FILM MAKERS CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON
HOW TO PRODUCE AN INDEPENDENT FILM
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, AT DE SALES UNIVERSITY
Center Valley, Pa. (Tuesday, January 19, 2006) - How to get an
independent film made will be the focus of a community workshop
with professionals in the field from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
January 31, in the auditorium of the Priscilla Payne Hurd Science
Center at DeSales University.
Featured speakers are David Title, East Coast head of development at
Crossroads Films, and Adrienne Stern, casting director and producer,
who will present, "Schemes, Dreams and Dedication: Independent film
production in the new millennium," as part of the Visiting Artist Film Series
at DeSales. The program is open to the public free of charge. Earlier in the
day, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Dooling Auditorium, a workshop will be
held for DeSales students.
The Visiting Artist Film Series at DeSales, established in fall 2005, is
designed to benefit DeSales students and the Lehigh Valley performing
arts community. Funded by a grant from the Dexter F. and Dorothy H. Baker
Foundation, the series of master classes and public presentations are a
celebration of creative, intellectual and cultural diversity. The workshop on
January 31 is the first in the series of programs scheduled during the
spring 2006 semester.
Title, an active participant with the Independent Features Project, was a
Filmmakers Mentor at this year's Hamptons and TriBeca Film Festivals.
Prior to Crossroads Films, he was the executive vice president at Bon Mar
Entertainment and he began his film work at Unapix, where he was manager
of acquisitions and development. David holds a master's of fine arts in
directing from Rutgers University.
Crossroads' Feature Film division specializes in the development and
production of full-length feature films with a first-look deal at United Artists.
It recently completed production on Love Song For Bobby Long