Monday, September 17, 2012

An exciting couple of weeks in Boston

Today Panasonic will announce the GH3, and Canon will announce the 6D. But that's not what's really exciting; there's a great series of events going on over the next two weeks here in Beantown:

September 19Social Media Tools for Today's Image Makers at Rule Boston: 10 AM - 12 NOON
Photographer, filmmaker and creative director Greg Hren shares his thoughts and experiences on the use of the blog and behind-the-scenes videos as poignant tools in today’s powerful social media landscape.

September 19MPC Meeting – OBERON in Harvard Square: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
We are delighted to announce the Fall MPC Meeting will be on September 19th at OBERON in Harvard Square. Welcome your friends and colleagues back for the Fall with a great night of cocktails, presentations, and networking.

September 20The State of Tax Incentives: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Join us for an expert panel discussion where we examine film & TV production tax incentives in the region, and give you some tips on how to file and get the most out of these lucrative tax breaks.

September 25BOSCPUG Meet: Boston Premiere of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera: 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Joining us from Blackmagic Design will be Bob Caniglia, who will lead off the evening with an engaging conversation on the new Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Bob will share with us the driving forces behind the decision to build a camera; what the Blackmagic Cinema Camera brings to the table, and differentiating features and functionalities of the camera itself.

September 26The Impact of Cinema Cameras on a TV News Shooter at Rule Boston:  10 AM - 12 NOON
Award-winning DP and Photojournalist Rick Macomber discusses the challenges of covering breaking news stories for TV -- from talking himself out of dangerous situations to the tools he uses and the impact of DSLR cameras on the current style of news coverage.

September 26: University of Massachusetts Boston Film SeriesCRAZY HORSE: 7PM
Celebrated documentary director Frederick Wiseman spent ten weeks with his camera exploring one of the most mythic places dedicated to women, the Crazy Horse Paris. This legendary Parisian cabaret, founded in 1951 by Alain Bernardin, has become over the years the Parisian nightlife ‘must’ for locals as well as any visitors, ranking alongside the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. 

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