Northeast Filmmakers Lab (image from cinemaexchange.org) Northeast Filmmakers Lab (image from cinemaexchange.org)
Photo: Northeast Filmmakers Lab (image From Cinemaexchange.org)
The fifth edition of the Northeast Filmmakers Lab, scheduled for Oct. 25-26, will include events focusing on marketing and social media and collaboration within the industry.
Although most of this year’s programming is open only to film lab participants, ticket sales are open for a few public events:
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25: Screening of project presentations, featuring glimpses of works in progress by five current and returning lab fellows. The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio, at 339 Central Ave, Albany.
12 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.: “Social Media, Marketing and Distribution,” film talk moderated by Filmmakers Lab founder Michael J. Camoin, with panelists to include producer Justin Maine and filmmaker and entertainment attorney Christopher Schiller. Second floor, Tracy Memorial Hall, 77 Main St., Chatham.
3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26: “Connect, Create, Collaborate,” film talk with producer Joshua A. Friedman (“Warning Shot”). Second floor, Tracy Memorial Hall.
Tickets are $20 per film talk, $35 for the project presentations and $175 for a two-day “VIP Industry Pass” (including admission to additional events) and are available at filmfreeway.com. For more information, see cinemaexchange.org.
Among the private sessions for Film Lab participants is a talk with actor, playwright and author Stephen Lang, who will also make a public appearance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, to receive the 2018 Empire State Archives and History Award from the NYS Archives Partnership Trust. Lang will discuss his career and his interest in history with Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer at the event, to be held at Chancellors Hall in the state Education building, 89 Washington Ave, Albany. (Admission is free. Call 518-486-9349 for more information.)