WIFVNE Mentorship Event: BTS with Producers + Directors

Join Women in Film and Video-New England for a panel discussion focusing on the vast world of production. These Producers and Directors form a talented group of women with a wide range of experience working on all aspects of production — from creative planning and directing to production logistics and management — they are behind the scenes, in the field, and on set with travel that takes them or their crews all over the country and around the world.

You’ll hear about the work they do from the creative elements of writing, developing, and directing content to all aspects of production including scheduling and hiring, budgeting, shooting, directing, and, at times — editing through to post-production.

They manage companies, people, and projects for a variety of platforms including film, television, radio, digital and event content for advertising and brand campaigns, sports, commercial, corporate, and documentary content.

Moderated by WIFVNE President, Alecia Orsini, the panelists (see below) will share their personal experiences on education, mentorships, how they got their start in the industry, how their experiences shaped where they are today, challenging moments, and what they value most about the work they do.

Click here for more details + to register! $5 WIFVNE Members • $10 General Admission • ALL ARE WELCOME!

MODERATOR:

Alecia Orsini, WIFVNE President and CEO at Good Natured Dog Productions

PANELISTS:

Joan Cassin, Freelance Director / Producer for Commercial Video Production + Television Production at www.joancassin.com

Kristen Kearns, COO / Executive Producer at ELEMENT

Nikki McMorrow, Director / Creative Director at (add)ventures

Jackie Mow, Director / Producer at Rock Salt Creative

Catharine Uyenoyama, Production Manager, Producer, Principal at DGA Productions

Anya Adamsky, Production Manager, Producer, and Social Media Manager at DGA Productions 

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Spots Available! Hands-on Internship for Spring Semester

CALLING ALL STUDENTS! Join Rule Boston Camera for our Spring Semester Internship starting in January and ending in April for 2 days a week of high-level training and hands-on access to the latest film and video equipment and technology.  You’ll learn the basics from our team in the Quality Control Department with exposure to the in’s and out’s of Rentals and Engineering along with demos of the latest and most popular gear from our tech team.

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Interested? Send resumes to Dylan Law at law@rule.com. This is an unpaid internship.

Click here to see our Interns in action.

SOLD OUT! Sound Design for Motion Pictures with Academy Award-Winning Sound Designer Mark Mangini

This event is SOLD OUT!

WGBH is proud to host Academy Award-winning sound designer Mark Mangini, who will present a talk and film screening at WGBH’s 4K Yawkey Theater on Friday, September 28th, starting at 5:30pm.  At this special event, sponsored by Avid ProTools and Rule Boston Camera, Mark will discuss the process of designing sound for film using scenes from the Oscar-nominated BLADE RUNNER 2049 to illustrate his methodologies.  Blade Runner 2049:  “And the sound design is so remarkable that it’s almost overwhelming—this is a film you don’t passively watch, you experience it.” –Brian Tallerico, Editor of RogerEbert.com

All guests are invited to stay for a screening of the feature film BLADE RUNNER 2049 (2:44) with its stunning 7.1 surround soundtrack.  Refreshments will be provided before the event along with an opportunity to meet Mark’s Oscar for Mad Max Fury Road.

WGBH Atrium

5:30pm Refreshments

WGBH Yawkey Theatre

6:15pm Deconstructing Sound Design for Motion Pictures – Blade Runner 2049

7:30pm Screening Blade Runner 2049

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO ENTER.

Presented by WGBH with support from AVID Pro Tools  and Rule Boston Camera.

Showroom Demo: Next Generation Recoil Rig + More with Zacuto

Stop by the Showroom with Zacuto’s Kim Hutchinson who will demo the latest tools from Zacuto including the Next Generation Recoil Rig with trigger grip, designed for optimal balance and comfort with reinvented VCT style baseplate for use with a variety of cameras from mirrorless to larger-format digital cinema cameras. Also featured will be the Gratical EVF, Tornado Grip and Marauder paired with:

•  Zacuto Complete Recoil Next Generation Kit for Canon C300 MK II + Canon 18-80mm with Gratical EVF + Tornado Grip

•  Zacuto Recoil for Sony FS7 II + Zeiss 21-100 with Gratical EVF + Tornado Grip

•  Zacuto Marauder + EVF for the Canon 5D Mark IV + 24-70mm

1:00-3:00pm • FREE  • Click here to RSVP.

