The Met - Curator Talk: Celebrating Leonardo da Vinci
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

The Met - Curator Talk: Celebrating Leonardo da Vinci

Cool Happenings:

Check out this lecture at The Met!

Join Met curator Carmen C. Bambach, author of a new four-volume biography of Leonardo, as she explores the Renaissance artist's extraordinary life and creative genius through a close look at the painting Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness, currently on loan to The Met from the Vatican Museums. Note: Space is limited; advance registration is recommended.

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ChaShaMa Open Studios
Jul
20
to Jul 21

ChaShaMa Open Studios

  • 481 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY, 11231 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Open Studio days at ChaShaMa where our own Steph Norberg has her sculpture studio. Come thru and say hey checking out her work & other artists in the building for three weekends this summer in Brooklyn.

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Well Groomed
Jul
25
7:30 PM19:30

Well Groomed

Cool Happenings:

Is it a bear? Is it a clown? Is this real life?? "Poodles become living sculptures in this tale of competitive dog grooming." As MUCH as I would love to see this film, I will be working, but pleeeeease someone go take photos of all the dogs with their owners that show up for this absolutely fascinating film, free in Fort Greene Park.

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MOMA PS1 Free Fridays
Jul
26
4:00 PM16:00

MOMA PS1 Free Fridays

Cool Happenings:

This summer, enjoy everything that MoMA PS1 has to offer with free admission during UNIQLO Free Friday Nights.

Located just two stops away from MoMA, on the Queens-bound E or M train to Court Sq./23rd Street, MoMA PS1 is where you can experience the most innovative contemporary art. Relax in the courtyard with Pedro & Juana’s Hórama Rama, a panoramic junglescape with a waterfall and hammocks, and explore exhibitions including Simone Fattal’s sculpturesEdgar Heap of Birds’s political works, and much more.

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ChaShaMa Open Studios
Jul
27
to Jul 28

ChaShaMa Open Studios

  • 481 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY, 11231 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Open Studio days at ChaShaMa where our own Steph Norberg has her sculpture studio. Come thru and say hey checking out her work & other artists in the building for three weekends this summer in Brooklyn.

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Linclon Center Double Feature
Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00

Linclon Center Double Feature

Cool Happenings:

Stalker (1979) at 6:00PM & High Life (2018) at 9:15PM

This screening is part of our free weekly double features this summer to celebrate Film at Lincoln Center’s 50th anniversary. Free tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting one hour prior to each screening. Limit one ticket per person, subject to availability.

Stalker

Experience the mysteries and revelations of Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 science-fiction masterpiece. Decades ago, a falling object decimated a provincial Russian town, and those who later went near the crash site—now known as The Zone—disappeared. Access is strictly prohibited, but outsiders can still get in with the help of a “stalker.” Inside The Zone is The Room, within which secret wishes can be granted. Based on the novel Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, Stalker is a visually extraordinary and philosophically provocative fable about the limits of knowledge—personal, scientific, and spiritual.

High Life

Claire Denis’s latest film is set aboard a spacecraft piloted by death-row prisoners on a decades-long suicide mission to enter and harness the power of a black hole. But as is always the case with this filmmaker, the actual structure seems to evolve organically through moods and uncanny spells, and the closest juxtapositions of violence and intimacy. High Life features some of the most unsettling passages she has ever directed, as well as moments of the greatest delicacy and tenderness. With Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, and Mia Goth.

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The Punderdome
Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

The Punderdome

THIS IS THE MOMENT YOU’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR. The Punderdome is a pun-off live game show and we are 100% going.

Part of NYC’S comedy landscape since 2011, Punderdome® has been a regular fixture at Littlefield since 2012. Twelve individuals/duos who sign-up at the door (opens at 7:00) will have a chance to participate in competitive spontaneous pun-making. (Six spots are reserved for 'Dome Champs!) Preference given to first-time compunitors who have previously attended a 'Dome and seasoned winners! Pun-masters will, of course, be determined by the “Human Clap-O-Meter” who “accurately and scientifically” assesses levels of audience applause. “Mystery Box” prizes will be awarded to the top two remaining punners. Warning for the faint of heart: the ’Dome is THE spectator sport, it gets loud – decide to attend at your own risk!

