Saturday, May 12, 2012

Julia Camara in WIFI Panel May 13

One of our Broads, Julia Camara, will be part of a WIFI panel on Sunday, May 13 in Hollywood about filming not in Hollywood, but abroad. It looks like it's going to be a great event.

         Women In Film International (WIFI) Committee In Association with
                             New Filmmakers Los Angeles presents
                            "That's Right, You're Not in Hollywood!"

Join us for an evening with International Directors Julia Camara, Deepika Daggubati,
and Christine Yoo as they share their often hilarious experiences shooting indie films
in Brazil, India, and South Korea 
Sunday, May 13th
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Sunset Gower Studios
6040 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Light Refreshments will be served
LIGHTS! CAMERA! And wait ... 24-hour work days, wild snakes you could step on, and using the actual weight of human beings to balance your camera crane - Welcome to the world of global independent film making in Brazil, India, and South Korea- where craft service is a cup of instant noodles, the temperature in the jungle is like a cranked up oven, and where any serious director needs 4 assistants just to push through an instant flash mob of 1,000 onlookers simply to call "ACTION!"

Topics include: Working with International Actors, Crews, and Production Systems 

Street parking available (Enter at Main Gate, Sunset Gower Studios at 6040 Sunset Blvd.)

WIF/New Filmmakers Members: $10 / Non-Members: $15 (Cash or Check Only)
(Include number of guests and and WIF member number; Limited Seating)

Julia Camara is an award winning Brazilian writer and filmmaker. She wrote the screenplay for "Area Q" with director Gerson Sanginitto. The sci-fi drama stars Isaiah Washington and Brazilian star Murilo Rosa. "Area Q" screened at the Hollywood Film Festival and opened in theaters nationwide in Brazil on April 13th 2012.

Deepika Daggubati is an Indian-born filmmaker, raised in Texas and based in Los Angeles.  Her industry experience includes screenwriting (Disney; Colucci Productions), development (Valhalla Motion Pictures), and editing (Saban Research Institute).  Deepika's feature writing/directing debut, the award-winning WAKING DREAMS, is a West Texas meets Bollywood coming-of-age comedy that FILM RADAR called "a witty, romantic delight for all ages!"

Christine Yoo's feature film debut is the award winning "Wedding Palace," the 1st US-Korea independent co-production. Shot in Los Angeles and Seoul, Korea, the film will be released theatrically in the US, Fall 2012, and has screened to sold out festival audiences and college campuses nationwide. Prior to co-writing, directing and producing "Wedding Palace," Yoo worked as a film & TV writer and editor in features, television and commercials.

Event Produced by WIFI Co-Chair Ruby Lopez and WIFI Advisor Chair Tobie Loomis

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