Thursday, September 20, 2012

Alison Bonn will be performing at The Aphrodite Caberet

Join us Thursday, Sept 27th from 8 - 10pm as we kick off this years Broad Humor Film Festival with the Aphrodite Caberet hosted by BHFF's own Claire DeLune, it is sure to be a raucus mix of comedy, sketch, song and dance.

Among our list of performers will be Alison Bonn who will be sharing a hilarious mix of raunchy songs including the OBGYN song. 

25 Magic Words of American Television

One of the Broads sent along this link from NPR and titling TV network and cable shows. It's called The 25 Magic Words of American Television. Check out the full article out on the NPR website or look below the fold and play with the list of words here. Let us know your title and pitch it!

Friday, September 14, 2012

2012 DIY Day Workshops on Friday, Sept 28

The schedule is up for the 2012 Do It Yourself Day Workshops at the Broad Humor Film Festival on Friday Sept 28th from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Those attending can expect to walk away with valuable information of how to use the web to build your film career, the importance of pre-production, how to get professional looking production quality on a microbudget, tips for streamlining the post production process, how to best take advantage of the new forms of Distribution and more.

For the full schedule and to buy tickets click here

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Workshop with Todd Rohrbacher of the Actors Comedy Studio

We are pleased to announce that Todd Rohrbacher, Founder of Actors Comedy Studio, will be joining the panel for our web production workshop entitled Production Values where he will be sharing tips on directing actors in comedy. The workshop will take place on Friday Sept 28th at 1:00 pm.

Todd has been teaching, writing, directing, acting and producing comedy in Los Angeles for nearly twenty years. He was recently voted LA's Favorite Scripted Comedy Coach in the Backstage 2011 Reader's Choice Poll and was also mentioned as one of the best Audition Technique teachers in the city, as well as a favorite On-Camera instructor for his Acting for Sitcoms class. Todd has taught comedy workshops at Disney Animation Studios, New York Film Academy, American Academy of Dramatic Arts and festivals across the country.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

High Heels, Low Tide (Weekend aan Zee) at Broad Humor

The Belgian dramedy, High Heels, Low Tide (Weekend aan Zee), screens at 9pm on Saturday, September 29 at the 2012 Broad Humor Film Festival in Venice, CA. This sassy, poignant film is another great girlfriends movie about four BFFs who gather every year for a weekend of letting loose and letting by the sea. Watch the trailer and then go buy your tickets online at Eventbrite.
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Friday, September 07, 2012

Casting Director Caroline Liem joins panel for DIY DAY

Casting Director CAROLINE LIEM is on board for Broad Humor's all-day workshop for independent filmmakers, DIY DAY: Production for The New Paradigm. A pro with a feel for comedy, Caroline will be sharing some insights on how to set your project up to succeed by getting the right talent in place.The workshop will take place on Friday, September 28th from 11 - 5 pm. 

CAROLINE LIEM has been discovering new talent and has worked with some of the top directors and producers on over 50 feature films and television shows and pilots. Her credits include Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3, Anomaly, X2, The Perfect Sleep, Devour, Blade Trinity, When Do We Eat?, Boogeyman, Auto Focus,  Silent Witness, Life With Bonnie, Two Guys and a Girl, Popular and VIP.

At Disney Studios she has enjoyed working in both their feature and television casting departments overseeing such projects as Gone In Sixty Seconds, Pearl Harbor, 102 Dalmatians, Gangs of New York, Annie, and Geppetto. She most recently served as the Casting Executive for the award winning late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! and is currently casting a Nickelodeon series.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

WGA to Reprise Brunch Discussion Session

Just spoke with Kimberly Meyers over at the WGA Diversity department, and she has agreed to  reprise their fabulous conversation about opportunities for women, minorities and, actually, all independent filmmakers at this year's festival on Sunday morning, Sept. 30. This event will be for badge holders and broads only.