Brooklyn Media Maker Weekend 2019: Hip Hop Film Festival Founder & CEO, CR Capers (Keynote Address)

#BMMW— a free, three day event where media moguls will get made.

Date

Thu, Oct 17, 2019, 7:30PM

Cost

FREE W/ RSVP!

Location

BRIC House Stoop
647 Fulton Street
(Enter on Rockwell Place)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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  • Meet CR (Chief Rocka) Capers, Founder & CEO of the Hip Hop Film Festival on Thu, Oct 17, 7:30 – 9PM
    Photo: Alease Annan

  • Design: Chloe Borison

We are so proud to announce that CR Capers, CEO & Founder of the Hip Hop Film Festival will be giving the keynote address to kick off BRIC's 4th Annual Brooklyn Media Maker Weekend on Thu, Oct 17, 7PM.

CR (Chief Rocka) Capers is the Founder and CEO of Harlem Film House, a 501(c)(3) corporation, that creates and 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.

In her role as Executive Director, CR creates an economic ecosystem by providing filmmakers services and resources to ensure longevity in careers in film, theatre, and related entrepreneurial pursuits. It is a “new media” company that leverages social media and large scale events to change the narrative. 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”. 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.

Ms. Capers has directed and produced 3 films and 2 shorts through her film company MBS Films.


#BMMW THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

  • 11AM – 7PM Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience
    Muslims in Brooklyn Oral Histories
  • 11AM – 7PM Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience
    Film Screening: Seeing Ourselves
  • 2:30 – 4PM Special Effects Make-Up
  • 3 – 3:30PM Tour BRIC's Media Center
  • 3 – 5PM Advocacy & Impact: Planned Parenthood
  • 4 – 6PM IMPROV
  • 4:30 – 6:30PM Podcasting For Educators
  • 5 – 5:30PM Tour BRIC's Media Center
  • 5 – 7PM Advocacy & Impact: NYC Department of Consumer & Worker Protection Info Table
  • 6:30 – 7:30PM Meet, Eat, & Greet
  • 7:30 – 9PM Keynote Address: CR Capers, Founder & CEO, Hip Hop Film Festival
    Smile, you're going to be on TV. The keynote address will be broadcast and streamed LIVE on Brooklyn Free Speech TV.

#BMMW FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

  • 11AM – 7PM Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience
    Muslims in Brooklyn Oral Histories
  • 11AM – 7PM Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience
    Film Screening: Seeing Ourselves
  • 3 – 4:30PM The Media Law Resource Center Presents: Know Your Media Rights
  • 3 – 3:30PM Tour BRIC's Media Center
  • 3 – 7PM Stop Motion-Animation Nation
  • 3:30 – 5PM Documenting History
  • 5 – 6:30PM The Power of Instagram
  • 5 – 5:30PM Tour BRIC's Media Center
  • 5:30 – 7PM Other Men Need Help Presents: Podcasting For a Live Audience
  • 7 – 8PM Meet, Eat, & Greet
  • 8 – 9:30PM BRIC Community Media TV & Film Pitch Series: Perfect Your Pitch
    Smile, you're going to be on TV. The Perfect Your Pitch panel will be broadcast and streamed LIVE on Brooklyn Free Speech TV.

#BMMW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

  • 10 – 11AM Media Mogul Starter Kit: Orientation
  • 11AM – 2PM VR with Yokey Pokey Virtual Reality Club
  • 11AM – 4PM Advocacy & Impact: Brooklyn Voters Alliance
  • 11AM – 5PM Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience
    Muslims in Brooklyn Oral Histories
  • 11AM – 5PM Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience
    Film Screening: Seeing Ourselves
  • 11:30AM – 1PM Indie Film Producer Bootcamp co-presented with Reel Sisters
  • 12 – 3PM YOU 2020: Media Mogul Vision Board Party
  • 12 – 12:30PM Tour BRIC's Media Center
  • 1:30 – 2:30PM Meet, Eat, & Greet
  • 2:30 – 3:30PM Generation Next: Teen Moguls
  • 2:30 – 4PM Music Scoring for TV & Film
  • 3 – 3:30PM Tour BRIC's Media Center
  • 4 – 5:30PM Social Justice & Activism in Media, co-presented by Reel Sisters
    Smile, you're going to be on TV. The Woke Women panel will be broadcast and streamed LIVE on Brooklyn Free Speech TV.
  • 6 – 9PM Film Screening & Talk Back: The Last Black Man in San Francisco
     


ABOUT BROOKLYN MEDIA MAKER WEEKEND
Everyone has their own story and we’re here to offer tools and techniques that will help you on your journey to moguldom. We'll feature a variety of interactive workshops and lectures from talented and knowledgeable media artists, industry leaders, and filmmakers from Brooklyn, and beyond.

Venue Information:

The Stoop at BRIC House is a public cultural gathering space featuring free, drop-in programming, and offering a place to sit, observe, and participate in multi-disciplinary work. 

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