WMFVA – West Michigan Film Video Alliance presents “How I Got Distribution”

 

What is the point of making a film if no one sees it? Exactly! Which is why getting distribution is the filmmaking frosting on the cake.
WMFVA has assembled a diverse panel of filmmakers who all have one thing in common: Their projects got distribution. Come for a lively discussion of the ins and outs, ups and downs, and tips and tricks of getting your film distributed.

Our talented panelists include:

SAG actress Angela Peavey’s most recent film, “Our Beautiful Secret,” which she directed and executive produced, has received seven awards to date and has had sold-out U.S and International Premieres. This April will mark the film’s Canadian premiere. 

Joseph Scott Anthony, is a central figure in the Michigan Film Industry. As both an actor and producer, 2013 saw Joseph involved in six feature films, and several other projects. His recent work includes acting in “The Monster” the #1 music video by Eminem, producing Saugatuck Cures, starring Max Adler of Glee, and acting along side Dean Cain of Lois and Clark. He has been a major force in film legislation, and continues to represent the Michigan Film Industry today.

Dan Falicki’s phenomenal work through his company Rotomation Pictures has been internationally distributed by http://sector5films.net/ Including his films “AEON: The Last Vampyre on Earth,” “All the Devil’s Aliens” (AKA Devils in the Darkness) and most recently “The Show Show”.

Chris Randall moved back to Michigan and began Fulvew Productions with Keith Golinski in 2001. Fulvew’s first feature film, “America’s Most Haunted,” currently has North American distribution through Echo Bridge Entertainment. It also has international distribution in the Philippines and is currently being shopped at the European Film Market in Berlin.

Come learn with us on the 4th Wednesday of February, February 26th. We’re at the usual spot, Wealthy Theater’s Koning Micro Cinema. Doors at 6:30 pm, program at 7 pm – 9 pm. 
Have a specific question about getting your film distributed, that you’d like the panelists to answer, drop us a line at pam@wmfva.org

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Symphony with Soul with Dee Dee Bridgewater

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Join The Grand Rapids Symphony for the 13th annual celebration of African-American musical expression, bridging cultures through the shared language of music. This year’s special guest is Dee Dee Bridgewater − American jazz singer, NPR host and three-time Grammy Award winner. Dee Dee also boasts a Tony Award for her portrayal of Glinda the Good Witch in the original cast of Broadway’s The Wiz.

David Lockington, Conductor
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Vocalist
Grand Rapids Community Chorus, Duane Shields Davis, Director

Sat, Mar 1, 2014
8:00 PM
Tickets start at $18

DeVos Performance Hall

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Purchase tickets at the DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena box offices, Ticketmaster ticket centers, charge by phone at 1-800-982-2787 or on-line at Ticketmaster.com.

Live Music Tuesdays

Every Tuesday starting around 7 PM, Bar Divani features some of the finest female jazz singers in the area. Come in, relax and enjoy the cool sound of these Divas. They feature a different singer every Tuesday.

 

They are pleased to present Molly Bouwsma-Schultz, tomorrow evening, February 18 at Bar Divani as part of the Tuesday Night Diva series.   

  MollyMolly Bouwsma-Schultz is the vocalist this Tuesday.

(She was formerly fronting the four-time 2013 WYCE Jammie Award winning band Blue Molly.)   

Performing with Molly is multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist Ryan K. Wilson of the band SP3. Together, they perform a surprising range of material from 60’s Motown to modern day indie and R&B.