A Film, TV, and Documentary industry networking party to bring awareness to Asperger Syndrome. Featuring filmmakers Jaime Ekkens (Best Animation - Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood), Sonia Bajaj (MTV India, NYFA), Stephanie Gardner (Tisch School of Arts), and Smallbook Chang (Academy of Art University). Special guest, MTV writer & producer Sean Lynch! Sponsored bt the Chelsea INDIE Film & Fashion Festival. Most talented filmmaker attending this event receives a free submission! http://www.withoutabox.com/login/13223
Connect with NYC filmmakers, acting professionals, producers, distributors, event planners, technical experts, and production gurus. Come together and network for a cause! Portion of proceeds are given to the US Autism & Asperger Association (www.usautism.org). Featuring an independent films showcase by:
Jaime Ekkens - "A Life With Asperger's"
Sonia Bajaj - "The Best Photograph"
Smallbook Chang - "Dead Letters"
Stephanie Gardner - "The Gecko Brothas"
The mission of the US Autism & Asperger Association is to provide the opportunity for everyone living with autism spectrum disorders to achieve their fullest potential, by enriching the autism community with education, training, accessible resources, and partnerships with local and national projects.
Friday May 23, from 7pm - 10pm. At Klimat Lounge, 77 East 7th St, near St. Marks. No cover for networking party, $7 cover for independent films screening! Portion of proceeds are given to USAustism.org, and the venue has agreed to donate $1 for every drink sold! 21+ event, 1 drink or food purchase min.