- March 16, 2016
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hello again! March is upon us and we are into our third event of the year already, and we have some exciting news for this one. We have a new location at Fairfield University in a partnership with their film program and they will be hosting us for this month. We are definitely excited to make it a little easier for everyone in FFld county and south to attend as we add locations into the meeting rotation.
This month we will have Jonah Fine from RED coming in to showcase some of the new tech they have, as well as local filmmaker Stephen Dest, who wrote and directed “My Brother Jack” and is currently in production for “I Am Shakespeare”.
Raffle prizes for March include:
Boris FX – BCC10
Adobe – Creative Cloud Complete for 1 year!!
Red Giant – Magic Bullet Looks
Video Copilot – Element 3D V2
Art Beats – $500 Credit
Tool Farm – Training Programs
DigiEffects – Damage Plugins
See below for directions and a link to a campus map! See you all then.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS –
Stephen Dest, Writer/Director
Stephen Dest has worked at a number of prominent theaters along the way, including: Long Wharf, Yale Rep, Seattle Rep, TheaterWorks, Goodspeed Opera House, Coconut Grove Playhouse, The Kennedy Center, BTC, Vital Theater, MTC, PaperMill Playhouse, The Shubert and The Nederlander.
Along with his theatrical work, Stephen has also written and directed a number of noteworthy film projects; including the short film BLIND (Cannes Film Festival-2008), and the 2013 award winning feature film MY BROTHER JACK winner of BEST FILMMAKER (Philadelphia Independent Film Festival), BEST PICTURE & BEST DIRECTOR (New England Underground Film Festival) BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Napa Valley Film Festival). He is also the recipient of the 2012 “Artist of the Year” (Filmmaker) awarded by the Arts Council of Greater New Haven .
Mr. Dest is founder/head of the Drama Department at Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT. and Professor (of Film Studies) at the University of Connecticut. He also Guest Lecturers at a number of schools and universties.
Xavier Hall is building 17
Take North Benson Road off I-95, exit 22, heading North
Pass through two lights, then LEFT into the campus on Murphy Rd, Take an immediate right, park, and the building is right in front of you!
Enter doors on lowest level near red Fairfield TV truck.
Venue: Fairfield University