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October 2016

ScreenTalk: Halloween Horror Bash

October 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrigan’s Public House, 2430 Morris Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Join us for a special haunted ScreenTalk as we go behind the scenes of two classic horror films, just in time for trick-or-treat season. Plus, arrive early for spooky crafts, Halloween treats, photos with mini-Freddy Krueger and other spooky surprises! MAKING 'THE SHINING' Directed by Vivian Kubrick 35 minutes A candid, behind-the-scenes look at production of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining as filmed by his then-teenage daughter. Chapter 1 Of: NEVER SLEEP AGAIN:…

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November 2016
Free

Salon: Meet the Animators

November 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rojo – Sideroom, 2921 Highland Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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Just in time for IAD - International Animation Day, local animators Ali Clarke and Chris Garrison will be in attendance to screen samples of their work and discuss the craft of animation. Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers and film fans alike. Join us the 1st Tuesday of each month to meet new people, learn something new and enjoy complimentary chips, salsa and queso from our friends at Rojo. As always, networking…

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$150

Sidewalk $10K Party

November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kress Building – Rooftop, 301 19th St N
Birmingham, AL 35207 United States
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The Seventh Annual $idewalk 10K Party to Benefit Sidewalk Film Festival is a party of chance - lots of opportunities to win, including the $10,000 grand prize! Plus beer, wine, food from our friends at Rojo Birmingham. Tickets are $150 and include admission for you plus one guest, and one entry for the $10,000 drawing (1 in 150 odds).

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ScreenTalk: From Nowhere

November 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrigan’s Public House, 2430 Morris Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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FROM NOWHERE Directed by Matthew Newton 89 minutes, USA Three undocumented Bronx teenagers are graduating from high school while navigating the treacherous waters of trying to get their papers to stay in the US. Doors at 6pm, Film at 7pm. Panel TBA TICKETS are $8 advance, $10 at door and $5 for students anytime. SCREEN LOCATION: enter the front, left side of Carrigan's Pub and look for the stairs on the INSIDE of the Pub. The screen is on the…

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December 2016

Salon: Holiday Movie Trivia Showdown

December 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rojo – Sideroom, 2921 Highland Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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Just in time for the festive season, join us for a game of bar-style team trivia all to do with your favorite holiday movies! We'll be giving away fun prizes to the best teams - including passes for Sidewalk 2017! Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers and film fans alike. Join us the 1st Tuesday of each month to meet new people, learn something new and enjoy complimentary chips, salsa and queso…

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January 2017

Salon: Alabama State Council on the Arts Grant Overview

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rojo – Sideroom, 2921 Highland Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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Join us at Rojo Birmingham for the first Sidewalk Salon of 2017! Our guest will be Elliot Knight, Visual Arts Program Manager and Gallery Director at the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Elliot will give an overview of the grants available to filmmakers through ASCA's visual arts program, including guidelines for applying and key dates for 2017. Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers and film fans alike. Join us the 1st…

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$30 - $40

Tech & Technique: Grant Writing 101 & 102 Workshop

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Magic City Acceptance Center, 2500 4th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Writing a successful grant proposal is a lucrative skill not just for filmmakers and artists, but also for professionals in all fields. Join us for an in-depth seminar teaching participants how to best format and present their message led by Karen Musgrove, Executive Director of Birmingham AIDS Outreach. Registration fee (through 1/5): $30 Late registration fee (1/5-1/13): $40 Technology & Technique Workshops offer a chance to gain hands-on experience under the guidance of a filmmaking professional. Each workshop focuses on…

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$5 - $10

ScreenTalk: She Started It

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrigan’s Public House, 2430 Morris Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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ScreenTalk is a monthly documentary and discussion screening series designed to stimulate conversation. SHE STARTED IT Directed by Nora Poggi 90 minutes, USA Following five women over two years as they pitch VCs, build teams, bring products to market, fail and start again, SHE STARTED IT takes viewers on a global roller coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, France and Vietnam. Along the way, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan…

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February 2017

Salon: A Guide to Festival Submission

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rojo – Sideroom, 2921 Highland Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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Join Sidewalk Film Festival Creative Director Rachel Morgan and Features Programmer Kyle McKinnon as they offer an insider look at best practices for submitting your work to different film festivals around the US. Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at filmmakers and film fans alike. No tickets are required. Join us the 1st Tuesday of each month to meet new people, learn something new and enjoy complimentary chips, salsa and queso from our friends at…

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$40 - $60

Sidewalk Scramble 2017

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - February 19 @ 7:00 pm
The Abbey, 131A 41 St S
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Scramble is Sidewalk's timed filmmaking competition. Fueled by caffeine and competition, teams are challenged to create a short film -- from concept to completion - typically within a 48-hour time frame - and based on themes and inspiration items provided by the creative folks at Sidewalk. Participants range from amateurs to professionals, so the results are inspiring and spectacular! Questions about Scramble can be directed to Noah. Announcing our 2017 Scramble! Kickoff: Friday, February 17th 6:00 - 8:00 PM at…

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