The members of Central States Alliance for Community Media want to invite all of you to attend our next event, the Philo Festival of Media Arts November 10, 2012 at Northern Kentucky University. http://www.csregionacm.org/farnsworthvideo.php
We have a special room rate of $89 a night at Comfort Suites in Newport, KY under the room deal NKU Philo (859)291-6700. http://www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-newport-kentucky-KY008?source=gglocaljn
Our schedule for the day is starting to come together:
Acclaimed film maker Alphonso “Zo” Wesson will be the exciting keynote speaker for lunch. He has been an active member of the Cincinnati community and has directed music videos for R&B musicians Kiesha Cole and Kat Williams as well as directing episodes of MTV’s Real World Chicago.
Cincinnati ABC Director of Public Affairs Mona Morrow will be on hand giving some tips on making that demo reel a real impressive piece of work. She will give you the tips and advice to make a serious impression
Melissa Godoy is nearly famous within the Midwest for independent films that get to the heart of our society. Her 2009 film”The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant” chronicled the heartbreak and anquish an entire town felt when GM was forced to shut down their plant in Ohio during the 2009 bankruptcy.
Peter John Ross is a local Cincinnati film maker featured in the October 2012 issue of Videomaker magazine. His independent film Horrors of War has reached international publication and he has lots of insight to share with festival attendees.
I hope this little bit of teaser might inspire some of you to join us!