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ATA: We Make Movies
October 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Los Angeles-based film collective, We Make Movies is bringing its signature Writers Workshop to the San
Francisco film community. The nine-year old LA film collective, which has executive produced dozens of films in Los Angeles and Canada and collaborated on hundreds more, is excited to be partnering with the esteemed Artists Television Access for this workshop, and hope to cultivate an ongoing partnership that will allow them to serve the
independent filmmakers of San Francisco on a regular basis. “This is about more than just giving artists the tools and community to improve and complete their projects, but to promote and maintain a sustainable, supportive community,” says Chad Kukahiko, the Chief of Operations of We Make Movies, “This is about making the movies that you want to see.”
The October 21st workshop will feature scripts by San Francisco writers being read by San Francisco actors and getting feedback by their local artists. We Make Movies is excited for this new expansion to the Bay Area, and is thrilled to be hosted by the by Artists’ Television Access, which has been faithfully serving the San Francisco film
To participate or attend the workshop, please RSVP by October 17th for the October 21st workshop. Here’s the link http://wemakemovies.org/ATA
About We Make Movies:
Founded in 2009, We Make Movies (WMM) is a free Los Angeles-based community of independent filmmakers, writers, and actors dedicated to empowering creative professionals and providing the resources and connections to
help them get their movies made. In Los Angeles, WMM members meet weekly to participate in readings of new
work, rehearsal workshops, works-in-progress feedback nights, and one-off workshops such as “How to Pitch Your Film” with industry professionals. In addition, WMM is the first community funded production company awarding
thousands of dollars to filmmakers through their Rolling Production Fund challenges. WMM has directly funded 28 films, co-produced over 30 films, and had hundreds of series, pilots, shorts and features come through the pipeline, as well as their first 1/2 hour comedy pilot, OFF THE GRID. entirely developed, written, cast and crewed from members in the community. In addition, WMM is Associate Producers on over 60 films per year. More than 100 shorts, six full-length features, and an official weekly WMM Sketch Show (filmed at YouTubeStudios LA) have
been produced after being developed through WMM workshops. A considerable amount of these films have accrued accolades in several film festivals around the world and have also found distribution on various VOD platforms.