Events of the 2018 72 Hour Shootout

*All Events are FREE for Registered Shootout Competitors*

Film Lab's 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition Informational and Networking Event Feb. 26 

 You are invited to the Film Lab's "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the 72 Hour Shootout" networking event!  The annual 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition 2018 registration opens March 1st online atwww.film-lab.org! Past judges include the Executive Director of Casting for ABC Primetime and mentorships were given out to filmmakers by executives at ABC and NBC and much more! This is your opportunity to get your work out there, be seen and smash in some glass ceilings!  Intrigued and want to know more? Come to a special hour-long Q&A with the Film Lab team to learn more about the Shootout and ask all your questions on Monday, Feb. 26th!  Afterwards, network and create your own Shootout team!!

When: 6:30 – 7:30pm, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

Where: CUNY, 25 W. 43 Street, #1001, New York, NY 10036

Actors are welcome to bring headshots and resumes for the filmmakers and to network. Please bring multiple copies.

RSVP: Please follow this ticket link to register for 50 percent off. SAG-AFTRA members must bring a valid SAG-AFTRA membership card for entry.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/everything-you-always-wanted-to-know-about-the-72-hour-shootout-tickets-42331639072

Questions? Visit www.film-lab.orgwww.Facebook.com/AsAmFilmLab or https://twitter.com/asamfilmlab (use #72HrSO). More information can be found at www.film-lab.org

WATCH IT:  

https://www.periscope.tv/asamfilmlab/1OyKANzeMLzGb

How To Use Entertainment Media to Effectuate Positive Social Change

Watch a private screening of Film Lab's new comedy pilot addressing gender bias in the workforce and talk with media and tech professionals on how to effectively use entertainment media content, like your Shootout films, to effectuate positive social change.

When:  6-8pm EST, March 8, 2018

Where:  CBS Black Rock, NYC 

 

Shootout Filmmaking How-To Workshop

EDITING Featuring Master Editor Doug Forbes

 Jatin Chhugani and his team will be teaching basic editing and directing skills.  FREE for registered Shootout competitors.  Open to the public.

When:  6-8pm EST, April 25, 2018

Where:  25 W. 42 Street, 10th Floor, NYC

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-lab-how-to-workshop-film-editing-featuring-doug-forbes-tickets-44612988650

Watch the workshop here:  https://youtu.be/E8TRdMCxMcI

May 23, 2018

72 Hour Shootout How-To Workshop:  Writing 

Featuring Emmy Nominee Cheryl L. Davis

6-7pm

20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

Jatin Chhugani and his team have a special how-to workshop on writing for all the screenwriters and playwrights out there.  Learn how to write a compelling 5 minute script in just 72 hours and get all your writing questions answered by Emmy Nominee Cheryl L. Davis.  Free to registered Shootout competitors and open to the public.  RSVP here.

June 7, 2018

72 Hour Shootout LAUNCH PARTY

6:30-8pm

Gossip Bar, 733 9th Ave, NYC

This is it!  The launch of the 2018 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition!  The theme of this year's Shootout will be announced live at NYC's Gossip Bar at 8pm EST and online via Twitter @asamfilmlab for filmmakers competing around the globe.  Once the theme is announced, the clock starts ticking and filmmakers have 72 hours to complete films based on the theme.  Winners will screen at AAIFF, on CrossingsTV, on AAFL TV and get network mentorships and cash prizes.  RSVP here.

July 28, 2018

72 Hour Shootout TOP TEN PREMIERE AT AAIFF in NYC

The top ten films of the 2018 72 Hour Shootout will be announced and screened at the 41st Annual Asian American International Film Festival in NYC on July 28, 2018, specific time TBA by AAIFF.  25% off for Film Lab members: Code "AAFLaaiff41" . Please note: Premiere film festival SCREENING tickets are NOT available via Eventbrite and must be purchased separately. Please call 212-989-1422 to purchase SCREENING tickets

Tickets for the Awards Ceremony & Wrap Party, featuring swag, red carpets and shiny statues, available here

72 Hour Shootout Wrap Party and Awards Ceremony

NYC Live and Live Streams Via WiFi

The TOP TEN films and the individual award winning films of the 2018 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition get to claim their prizes and share their stories with fellow filmmakers. This party is for all 2018 registered Shootout competitors, whether you made top ten or not. Come, network and celebrate. Our sponsors will have special prizes and treats throughout the evening for you, including an amazing tasting from Hennessy!!!!! Questions? Email the dedicated Shootout team, Jatin, Ed, Kadaja, Kazuki, and Anna Lisa, at Shootout@film-lab.org.  **Note:  You MUST be physically present or have a representative physically present on your behalf to claim any and all tangible awards and prizes** RSVP here.

The Events of the 2017 72 Hour Shootout!

We want you to empoweryourselves and put your best foot forward so we're here to help you every step of the way from filmmaking how-to's to Q&A's to networking events to help you build your team!  The events do take place in New York City so a lot of you won't be able to attend in person but never fear!  We'll have live stream of every event possible so, if you have an internet connection, you can join in from anywhere in the world.  You can also network online on the Film Lab Facebook Shootout Page at https://www.facebook.com/72hrshootout!

We will also have written materials and online pages for you to use, learn from and network on.  Subscribe to AAFL TV for the recorded versions.  All events are FREE for REGISTERED Shootout competitors!  

