Heads Up: Indy Film Financing presented by the Hip Hop Film Festival & BRIC

Prerequisites

None

Cost

$50

Location

BRIC House TV Studio

Total Hours

6.00 hours
  • Design: Chloe Borison

  • CR (Chief Rocka) Capers, Founder & CEO of the Hip Hop Film Festival
    Photo: Alease Annan

We are very proud to announce our new partnership with the Hip Hop Film Festival that is sure to help you up your marketing and distribution game.

Hip Hop Film Festival Founder and CEO, CR Capers leads this exciting workshop on the basics of marketing independent film projects. In this two-day workshop, you will learn social media strategy, festival entry, and independent video on demand (VOD) sales strategy. This workshop was specially designed with filmmakers in mind so that they walk away feeling empowered with tools to build a brand around their film and generate revenue.

MEET CR CAPERS
CR Capers is the Founder and CEO of Revolution Media – a “new media” company that leverages social media and large scale events to change the narrative. CR is referred to as a "new media socialite" having produced major events from corporate fundraisers to film screenings to festivals. The events she produces provides an ecosystem with marketing and strategic partnerships between filmmakers, activists, businesses, and the community at large.

She is the founder and CEO of the award-winning Hip Hop Film Festival, named “BEST NEW FILM FESTIVAL THE UNITED STATES” for 2016. Her popular radio show and podcast Why You Mad Son? (which deals with the social ills plaguing the human community) generated over 3 million listeners worldwide and still boasts a legion of loyal fans raised in the global Hip Hop culture.

She has directed and produced three films and two shorts through her film company MBS Films, and in September 2017 opened Harlem Film House, a 501(c)(3) corporation. In addition, Ms. Capers produces film & music festivals. operates year-round workshops, theatre productions and live events, while also offering business consulting to filmmakers and content creators in underserved communities around the world. The Harlem Film House creates an economic ecosystem by providing filmmakers services and resources that ensure career longevity in film, theatre, and related entrepreneurial pursuits.

BRIC House TV Studio

October

Oct 29-30Tue, Wed @ 6:30-9:30pmCheck Availability

December

Dec 17-18Tue, Wed @ 6:30-9:30pmCheck Availability

PAYMENT/REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • ​Money orders and checks (made out to BRIC) are accepted when registering for the class in person.
  • Credit card payments are accepted online only.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the first class to complete your registration. 
  • You will not be permitted to take the class or receive a refund for your online payment if you do not meet the following qualifications prior to the first day of class:
    • Please provide proof of age with a valid, unexpired government-issued photo ID. 
    • This class is open to students over the age of 18 only.
    • FOR CERTIFICATION COURSES ONLY: Proof of your Brooklyn residency (such as a utility bill listing your name and address) that is no more than 2 months old.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Failure to alert us to your absence on the first day of class will forfeit your seat and a refund will not be issued.
  • Please call or email our education department at 718.683.9338 / classes@BRICartsmedia.org for any questions about payments, spot availability or for further assistance.
  • If you register for a course and are unable to attend the first session, you must contact our education department 24 hours prior to the start of the first class at 718.683.9338 / classes@BRICartsmedia.org.

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