film Freeway Tutorial

On today's episode of The Piedmont Motion Picture Show, we're talking about how to get into film festivals by using Film Freeway. This Film Freeway tutorial will show you step-by-step how to create an account, upload your film, and submit your film to film festivals using FilmFreeway. Film Freeway is the easiest way that I've found to submit my films to film festivals, and I hope this tutorial helps you get the ball rolling and get your film seen by people in the film industry, all over the world!

How to Make a Blockbuster Movie

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How to Make a Blockbuster Movie


Hollywood is so repetitive and formulaic not because they don’t understand what we want to watch, but because of changing economic forces. Watch this insightful youtube video about filmmaking, the Hollywood movie industry, and more. Learn about demographics and economic resources that affect what films are produced in the end.

How to Write Music - What You'll Need to Know

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How to Write Music - What You'll Need to Know

Since we've already covered the basics of music theory, I think it's time to start learning how to write music. We'll be using those basic concepts of chords, keys, inversions, etc to start weaving chords together, add melodies, rhythm, and all the subtle things that bridge the gap between theory and actual music. This video is just to go over what you'll need to know before we start so you can make sure you're ready.