Cleveland IndieClub April 23rd Meeting - free to public

Submitted by MDIFILM on Fri, 04/14/2006 - 10:30.

Cleveland IndieClub FREE Monthly Networking Meeting – April 23, 2006

The Cleveland IndieClub meets every month, free of charge, for those who have the passion for making movies using film or video (whether it is in acting, directing, producing, writing, lighting or any other skill) and are looking for others who have similar interests.

Cleveland IndieClub is administrated by Johnny K. Wu with the collaboration of Bill Johns and generally hosted each month by their members, which offers each an opportunity to create a variety of interest and topic. Cleveland IndieClub official website:

NOTE: Every months we have had a standing room only of over 65 people participating, come early to get a seat. :)

Sunday, April 23, 1pm to 4pm at

The Hyacinth Lofts
3030 East 63rd Street
Cleveland, Ohio, 44127
Please park on the street and enter from front of the building.
Dial 022 to be buzzed in


Topic: Lighting for Digital Motion Pictures

Bill Johns, one of the co-founders of the Cleveland Indieclub and co-moderator of the Clevelandfilmmaking yahoo group, whose award winning films and videos have been seen all over the world, will be the host and guest speaker for our April Indiclub Meeting.

His topic, "Lighting for Digital Motion Pictures" will cover many tricks of the trade that will help indie filmmakers make their low-budget videos look more like real movies. This talk is a preview for a full day Digital Filmmaking Seminar that Bill will be presenting later this year. Club Members are encouraged to come early to get a seat and take notes, as this will be an intensive hour of information and live demonstration.

In addition, Cleveland IndieClub will screen and discusss short films, scenes, and trailers from:

- Little Timmy by (6 mins)
- Christine and Chandler Chapman's Rubble short film (7mins)
- Duck Tape by Neil Bernard (30 secs)
- The Road To Ticket To Broadway! by Neil Bernard (16.5 mins)
- Missionaries Can't Get You Into Heaven by John Riddlebaugh
- Sane World by John Riddlebaugh
- Tony Samangy's Music Video Viola, Strange and Sane (4mins)
- Scenes from Bill Johns latest feature Madness
- Brin Metzendorf Music Video Shakin'! a go-go! (12 mins)


Raffle for DVDs from your local filmmakers

For more information about Cleveland IndieClub, visit Cleveland IndieClub @

Organized and sponsored by Johnny K. Wu & Media Design Imaging ( Co-sponsored by Michael Balas & Media Group Studios (, David Perkowski & The Hyacinth Lofts (, Bill Johns & Cinevid Productions (, the Cleveland IndieClub members, and the current monthly host. For the past first 2 years, Cleveland IndieClub was also co-sponsored by Talkies Movie & Coffee Bar ( located at Ohio City.

Next meeting is scheduled for May 21, 2006

NOTE: If you have a movie on dvd that you would like to have it raffled, bring it to the meeting to have it raffled off to the participants. We have monthly attendees of around 60 people, if you have short films (no longer than 30 mins) that you would like to present and talk about it for future meetings, please email me at johnny [at] mdifilm [dot] com (first come first serve)


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