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2 Deadlines TONIGHT, Free Screenings & More

May 21, 2012 in Newsletterby admin

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21-Day Team “Standard Deadline” TONIGHT!

International filmmakers and animators unite! Create an original short in 21-Days based on a common secret element. Use our mailing list to help you get cast and crew. Get a guaranteed theatrical screening in the heart of Philadelphia. Maybe even DVD distribution! Current Project Twenty1 Members that decide to become team leaders also get upgraded from Lite to Plus!   More info>>>

Featured Member: Left2Film Productions

Left2Film Productions is a young, Philadelphia-based production company – created by David Scales, a Collins College (Tempe, AZ) graduate with a B.A. in Film and Video Production. David teamed up with his girlfriend, Michelle Ybarra and sister Laquita Scales, who in addition to her video production assistance, keeps her hand on the pulse of the latest interests of Generation X. 

In addition to creating in-house projects, they also provide work-for-hire services ranging from live events and weddings to several genres of music videos, short films, and features. Visit Left2Film Production’s YouTube Page to see more, including a trailer for their newest project “The Story of The Slicksters”. You can also follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

Support the arts & get featured! Check out Project Twenty1′s Memberships today.
PFAF “Standard Deadline” TONIGHT!

Animated & live-action shorts, music videos, features, documentaries, web series, and student films – now is your time to shine!
Make sure to check the “Film Library” box if you’d like us to share your film (non-exclusively) with our screening partners to help you get seen for no additional fee! Another reason we’re not just a film festival! More info>>>

You’re Invited…

Movies from the Hill
June 8 & July 13th, 2012, 8 pm
(rain dates, June 24 & July 22)
Dekalb & East Airy Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)

A FREE screening series of some of the top independent film & animations from Project Twenty1′s Library of over 600 films!
Bring your blankets, chairs, and the whole family to see the shorts and meet the artists. Read More>>>

Your friends, as always,

Stephanie, Matt & All the “Susie Filmmakers”
Project Twenty1: EPIC
Exhibit, Promote, Inspire & Connect

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Philadelphia, PA: Last-minute auditions!

May 8, 2012 in for actors, opportunitiesby admin

Expires May 9, 2012

“Tech Support” is a romantic comedy about a woman who calls Tech Support for help and ends up finding love with the computer operator.

The characters that are being cast are:

Chelsea: early 20’s, frustrated with her computer, but feels connected to Mark.

Mark: early 20’s, charming Tech operator, and likes Chelsea.

Please bring a headshot and resume of previous productions.

Auditions will be held on Wednesday, May 9th from 6-9 and Saturday, May 12th from 9:30-12 at:

Drexel University Crossings Basement
3175 JFK (near 32nd and Market Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Filming will take place on June 2nd and 3rd. Meals, compensation for travel to the set, and a copy of the final cut will be provided.

Please contact:
Alex Nolen
Anolen.dz@gmail.com

 

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This opportunity was posted on the behalf of our community and is independent of our programs. Please contact the e-mail address above with any questions.

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You’re invited to “Movies from the Hill!”

May 7, 2012 in eventsby admin


Want to know which indie films and animations are screening? Get on our mailing list to find out the Official Selections first!

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Determine the Official Selections of the 2012 Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival

May 1, 2012 in Member-Events, Newsletterby admin

Cast your vote for your favorite films (and animations!) at our private, 12-seat theater in Philadelphia. These panels are included for free with your current Membership. Individual Members are invited, and current Premium, Business, and Family Members may also bring up to 3 guests (4 total).

These screenings contain often never-before-seen shorts, features, and music videos from all over the world!

As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on allowing our members to oversee and participate in the selection process for our programs, including the annual Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival and overall Film Library, which is shared with screening partners all over the world. Involving our diverse community in these programs makes our organization unique and ensures that our festival is filled with quality work that has been evaluated fairly.

