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MEDIA THAT MATTERS 11- Event Schedule

11TH ANNUAL MEDIA THAT MATTERS䋢 WORLD PREMIERE
Thursday, October 27, 2011
7:00 -9:45 p.m.
SVA Theatre ‰ÛÒ 333 W 23rd St. (btwn 8th & 9th Ave)


Premiere
7:00 ‰ÛÒ 8:30 p.m.
Join us for the world premiere of the Eleventh Annual Media That Matters䋢 collection! Be among the first to see the 13 new inspiring short films selected this year by our jury of 7 incredible educators, activists and media makers.
General admission tickets are $13.00 (plus a $1.71 processing fee). We are offering discounted tickets, to educators $10 (plus a $1.71 processing fee) and free admission for students and youth.*


Awards Ceremony
8:30-9:15 p.m. I SVA Theatre ‰ÛÒ 333 W 23rd St. (btwn 8th & 9th Ave)
Join us in honoring our MTM11 filmmakers. Our Awards Ceremony will take place immediately following the premiere.


Filmmaker Q &A I SVA Theatre 333 W 23rd St. (btwn 8th & 9th Ave)
9:15 ‰ÛÒ 9:45 p.m.
Engage in conversation with our MTM 11 filmmakers.


*To purchase tickets please visit: mediathatmatters11.eventbrite.com/  Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for discounted tickets

 

MTM: IMPACT
Friday, October 28th
12 p.m. ‰ÛÒ 5:30 p.m.
SOCDOC (136 W 21st St. 1st Floor, NYC)
Media That Matters: IMPACT
On October 28th the day after the NYC premiere of the eleventh annual Media That Matters collection, Arts Engine will host a free day-long series of conversations for filmmakers, activists and educators.
The day will be organized into three interactive 90-minute sessions.


Fair Use Workshop for Youth Filmmakers
12:00 ‰ÛÒ 1:30 p.m.


Show Me The Money: Using Grassroots Fundraising Strategies To Finance Your Film
2:00-3:30 p.m.


Beyond The Screen: Incorporating Media Into Your Lesson Plan
4:00-5:30 p.m.


*For more panel information and to RSVP please visit: http://mtm11impact.eventbrite.com/

 

Media That Matters Presents Women & Girls Matter
Saturday, October 29th
9:30 a.m. ‰ÛÒ 6:00 p.m.
SOCDOC (136 W 21st St. 1st Floor, NYC)


We have heard the unnerving statistics: In commercial film, only 7 percent of directors, 6 percent of directors of photography, and 20 percent of producers are female. Women fare slightly better in documentary, where they make up 28% of directors and 11% of directors of photography. Still, the figures are dismal.
Women and Girls Matter, a day of panels and workshops at Media That Matters䋢, is designed to look at the obstacles and opportunities for women and girls in filmmaking and new media, highlighting the values women bring to their work, and open up a dialogue for ways to create new spaces for female voices in the field.
While the day focuses on the needs of women in film, we hope to conclude the day with concrete actions for participants to take to help bring the voices of women and girls out of the margins and into the mainstream.
Arts Engine is hoping in the next year to sponsor more events focusing on women & girls in film and new media. The dialogue generated at the event will help shape the direction of those activities.



Opening Doors and Windows: Access and Gender in Documentary Filmmaking
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.


Breaking and Entering:  A Young Women‰Ûªs Guide to Starting a Career in Film
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Throwing Open the House: What Next for Women and Girls in Film and New Media?
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.


Building a Community: A New Media Audience Engagement Workshop
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.


*For more information and to RSVP please visit: womenandgirlsmatter.eventbrite.com/

Published on October 27, 2011

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