This weekend (Aug. 15-17) is The 19th Indie Gathering International Film Festival and Convention, which will be held at The Clarion Inn & Conference Center in Hudson (6625 Dean Memorial Parkway). Weekend passes, day passes and individual film tickets will be sold at the door.
What's The Indie Gathering?
The Indie Gathering International Film Festival is three days chock-full of indie film fun! This year, the festival is screening 113 films from around the world! We also have film lectures and panel discussions all day Saturday and Sunday, a convention room, special guests and networking parties. If you're an actor, you may want to check out the monologue competition. Stunt person or martial artist? Check out our stunt competition. You can register for either or both at the door. We also have live FX makeup competitions going on throughout the weekend.
So why should you be there?
Aside from having a great time, learning about all aspects of filmmaking and seeing fantastic indie films, this is an excellent opportunity to NETWORK. Whether you're new to the business or a seasoned professional, networking is very important to furthering your career in the film industry. The Indie Gathering is a great chance to do just that, because unlike your typical general audience, our audiences consist of people working in the industry. Actors, crew people, producers, directors, writers, musicians. You name it, they're there. Don't just take our word for it. MovieMaker Magazine agrees. In 2008, the festival was chosen as one of the Top 25 Film Fests and selected as the Best Fest for Networking.
So come on out to The Clarion Inn, and see what this event has to offer you.
*Find out more at http://theindiegathering.com/stunts.php. You can also e-mail kristina(at)worldeonline(dot)com or call Grandmaster Ray Szuch at 216-three two three-2393 with any questions.*
Working in stunts for film bridges the gap between martial arts and acting. Are you a stuntperson looking for more work, or a martial artist interested in crossing over into stunts?
The Indie Gathering International Film Festival is a yearly gathering of filmmakers from around the world, all staying in one hotel and going to the events within. The Indie Gathering is more than just a film festival - it's a place where filmmakers can gather together with the audience for one great weekend!
This year, the festival is on August 15th, 16th and 17th. Aside from networking with producers and directors all weekend, you can actually perform for them in our fight scene competition.
We have multiple age divisions for both male and female competitors, with winners in each, as well as awards for overall grand champion. Winners will be listed on World Stunt Association** and featured on The Reel TV Network.
*Studio owners or instructors having more than 3 students competing receive a free VIP weekend pass.
**Sponsored by World Stunt Association and North Coast Stunts
Our lecture and panel discussion for The 2014 Indie Gathering has been completed. View below:
SATURDAY, AUGUST 16TH
Producer's Perspective: Pre to Post Production
Lecture: Marketing and Publicity
Panel Discussion: Editing
Panel Discussion: Directing
Panel Discussion: Acting
Lecture: Visual FX
Lecture: The Evolution of Stabilizers
Lecture: Web Promotions and Social Media
Panel Discussion: Screenwriting
Panel Discussion: Film Scoring
Reel TV Network, "The Reel Show" Taping
SUNDAY, AUGUST 17TH
Lecture: Legal Aspects of Filmmaking
Lecture: Accessorizing Your DSLR Camera
Lecture: Producing on a Micro Budget
Panel Discussion: Special FX Makeup
Award Ceremony in Screening Room A
The screening schedule for The 19th annual Indie Gathering International Film Festival has been completed. Featuring 113 films from around the world in three days, there is something to see for everyone!
View our full lineup here: http://theindiegathering.com/page16.php
Indie Gathering script and film submissions ends on May 15th.
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We are the Alternative for Independent, Underground and Experimental Film and Video. The "Indie" Gathering Film Festival exists to showcase the independent filmmaker. Our mission is to inspire and encourage film makers through a competitive showcase. Filmmakers participate in their screenings and after the films speak with audience members who seek a closer look into the creative process.