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MetFridays Drop In Drawing
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

MetFridays Drop In Drawing

Cool Happenings:

Be inspired by artists and original works of art. Experience The Met collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook. Please note, only pencils are allowed in the galleries. Demonstrations repeat every 30 minutes. Open to visitors of all ages. 

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Workshop: Networking Skills for Freelancers
Jul
15
4:00 PM16:00

Workshop: Networking Skills for Freelancers

Cool Happenings:

Workshop by the Freelancers Hub at the Made in NY Media Center. Pitch Perfect: Networking Skills for Freelancers.

Taking the confusion, fear, and awkwardness out of connecting with other freelancers and potential clients. By the end of this workshop, you will naturally be able to walk into any room - from a client pitch to a happy hour with peers - and clearly define the work you do, while building clientele and community. Hosted by the Freelancers Hub at the Made in NY Media center.

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Interrobang: New Works Festival
Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Interrobang: New Works Festival

Cool Happenings:

Come support one of our own, AMF Member Drew Weinstein composer and performer of Variations on a Panic Attack will be one of five performances in Interrobang's New Works Festival.

"Channeling his personal experience with panic attacks and panic disorder, composer and performer Drew Weinstein reimagines the panicked mind as a commanding melodic-death metal soundscape. By invoking and unpacking the experience of a full-scale attack, Variations on a Panic Attack explores the struggle of overcoming one's own thoughts and creates a theatrical space for an honest confrontation with ourselves.”

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We Are Women Owned Pop Up
Jul
13
to Jul 14

We Are Women Owned Pop Up

  • Artists and Fleas Soho (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cool Happenings:

Complimentary snacks, a DIY flower bar with REAL flowers that last an entire year + the opportunity to vote with your dollars, discover and connect with emerging brands from the We Are Women Owned community all under one roof! 🤗


RSVP to shop, support & celebrate women makers, doers + curators!
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Dance Film: In This Life @ Linclon Center
Jul
12
8:45 PM20:45

Dance Film: In This Life @ Linclon Center

  • Linclon Center: Walter Reade Theatre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Jana Is Attending:

In This Life

Member - Designed Dance Film
Friday, July 12

Join us at Linclon Center to watch two dance-centric films. The opening short film featuring Robbie Fairchild, principle dancer of the New York City Ballet w/ Production Design by our own Karen Weber! It is followed by the feature film Mitten that shows the making of the performance “Mitten wir im Leben sind/ Bach6Cellosuiten” by Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.

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DUMBO Cliffs & Films
Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

DUMBO Cliffs & Films

Jana is Attending:

Come climb with the crew outdoors at The Cliffs under the bridge in DUMBO, $11 shoes included. Stick around for a free film screening every Thursday at the Brooklyn Bridge Park nearby. First one up, Pariah. Climbing at 6:30, we'll wander over to find our seats around 7:30, film starts at sunset.

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Illustrator for Beginners
Jul
11
10:30 AM10:30

Illustrator for Beginners

Jana is Attending:

Morning learning sesh!! Come with me to learn Illustrator for Beginners, because we all know keyboard shortcuts save lives. The New York Public Library offers more than just free books!

“Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web.” at the Columbus Library.

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Concert in the Park: calexico + iron & wine
Jun
21
7:30 PM19:30

Concert in the Park: calexico + iron & wine

Things to Do::

We'll be chillin' on a massive picnic blanket by the Prospect Park Bandshell. Soaking up the sun & sharing the snacks while we wait for the folksy music to start. Picnics are my favorite part of summer, so join us at 6:30PM gates/7:30pm show. We'll drop a pin & post the location on our instagram so you can find us. 

