December 11, 2011

11am-4pm @ Simple Studios

Screen Direction & Eyeline - A sponsored workshop

Taught by Nancy Kaimowitz, sponsored by NYSSN

LOCATION: Simple Studios, 134 W. 29th St, (btn 6/7 Ave) Room #211
FEE: $100.00, exclusively for NYSSN members only

A half day intensive workshop specializing in screen direction and eyelines, taking the fear and mystery out of the 180 degree rule, and giving you the confidence to answer the question: “Will it cut?" 
 

November 13, 2011

1-3pm @ 440 Studios

Discussion with Kate Sanford, Editor - Boardwalk Empire

Kate will bring a new angle by talking to us from the perspective of episodic television having worked on The Wire, Treme and currently Boardwalk Empire. She will touch on editing and workflow on the episodic format, sustaining story over a long form show, juggling multiple storylines and character arcs, working in tandem, working with different directors and liaising with the script supervisor through all of that.

September 25, 2011

12-2pm @ 440 Studios

Set Etiquette & Protocol

How to maintain diplomacy, sensitivity and discretion on set.

July 10, 2011

2-2pm @ Bryant Park, near the Petanque Court

Bryant Park Social

Grab an ice coffee and come hang out with fellow network members one last time before our summer hiatus!

June 12, 2011

1-3pm @ 440 Studios

Script Book Show and Tell

Everyone has a different system to organize all the information. Whether you work with paper or with a computer, there are different ways of notation, a multitude of shorthand and abbreviations, different methods of lining and yes - even varying widths of columns....Most of us tailor our paperwork to how we best organize our brains and we go to great lengths to turn in a good book and keep our editors happy. So open your brains and bring in an editor's script book and share with each other how, and why, you do what you do - not just the forms, but how you fill them in!

April 10, 2011

1-3pm @ 440 Studios

2nd Unit & Day Playing

What does it mean to come in and work <for/with/alongside/instead of> another Script Supervisor? 

 

We will discuss the differences in paperwork, dealing with multiple camera situations, slating for 2nd Unit, working in tandem units in episodic TV, different situations (stunt, VFX, additional photography) and protocol. 
 

January 18, 2011

7pm @ The Crooked Knife

Beer 'n' Burgers

It's that time of year again to hunker down in a cosy pub for our traditional post-holiday casual get together.

 

We'll meet in the front, by the bar, where they have a bunch of couches and tables. Please RSVP to Admin so we can get a headcount!

October 31, 2010

1-3pm @ 440 Studios

Work: Finding it & Going for it!

Let's discuss: networking, websites, resumes (bring in yours in to be tweaked!), updating yourself on IMDB, interviewing: procedures / experiences, negotiating a deal: prep, kit fees, & deal memos.

September 19, 2010

1-3pm @ 440 Studios

Pre-Production

Breakdowns, production meetings, script timings, table reads, attending rehearsals, getting a meeting with the director etc. Lets compare our different experiences in Features vs TV vs Commercials.

 

Special thanks to NYSSN member Stacy Rowe for suggesting this topic.

June 20, 2010

12-2pm by Petanque court @ Bryant Park

Bryant Park Social

As is our tradition, join us for our last meeting before the summer for a casual gathering in Bryant Park! 

May 02, 2010

1-3pm @ 440 Studios

Unusual Breakdowns for Complex Scripts with Mary Cybulski

Mary has worked on films such as The Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, Synecdoche, NY, The Ice Storm, Taking Woodstock, to name just a few. She says: "Every movie has its particular thing that you just know will cause you trouble. How do you wrap your mind around those situations and design a system to help you express and track those problem threads?"

March 28, 2010

3-5pm @ 440 Studios

Tax & Production Accountant Anne Johnson

Tax season is coming! Are you making all the tax deductions you can as a freelancer? What about unemployment?  Filling out start paperwork? timecards? W-2's &1099's? 


You work hard for that money! Sometimes 16 hours a day! In the cold & rain! Anne will speak to us, and answer your questions. 

January 18, 2010

From 6pm @ Telephone Bar

Beers 'n' Burgers

Our post New Year's tradition. Topic of discussion: The Union, Local IATSE 161. Atmosphere: casual!

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