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11.05.12

VOLUNTEER FOR GET OUT THE VOTE



Artists support Obama! The Obama Campaign is holding their nationwide GET OUT THE VOTE initiative this Monday November 5th and Tuesday 6th at the Space. We are thrilled to support this effort in our creative home. If you have time and would like to help get voters to the polls in the battleground states, come on by. More info at
http://www.barackobama.com/GOTV#!/gsk9yc Visit their Facebook page here.

MARISA TOMEI SAYS YES ON 37


Marisa Tomei says YES on PROP 37: "Chemical companies are altering our food supply. Our sustenance of life. For me, this is a new level of Corporate control. They are deciding what goes in our bodies. Actually, without choice, they are forcing this into our bodies. We know our health is linked to our food systems. With such rampant disease in our culture, we need all the help we can get. Voting YES on Prop 37 can be a very big step, a significant beginning. It will show that there IS a movement in this country serious about fighting Monsanto, Dupont (the companies that brought you Agent Orange and DDT), and their disregard for basic rights. Here's a link to PSA's we made this week. Thankyou for taking a moment to consider this. xx, m"

11.05.12

VOLUNTEER FOR GET OUT THE VOTE

Artists support Obama! The Obama Campaign is holding their nationwide GET OUT THE VOTE initiative this Monday November 5th and Tuesday 6th at the Space. We are thrilled to support this effort in our creative home. If you have time and would like to help get voters to the polls in the battleground states, come on by. More info at http://www.barackobama.com/GOTV#!/gsk9yc Visit their Facebook page here.

MARISA TOMEI SAYS YES ON 37


Marisa Tomei says YES on PROP 37: "Chemical companies are altering our food supply. Our sustenance of life. For me, this is a new level of Corporate control. They are deciding what goes in our bodies. Actually, without choice, they are forcing this into our bodies. We know our health is linked to our food systems. With such rampant disease in our culture, we need all the help we can get. Voting YES on Prop 37 can be a very big step, a significant beginning. It will show that there IS a movement in this country serious about fighting Monsanto, Dupont (the companies that brought you Agent Orange and DDT), and their disregard for basic rights. Here's a link to PSA's we made this week. Thankyou for taking a moment to consider this. xx, m"

 

11.02.12

HITCHCOCK PREMIERES AT AFI FEST

Congratulations to Alumni director Sacha GervasiHitchcock" opened the AFI fest last night. The first film to rehearse at the Space! It was a great night, Lips was in the house, and Sacha made it all look effortless, easy, moving, and fun :) More congrats to Alumni fab actor, Kai Lennox. His warmth and humor light up the frame as Hitch's A.D. Enjoy it in theatres starting November 23rd!

10.30.12

FILMMAKING 1 LAB

LADL80 wraps in LA. Congrats to our directors: Susan Chiu (Rock And A Hard), Mark Freiburger (Under the Apple Tree), Tom Gormican (Are We Oficially Dating?), Carter Harris (All the Way Down),  Mario Kyprianou (The Republic of Rick),  Marshall Lewy (Exodus), Robert Logevall (BelAir),  Juliette Marquis (Temptation of Charles Burns), Yen Nguyen (Puro Tango), and Andrew O'Connor (Revenge Wedding). Much gratitude to actors Caitlin Mulvey, Brian Boone, John Pearson, Julia Jones, Carlo Corbellini, Courtney Seiberling, Charlotte Lake, Chet Grissom, Dave Abed, Ivo Nandi, Michael Piccirilli, Miguel Caballero, Michaline Babich, Becky Leigh, Vincent Piazza, Frankie Shaw, Erin Way & Kai Lennox.

10.15.12

NEW! JOAN'S FRIDAY FILMMAKING TIPCLIP
I'm starting a new video series: Joan's Friday Filmmaking Tipclip! Every week I'll answer one craft question posted on our NEW Filmmaking Lab Facebook Page and Twitter Page.
Tipclip number 1: The Nugget: Investigate your Theme.

10.01.12

WADJDA BREAKS GROUND IN VENICE


Haifaa Al Mansour rehearses "Wadjda" with Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith at the Joan Scheckel Filmmaking Labs
 

At this year's Venice Film Festival, Filmmaking 1 alum Haifaa al Mansour was honored with three awards for her ground breaking feature, "Wadjda". This beautiful project is the first film to have been entirely filmed within Saudi Arabia, by the nation's first female director. Congrats Haifaa!

Wajda won the Interfilm Award, the 'CinemAvvenire' Award, and the C.I.C.A.E. Award.

THE PRETTY ONE WRAPS
Alumni Jenee La Marque wraps The Pretty One starring Zoe Kazan, John Carroll Lynch, alumni Frankie Shaw, and produced by alumni Robin Schorr! Congratulations to everyone!

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