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Published on February 11th, 2013 | by filmnashville

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Town Meeting – It’s a GO!!!

MAYOR DEAN & BETH CURLEY, HEAD OF NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, HEADLINE 23 FILM OFFICES, ORGANIZATIONS & SCHOOLS @ NASHVILLE FILM/TELEVISION TOWN MEETING & NASHY AWARDS & AFTER-PARTY

This is the event to show the Mayor how significant our film and television industry truly is, so please plan make sure your organization, school or company has a real presence — invite your friends, colleagues, members, boards of directors, faculty, students and anyone aspiring to be in film or television..

WHERE
Belcourt Theatre
2102 Belcourt Ave
Nville 37212

WHEN
Tues, Feb 19
6:30 pm – Doors open
7pm – Town Meeting & Nashy Award begins PROMPTLY at 7pm
Followed by after-gathering at the Belcourt

COST
FREE – though please grab some drinkables & edibles at the Belcourt to help them make up for revenues they could have earned by selling tix to flix

S C H E D U L E D   P A R T I C I P A N T S :

NASHY AWARD
Presentation of the NASHY AWARD For Outstanding Contributions to the Growth of the Nashville Film and Cultural Community:

*The Honorable Mayor Karl Dean
*Beth Curley – President and CEO of NPT
*Richard Warren – Chairman of the Board of NPT
*Sally Jo Fifer – President and CEO of ITVS [The Independent Television Service]

Past Nashy Award recipients have included:

Armanda Costanza – Founder of premiere camera rental company, A.C. Inc
John Cherry – Creator of the “Ernest” movie franchise
Coke Sams – Writer, director, producer of numerous works for film and television
Jim Ridley – Editor of the Nashville Scene and our film community’s greatest media champion
Glen Trew – Founder of premiere sound equipment company, Trew Audio
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film – Trailblazer of The Film School
and others..

OFFICES, ORGS AND SCHOOLS in alphabetical order [some speaker titles may be updated]:

OFFICES

Mayor’s Office of Film & Special Events
Marilyn Edwards – Director, Film & Special Events
http://nashville.gov/Public-Works/Permits/Film-Special-Events-Permits.aspx      

Tennessee Film, Entertainment & Music Commission
Gisela Moore – Project Manager
www.tennessee.gov/film  

ORGANIZATIONS
[These are entities that have been operating for years or decades and are formally incorporated, including those with dues-paying members]

AFFT – Association for the Future of Film & Television
Jan Austin – Founder
www.AFFTtennessee.org   

Artlightenment
Robyn Morshead – Founder and Executive Director
www.artlightenment.com

Belcourt Theatre
Stephanie Silverman – Executive Director
Toby Leonard – Program Director
www.belcourt.org

54 Film Fest
James Thayer – Founder and Director
www.54filmfest.com

Film-Com
Andy vR – Maintenance & Plumbing
www.film-com.com  

FilmNashville
Jeff Chase – President
www.filmnashville.org

International Black Film Festival Nashville
Hazel Joyner Smith – Founder and Executive Director
Ingrid Brown – Co-Boss Person
www.ibffnashville.com

Nashville Composers Association
Geoff Koch – President
www.nashvillecomposers.org

Nashville Film Festival
Ted Crockett – Executive Director
www.nashvillefilmfestival.org

Nashville Screenwriters Conference
Will Akers – NSC Board and Provocateur
www.nashscreen.com

NECAT Network
Kim Hayes – Executive Director
www.necat.tv

SAG/AFTRA Nashville
Randy Himes – Executive Director
www.sagaftra.org/nash

Tennessee Screenwriting Association
Bill Middleton – President
www.tennscreen.com

Women in Film & Television Nashville
Deborah Gordon – Madame President
www.wiftnashville.org

SCHOOLS
Art Institute of Tennessee/Nashville
Deja Brandeis – Faculty, Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
Allie Sultan, Faculty – Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
www.artinstitutes.edu/nashville/

Belmont University
Will Akers – Chair, Motion Pictures Program
www.belmont.edu

Columbia State
Read Ridley – Director, Film Crew Technology Department
www.columbiastate.edu/filmcrew

Nashville Film Institute
Prema Thiagarajah – Founder and CEO
www.theNFI.com

Pearl Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School
Ernestine Wilson – Academy Coach and Really Nice Person
www.pearlcohnhs.mnps.org/

Tennessee State University
Melissa Richie – Assistant Professor, Department of Communications
www.tnstate.edu/Communications

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
Ellen Meyer – President
Valorie Stover – Professor, The Film School
www.watkins.edu

SPONSORS
Bongo Java Roasting Company Family
*Bongo Java
*Fido
*Bongo Java East
And check out the brand new Bongo/Belmont University Discussion Series at
www.bongojava.com

John Jackson Photography
www.jjacksonphotos.com

Film-Com
www.film-com.com

The Nashville Film/Television Town Meeting

is graciously hosted by our friends at the Belcourt Theater

and

produced by FilmNashville, serving over 2400 individuals and businesses in the Nashville film & television industries; production organization of Film-Com, The Nashy Award, the Nashville 48 Hour Film Project, and the weekly FilmNashville Bulletin.

For more information contact filmnashville@filmnashville.com


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