Northeast Filmmakers Forum

Join the Capital Region’s Northeast Filmmakers Forum, 7p Tuesday, March 16th, featuring industry guest JOSH FRIEDMAN.  Registration is free and open to the public.

FORMAT:  News & Announcements, Project Updates, Industry Guest Speaker, Networking.  The Northeast Filmmakers Forum is hosted by Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange, Inc. home to the international Northeast Filmmakers Lab.

REPLAYS of past featured Guest Speakers Coming Soon.

MICHALINA SCORZELLI – February 16, 2021

An award winning film and television Producer, Director and Actor, Michalina’s body of work includes the upcoming release of “Shoplifters of the World ” as an actor. Shoplifters recently received a nice mention in USA Today as a film you will want to see in 2021. She Directed and Produced the Children’s  T.V show “The Adventures of Snow White and Rose Red” that secured distribution and was turned into a Feature Film that can be seen on Amazon Prime. Currently a Feature film Michalina Executive Produced and acted in titled “Girl in the Palms” is in the last stages of Post Production.  Past projects include Directing the multi award winning shorts “The New Weapon” starring Rachel Resheff, Jamie Harrold and Kaili Vernoff and Distractions for the BET. As an actor she has been seen in All My Children, Sex and the City, Sopranos and the feature film, Nate Dogg, which won Best Debut Feature at the Raindance Film Festival. As a Producer her film, Aftermath, premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival and went on to receive a theatrical run. Her work has screened in top festivals world wide, theaters and all streaming platforms. She has been featured in such publications as Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and the L.A Times and had the pleasure of working with stars Christopher Penn, Anthony Michal Hall, Jamie Harrold, Tony Danza and Kaili Vernoff. 

DAVID BLANCHARD – January 19, 2021

With Upstate Independents as a spring board, David cut films in Vermont, movie trailers in NYC for Showtime and HBO, which landed him in LA post-production houses where he continues to cut theatrical trailers and tv spots. Credits include La La Land, Mad Max: Fury Road, Jurassic Park 3D, A Good Day to Die Hard, The Chronicles of Narnia, Risky Business 25th Anniversary, The Dark Knight, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory and many others.