Thursday, September 18, 2014

Updated Calendar Listings: Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative Exchange on October 24

DATELINE: September 22, 2014

Ellen Gorman
Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative

Mark G. Auerbach
Mark G. Auerbach Public Relations


The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative
presents the first ever


Friday, October 24, 2014 from 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Hosted by Baystate Health
Baystate Health Whitney Avenue Conference Center
361 Whitney Avenue, Holyoke, MA.

A day long series of workshps, seminars, demonstrations and networking opportunities for Western Massachusetts film and video professionals, businesses who use film and video in their marketing efforts, and other creative industries professionals. 

Douglas Trumbull, the American film director and visual effects pioneer is the keynote speaker. Trumbull has worked on such movie classics and has been associated with “2001: A Space Odyssey”, “Close Encounters of The Third Kind”, “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”, Blade Runner” and “Silent Running”. He’s been a resident of Western Massachusetts for almost two decades, and he has started several film-related innovation  companies in the region.

Tickets ($45 through October 19; $55 after October 19) will go on sale on September 22. For information on programs, tickets, and more: Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative at

The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) is a creative economic engine that supports production and workforce development in Western Massachusetts. BFMC develops educational and workforce enrichment courses, offers networking events for industry professionals, acts as a resource for visiting productions, creates jobs within our communities in the film industry and provides an on- line production guide and locations database as a resource for filmmakers. BFMC was formed in 2009, and is a fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. 


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