Remember: the Shootout is about taking control of your own career so attend the events!  Use the Facebook page!  Watch the tutorials on AAFL TV! And now...the events of the 2017 Shootout:

Rising Up Angry: Filmmaking for Social Justice

Featuring Award Winning Filmmaker Tami Gold

Feb. 21, 6:30-8pm

AAARI-CUNY, 25 W. 43 Street

AAFL welcomes Filmaker, Educator and Artist Tami Gold for our first Shootout Industry Spotlight of 2017, Rising Up Angry: Filmmaking for Social Justice.  Tami will share clips and stories from two films: Every Mother's Son, about three women who lose their sons to police violence and unite for justice and change, and Puzzles, about a hate crime in a gay bar in Massachusetts and the correlation between American economic desperation and homophobia, intolerance, and, ultimately, violence.  Industry Spotlight Coordinator Renee Lasher will be moderating!  RSVP and more info here. [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/filmmaking-how-to-featuring-award-winning-filmmaker-tami-gold-tickets-31294644123]

Missed it or not in NY?  Watch a filmmaking how to on AAFL TV here.


March 1, 2017

Early Bird Registration Opens for the 2017 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition!  

Online at www.film-lab.org

The Ultimate 72 Hour Shootout Primer at Time Warner in Columbus Circle

March 15, 2017

6:30-8pm EST 

One Columbus Circle, NYC

Join the Film Lab and your fellow filmmakers to learn more about the 72 Hour Shootout competition.  See some of last year's winning films and hear previous participants discuss their experience.  After the screening and panel discussion, there will be a chance to meet other filmmakers and possibly build your team, as well as onsite registration.  RSVP here. [ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-ultimate-72-hour-shootout-primer-tickets-31463010712]

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TECHNICAL questions and equipment how-to's are also of great interest to most filmmakers!  Subscribe for free to AAFL TV for many how to's and informationals.  For example:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shootout-filmmaking-how-to-workshop-standout-in-the-shootout-a-2-hour-skills-workshop-to-build-a-tickets-15383590734.

Not in NY?  Submit your questions to the Shootout Coordinator via the Facebook Fan Page using @asamfilmlab and #72HrSO.  Watch a tutorial here.

Industry Spotlight:  The Opposite of a Fairy Tale 

A Screening & Networking Event

April 17, 2017

6:30-8:30pm EST and live on the web 

Industry Spotlight Coordinator Renee Lasher will be moderating a special presentation of the Film Lab production arm, AAFL TV's film The Opposite of a Fairy Tale!  Come network with fellow filmmakers and actors and learn more about AAFL TV's work to effectuate positive and constructive social change through original content TV and film.  The screening will be followed by a Q & A with the filmmaker on how she did it and how you can translate those skills to use in your Shootout films.  Plus, network with other filmmakers and build your Shootout team! RSVP here 

Industry Spotlight:  Borte, Queen of Tibet

A Journey Into Mental Illness

A Screening & Networking Event

May 1, 2017

7:00-9:00 pm EST and live on the web

Industry Spotlight Coordinator Renee Lasher will be moderating a special screening themed for Mental Health Awareness Month and focusing on an award-winning film by Jodi Lin.  Jodi was committed to a mental hospital against her will, made a full recovery and then created a film about the experience.  Come see this raw story of courage and heart, followed by a Q & A with the filmmaker on how she did it and how you can translate those skills to use in your Shootout films.  Plus, network with filmmakers and build your Shootout team!  RSVP here

THE 2017 72 HOUR SHOOTOUT LAUNCH PARTY

June 1, 2017

6:30-8:00pm EST

It's time!  Join us live or online from anywhere on the globe you happen to be creating your Shootout film!  At 8pm EST, hear the previously TOP SECRET THEME of the 2017 72 Hour Shootout, the theme upon which all the films must be based.  As soon as the theme is announced, the clock started ticking and filmmakers have 72 hours within which to complete their short film. Registered competitors are FREE.  All others, including non-registered team members, must get a ticket!  There will be prizes, drinks, food, music, and much more!  RSVP here for the live event or join us online from anywhere in the world with wifi!

Live comment and tweet your team's progress on the Facebook Fan Page or @asamfilmlab using #72HrSO and 

To LIVE STREAM the events from anywhere in the world: check Twitter @asamfilmlab for the link.  **All events except festival screenings are FREE for Registered Competitors**

Use #72HrSO and #StandTogether on Twitter 

  RSVP here

THE 2017 72 HOUR SHOOTOUT TOP TEN PREMIERE at 

The 40th Annual Asian American International Film Festival in NYC

July 29, 2017, 1:30PM EST (please arrive by 1pm)

WELCOME TO THE NEW NORMAL

Village East Cinema

189 2nd Ave, NYC

25% off for Film Lab members:  Code "AAFLaaiff40"

RSVP here for the premiere screening ONLY

Tickets for the Awards Ceremony & Wrap Party, featuring swag, red carpets and shiny statues, available here!

For theatre information, please call (212) 989-1422.  Followed by:

THE 2017 72 HOUR SHOOTOUT AWARDS CEREMONY AND WRAP PARTY

Gossip Bar NYC Party Room, 733 9th Ave., NYC

July 29, 2017, at 7pm EST

The TOP TEN films and the individual award winning films of the 2017 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition lget to claim their prizes and share their stories with fellow filmmakers.  This party is for all 2017 registered Shootout competitors, whether you made top ten or not.  Come, network and celebrate.  Our sponsors will have special prizes and treats throughout the evening for you!

Time Warner Shootout Screening

September 13, 2017

Time Warner will again screen specially selected films from the 2017 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition at their beautiful theatre in Columbus Circle!  Join us live in NYC or, via livestream, from anywhere in the world.  This special screening will include a panel with Shootout judge Marci Phillips, the Executive Director of Casting for ABC Primetime, Film Lab President Jennifer Betit Yen and several of the winning Shootout filmmakers.  RSVP here 

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Questions?  Email Renee at IndustrySpotlight@film-lab.org or the Shootout volunteer team at Shootout@film-lab.org