The TriFilm Society, in collaboration with The Black on Black Project, hosted the summer social at Anchorlight in Raleigh, N.C., on Thursday, June 22nd.
During the social TriFilm members and guests enjoyed food and drinks, announcements, and door prizes.
Special thanks to The Black on Black Project for making the 2017 Summer Social possible. The Black on Black Project is an exhibit where artists of color share their thoughts on race and identity, paired with community programming to keep the conversations going. Listen to an interview on “The State of Things” with Frank Stasio, explore the ArtsNow NC archives, and shop Black on Black Project apparel.
Thank you to thank Lana Garland for talking about opportunities for filmmakers. Garland is the program director for the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF), curator for the 2018 Hayti Heritage Film Festival, and has taught at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. The SDF fiscal sponsorship deadline is July 15th, 2017. Applications for the SDF Filmmaking Grant will be accepted through July 31, 2017.
Special thanks to the Longleaf Film Festival for providing one of our door prizes, and congrats to guest Sonia for winning! The Longleaf Film Festival is held at the N.C. Museum of History in downtown Raleigh, N.C., each spring. The festival will be May 11-12, 2018. Submit your film via Film Freeway.
Want to collaborate?
If you’re looking for ways to connect with the film and video makers in the Triangle, we would love to work with you. Learn more about opportunities: trifilmsociety.com/collaborate.
Special thanks to the @longleaffilmfestival for providing one of our door prizes at the summer social! Congrats to Sonia, who won! . Want to win door prizes? Save the date for our next quarterly social: 9/28. Tickets will be available closer to the event date. (Members attend for free, too!) . Sign up for email updates so you’ll never miss a thing. Link in bio.
When is the next quarterly social?
The next social will be on Thursday, September 28th.
Details about the social will be announced closer to the event date.
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TriFilm Society quarterly socials happen once per season in the spring, summer, fall, and winter. The dates for socials are selected in the fall of the previous year, and posted on the socials FAQs page: trifilmsociety.com/socials.
What happens at a TriFilm social?
TriFilm Society socials are unique.
When you arrive, pick up a name badge and raffle ticket. Make your way to the food and drinks, which are included in the cost of your ticket. Say hello to old friends or introduce yourself to people at the social, listen to their stories, and seek support for the things you’re working on.
About half way through the social, we pause for announcements and door prizes. Announcements include what’s currently happening in the film and video making industry here in North Carolina, resources to help you succeed (jobs, grants, etc.), and how you can find the support you need through the TriFilm Society. Door prizes come in a wide range of options: free submissions to film festivals, branded swag, tools to help you succeed, courses to hone your craft, and
Feeling nervous or shy? Connect with a TriFilm representative and request specific introductions. We want you to have a memorable, productive evening at each quarterly social!
About the Black on Black Project
“Black On Black” is an exhibition where curators of color asked artists of color to share their thoughts on identity in their own voice. Contribute to the conversation using the hashtags #BlackOnBlackVAE or #BlackOnBlackATC.
Learn more at blackonblackproject.com.
Anchorlight is an interdisciplinary creative space, founded with the intent of fostering artists and small businesses at varying stages of their development. Anchorlight provides a combination of artist studios, residency opportunities, exhibition, performance, and production space.
Learn more at anchorlightraleigh.com.
About the TriFilm Society
The TriFilm Society supports film and video makers in North Carolina’s Triangle region by providing resources, connections and opportunities. TriFilm has been hosting networking events to connect filmmakers since 2009. Learn more about membership, upcoming events, and opportunities at trifilmsociety.com. Follow TriFilm on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Sign up for free email updates here: trifilmsociety.com/email-list.