ASK US ABOUT OUR SPECIAL “SHOW BUNDLES” AVAILABLE TO BUY:

Complete C300 MKII + Zacuto Recoil V2 Cine Bundle: Canon C300 MKII, Zacuto C300 MKII EVF Recoil Rig, Canon BP-A60 x 2, SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card x 2, Digital Video Organizer Bag

Complete C300 MKII + Zacuto Gratical HD Cine Bundle: Canon C300 MKII, Zacuto C300 MKII Gratical HD Bundle, Canon BP-A60 x 2, SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card x 2, Digital Video Organizer Bag

Complete C300 MKII + Zacuto Gratical Eye Cine Bundle: Canon C300 MKII, Zacuto C300 MKII Gratical Eye Bundle, Canon BP-A60 x 2, SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card x 2, Digital Video Organizer Bag

Complete Sony FS7II + Zacuto Recoil Cine Bundle: Sony PXW-FS7II, Sony FS7 Recoil, Sony BPU 60 Batteries x 2, Sony 64GB XQD G Series Memory Card x 2, Porta Brace RIG-FS7XT Carrying Case

Complete Sony FS7II + Zacuto Gratical HD Cine Bundle: Sony PXW-FS7II, Sony FS7 Gratical HD Bundle, Sony BPU 60 Batteries x 2, Sony 64GB XQD G Series, Memory Card x 2, Porta Brace RIG-FS7XT Carrying Case

Complete Sony FS7II + Zacuto Gratical Eye Cine Bundle: Sony PXW-FS7II, Zacuto Gratical Eye Bundle for Sony FS7, Canon BP-A60 Batteries x 2, Sony 64GB XQD G Series Memory Card x 2, Porta Brace RIG-FS7XT Carrying Case
Canon 5D MKIV + Maurauder Run & Gun Kit: Canon 5D MKIV DSLR Camera, Zacuto Marauder Foldable Camera Rig, Canon LP-E69 Batteries x 2, SanDisk 64GB Extreme Pro Compact Flash Memory Card x 2, CB35 Stryker Camera Bag
Interested in buying these or other Zacuto products? Contact us at answers@rule.com or 800-rule-com. 
Click here to watch our new IN THE SHOWROOM video series featuring the latest in production and post-production equipment and technology. 

PARKING FOR RBC EVENTS:

If our parking lot at 395 Western Avenue is full, please park at the Brighton Mills parking lot at 360 Western Avenue, Brighton. Please be sure to RSVP so we can forward the parking pass for your dashboard if you park in this overflow lot, or click on RBC PARKING PASS to print your own. Thanks!

BAVUG’s NAB Recap at AVID Headquarters

Avid’s theme for NAB this year is “The Sky’s The Limit.” Get a first-hand look at some of their key announcements and new features at BAVUG’s NAB Recap meeting at Avid Headquarters in Burlington.

Registration is strongly encouraged to help calculate food/refreshments for everyone. All registrants will be eligible for the raffle. One lucky registrant will win a copy of Avid Media Composer!

Free registration for BAVUG meetings closes at 12pm the day of the event. After that, only paid registrations are available until 6pm.

Raffle prizes for this meeting are provided by Avid, Boris FX, iZotope, NewBlueFX and Rule Boston Camera.

**Doors open for check-in at 6pm** Enjoy refreshments, networking and socializing until the presentations start at 7pm.

Register here. 

Learning Lab: Post-NAB Highlights from VITEC with Gary Adcock (LIVESTREAM ON FB!)

Join Producer, Director, Cinematographer and VITEC Ambassador, Gary Adcock, for a post-NAB round-up where he’ll share the latest VITEC product announcements and new technology. Gary will have on-hand these newly-featured lights from Litepanels:

Astra 3X with an impressive output that rates among the highest of LED panels. It is now 50% brighter than the Astra EP and 3 times brighter than the original 1×1. This higher intensity results in a longer throw and illuminates a wider area, allowing the panel to compete with strong exterior light sources or illuminate a large area effectively with just a single fixture.

Sola 4+ draws a small fraction of the power of conventional Fresnel fixtures is now 120% brighter than the previous version, and like the rest of the Sola Series, it provides Litepanels’ famous full-spectrum quality light.

Sola 6+ (daylight-balanced) provides the controllability and light-shaping properties inherent in a Fresnel light, with the advantages of LED technology including DMX-controllability. The Sola 6+ draws a small fraction of the power of conventional Fresnel fixtures, is now 50% brighter than the previous version, and like the rest of the Sola Series, it provides Litepanels’ famous full-spectrum quality light.

