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Wednesday May 15th, the Independent Filmmakers Coalition will host a presentation by accomplished Kansas City filmmakers Stephen and Mary Pruitt. 20 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Great Indie Film (or What Really Matters in Film) is a humorous presentation on twenty major pitfalls most filmmakers encounter as the begin their film careers, and a few things that they should never lose sight of as they seek to create films of the highest possible quality.
Topekans who stay to watch all of the credits of "The Great Gatsby," the just-opened film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel of the same name, will see a familiar name acknowledged on the big screen: W.
Judith G. Levy uses art to explore difficult subjects for which words alone oftentimes can't suffice. Envy is a topic that frequently goes untalked about, particularly in the art world, Levy says. In "NV in KC," the Lawrence artist takes on the topic full force in a playful sendup of the Kansas City, Mo., art scene.
We have to be out of Screenland Crossroads by May 20th. Just days away. With events planned out for the year, a new website about to launch, and a show about to start filming we find ourselves without a base. Please join us for our final two events with Screenland and help us raise the funds we need to maintain our operations for the next year.
Thanks to everyone that came out to our Great Gatsby Costume Party. We had some much fun seeing everyone dressed up and listening to The Late Night Callers! There were a little over 300 guests attend the event, they were greeted by a line of 20s cars and flapper fashion.