NEWSLETTER - Week of August 28th, 2017

1 // IF YOU DO ONLY THREE THINGS THIS WEEK...

  • LOOK OUT FOR C:10 ANNOUNCEMENTS: Requests for C:10 availability and a website survey will be forthcoming. Once distributed we will need them completed ASAP. Keep your eyes open!
     
  • GET CONNECTED on SOCIAL MEDIA
    Last week we featured Nina MehtaJohnny Norwell this week and Booker Garrett next. Be sure that you are connected to ALL these Ensemble Members on your social media accounts.
     
    • Nina Mehta:
      TWITT
      ER @Ladi_Nina  //  INSTAGRAM msmehtaifyourenasty //  FACEBOOK NinaMehtaActor
       
    • Johnny Norwell: 
      TWITTER @jnorwell
       //  INSTAGRAM (no account) If posting use #johnnynorwell  //  FACEBOOK john.norwell
       
    • Booker Garrett: 
      TWITTER @bookergarrett
       //  INSTAGRAM passionellamagnolia  //  FACEBOOK booker.garrett and thebookergarrett

Try posting a personal anecdote about each of these members on your own social media accounts! DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE A COLLECTIVE TAG IN ALL YOUR POSTS ABOUT MEMBERS. It's how people find us!

TWITTER @Collectivenyorg  //  INSTAGRAM @collectivenyorg  //  FACEBOOK TheCollectiveNY
 

  • ARCHIVE CHALLENGE: THE 3RD COLLECTIVE:10 (2015)
    This week, we are looking for any pictures or other materials from our third C:10 festival, back in 2015! This would include pictures from the plays themselves, as well as pictures of the Teatro Circulo Theater, where the festival was held.

Please submit all materials to:  thecollectivearchive@gmail.com. Members can also upload photos any materials directly through the Member Portal.

 

2 // STAY UP-TO-DATE with MEMBER NEWS

  • Booker Garrett will be on BRAVO's show "Odd Mom Out" tonight at 9:30pm Eastern time.

 

3 // COLLECTIVE NY FILMS - WHERE ARE WE NEXT?

  • The "Dead Monkey" team is actively seeking one or two additional producers to lead pre-production and the logistical aspects during the shoot (dates TBD). The film was originally a play in our 3rd C:10 and will include Ensemble Members in various roles. Richard Masur, with the assistance of David Johnson, will direct Booker Garrett and Marc Menchaca in the piece written by Mark Borkowski. If you have interest in joining the team please email Booker at bookergarrett@gmail.com.
     
  • "Uncle Silas" was most recently accepted into the following festivals. 
    • Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT September 12-17, 2017
    • Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI September 28th-October 1st, 2017
    • Marietta International Film Festival in Marietta, GA (Atlanta metropolitan area) and will screen at the festival September 9-10.
       
  • "Quick Fix" was accepted into the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, October 27-November 19.

 

4 // MEMBERSHIP - KEEP US IN THE LOOP

  • UPDATE YOUR SCHEDULE
    REMINDER - Membership is keeping track of your AVAILABILITY. Are you out of town filming? Away for the summer? 
    Please EMAIL YOUR SCHEDULE so we can share up-to-date availability for the company. Let us be able to tell writers, development and outside producers when you are/aren't available. Send to: collectivemembership@gmail.com 
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS
    Please submit your headshot, resume, other photos and requested material to Collectivemembership@gmail.com. We need everyone's cooperation so we can get our online presence up to date fast.
     
  • All membership updates need to be sent in by the Tuesday EOD deadline. If you do not submit by then it will go on the following week's newsletter (unless the date makes it obsolete). Members please report updates and "book out" by sending an email to collectivemembership@gmail.com
     
  • See a calendar of Member events outside The Collective, PLUS Member recommendations for things to do and see. View the External Events Calendar

 

5 // GET SOME FACE TIME

  • The Collective Membership Committee weekly meeting is Mondays from 6-7pm, prior to the Monday session, in the Collective office. The doors are always open for any Member to participate. Ask questions, complain, compliment, give feedback, get more information about Collective activities, process, procedures, etc. -- anything. Check in with us.

 

6 // HAVE NEWS? LET US KNOW.

Deadline: Tuesdays, end of day

  • COMMITTEES! 
    • Communicate!
    • DON'T FORGET TO SEND US YOUR NEWS SO EVERYONE IS IN THE KNOW!
  • MEMBERS: 
    • If you have updates, news, a show or event to announce, or a question to pose to the larger group of company members, please submit your requests each week by end of day Tuesday (latest) for possible inclusion in the weekly newsletter. (Not all information submitted will appear in the newsletter.)

      If you have questions or problems using the form to submit OR regarding communications in general: 
  • Member updates are curated by the Membership Committee, and not all updates submitted will appear in the newsletter.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Every Monday 9PM - "Man vs Food: Season 4" hosted by Ensemble Member Casey Webb

Tonight 8.30.17 - Booker Garrett on BRAVO'S "Odd Mom Out" 9:30PM Eastern

Monday 9.4.17 - NO SESSION

Friday 9.8.17 - Sunday 9.10.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Marietta International Film Festival in Atlanta

Monday 9.11.17 - Next Session

Tuesday 9.12.17 - Sunday 9.17.17"Uncle Silas" at the Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT

Thursday 9.28.17 - Sunday 10.1.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI

Friday 10.27.17 - Sunday 11.19.17"Quick Fix" at the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival