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Gary Huggins – KICK ME – Kickstarter campaign, gives a short breakdown of the campaign that might be useful to anyone planning their own, and talk a little about what we feel KICK ME could do for the KC film scene. www.kickmemovie.com

KICK ME is featured on the Sundance Insitute Kickstarter Page: http://www.kickstarter.com/sundanceinstitute. As well as the Filmmaker Magazine Kickstarter page: http://www.kickstarter.com/filmmakermagazine

March 4 – 8 hour marathon, free to get in pay to get out grindhouse at the Screenland Crossroads. Fundraiser.

Please go to kickstarter and help this “all made in Kansas City” move get made. Reach them through their website if you want to crew.

After the break….ROUND TWO OF THE FANTASY FILMMAKER DRAFT. Look for final results on the IFC website at http://ifckc.com/?page_id=778.


Omaha Film Festival March 7-11 Omaha, NE http://www.omahafilmfestival.org Film categories are: Feature Film, Documentary , Short Films, Animated Shorts , Nebraska Short Film, and OFF the EDGE “dark, experimental, or horror. Includes Nailbiter.

The Lawrence Arts Center will host The Free State Film Festival, a brand-new film festival scheduled for May 11-13. The festival will be composed of several curated feature films, experimental films, networking opportunities and a short film program, which is now open for submissions. The goal of the Free State Film Festival is to celebrate of film, music and visual art. To submit a short film for consideration in The Free State Film Festival, visit lawrenceartscenter.org. Deadline for entries is March 31. The DC Shorts Film Festival (September 6-16, 2012)

Next Deadline March 31st www.dcshorts.com

DC Shorts Screenplay Competition www.dcshorts.com/the-films

AMC Theatres Kansas City FilmFest 4/11-15-2012 Full schedule available March 12th Gold All Access Passes now on sale! $100 http://kcfilmfest.org/ Downtown AMC theatre

To volunteer sign up on the website to get an email. Volunteer training meetings on March 19 & 21.

Indianapolis International Film Festival http://indyfilmfest.org | http://twitter.com/IndyFilmFest 2012 Indianapolis International Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Regular deadline March 1. Last deadline end of March. Admission form and flyer available.


Production Assistant Training Seminar (P.A.T.S.) http://www.patrainingseminar.com/ Lawrence, KS  St. Charles, MO 3/30-31  4/28-4/29 The Department of Film and Media at the University of Kansas is hosting P.A.T.S. two day workshop on learning the ins and outs of being a production assistant in the film industry. General Public Early Bird $150.00 (ends 3/26) after that $175.00 IFC Discount! = Student rate of $135

Also, look for a Call For Entries on the IFC Group FB page.



Screening/Party to be held at MOD GALLERY Saturday March 31st Doors open at 7:30pm, screening at 8:30pm, party ‘till 2am Admission is $5 for IFC members, $8 for non-members.

IFC Meeting on 4/4 to be held at Outpost Worldwide Studio Complex 7833 Barton Lenexa, KS 66214 Regular Meeting and Tour

Symposium on Advanced Editing with Philip Neel Now an IFC Sponsored event HAS BEEN MOVED TO APRIL…MORE INFO TO FOLLOW http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0624168/ Editor on TV series (for example) Harry’s Law, Boston Legal, Ally McBeal 11am, go for 90 minutes, 15-20 break for food, then go from 12:45 to 2pm. $20 for IFC members. Location TBD on UMKC Campus Friday night showing of Lesson Plan in Student Union Theatre. $5 suggested donation.

ONE NIGHT STAND is 6/2/2012 http://ifckc.com/?page_id=786

Kansas International Film Festival 12 Annual October 05, 2012 to October 11, 2012 The IFC them this year will be Satire…PSAs, Infomercials, Mockumentaries….5-6 minutes. Need 90 minutes worth of material. Proposed schedule due dates: Program description of KIFF: 8/6/2012 Submission date to IFC: 9/7/2012 Turn material over to KIFF: 9/21/2012



48 Hour Film Project (most likely in July) If a team can get together a minimum of 10 people, and cover half of the entry fee ($70), IFC will cover the other half and up to three teams. Must be early bird admission fee and team must provide list to Board along with $70.

VICKIE ROCCO – VICE – PRESIDENT 48 hour film will probably be moved up this year. Still making updates on the website. Vickie and Dustin and Jefferson were on CinemaKC taping yesterday representing the IFC. Will air sometime on local television station KSMO.