Click here to enroll or renew your Membership.

private theater

Screenings are located at:

Park Towne Place

2200 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA
South Building, Private Theater
Thursday nights, May 10-July 30, 2012, 7-9 pm (sometimes 9:30, depending on film length)

Dates still available (you MUST RSVP in advance):

  1. May 10
  2. May 17
  3. May 24
  4. May 31 FULL!
  5. June 7
  6. June 14
  7. June 21
  8. June 28
  9. July 5
  10. July 12
  11. July 19
  12. July 26

To RSVP today, simply reply e-mail ProjectTwenty1@gmail.com with your name and preferred dates. If you are a Premium, Business, or Family-Level Member, please also let us know the names of your guests.

Important Information:

  • These are private screenings and we usually book all slots, so RSVP ASAP
  • We need RSVPs at least 1 week in advance so we can ensure there are no conflicts (filmmakers, their family, cast & crew may not attend their own screening panels)
  • No walk-ins allowed – you must be on the list with security to participate
  • Since these films have not yet been distributed, no photography or videography is allowed
  • These films have not been rated, so they may contain heavy-R-Rated content. Members under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian and no children under 13 will be admitted

Can I watch films from home?
Sure! Current Premium-level Members can request a logon to our database of online films by writing to ProjectTwenty1@gmail.com before May 31.

Can I host my own screening panel?
Most likely! Current Members can request to be a screening panel host/organizer by writing to ProjectTwenty1@gmail.com before May 31.


Members are the heart of Project Twenty, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.  Need to renew your Membership or know a friend that can benefit? Click here.


Project Twenty1: EPIC: Exhibit, Promote, Inspire & Connect through film & animation.

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Tomorrow in NYC: ASIFA East Free Animation Event!

April 28, 2012 in eventsby admin

43rd ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival Awards CeremonyYou are most cordially invited to attend the 43rd ASIFA-East Festival Awards!

Awards will be presented, bashful thank you’s will be recorded for all posterity, and a raucous reception will follow. And then there’s even an after-party!Be there or be square!

Sunday, April 29, 2012
The New School
7:00pm – 11:00pm Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street Admission:
FREE! And open to all!

RSVP on Facebook

The after-party is at:

Fiddlesticks Pub & Grill
56 Greenwich Avenue (between Charles Street and Perry Street)
Happy Hour prices all day on Sunday.
Artwork by Chris Conforti and Kristen Chiappone!

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Montgomery County, PA: Indie webseries building team! (volunteer)

April 28, 2012 in for actors, for film crew, opportunitiesby admin

Expires 5/12/12

Vigilante Media, an indie production company located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, is seeking
CAST AND CREW to launch a new comedic webseries.

CHARACTERS NEEDED
*All actors MUST be comfortable with improv and local to Montgomery County, PA; familiarity
with/love of comic book characters a plus.
OFFICER BERTRAND – Male, age 21-35: New to the force, friendly but knows when to lay down the
law. Eager to make a name for himself, but has a lot to learn. Takes his job seriously.
THE VENTRIOLOQUIST – Male, age 50-65: Shy, older gentleman with split personality disorder.
Dominant personality is portrayed through a ventriloquist dummy, 1920s mobster. Actor must be
able to create two distinct characters with voice. Experience with ventriloquist dummy would be
ideal, but not a necessity.
JOKER – Male, age 25-35: Most definitely not the Joker we’ve seen in all the movies. Think “Joker
after he leaves the set” – grouchy, unkempt, never wears a shirt, etc. Has the appearance of
constantly being irritated.
HARLEY QUINN – Female, age 20-30: Love-sick psychiatrist with serious anger issues. On again/off
again girlfriend of Joker. Eager to please him, easily angered by him, and even quicker to forgive
him.
EXTRAS Males, age 21-35: Cops providing backup on scene, Old woman, age 60-75: Scared of what
this city has become, doesn’t let anyone into her home.
CREW NEEDED
This webseries will be a one camera production, so our crew will be small. Currently we are looking
for the following crew members:
Sound (mixer and boom operator)
Hair/MUA
Costume Designer
Production Assistant(s)

DETAILS
We are a group of filmmakers and like-minded business people looking for a creative outlet. Our
goal is to gain visibility with this project and ultimately have a good time. At this time, all cast and
crew are on a volunteer basis. If the series is a success, we have plans to monetize the content
through ad partners and merchandise, allowing us to pay everyone. Casting will be held SATURDAY,
MAY 12. Please email GCPD454@gmail.com with the role you wish to audition for in the subject
line. Please include a headshot and your experience. We will contact you with an audition time for
that day. Please have a comedic monologue prepared to perform.

