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May 5: Hudson Valley Film + Television Industry Mixer

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On Saturday, May 5, join Stockade Works, the Producers Guild of America, the Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Ulster County Film Office for roundtable with producers, a panel discussion and a networking reception.

The event is free, though seating is limited. Reserve your spot in advance at http://bit.ly/HVFilmandTVMixer.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Producers Roundtable
3:30 - 5:00 PM

The Producers Guild of America presents a mentoring roundtable session for producers and filmmakers of any experience. Engage in direct conversation with industry veteran producers of fiction and non-fiction content, who will share their knowledge and experience and answer questions about your projects.

Featured Producers:

  • ALISON BECKETT, producer with a background in post production, including as post supervisor on the upcoming Disney film The Nutcracker & the Four Realms.

  • JANET GRILLO, award-winning filmmaker, Emmy Award-winning producer, former executive at New Line Cinema, and full time Professor at NYU Tisch Undergraduate Film/TV Program.

  • JULIE GOLDMAN, Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer of documentary feature films, and founder in 2009 of Motto Pictures.
  • WILLIAM HORBERG, award-winning producer and founder of film and television production company Wonderful Films.
     

Panel Discussion: "The Industry in the Hudson Valley - Where We Came From, Where We Are Going" beginning at 5:00 PM

An in-depth look at the past, present, and future of feature and episodic production in the region. Hear from local industry leaders about the history of production in the Hudson Valley, current industry trends, and how we can capitalize on the increasing content boom.


Moderator:

  • BETH DAVENPORT, Co-founder and CEO of Stockade Works

Panelists:

  • MEIRA BLAUSTEIN, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Woodstock Film Festival
  • JONATHAN BURKHART, President of Great Point Films; Credits include feature films Peace, Love & Misunderstanding and Dazed & Confused
  • MARY STUART MASTERSON, Writer, Director and Actress; Founder of Stockade Works
     

Industry Mixer follows Panel Discussion

Light fare, beer and wine will be provided by our generous sponsors: Bread Alone, Keegan Ales, the Stone Pony, and Whitecliff Vineyard and Winery.

Hudson Valley Film and Television Industry Mixer

May 5, 2018

 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401

FREE!  

Seating is limited, early registration is encouraged. Register at http://bit.ly/HVFilmandTVMixer


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April 21: Hope in Times of War

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Hope in Times of War
Saturday, April 21, 2018
8 p.m.
Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie
Tickets

Mary Stuart Masterson will narrate an "Elegy for Anne Frank" as part of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic program, "Hope in Times of War" on Saturday, April 21 at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House in Poughkeepsie

The evening will also feature HVP concertmaster Carole Cowan presenting music from Schindler’s List, as well as works by Wagner and Sibelius.

The audience is also invited to a talk with HVP conductor Randall Craig Fleischer one hour before the performance.

For tickets and more information, please visit http://www.bardavon.org/show/hvp-hope-times-war/ 

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March 16: FREE Screening of "Newtown" at UPAC

FREE Screening of “Newtown” documentary in Kingston March 16, 2018

Community, filmmakers and expert panel to discuss gun safety reforms

On Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m., Stockade Works in association with the Bardavon will be hosting a FREE screening of the documentary, “Newtown,” at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) in the City of Kingston.

Through intimate testimonials and exclusive access, the 2017 film focuses on the community of Newtown, Connecticut in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.
 
The event will also offer an opportunity for attendees to further the conversation about gun safety reform during a post-screening panel discussion and Q & A with the film’s director, Kim Snyder, and expert panelists (to be announced). 

The event is free and open to the public. Reserve your free tickets below through Brown Paper Tickets:



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February 9: Locker Room Talk

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February 9: Locker Room Talk

Follow a group of Kingston High School football players as they learn what it means to be men both on & off the field with "Locker Room Talk," a Stockade Works media project in partnership with TMI Project, Tony Porter’s A CALL TO MEN and Kingston High School.

