VintAge Event and Coalition Member Discounts

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Newsletter IV:10aOctober 2014
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VintAge Event
The Brightness of Heaven discount
Produced By: NY discount
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We are extending the Early Bird Discount to our upcoming VintAge event for October 18 at MIST Harlem. Only $15 for all members if you buy your tickets by October 14. See below for more information.   
REMEMBER:  if you are a member of any of our member orgs, you are a member of the Coalition!  See list of member organizations at the bottom of this newsletter.

We are also continuing to develop our
Please send all events of interest to us at: calendar@womenartsmediacoalition.org or submit it on our website. All of you can help us make this calendar THE central place for events and programs of interest to women in the arts and media. 

Check out the great offers below, and find more events on our 
Online Communal Calendar. If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you at VintAge,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

VintAge - Early Bird Discountvintage

Supporting the Voice and Vision of Women in the Arts & Media As They Age

Tickets Available for Award and Event
Tisa Chang, Morgan Jenness, Isa Goldberg, 
Barbara Davis, Liz Rosenberg, Yvonne Curry, and more
with Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer on video

a new short film starring Leslie Uggams
and presentation of the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award
to Morgan Jenness by Tisa Chang
includes a reception and networking
46 West 116th Street (just off #2 & #3 train stop)
Only $15 for Coalition member org members
until October 14
VintAge celebrates the voice and vision of women in the arts and media as they age. This year's VintAge features a about older women with their own personal styles and philosophies, and a short, JUST THE THREE OF US, starring Leslie Uggams. The event will also have an esteemed panel (t.b.a.). Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer will be speaking in recorded videos. Tisa Chang (Artistic Director, Pan Asian Rep) will then be presenting the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge award to Morgan Jenness, agent & dramaturg, for her advocacy work on behalf of playwright Maria Irene Fornes, which will be followed by a reception and networking.

This year's VintAge features the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award Winner for advocacy for women in the arts & media as they age being presented to Morgan Jenness, dramaturg & agent, for spearheading the cause célèbre that has protected Maria Irene Fornes and her playwriting work in her elder years. The award will be presented by Tisa Chang, artistic director of Pan Asian Rep. There will also be pre-taped personal statements made about Elsa Rael and the importance of celebrating women in the arts and media as they age by Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer.

It will be an afternoon both entertaining and illuminating, beginning with the new documentary, ADVANCED STYLE, by Lina Plyoplyte, the story behind the fashion blog which became an international phenomenon (70 minutes); and JUST THE THREE OF US, a short film by Angela Tucker starring Leslie Uggams (15 minutes).

Following will be a panel on breakthroughs and issues of women aging in the arts and media moderated by Isa Goldberg, President of the Drama Desk; panelists include Barbara Davis, COO of the Actors Fund; Morgan Jeness, agent & dramaturg; Tisa Chang, Artistic Director of Pan Asian Rep; Liz Rosenberg, poet/novelist; Yvonne Curry, choreographer/director.

The award presentation will then be followed by a reception and networking. Hosts for the day will be Co-Presidents of the Coalition, Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone.

Presented by the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, and co-sponsored by NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, Dramatists Guild, and the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Saturday, October 18, from 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem 46 West 116th Street (between Lenox and 5th Avenues, right by the 116th Street stop of the #2 and #3 trains).

Early bird member tickets*  $15; early bird non-member tickets $30; after October 14, member tickets $20; non-member tickets $40. There are also a very few $100 premium tickets with reserved seating and special gifts. (*members are all members of all member organizations of the Coalition)

$38 per ticket with our special code:  BHWAM
The Kilgannons are a typical Irish family in 1974 Buffalo. However, the world is changing fast, the generation gap is widening, and the future is up for grabs. Will the Kilgannons find the serenity to accept the things they cannot change and the wisdom to know that what needs changing most is sitting around the dinner table? THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN is a witty drama about Family, Faith, and the ties that bind - sometimes too tightly.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE from October 16-December 14:
Wednesdays at 3PM & 7PM
Thursdays & Fridays at 7PM
Saturdays at 3PM & 7PM
Sundays at 3PM
Added performances 10/21 at 7PM, 10/28 at 7PM and 11/25 at 7PM.
No performances 10/22 at 3PM, 10/31 at 7PM or 11/27 at 7PM.
10/26 is opening no tickets available.

A drama with comedy that may be inappropriate for anyone under 10.
Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Schedule & pricing may change at any time.

PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK - COALITION Discount! producedbyny

PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK at Time Warner Center

For six years, the Produced By Conference has sold out in Los Angeles. On October 25, the industry's top forum for producers arrives in New York for one day only.

How has digital distribution changed the business plan for independent film? What do you need to know to produce video games?  How do you create and sell content for young audiences? What does it take to get a series greenlit for cable TV?Produced By: New York gathers dozens of the most celebrated names in the entertainment business to answer those and other key questions. Where else will you be able to hear from figures like Harvey Weinstein, James Schamus, Donna Gigliotti, Terence Winter, Bruce Cohen, Mark Gordon, Jenni Konner, Lori McCreary, Stephen Totilo, Tom Fontana, Gary Lucchesi and yes, even Cookie Monster on the same day?

Built around sessions like "Window Shopping: Customizing Financial Models in the Era of Hybrid Distribution," "The Ms. Factor: The Power of Female-Driven Content" and "Tax Credit Financing - The New Essential Element," Produced By: New York likewise provides opportunities for networking, socializing, and the popular small-group Mentoring Roundtables. If you're producing entertainment content in New York, you owe it to yourself to be there.

Registration is open and sessions are filling up, so REGISTER NOW 
as an Industry/Affiliate/Partner at producedbyconference.com

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition 
members receive $25 off with this discount code: PBNY14WAMC. (*Note: code expires 10/17) 

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