Capital Region and Adirondack Film Alliance Industry Day

Apr 4, 2022


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Come Meet the Trailblazers! Including Jay Roewe, Sr. Vice-President of HBO, Los Angeles, California, How cool is that?

About this event

So much has happened over the last two years and we are ready to now celebrate and recognize all of the “Trailblazers" regionally and nationally who have gone above and beyond during these challenges.

The Capital Region & Adirondack Film Alliance cordially invites you to attend one of the most ground-breaking film industry days and networking events in New York State. Our educational sessions will certainly spark conversations that are so relevant to our times. Listed below is a snippet of what you can expect.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Cinema - Where Are We Now? - featuring Sam Caldwell, MBA, Chief Diversity Officer & Associate Vice President Diversity and Inclusion, UAlbany; Dien Vo, an independent filmmaker, and multimedia artist as well as Faculty in Film and Media Studies, Bard College at Simon's Rock; and Michael "Boogie" Pinckney, Creative Producer & Director.

Amplifying Stories Through Music moderated by our very own Grammy Award-Winning Albany Symphony Conductor David Alan Miller.

Infusing the Local Economy - featuring Vic Christopher, Clark Hospitality; Ray Legere, Armory Studios NY, and two location managers (TBD - based on their schedules)

Show Me the $ - Financing/Budget - featuring John Hadity of Entertainment Partners.

Inside the Actors Studio - Capital Region Style - featuring Bernadette Quigley and Kevin Craig West, moderated by Beth Davenport of Stockade Works.

We will also have panels on Post Production and American High - A True Success Story.

A HUGE THANK YOU to our sponsors, Albany Capital Center; FILM COOP; Film Albany, New York Production Alliance; Motion Picture Association; Armory Studios NY, Hodes & Landy; City of Troy; Film Schenectady; Adirondack Film Commission; and Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce.

AND wait for it, we will end our day by presenting Jay Roewe, Sr. Vice President of HBO Los Angeles with our Trailblazer's Award.....We are extremely honored Jay is planning to be here in person to accept.

Networking opportunities will be in abundance at our lunch, sponsored by the Motion Picture Association; and our morning and afternoon breaks, sponsored by the City of Troy.

Our January event sold out. We anticipate this day-long industry day will as well. Do not wait to purchase your ticket. It is going to be a great event and we will see you there!

PLEASE NOTE: COVID IS STILL OUT THERE AND REAL! You must be vaccinated to attend this event. Proof of vaccination must be shown at the registration desk. Thank you for your understanding.

(Please note that ticket sales will end on May 12, 2022)

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