ATTENTION: PRODUCERS, WRITERS, DIRECTORS AND PRODUCTION CREW MEMBERS! THIS SESSION IS FOR YOU!
Veteran filmmaker Frank Calo will present a two-hour session that will address the many issues pertaining to film production in today’s world. All who participate will be involved in a strong Q & A session. From the development stage, the financing stage, pre-production through post-production, and of course, Distribution.
Frank will address any and all concerns and share his wide experiences of film production from his Studio days throughout his independent stage.
This seminar will fit anyone working in today’s film business.
Frank M Calo is an Independent Producer and Director whose film THE BELIEVER, starring Ryan Gosling and Billy Zane won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2001 Sundance Festival. That film won all the festivals that year including The Berlin Film Festival. It was shown nation wide and had a great box office run.
His film, HERE & THERE with Cyndi Lauper and David Thornton has won the BEST NY NARRATIVE IN WORLD COMPETITION 2009 at Robert DeNiro’s, Tribeca Film Festival in NYC and had it’s official News York premier played to wide audiences domestically and overseas.
Mr. Calo has worked with Robert DeNiro (Godsend) Demi Moore, Mike Myers Shelly Winters, Marlon Brando and many more. His film THE COOKOUT with Queen Latifah also had a great box office run distributed by Lions Gate Films.
He also worked for two years with The Motion Picture Bond Company under Robert Bordiga, as a Producer working on films throughout the tri-state areas.
He is currently in Pre-Production with his featured film, EYES OF THE KINGS which begins shooting in New York the fall of 2016.
He was one of the few and only directors who studied privately under Mr. Elia Kazan.