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Women Owning It: Mentorship
Jun
12
9:00 AM09:00

Women Owning It: Mentorship

Things to Do::

Women Owning It has a series of discussions about community from the women organizing mentoring networks around the city. A dive into learning how resources and knowledge get shared in safe spaces, how people find mentors in informal, organic ways, and how those new voices in media and tech are working to build for the next generation.

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Cooper Hewitt: Build Your Brand Workshop at Industry City
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Cooper Hewitt: Build Your Brand Workshop at Industry City

Things to Do::

From Cooper Hewitt — Join our interactive workshops to gain exposure to design and the design process. No prior experience with design is needed to participate.

11:00 AM–4:00 PM | BUILD YOUR BRAND— EXPLORE PATTERN + COLOR

Explore product branding for film and television. Design your own imaginary branded product with Lara Randolph, who creates product labels for Food Network’s “Chopped.”

All materials provided. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis to adults and children 5+. No registration required.

Free


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Nordic International Film Festival: Submissions
Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Nordic International Film Festival: Submissions

The Nordic International Film Festival is celebrating its' 5th year this fall, and the submission deadline is this weekend! (Have no fear if you're not ready, NIFF has an extended deadline too). I've been involved as an event coordinator for two years, and this festival is very dear to my heart. I'd love to see your film on the big screen in 2019! 

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Women Owning It Summit
Mar
29
8:45 AM08:45

Women Owning It Summit

Ladies! Please join me for a day of learning for content creators & entrepreneurs ! All about brand strategy, audience building, grants and funding, navigating your worth, and so much more! AMF is not associated- so I have no stake in the game - I simply think it will be an incredible day, have already signed up, and am SUPER excited to go. So please check out the excerpts below and join me March 29th!

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Women Owning It, a celebration of women claiming their space in media & tech, has always been a gathering of voices in the industry working to push the narrative and upset the status quo. Our first ever Women Owning It Summit, will continue to push that narrative, with an eye towards community.

Join us for a day of exploration and deep dive into who you are as a creative or entrepreneur and learn what it will take to advance your career or project to the next level. We’ve designed a “choose-your-own adventure” schedule that puts you in the driver seat. Both tracks will include breakout sessions, workshops, networking and more. From finding your voice as a creator to assessing your worth; from building and engaging your network to funding your latest project or business –– we’ve got you covered.

More info and registration here.

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AMF Arcade Night
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

AMF Arcade Night

AMF goes to the Arcade!
I may suck at Mario Kart, but I play a mean Atari.
Ask Julian - I WHOOPED him like 71829723 to 1900 during a lunch break on a film set when there happened to be an old school Ms. Pac-Man machine in the corner.
Poor soul never saw it comin'.

Sorry not sorryyyy.  

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The Frying Pan Brooklyn

The Frying Pan Brooklyn 
Industry City
51 35th St Brooklyn, NY 11232

Friday, March 22 @ 6:00pm

-$5 arcade entry;
  once inside, games are free
-beer specials

-mini golf
-losing to me at pac-man
-all your friends

Get your arcade pass at The Frying Pan bar & wander across the garden to the next building where they host the games. The lovely bartender will point you in the right direction.

Upon arriving to the arcade, there shall be a Battle Royale to claim the Pac-Man Champion title, amongst other glorious games and shenanigans. 

RSVP to Jana - info@amfstudiosnyc.com

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Ladies Tax Talk
Mar
15
2:00 PM14:00

Ladies Tax Talk

Put on by BOC Women’s Business Center, there will be a free class about taxes for self employed women.

Tax Tips for the Self Employed

March 15th from 2-4pm

Brooklyn Pacific Library

25 4th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217.


Attendees will learn about: Schedule C, Profit of Los from Business (Sole Proprietorship), Deductible Business Expenses, Self Employment Tax, & other topics as well. 

RSVP via BOC Women’s Business Center website here.

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AMF Film Screenings
Mar
11
to Mar 14

AMF Film Screenings

Hey Friends!