A free performance of the stories told by Kingston High School football players, followed by a sneak peek of the Stockade Works produced documentary, and moderated discussion, will take place at Kingston High School on February 9. (Event info: http://bit.ly/LockerRoomTalk_Feb9


PRESS for "Locker Room Talk"

DAILY FREEMAN: “The TMI Project founded by Eva Tenuto, along with Stockade Works ... approached the school district because they wanted to partner with us and work with our football team and with them about what it means to be a man,” district communications coordinator Kate Heidecker said. [ STORY ]

CHRONOGRAM: "Stockade Works, a nonprofit film production organization based in Kingston, stepped in to document the experience of the Locker Room Talk workshops. The forthcoming documentary follows the teenage athletes as they participate in TMI Project’s writing and storytelling workshops. 

“Stockade Works is proud to be documenting the process so the message can be shared en masse to create real and lasting social change," says Masterson.

In the documentary, the high schoolers respond to a presentation by Porter, who explains the concept of the “manbox” as “how men are collectively taught,” or “the collective socialization of manhood.” Throughout the process they are encouraged to talk about their emotions in a way they may not have felt acceptable under their previous socialization. [ STORY ]


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18th Annual Woodstock Film Festival, October 11-15

The 18th annual Woodstock Film Festival takes place October 11-15 in Woodstock, Rosendale, Rhinebeck, Saugerties and Kingston, with world and national premieres, a spotlight on Women in Film and Media, honors including Maverick Award recipient Susan Sarandon and Excellence in Acting Award recipient Bill Pullman, and Films of the Hudson Valley, highlighting local films and filmmakers.

This year's festival has the following local filmmakers in attendance:

Directors Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein, THE STRANGE ONES
Filmed on-location in Woodstock

Director Allison Argo, THE LAST PIG
Filmed on-location in the Hudson Valley

Director Dean Peterson, WHAT CHILDREN DO
Filmed on-location in Woodstock and Kingston

Director Daniel McCabe, THIS IS CONGO
Daniel McCabe is from Woodstock and this is his first feature-length documentary

Director Richard Rowley, THE CYCLE (AMERICA DIVIDED)
Richard lives part-time in Woodstock

Producer Bill Horberg, CRASH PAD
Bill Horberg lives in Woodstock

Producer Joey Carey, THE ORGANIZER
Joey Carey grew-up in Woodstock

 

For full schedule and ticket information, head to woodstockfilmfestival.org.

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Artists at “Home” in Kingston // 8th Annual O+ Festival

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Artists at “Home” in Kingston // 8th Annual O+ Festival

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Artist Nani Chacon is currently working on a mural across the street from The Metro at the Brush Factory in the City of Kingston in anticipation of the eighth annual O+ Festival, taking place October 6-8. The festival features a weekend of art, music, wellness and community – with artists, musicians and volunteers exchanging their time and talent for complimentary health and wellness care. 

Chacon is one of seven artists working on seven murals that respond to this year's theme of “Home” throughout the Kingston neighborhoods of uptown, midtown and, for the first time, the Rondout.

In addition to 20 visual, installation and performance artists, over 60 bands will perform throughout the weekend including Amanda Palmer, Spirit Family Reunion, Deerhoof, as well as local favorites The Mammals and The Big Takeover.

All-access wristbands and a full schedule of events are available online at opositivefestival.org/kingston

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Voices in Action: 2017 Community Outreach Showcase

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Voices in Action: 2017 Community Outreach Showcase

For the past year, Tony Porter been working with Stockade Works, the TMI Project, and the Kingston High School football team to confront a hyper-masculine culture and redefine what it means to be men. 

Stockade Works has been capturing the process of Porter's work with the Kingston High School football team and is currently creating an impact-driven media project. 

On Thursday, September 28, Tony Porter will be honored for his groundbreaking work aimed at preventing violence against women, as well as his partnership Stockade Works, TMI Project, and the Kingston High School football team. 

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