NEW HEIGHTS Presents ARTS VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM 2020
Every Saturday in October
NEW HEIGHTS Presents Arts Virtual Symposium 2020! Offered by the City of Santa Clarita, the FREE Arts Symposium joins NEW HEIGHTS Artists Development Series during ‘ARTober’ for a series of workshops and panel discussions designed to engage and educate creative individuals, no matter what level of experience. Held every Saturday in October, the Arts Symposium will feature Visual Arts, Film and Music sessions!
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Watch on YouTube at the City of Santa Clarita’s “NEW HEIGHTS” YouTube Playlist
Sessions will also post on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheMAINNewhall or
tab on our Facebook homepage, at Facebook.com/themainnewhall/videos/…
NEW HEIGHTS – “You’re the Curator: Creating Your Own Online Exhibits”
Saturday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Art Session)
Learn how to effectively utilize various online virtual exhibition platforms. Panelists include: Sydney Adam, Emmanuel Missillon and Chris Davies. Watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/aeU_DC5ux94
NEW HEIGHTS – “Do the Hustle: How Artists Maximize Their Business”
Saturday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Art Session)
The panel will discuss methods used to promote their art practice, talents, establish relationships and look for opportunities. As well as, provide insight and understanding of endeavor to find work and sales for their art and talents. The panel will feature artists, Skye Amber Sweet, Naomi Young and David Heredia. Watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/WqorP8LSSy4
NEW HEIGHTS – “Be Seen: Film Distribution Tips & Tricks”
Saturday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Film Session)
An esteemed panel shares their experience selling independent films with specific tips on how the distribution process and landscape is changing amidst a global pandemic. Panelists include: Two-time Emmy Award Winner Cady McClain, Lisha Yakub (Producer at Calgrove Media, who formerly packaged films for distribution at Discover Management) and Liz Manashil (formerly of Sundance’s Creative Distribution Initiative and Picture Motion) with moderator Jennifer Fischer (former founder/director of the Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival and producer and distributor with Think Ten Media Group). Watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/32BVENAmrvA
NEW HEIGHTS – “Remote Rehearsing & Jamming: What is Possible with Today’s Technology”
Saturday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Music Session)
Join as panelists discuss their use of various online music rehearsal platforms, and provide insight into the best tools, as well as tips, tricks, warnings, and observations. Panelists include: Wendy Hersh and Emily Ross. Watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/vLHYITw0q-s
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NEW HEIGHTS – “Mindfulness & Yoga for the Arts with Alexis Shahin”
Saturday, October 17 at 11:00 a.m. – LIVE on Zoom (LIVE Art Session)
In this LIVE 60-minute class, learn how yoga and mindfulness can have a positive impact on peace. This class will include gentle movement and breath-based meditation. Some knowledge of yoga practice is helpful, but not necessary to take this class. All are welcome. Virtual doors will open at 10:45 a.m. Please visit the Facebook event page for Zoom login information, link above.
NEW HEIGHTS – “Small Screen, Big Dreams: Creating a Successful Web Series”
Saturday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Film Session)
In this panel, successful web series producers and creators will share their creative journeys and tips for web series success. Topics covered will include: web talk shows, comedies, animation and more! Panelists include: Emmy Award Winner Kibi Anderson (Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett Smith) Lisa Ebersole (37 Problems) and Rae Benjamin (Julisa Who) with moderator Jennifer Fischer (Co-Founder, Think Ten Media Group). Watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/2_YcFa1ZXdU
NEW HEIGHTS – “Songwriting Tips & Tricks”
Saturday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Music Session)
Panelists will discuss the process and craft of building a song and detailed ways to attack the songwriting process in an effective, productive, and efficient manner. Panelists include: Wendy Hersh and Emily Ross. Watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/lE097LaQ6dw
NEW HEIGHTS – “Teaching Art Online: Making the Shift from Life to Virtual”
Saturday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Art Session)
Learn how each panelist effectively teaches art online. They will discuss techniques, observations, tools and tricks for teaching online. Panelists include: CK Walker, Belinda Del Pesco, Michael Strauss and moderator, Daryl Bibicoff.
NEW HEIGHTS – “The Director’s Chair”
Saturday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. – on YouTube (Film Session)
In this panel, three directors discuss their unique journeys to and experiences in the director’s chair. Topics covered will include: documentary and commercial directing, network television (and how you get in that director’s chair) and independent filmmaking. Panelists include: Rachel Feldman (The Rookie, Blue Blood, Criminal Minds, etc.), Frederick Taylor (commercial clients include: Coca-Cola, UNICEF, CNN, Nike, Electronic Arts) and Jennifer Phang (Advantageous, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Cloak and Dagger, etc.) with moderator Jennifer Fischer (Co-Founder, Think Ten Media Group).
NEW HEIGHTS – “Expanding Your Reach: Taking Your Band from Local to Regional”
Saturday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. – LIVE on Zoom (Music Session)
Panelist will discuss all of the various actions, strategies, opportunities, tools, and tricks that they have used in their music career to take their band/act from local to regional. Panelists include: Ted Kamp, Tommy Peacock and Jason Anselmo Martinez “J Hawk” with moderator, Jeff Barber.
Zoom login information can be found on Facebook at Facebook.com/events/356344945716352?active_tab=about