Nehst Studios to Host Toronto Boot Camp IP: 22.214.171.124 Posted on June 4, 2008 at 10:29:53 PM by Larry
Nehst Media Enterprises
545 8TH AVENUE, SUITE 401
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10018
TEL: (201) 941-4677 FAX: (917) 591-6813
NEHST STUDIOS TO HOST
“BOOT CAMP” FILM TRAINING
Larry Meistrich Offers Opportunity of a Lifetime toToronto Screen Writers & Filmmakers
NEHST Studios will train Toronto area aspiring filmmakers and writers looking
for their first big break, and company executives will be on hand seeking new ideas
and talent for a $250 Million film fund slate of projects coming up.
WHAT: Filmmakers Boot Camp
WHEN: June 13-15, 2008 (Fri., 6pm-10pm, Sat. 10am-6pm & Sun., 10am-6pm)
WHO: Writers, Directors, Producers, Anyone!
HOW: Register online at www.filmboot.com for Toronto boot camp.
• GENERAL ENROLLMENT: $395
• STUDENTS: $150 (enter TOSTU150 as discount code when registering online)
• FILM ORG. DISCOUNT: $300
The Filmmakers Boot Camp is taught by Larry Meistrich, NEHST Studios Chairman, Founder and Hollywood insider. Meistrich offers a rare opportunity for local aspiring filmmakers and writers to learn the A-Z’s of successful filmmaking from his own experiences and successes. Meistrich founded the first indie film studio ‘The Shooting Gallery’ and is the award-winning producer of Sling Blade, Belly, You Can Count on Me, and Croupier. “We are working hard to help break down the Hollywood barriers and make sure other talented aspiring film makers and actors can have access and take part in the industry as well,” states Meistrich.
Joining Meistrich will be Antonia Ellis, producer of the groundbreaking series SEX & THE CITY. She is currently traveling between Los Angeles and Vancouver, working as a Supervising Producer on the second season of the ABC-TV series, MEN IN TREES, starring Anne Heche. During the 2005- 2006 TV season, Antonia worked in NYC as the Co-Producer on the CBS-TV series (with subsequent airings on VH1), LOVE MONKEY. From 1999-2004, she was a Producer on the award-winning HBO series, SEX & THE CITY. She also worked as the Co-Producer on David Simon’s six-hour mini-series, THE CORNER, which was awarded the Emmy for Best Mini-Series (2000) and the Peabody Award.
The Filmmakers Boot Camp is a three day intensive workshop which will cover the how to's of; producing, financing, filmmaking, and content creation. Topics include: how the business is changing/strategies you can use to succeed, career opportunities in the new media, and secrets to pitching your ideas and producing/negotiating/distributing a feature film. All Film Boot Camp attendees will get an insider’s look at how to navigate the film industry and then will have the chance to pitch and potentially sign their own production deal. Over 12 deals have been made already… Are you next?
For information and online registration, visit www.filmboot.com or www.nehst.com
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