Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Production Intership!

Independent production company seeks self-motivated production and post-production interns to assist two to three days per week for a 3-month internship.

This is a great opportunity for students or recent graduates to gain valuable experience in their chosen field while at the same time learning how an independent production company operates.

By the end of the internship, production interns will have gained valuable on-set experience and practical experience with a wide range of equipment including both camera and lighting, culminating in camera operation on a professional set.

Post-production interns will gain training in Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, and DVD Studio Pro. By the end of their third month, Post interns will receive editorial credit on an ongoing series.

Internships are unpaid but college credit is available. Please include your resume and indicate which internship (Production or Post) you are applying for in your cover letter and subject heading.

Sunny Rashidi
Production Coordinator
Martini Crew Booking, LLC
908 Parkman Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Tel: 323.665.5274

Assistant Job - Vector Picture Studios

Looking for a dedicated, savvy assistant for a machinima recording session
on Saturday Nov 15th in South Pasadena.

We have 9 actors coming to record the voice parts for a 20 webisode-to-DVD
series which will be shot inside Second Life and distributed on the web
during 2009.

It's the story of a demon fighter who tries to bottle up the demons who
plague her father into the online world of Second Life. But she becomes
trapped inside with them and must fight her way out.

More about the project can be found at

I need someone to supervise the script during our all-day recording session
to take notes, watch the time, and make sure we get everything. We'll be
starting at 8:30 am and hopefully will be done by 6:30. There's modest pay
available. This is the voice session, but there might be other work down the

Please contact Vector Hastings at (626) 310-7710 or at

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Ivy Film Festival

Greetings from the Ivy Film Festival!

As publicity coordinators of the 2009 season, we are proud to announce the dates for this year's festival. This year's festival will take place from April 10 to 12, at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently open for submissions from all university-level filmmakers and screenwriters.

As the largest completely student-run festival in the world, the Ivy Film Festival provides undergraduate and graduate filmmakers from around the world with a quality venue for their work, encouraging and rewarding their creative efforts. We offer opportunities for filmmakers to learn from one another, and expose them to the expertise and experience of talented industry professionals. The festival assists exceptional student filmmakers and screenwriters in attaining the recognition their work deserves. We present selected films and screenplays to a wide audience, and a panel of celebrity judges (including directors, producers, writers, and agents) views the best selections from the festival. Winning filmmakers and screenwriters receive prizes that aid them in their continuous pursuit of their art.

The Ivy Film Festival attracts a number of industry leaders and luminaries. Past guests have included Doug Liman, John Cho, Chan-wook Park, Adrian Brody, and Wes Craven, just to name a few. Last year, in 2008, we had the privilege of hosting both Tim Rothman and Martin Scorcese. In addition, the Ivy Film Festival has also showed advanced screenings of a wide range of films, including: *Eagle vs. Shark* (2007)*, **Brick* (2006), *Half Nelson *(2006), *Murderball *(2005), and *Supersize Me* (2004).

Submission season has already begun and we are currently accepting films and screenplays. Please submit your films (short or feature length) and/or screenplays (short or long form) to the 2009 Ivy Film Festival online at or through the mail (visit for more details). The deadlines are as follows:

*Regular deadline (December 31, 2008): *
First film submission - $20
Additional submissions - $10

*Late deadline (February 14, 2009):*
First film submission - $30
Additional submissions - $15

*Without A Box Extended deadline (February 21, 2009):*
First film submission - $45
Additional submissions - $20

Please visit for

more information and festival updates.

If you have any questions or concerns about submissions or the festival, feel free to contact us at We look forward to receiving your films and screenplays!

NYC Pavement Pieces, Michelle Delateur

Michele DeLateur 08 is now in her second month of the Journalism and Documentary Graduate Program at NYU in New York. She has hit the ground running, learning the AVID editing system and posting these Web Reports on the election and the people of New York City as part of the NYC PAVEMENT PIECES.

Check 'em out!

For more info on the program, give Michelle a shout at