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Building Community Around Your Film
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM New York Foundation for the Arts
Date: October 24, 2019 to October 24, 2019
Where: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street , Suite 740, New York, New York, United States
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Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
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Building Community Around Your Film Presented by Derek Kane-Meddock   All filmmakers want their work to be widely seen. But recognizing that your project has a specific audience is actually a crucial first step in building an active and engaged community around your film. This session will offer an introduction to the process, emphasizing practical advice for developing a network of advocates. We'll explore how you can leverage existing connections, cultivate new partnerships, and use social media to invite participation and create a substantive coalition around your project.   Program: Building A Community Around Your Film Date and Time: Thursday, October 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Cost: $15 for NYFA-affiliated artists (Fiscally Sponsored, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Artists; NYC Women's Fund recipients) and $20 for the general public Register:   About Derek Kane-MeddockFor the past five years, Kane-Meddock has been helping companies like Argot Pictures, Kino Lorber, Sub-Genre, Matson Films, and The Film Collaborative craft effective outreach and impact strategies for films. He specializes in developing audience engagement and social media marketing campaigns, primarily in the theatrical space, and has worked on Oscar shortlisted and Peabody Award-winning projects. Kane-Meddock is also an adjunct professor in the Film & Media department at the Fashion Institute of Technology and has taught courses at New York University, Vassar College, Hunter College, Rutgers University, and the University of Iowa. He is currently working on Desolation Center, coming to theaters this fall. This program is part of NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship, which increases funding opportunities for individual artists and emerging arts organizations in all disciplines by allowing them to raise funds using NYFA's tax-exempt status as a 501
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