NY TV Festival, Boston Film Festival, Temecula Valley Film & Music Fest, Business of Film Conference 2008, Gene Autry Film & Music Festival, New York Film Festival, Business, Arts & Entertainment Conference, highlight September's Media and Entertainment Industry Career Networking Events

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    NY TV Festival, Boston Film Festival, Temecula Valley Film & Music Fest, Businessof Film Conference 2008, Gene Autry Film & Music Festival, New York Film Festival,Business, Arts & Entertainment Conference, highlight September's Media andEntertainment Industry Career Networking Events

    IMFF Cinedays M, taking place in Skopje through September 7, celebrates the past,present and future of the music and film. The Festival's focus is on music-relatedcontent, including feature films, documentaries and short films submissions that

    have an emphasis on music - rock, jazz, blues, soul, reggae, punk, pop, reggae.... old and new. River View Players (et34888@aol.com; Wabisabimail@aol.com) basedin Harlem open a new performance series on September that will present readings ofplays (featuring DuEwa Frazier, Lit Noire Publishing), short stories, poetry,music and films every Sunday from 4 to 6 in the back room of Cafe Largo. Free foodtastings will be offered from the Cafe on this occasion, and the event is free andopen to the public. indieWIRE presents filmmaker Alan Ball and actress SummerBishil in a discussion of their new film, 'Towelhead,' at the Apple Store, SoHo,September 8. "The Down-Low on Distribution" is a seminar on September 10 in LosAngeles attempting to decode the different distribution deals so that you can getthe best rights in your agreement. New York Television Festival which has featuredacclaimed independent pilots that were purchased by networks such as NBCUniversal, A&E, and the like, will feature an "Industry Day" session in which

    industry leaders participate in a number of panel discussions, when it runsSeptember 12-17.

    At this year's Boston Film Festival a program of shorts, documentaries and featurefilms premieres during the festival's run from September 12-19, and eveningreceptions are hosted by regarded chefs and restaurateurs providing the idealscene for filmmakers and talent to network as well as sponsors to entertain. TheIBC 2008 Conference and Exhibition, September 12-28 in Amsterdam, addressespersonalised content over the web; future broadcast businesses and the changingaudience; the digital dividend and the battle for bandwidth; production andprotection of all types of content, and other areas. At "Fund Your Film WorkshopWith Stu Pollard," key elements of an independent film business plan, includingstructure, layout and research and a primer on private equity financing for truly

    independent projects, will be reviewed when the one-day session meets September 13in Dallas. Independent Film Week, formerly know as the IFP Market, is still agathering for industry professionals where pitch meetings search for new talent,and cash, product donations and services are awarded to participants. The TemeculaValley International Film & Music Festival's social calendar starts with OpeningNight Festivities on September 17, followed by daily and nightlyfilmmaker/musician receptions, industry workshops, a Lifetime and CareerAchievement Awards Black Tie Gala, a Sunday morning Hot Air Balloon Ride, aClosing Night Wrap party (September 21) and Best of Fest special screeningpresentations and more. The NBC Universal Women Writers Workshop, September 18-25in Toronto, will target intermediate women screenwriters who have a treatment orfirst draft, and will work toward the development of their next draft of a featurescript. It will focus on script development and building on concepts introduced in

    the Feature Film Writing Program emerging module.

    Screenwriting and the Business of Hollywood, will be conducted September 19 and 20from Rock Island, by Act One Seminars, intensive, practical workshops for aspiringand professional writers and entrepreneurs who are serious about their Christianfaith and who dream of creating culture that respects and enriches a globalaudience. SWAMP and TALA present the Business of Film Conference 2008, a September20 event at Rice University Media Center focusing on the business of making movieswith professionals from the film, legal and financial worlds that address a widerange of topics, including budgeting for film, funding resources, music rights,distribution and more. The Film, Stage and Showbiz Expo will allow participants to

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    showcase their film/video/movie reel for Producers and Production Companies at aprivate screening area all day at the Expo, and Telsey + Company will conduct anopen talent search for some of the hit Broadway shows they represent at the one-day event, September 21, in New York. In Gene Autry, Oklahoma, the Gene AutryOklahoma Museum celebrates the legacy of the singing cowboys with its Film & MusicFestival. It's a gathering of cowboy and country singers, cowboy poets andstorytellers, Western film stars and look-alikes, and it happens from September24-28. The 17-day New York Film Festival gets underway September 26 in New York,

    with its program of emerging and international filmmakers. Black EntertainmentMagazine in conjunction with Talents Connection, reachable atTalentsConnectionCasting@yahoo.com, hosts the September 27 Business, Arts &Entertainment Conference in Los Angeles, with slated workshop sessions on"Surviving Hollywood," and "Getting your children in commercials," and a premierescreening of soon to be released BEM film 'True Riches'.

    The above events are only a sample of what is fully listed. Complete details areon the "Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events" page atactorschecklist.com/news.html. Video and podcast versions of this news summary arealso available at popular video sites around the Web like MySpace, YouTube, BitTorrent, as well as on The Actor's Checklist podcast blog atactorschecklist.com/loudblog, a great place to get your iPhone, ipod or Apple TV

    download from. The Free Home Video Showcase athttp://www.actorschecklist.com/video now serves as an archive for all past videopresentations. This month on video you will see trailers and sample clips of 'TrueRiches' a collaborative production of Talents Connection(www.talentsconnection.com) and BEM Films, slated for a premiere screening at theBusiness, Arts & Entertainment Conference, September 27 at LA Convention Center.Strange comedy from The Pimps Horror House TV show Cleveland(www.ilovehorror.com). The creative duo of H.G. Robert and Wayland Anderson, thatform DANCEWORDZ (www.myspace.com/dancewordz), a production company that writes,choreographs and stages shows for professional companies and art programs. TheActor's Checklist now lets you check the latest musical artists song releases onApple's iTunes, updated on an hourly basis, at:http://www.actorschecklist.com/resources/itunes.php

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