Cinema 16:9 is a very unique theater in the Philadelphia area. They show indie films, local/regional films, as well as B-movie classics!
35 N. Landsdowne Ave., Landsdowne, PA
Check out their schedule: www.cinema169.com
MPEG - Metropolitan Philadelphia Entertainment Group
For great networking events for actors, writers, moviemakers, and crew:
Metropolitan Philadelphia Entertainment Group (M.P.E.G.) was organized in an effort to bring all people in the entertainment industry together. We encourage actors, actresses, producers, writers, directors, crew members, publicists, agents, musicians, composers, models, investors and others to attend and mingle with other professionals in the industry.
Visit them on Facebook
The Pennsylvania Film Industry Association
For events related to the film industry in Pennsylvania:
By joining the PaFIA, you are lending your voice to the effort that will help ensure that Pennsylvania remains one of the top production destinations in the United States. As our membership grows, so too does the likelihood that our contribution to the State of Pennsylvania will never again go unnoticed. Through our presence online, at statewide events and screenings and through you, our membership, we will make our voice heard and film and television production will continue to be one of the fastest growing industries in the State of Pennsylvania!
The Greater Philadelphia Film Office
Their mission: First, we serve to attract film & video production to the region, including everything from feature films to TV commercials to music videos and industrial films. Second, we provide the producer free assistance with parking, permits, labor and locations, and generally act as the liaison between the productions and the local community, cutting red tape as we go. Finally, we serve to grow the local film and video industry in every way possible, recognizing its huge economic impact in job creation and its unparalleled public relations effects for the region.
Take a look at their calendar for all the latest on local film events.
The Philadelphia Asian Arts Initiative
The Asian Arts Initiative is a community-based arts center in Philadelphia that engages artists and everyday people to create art that explores the diverse experiences of Asian Americans, addresses our social context, and imagines and effects positive community change.
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
For info: www.phillyasianfilmfest.org
Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) is a non-profit community theater founded in 2002 by the region's academic, business, and civic leaders. The Mission of BMFI is to strengthen our community by providing the opportunity for diverse segments to meet, learn, share ideas, and develop talents and understanding through the catalyst of film.
For more information: www.brynmawrfilm.org
Filmtech Film School
Filmtech, Philadelphia's independent film school, offers individual classes and long-term programs in:
- Film and video production, acting, screenwriting, editing, documentary filmmaking and more.
- Our Acting Studio offers training and practice for both the beginning and experienced actor.
- In our popular Weekend Video Production Program you'll write, produce, direct and edit a video project in eight Saturdays.
- Learn to write your own script, make that documentary you always wanted to, or learn Final Cut Pro editing in one of our individual classes.
Our classes are offered at nights and on weekends to fit your schedule.
For full program information, dates and times, visit our website: www.filmtechschool.com
GreenFest Philly is an interactive, grassroots approach to educating individuals about urban green applications. This one-day street fair is free to the public and sponsored by local and national, for-profit and non-profit, organizations. Strategically located in the Head House Square District at 2nd and South Streets, sponsors gain access to a busy commercial and cultural corridor. GreenFest Philly helps bring various communities in the Greater Philadelphia area together in forming a single Green Community that can share information and unite in addressing current and common environmental issues.
GreenFest is looking for environmentally themed film projects. To learn more:
Check out one of the largest film networking groups on the east coast. Click here for details: http://filmind.meetup.com/239/
Sean McKnight and Kat Reilly (Fortress of the Arts) at the
30th Annual Philadelphia International Film Festival and Market