If you would like to make connections with others in the film industry, you can get your chance by attending a workshop at The Black Box Theater at the Link Centre in Tupelo, Mississippi on Saturday Oct., 19, 2013 at 1:00pm, and then attend "The Tupelo Halloween Horror Film Festival," beginning at 7:30pm on the same date. This event is sponsored by Dead Leaf Productions.
Glenn Payne explains the events. "We will invite actors, writers and directors to come as we'll group up and have a director grab some actors to perform a writer's scene. We'll switch up in various arrangements and do several scenes/groupings. Discussions will follow. This will give the directors a chance to sample the stories and potential actors for casting whatever may be their next film. Obviously it gives the writers and actors the same benefit weighing in on the directors. Just $10 to attend and you receive a free ticket to the film fest that same night!"
The film fest runs from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the same location, so if you attend both, you get an afternoon workshop and the horror festival activities for $10.
Glenn says, "You can see a variety of independent films from local and regional filmmakers. They bring their artistic creations to the fest for your general Halloween and viewing pleasure. THIS IS A COSTUME EVENT for any members of the audience that wish to dress up (not mandatory, of course). Admission is just $5 if you attend this event only. Beer and refreshments will be sold. Grab some friends and come join us in the spirit of Halloween!"
He says, "We hope to create a networking opportunity for all those interested in the various forms of filmmaking in our region (Be they actors, directors, writers, cinematographers, editors, crew members, etc). There will also be the actor's bash earlier in the day (which will be geared towards writers and directors as well).
Awards will be voted on by the Directors included in the night's lineup." The address of the Link Centre is listed below.
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