Film Short: February Events for Filmmakers

Published On February 2, 2010 | By admin | film, film distribution, film finance, film marketing, Film Short, filmmaking, Uncategorized

Now that the hiatus of the holiday season is over and we’re full speed ahead into the new year, it’s time to spread the word about upcoming events again.  Below is a list of courses, workshops and conferences being held during the month of February, which should pique the interest of filmmakers. 

The Incentives Office Symposium – February 5, 2010   Landmark Theatre West Los Angeles – Registration 8:30am  Panels 9am – Noon   Two panels are being offered: the first will be taking a look at recent changes in some popular incentive programs and what to expect in the near future, while the other examines the best way to cash-flow tax credits, rebates and other sources of soft money.  Panelists include Michigan Film Commissioner Janet Lockwood and producer Michael Mendelson, who previously headed Bank Paribas’ Entertainment.  Admission is $50 including a continental breakfast.  For more information go to their website   

Internet Film Marketing Expert Marc Rosenbush is holding two Live Mastermind Weekends – Los Angeles February 6th – 7th and in NY on February 20th – 21st.  Designed to deliver 16 intensive hours during which filmmakers will learn everything they need in order to release their films online within 60 days.  Space is limited to 5-8 participants in each city. To reserve a spot go to:

Createasphere/EXPLORE Entertainment Technology Exposition -February 18, 2010, Universal Hilton, Universal City, CA. Hours 11am – 6pm.   A first look for the media and entertainment industry at what will be driving technology in 2010.  Among the highlights is “Avatar” Finishing the 3D Blockbuster featuring a panel made up of members of the film’s post production team.  For more information call (818) 842-6611, email or visit their website at:

L.A. TV Pitch Summit - February 20th-21st, N. Hollywood, CA.  Mark and Jeanne Simon are teaming up with Marc and Elaine Zicree and their company SuperMentors to offer a two day workshop designed to teach how to become successful at pitching ideas for television shows to executives.  For more information go to their website

Dov S.S. Siemens 2 Day Film School – February 20th – 21st in Los Angeles and February 27th – 28th in New York.   Dov’s well known program condenses four years of film school theory and education into one essential weekend.  Past students Quentin Tarentino, Guy Ritchie and Christopher Nolan have all attested that this class puts students on the fast track for a career in filmmaking.   For more information or to sign up call 1-800-272-8927 or go to

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