Saturday, December 31, 2011

Thursday, January 12: Documentary Filmmaker Candace Schermerhorn

Screenwriters Association
of Santa Barbara


Documentary Filmmaker

Candace Schermerhorn

Thursday, January 12, 7 pm

Brooks Institute
27 East Cota Street
Downtown Santa Barbara
(805) 617-4503

FREE and open to everyone!

Candace Schermerhorn got her start at Northern Light Productions in Boston, MA where she became a staff producer. As a producer, director, and writer her expertise and passion lie primarily in first person narrative and documentaries addressing contemporary issues. Her credits include work for Children’s Television Workshop, the National Park Service, Massachusetts Council for the Humanities, Harcourt Brace Publishers, American Masters, and Turner Broadcasting. She directed, with Bestor Cram, the independent award-winning documentary You Don’t Know Dick, an intimate film about female-to-male transsexuals. For many years she has taught documentary filmmaking at Santa Barbara City College and was the Director of Programming for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. She wrote, produced and directed The Naked Option: A last resort, celebrating the grassroots mobilization of women in the Niger Delta and their struggle against the multinational oil corporations. She is currently in preproduction of her third independent feature documentary, The Last Utopia, about the ancient seafaring Lapita Navigators and their migration due to sea level rise.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Holiday Mixer at Casa Blanca

Please join other writers and filmmakers in celebrating this magical season!

Holiday Mixer
Wednesday, December 14
5-7 pm
Casa Blanca Restaurant and Cantina
330 State Street
Downtown Santa Barbara

Who: Screenwriters Association of SB, The Table SB, Indiecoop: Co-operative of Independent SB Producers, SB Filmmakers

networking, drinking, eating, laughing, meeting new people who can help you with your projects

Holiday party primetime – December 14

a beautiful new restaurant in the heart of Santa Barbara’s old town

This is where other local entertainment production professions will be. Happy Hour prices 3-8 pm. You’ll be downtown shopping anyway. Check out the new restaurant in town. It’s gonna be fun!