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"STORY, STORY, STORY" Membership Meeting - THURSDAY, February 8, 2018

Written by 17 Jan,2018

Join BADWest for its February 2018 presentation: Story, Story, Story. Making a documentary film is more than just "talking heads" Finding the compelling story to tell is crucial in documentary filmmaking.  Spade Robinson of Story Consulting Services, a company designed to drive the most compelling version of stories for independent artists and corporations will be the guest panelist.

BADWEST MEMBERSHIP MEETING

THURSDAY, February 8, 2018

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Mary Pickford Center

1313 Vine Street

1st Floor Conference Room

Los Angeles, CA  90028

 

PLEASE NOTE: DAY AND TIME CHANGE FOR FEBRUARY MEETING.  BACK TO THURSDAY AND START TIME 7:00 PM.

 

"STORY, STORY, STORY" 

Spade RobinsonSpade Robinson is an award winning filmmaker, screenwriter, actress and comedienne with experience that spans feature film, documentary, television, commercial and stage. Spade is a master's alumnus of USC's School of Cinematic Arts, where she emphasized writing and directing, completing her MFA in Film and Television Production. Since then, she's been commissioned to direct and produce commercial content for by clients ranging from Time Warner and Sundance Institute to Peculiar People and Finding Charlie. Her original works include award winning films such as Seen Also In Men, The Wedding and The Love Life of A Black Girl as well as a host of feature screenplays and television pilots. Her feature directorial debut, Bad Hair, is currently in post-production. She's directed both contemporary and classical stage plays including Starting Monday, A Mid Summer's Night Dream, and A Lesson Before Dying. Independent plays include Black Voices and Pocketbook.

 

Spade's work as an actress spans film, television, commercial and stage. Notable works in film include the leads in The Wedding and The Love Life of a Black Girl, in film and Antigone and Starting Monday on stage. Her extensive work in supporting women storytellers and storytellers of color birthed her consulting firm, Story Consulting Services, a company designed to drive the most compelling version of stories for independent artists and corporations. In 2017, after changing her first name from Velissa to Spade, she founded Spade Ink, a production company to finance, develop and produce a diverse slate of projects spanning feature film, documentary, television and digital. Spade is currently in development on several film and television projects. She lives in Los Angeles.

 

http://spaderobinson.com/
 

 

THURSDAY, February 8, 2018

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please bring I.D.

 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Mary Pickford Center
1313 Vine Street
1st Floor Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA 90028 Corner of Vine and Fountain
Free parking in rear

$5 for non-BADWest members.

 

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West is a project of Fulcrum Arts' Emerge fiscal sponsorship program. www.fulcrumarts.org

 

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BAD West) is a professional organization providing people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media the opportunity to network professionally, share resources, exchange ideas and meet socially in order to enhance the development, production, promotion and exhibition of documentaries. The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West also advocates the recognition and professional advancement of Black documentary filmmakers.