New Board Treasurer is Ted Smith!!


Sign up now via credit card!

Updated equipment pricing/rental sheets on website ifckc.com.

Many benefits for being a member including discounts at local venues. If you know of any other businesses to add to the list please let us know. Independent theatre discounts too! Rental equipment discounts! The list of all equipment online. Only $30 a year! Support Westport Coffee House because they support us :D

Moby has made some of his music available to independent and student filmmakers. moby.com look for ‘moby gratis’

CLAUDIA COPPING- The next Actors Showcase has started to be produced, she’s looking for scenes now. We’re going to make a cast list, allow actors to choose, and then shoot scenes. She needs directors and writers to work with.

MAIA ADES- Will be scheduling another script reading, if you have a script, get with her. In talks to begin first friday screenings for the IFC with galleries.


She schedules 2nd half of meetings so give her ideas of screenings, seminars etc. [email protected] Schedule posted on ifc website on right side.

Next week…film by John Young and Chris Bylsma…Lift, a 30 minute film

3/21 is OPEN so send an email to [email protected] to screen something

3/28 is a screening from Micah H.

4/7 is meeting at OutPost in Lenexa

Wide open after that!

JENNIFER SEWARD- April 7th seminars:

Staged Combat: Hand to Hand Fight for Stage and Screen — 4/7/12

LA Stunt Man/Fight Choreographer in town to teach a 1 day Workshop! This 1 day workshop will be modified for both stage and film.

Actors with Moxie presents A Professional series workshop:

Staged Combat: Hand to Hand Fight for Stage and Screen with Cameron DeVictor

WHEN: April 7, 2012 at 1pm-4pm WHERE: TBD COST: $50

Cameron will teach students the basics of unarmed combat for stage including: punches, slaps, hair pulls, kicks, tumbling, knaps for stage, angles for camera, and will tackle basic choreography in a 3 hour session.

Cameron DeVictor has studied with the Society of AmericanFight Directors since 1999 when he first certified at their annual summer workshop. Since then Cameron has choreographed fights for stage and screen as well as choreographed fights for productions at University of Kansas, Pomona College and Whittier College.

Along with Stunt Training with United Stuntman Association in Seattle, he is certified in 6 weapons with SAFD and most recently taught at fight workshop at the Tides Theater, in San Francisco, and last fall as stunt coordinator on a film, The Terrain. Cameron is a graduate of KU Theater & Film 1998. See imdb via www.camdevictor.com

*Experience level: Any **Space is limited**

Please see the attached Registration Form and please mail in with a money order or check. Please make sure the check is made out Actors with Moxie. You may bring cash to workshop but we need a reg form to hold your place in the workshop.

Actors with Moxie 913-219-3079 www.actorswithmoxie.com Or follow our blog at http://actorswithmoxie.blogspot.com/

Moving to LA – The in’s and out’s of an actor’s journey to Hollywood!

WHEN: Saturday April 7, 2012  10am-12pm WHERE: TBA COST: $30

Cameron DeVictor, actor, has been in Los Angeles for 8 years. Come learn his wisdom from his personal successes and failures.

The do’s and don’t of LA for you in a 2 hour seminar. Topics that will be discussed:

-Moving to LA



-commercial classes

-commercial casting directors


-TV and Film auditioning

-commercial auditioning

AWM — Spring Teleprompter Workshop!!! – 4/28/12

Actors with Moxie presents:

How an Actor uses a Teleprompter, a professional series workshop

Stacey Siegert, Exposure Model & Talent Inc.

Stephane Suetoes-Scupham, COO at Corkscrew Agency and TV Personality

Val Anderson, Managing Producer at Outpost Worldwide

WHEN: Saturday April 28, 2012 – Beginner session 9am-12pm & Intermediate/Advanced 1pm-4pm WHERE: Outpost Worldwide Studio    7833 Barton Lenexa, KS 66215 http://www.outpostworldwide.com COST: $125

The Beginner class will be aimed towards actors that have had some to no experience with a prompter. The class will cover the basic skills needed to use a prompter, the ABC’s of acting with a Teleprompter and actors will get the chance to work on Commercial copy as well as Non Broadcast Spokesperson copy. The actors will also receive playback time to review their work.