10am-12n • FREE  • Click here to RSVP.

Can’t make it in person? We’ll be livestreaming this Learning Lab on our Facebook page starting at 10:10am EST! Click here to see our video library in the Learning Lab Playlist under the VIDEO tab.

Interested in our VITEC / Litepanels products? Contact us at answers@rule.com or 800-rule-com.

Click here to watch our new IN THE SHOWROOM video series featuring the latest in production and post-production equipment and technology.

PARKING FOR RBC EVENTS:

If our parking lot at 395 Western Avenue is full, please park at the Brighton Mills parking lot at 360 Western Avenue, Brighton. Please be sure to RSVP so we can forward the parking pass for your dashboard if you park in this overflow lot, or click on RBC PARKING PASS to print your own. Thanks!

Massachusetts Production Coalition Spring Meeting

Join your community of film and media professionals for a special Spring Meeting at District Hall.

*Reserve your ticket here.

SCHEDULE
6:00 – 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception
7:30 – 9:00 pm Presentations

PRESENTATIONS TBA

MEMBERSHIP
Ready to become a member?
Join the Mass Production Coalition online!
massprodcoalition.org/membership

PARKING
Parking is available in the lot on the west side of District Hall. Metered street parking is also available around the building.

IMAGINE Magazine 200th Issue & 19th Birthday Celebration

Help usher in the 200th edition of IMAGINE plus celebrate IMAGINE’s 19th Birthday with an evening of networking, great music, fun, fabulous food and spirited libations at Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 9th, 6 – 9pm
WHERE: At Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen in Boston
WHO: FEATURING The Legendary James Montgomery & His Band +1, Don Packer, on SAX

Photos from this event will be in the 200th edition!

*Click here for more information 

PA Workshop

Starting out in the industry? Learning the ropes as a Production Assistant is where many get their start in the business. The Mass Production Coalition will be holding a PA workshop to prepare young industry members entering the workforce. This workshop teaches the skills to be a valuable Production Assistant on feature film and commercial productions in an immersive 1-day training program. Through hands-on training sessions and presentations, attendees gain knowledge to be a successful PA ready to work on set. The workshop is for new PA’s starting out as well as those already in the field- to hone their skill set, gain career insights, and make valuable connections.

Saturday, April 8th 9:30am-3:00pm at Red Sky Studios

*info and registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pa-workshop-tickets-32892040980

LEARNING LAB: Digital Cinema Tools with ARRI (Watch Live Stream!)

Join ARRI’s Michael Best and Guenter Noesner for a demo of the latest Digital Cinema Tools, featuring:

ALEXA SXT Plus with powerful processing borrowed from the ALEXA 65, 14 carefully fine-tuned recording options and new media bay for Codex SXR drives. Plus four independent output choices for simultaneous monitoring of Rec 709, HDR or Log C with better on-set look management.

 


Maxima Camera Stabilize
r, a 3-axis electronically stabilized gimbal with lightweight design and perfect center of gravity. Works with cameras up to 60lbs.

 

Small and lightweight, the Cforce Mini Motor is an intelligent motor with remarkable speed and torque.  It connects directly to the ALEXA Mini camera (with Titanium PL LDS mount with LBUS connector) and is compatible with these two motor controllers: Active Motor Controller AMC-1 or Universal Motor Controller UMC-4 (for use with other camera systems).

 

CCP-1 Control Panel connects to the viewfinder port of ALEXA Mini or AMIRA for control device when no optical viewfinder is required and framing is done via an onboard monitor.

JOIN US FOR 1 OF 2 SESSIONS: 10am-12pm or 1-3pm

Click here to RSVP.  This event is free with refreshments. Can’t make it in person? We’ll be live streaming the first of the two Learning Lab events on our Facebook page starting at 10:10am EST. 

Interested in renting these or other ARRI products? Contact us by email or call 800-rule-com.

Click here to watch our IN THE SHOWROOM video series featuring the latest in production and post-production equipment and technology.

PARKING FOR RBC EVENTS:

If our parking lot at 395 Western Avenue is full, please park at the Brighton Mills parking lot at 360 Western Avenue, Brighton. Please be sure to RSVP so we can forward the parking pass for your dashboard if you park in this overflow lot, or click on RBC PARKING PASS to print your own. Thanks!