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Outing: Easterseals Disability Film Challenge NYC Participant Meetup

  • SAG-AFTRA 1900 Broadway, 5th Floor New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

Prepare for the 2018 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge with Founder Nic Novicki and directors, actors, writers, crew members and more from the New York disability community, the New York film community and the New York disability film community. Learn more about the process of making a film over a 55-hour weekend, receive advice and tips from Nic, and network and collaborate with other attendees. Filmmakers will have the opportunity to recruit talented cast members and crew for their film, so bring your own team or create a new one during the meetup.

Where: SAG-AFTRA, 1900 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10023

Event Schedule:

  • 2:30 p.m.: Sign In / Networking 
  • 3:00 p.m.: Tips and Advice from Nic Novicki
  • 3:15 p.m.: Past winners discuss their experience
  • 3:30 p.m.: Q&A with Nic Novicki
  • 3:45 p.m.: Participant Networking

Filmmakers with and without disabilities are invited to attend; this includes writers, directors, actors, designers and crew. Teams are required to include one or more artists with disabilities.

RSVP to info@disabilityfilmchallenge.com. Deadline for registrations is Wednesday, March 7th. Please include information about any ADA accommodation requests in your email. Please note that space is limited!

Participants must register for the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge no later than Wednesday, April 11. See the official Easterseals Disability Film Challenge rules for additional info. Go to the link below and hit the challenge tab and then go to rules.

*IMPORTANT! Signing up for this Participant Meetup DOES NOT register you for the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge! To qualify for the film challenge, one competing filmmaker from each team must register at DisabilityFilmChallenge.com no later than Wednesday, April 11. 

SAG-AFTRA is wheelchair accessible. If you have any questions, please email the event organizers at info@disabilityfilmchallenge.com.