The Intermediate/Advanced workshop will cover more of the acting and technique to working with a Teleprompter. This workshop will cover lengthier Non Broadcast scripts and go over Spokesperson types of scripts. Actors will also have the opportunity to do some cold and some change ups with the material. Actors will also receive playback time to review their work.

For questions and to enroll please contact:      Stacey Siegert   [email protected]

MO Film Commission The reps in Jeff City have approved $200K to restore the Film Commission. But we need to reach out to our various networks and contacts and get folks to call their Reps so they know this is important.

Just click this link to find out more: http://tinyurl.com/SaveMissouriFilm Reach out to reps for the MO film commission tinyurl.com/savemissourifilm

DUSTIN ADAIR- Volunteer Coordinator/Fundraising Chair


NEW PEOPLE: Bill VanBuskirk

Stratton Lamle – Going to move here in a couple months and is interested in acting and voice-acting

Jamel Love – intested in DSLR cinematography and adobe premiere video editing [email protected]

James Thomas – sound and technical work wants to network

Katie Mooney – actress

Kelly Pedotto – Interested in acting


Sandy Woodson – I am getting ready to start work on my 6 part series on sustainability in the region and I’m looking for a few interns to help out as we tape over the course of the summer.  This will be the first true documentary that I’m attempting and it involves following 3 different guys as they try to live more sustainable lives.  One in a rural setting, one in the ‘burbs and one urban. (I’m attaching a write up which doesn’t include the urban aspect as I am still wrangling that).  There will be field trips as well.

I hope to get this series on KCPT BUT this is a PERSONAL project, not a KCPT project.

I am looking for 2 people, possibly 4 to fill in as grips/PA. If and when I get my funding we’ll be running 2 camera crews every other week.  Until I get my seed money, I’ll be running the camera and will do 1 day every week (Saturday or Sunday).  If I have 2 crews I wanted 2 interns per crew so that the interns could alternate so no one is working more than 1 day a month unless they would like to do more.  I can offer food and gas money even if I don’t get funding.  That would just come out of my own pocket but more than happy to do it for the help. Of course I need responsible, hard working people.

Any suggestions you have on how to get interns (I am beginning taping in March and hope to tape through Sept – Oct. but will take the help when I can get it!) would be appreciated!

[email protected] is looking for weird, experimental, and music videos for The Pitch’s Artopia…contact him if you have this.

Jefferson – celtx is giving away $2000 per filmmaker in a contest: celtx.com there is  request for qualifications for muralists to commemorate Brown in Topeka. go to ifckc facebook page for more info.

Dustin Adair- script doctor – if you have a script and need someone to read it get a hold of him

Will be having auditions March 31st for a short film he’s shooting at the KC Livestock Exchange building from Noon to 4pm. (3)women 25-35 (1)women 55+ (2)men 25-35 +Lots of extras

Schweers – has an idea for a film that uses still photos at the next IFC party so look out for that.

Davie – Trying to put together a portfolio, looking for anyone who might have photos or clips from props he made or sets he worked on.  He does props if people need help! [email protected]

Joe Concha, has studio will audio.

Andy Garrison gives a discount for the Actor’s Showcase actors. Discount located on website. actortrainingstudio.com to view videos recently shot ats -actortrainingstudio on fb Looking for women to join his Monday night acting class. Interested? contact at [email protected]

Will hold auditions for 333 on thursday March Send headshots/resumes to [email protected] or [email protected] 4 roles 2 men 25-40 (same ages) 1 woman 25-40 (same age) 1 male late fifties shoot will happen april-7th/8th they need crew too – lighting, PA, Grip

Elfa W.- Make-up/hair/wine and spirits guru. Makes mardi gras masks. [email protected] 816 394 1639 you can call/text/send nasty pics

Pat Lamb – doing a film in may and needs help with costumes

Bobby Thompson – last week of march into first week of April he needs grip that can go to Mullen, Nebraska for five days and there’s some pay. Pinterest may have questionable policies for filmmakers so beware.

Emerson Rapp- Sketch comedy writer email 2 pieces to [email protected] Please send 2 dynamic variations. ESPECIALLY WOMEN!!!!!!! always looking for more writers. shows on April 26th-28th at the uptown arts bar and a show here in June and they’re in the Fringe Festival. Also looking for actors.

Micah wants to use his camera! Also a D.P. (does an awesome job)

Brian Boye – shooting this weekend and again in April. Things are going well.