Crew – Please send resume to GCPD454@gmail.com with the position that interests you in the
subject line and link to your reel/portfolio.

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This opportunity was posted on the behalf of our community and is independent of our programs. Please contact the e-mail address above with any questions.

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Original Grindhouse Trailers Needed!

April 26, 2012 in for film crew, opportunitiesby admin

NJ-based indie production company seeking to collaborate! We’re looking for original content submissions of “campy” grindhouse trailers, under 2 minutes. We are specifically seeking trailers in the 50′s-80′s “gritty/grainy” style. If selected, we will include you as a part of our pitch package to our contact at a distribution company and try to help you get the project off the ground. Contact nerwallfilms1@yahoo.com with your finished trailer or for more information, deadline May 15, 2012. Please note, we cannot produce this trailer for you from a script – we need finished materials to submit as apart of our compilation so we can represent not just your idea, but your production company as well.

 

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This opportunity was posted on the behalf of our community and is independent of our programs. Please contact the e-mail address above with any questions.

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Free Philadelphia Movie Tickets: Meeting Evil

April 23, 2012 in events, Member-Events, Newsletterby admin

SOLD OUT!

If you have not received an e-mail confirmation of your seat, you are not on the list! Please do not show up because you heard about this on Facebook/Meetup – you must be confirmed for a ticket via e-mail!

Original post:

We have a limited number of exclusive, advance screening tickets for our community! Simply write to ProjectTwenty1@gmail.com with your name and number of guests (up to 4 tickers per member) to get on the list. You need not be a Member, but our Members receive priority RSVPS. We will send you a confirmation e-mail within 24-hours if you are selected.

Want to support non-profit media arts programs and get on the list for free local movie tickets? Become a Member!

Magnet Releasing presents Chris Fisher’s
MEETING EVIL
LUKE WILSON, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, LESLIE BIB

ADVANCE SCREENING: MONDAY APRIL 30 @ 7:30PM,
RITZ EAST THEATRE 2ND AND SANSOM STREET WALKWAY


When John Fleton, a depressed suburban family man and recently fired realtor, offers to help a stranger, Richie, with his car, John is sucked into a surreal, nightmarish murder spree that forces him to question everything about his life, his mode of behavior, and the very nature of evil…

Official site: http://www.magnetreleasing.com/meetingevil/

Rated: R
Running time: 89 minutes

Project Twenty1 is a Member-supported, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

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Free Philadelphia Movie Tickets: Headhunters

April 22, 2012 in events, Member-Eventsby admin

SOLD OUT!

We have a limited number of exclusive, advance screening tickets for our community! Simply e-mail ProjectTwenty1@gmail.com with your name and number of guests (up to 4 tickers per person) to get on the list. We will send you a confirmation e-mail within 24-hours if you are selected.

Magnolia Pictures presents HEADHUNTERS based on Jo Nesbø’s best-selling thriller from 2008
EVENING SCREENING: Wednesday April 25 @ 7:30PM Ritz 5 Theatre 214 Walnut Street Philadelphia
HEADHUNTERS stars the talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as Roger, a charming scoundrel and Norway’s most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a life of luxury well beyond his means, and stealing art to subsidize his expensive lifestyle. When his beautiful gallery owner wife introduces him to a former mercenary in the possession of an extremely valuable painting, he decides to risk it all to get his hands on it, and in doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man.
HEADHUNTERS is based on Jo Nesbø’s best-selling thriller from 2008.
Rated R

Official Website: http://www.magpictures.com/headhunters/

Want to be first on the list for free local movie tickets? Become a Member!

Project Twenty1 is a Member-supported, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

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PA/NJ Short Film needs camera, lighting, audio & PA

April 17, 2012 in for film crew, opportunitiesby admin

Expires April 22, 2012

Racial Tension is a short film that explores the tension within our own race/skin. The film is looking to start shooting around late May early June. Looking to shoot for no more than 4 days within the PA and possibly NJ area. A small stipend will be given for your time.

Needed positions:

  • Camera
  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Production Assistant

If interested please email: a_dclark@yahoo.com

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