We have a very large quantity of members in the film industry, so AMF is looking to do some screenings of member-produced work. This is our call for you to submit for an upcoming event. For now, we’ll just have you fill out a lil’ survey so we can gather some more info & plan dates accordingly.

So if you’re looking to showcase your film, follow the link below!

AMF Film Screenings

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Oscars Viewing Party
Feb
24
7:00 PM19:00

Oscars Viewing Party

Join The Cortizos as they host a viewing party in their Industry City studio!

We’ll turn it on 1 hr before for all the red carpet magic, and political statements.

BYOB + Snacks to Share - They’ll bring the projector & Jana will probably bring unnecessary but v festive decor.


RSVP to Jon at : 781-964-9133

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Novus Chiffonier
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Novus Chiffonier

Novus Chiffonier will make resounding cultural waves, being the first-ever event of its kind. The Novus Forum's roster of leading couture fashion houses, including Georges Hobeika, Saiid Kobeisy, and Lucian Matis, have invited top social media influencers, bloggers, and press to preview their Fall '19 collections. During this night of dress up and styling, guests will explore designer showroom-style suites at The Andaz Hotel—trying on collections, building personal brand imagery, and networking amongst today's cultural producers. Equipped with smartphones, instant film cameras, and video recorders, Novus Chiffonier guests will enjoy an evening of content creation and multi-media production—reaching a global online audience of over 1 million. Guests are invited to participate—becoming the fashion installations themselves—shifting the way that fashion is previewed, experienced, and distributed.

All guests must RSVP to secure access to the event. Each AMF member is allowed one guest. For further information, please contact Novus’ communication manager, Porsche Jackson, at porsche@thenovusforum.com.

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Workshop: Instagram 101
Feb
16
12:00 PM12:00

Workshop: Instagram 101

  • Industry City. The Cortizos. Building 2 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RSVP via email to info@amfstudiosnyc.com

It's a love/hate relationship for all of us. 
Can't live with it, can't freelance without it. 

Have no fear, Steven is here!! Social media expert & content creator, Steven Sharpe Jrwill be sharing his secrets to a successful Instagram account at our next in-house AMF Workshop. Bring your gel pens, you're gonna want to take notes. 

~the sneak peek~

- Setting up for Success: Account Basics
- What is the Algorithm??
- Organize & Optimize for Future Growth
- Visuals Breakdown : Working vs Not
- Hashtags: How to Research & Where to Put Them
- IG Stories: How They Help Your Posts

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build your brand

INSTAGRAM 101

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EVENTS: Nordic International Film Festival
Oct
31
to Nov 4

EVENTS: Nordic International Film Festival

Gain VIP access to the Nordic International Film Festival.

Founded by the Swedish actors and film producers Linnea Larsdotter and Johan Matton, Nordic International Film Festival (NIFF) has quickly grown to become a cultural element in the competitive film festival landscape.

Panels, Film Screenings, Seminars, and one big Afterparty, AMF is invited to attend and enjoy all the festival has to offer.

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OPENING NIGHT FILM
Oct
31
6:45 PM18:45

OPENING NIGHT FILM

Members are invited to attend the pre-screening red carpet drink mixer sponsored by Einstok Beer and Rekorderlig Cider.

NIFF will be screening HOLIDAY; A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.

AMF members who attend the event will also receive a free submission waiver for NIFF 2019 as a gift from the founders Johan Matton and Linnea Larsdotter.

Please RSVP to info@amfstudiosnyc.com to reserve your complimentary ticket, as seats are limited.

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Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

MEETUPS: Game Night

  • 602 39th Street Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chill night, come hang out! Play some ping pong, there mayyy be a bluetooth karaoke mic, and plenty of card games too. Bring your fav group game to play, but know I have like a thousand camp games in my back pocket. Mafia is OFF THE TABLE b/c it’s the worst game ever. No one wants to be a townsperson. and if we play catchprase just know you’ll 100% want to be on my team. I’m A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E with those word games.

Booze & snacks obvi a part of this.

Jana’s Apartment # 307

8pm-Midnight

Friday Sept 21

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