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"Returning Champion" is the next LIVE read presented by Austin Conservatory's Script to Screen Team. This off-the-wall comedy is the story of what happens when a college freshman is booted out of school and has to move back home to his has-been game-show host and hostess parents. The only way out of answering relentless trivia questions and guessing which door breakfast is behind is to get his out-of-work parents back on the air.

An ever-growing independent film market has enticed established writers and professional performers to create a new avenue in presenting their ideas to area investors, directors and producers. This kind of presentation before a live audience leads to renewed interest in scripts as well as local collaboration and production. Join industry members for this live film script presentation.

What: “Clayton” by Kevin A. Mahoney

When: Monday, July 27
6:30 – 7:00 – Networking
7:00 – 9:00 – Script Read

Join the Script to Screen Team in Houston! The Houston Script to Screen Team announces its summer read “Clayton” by Kevin Mahoney

Casting for “Clayton” is underway. For possible consideration to become part of the Script to Screen Team, please submit your headshot and resume to sheila.cooper@sag.org no later than July 6, 2009.

Team members will need to be available for the read on July 27 and one rehearsal prior to the week of performance.

Start: 07/12/2009 - 11:00pm
End: 07/13/2009 - 1:00am

TEXAS INCENTIVES—HOW TO GET A PIECE OF THE PIE!

Discover the ins & outs of the TX Moving Image Industry Incentive Program & building the biz in Texas.

Join this open forum for producers, directors, actors and crew. Learn about the new incentives for growing work in Film, Commercial Advertising, Corporate Film, Video Gaming, & New Media. Find out how the new incentives have impacted Texas production, who’s using the incentives, and how home grown creativity can benefit from the new program.

When: Sunday, July 12, 2009

Start: 06/20/2009 - 9:00pm
End: 06/20/2009 - 11:00pm

Houston Music Summit - Be a part of the legislative process!

Please join U.S Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Jr. for a town hall discussion about the Performance Rights Act, H.R. 848, this Saturday, June 20, at Texas Southern University in Houston.

When: Saturday, June 20, 2009
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Texas Southern University
Public Education Center
3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX  77004
Enter the parking lot on Blodgett St. Parking in section S-1.

Start: 06/20/2009 - 12:00am
End: 06/20/2009 - 2:00am

It's summer! Time to kick back with colleagues and catch up on what you've missed. Join Houston members at the Richmond Chill and find out what's changing about the industry and who's who. Mix business with pleasure.

When: Friday, June 19
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where:
Richmond Chill
4704 Richmond Avenue (one block inside Loop 610)
Houston, TX  77027
(713) 622-0775


06/12/2009 1:30am

TX Film Incentives Passed and Funded - TXMPA Keeps the Pros Connected!

All pros in film, video, interactive, video game production understand the importance of the professional talent in bringing business to Texas. Make sure your voice is heard. Join TXMPA and attend the North Texas regional caucus to elect the new TXMPA representatives.
This meeting is open to individuals interested in helping to grow TXMPA-related industries within the State of Texas. TXMPA members and non-members are welcome to attend. Only TXMPA members are eligible to vote.

The Austin Conservatory Script to Screen Team presents “Shady Creek” by Russell Gilwee. This LIVE read before an industry audience is the second in a series of professional script presentations for the Conservatory.

“The Script to Screen program is the perfect showcase for area members and a great opportunity for members to network with fellow creatives and potential employers,” says Pamela Weaver, Chair of the Conservatory.

Start: 05/31/2009 - 11:00pm
End: 06/01/2009 - 1:30am

Austin Conservatory has scheduled their next LIVE film script read for the Script to Screen Team.

What: LIVE read for industry professionals. “Shady Creek” by Russell Gilwee. Attendance is free.

When:
Sunday, May 31,  4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Where:
Picture Box Studio
701 Tillery, Suite A-7
Austin, Texas  78702
(512) 480-9291

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