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Buffalo Film Looking for Filmmakers to Join Camera Crew for NEW Short Mystery Film this OCTOBER

LOOKING FOR BUFFALO FILMMAKERS - Buffalo Filmmaking Boot Camp - Short Mystery Film


Buffalo Filmmaking Boot Camp is looking for three film crew to help with cinematography, sound, production/lighting, and makeup. We will be producing a short mystery film at Kenmore Middle School in Kenmore, New York. This is an unpaid film experience. 
Dates are October 5, 12, 19 from 6-9pm. 
Join us in making a fun new film.

Contact Sabrina Pena Young at spenayoung@gmail.com with your resume/reel and availability. 
Buffalo Filmmaking Boot Camp is a great opportunity to produce a short film in just six weeks. 

Summer Filmmaking Boot Camp "Welcome to Space Force" will be  premiered in Western New York this fall.  Directed by Chris Thomas. Produced by Sabrina Pena Young.


"The Noise Within" was produced this past Spring at Filmmaking Boot Camp. It was premiered at the Buffalo Movie and Video Maker Club and won First Place in it's Shorty Contest. Directed by Chris Thomas. Produced by Sabrina P…

How to make a Film - NEW Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp Buffalo New York LAST DAY to Register

BUFFALO NEW YORK is home to a new exciting film experience - Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp! Local filmmakers in Western New York get together to create brand new EXCITING short films! Learn how to make a film. So far the camp has produced two new films - the suspenseful The Noise Within and the fun comedy Welcome to Space Force. The Noise Within was premiered at the Screening Room in Amherst, New York at the Buffalo Movie and Video Maker annual contest and won first place. 

The film, directed by emerging filmmaker Chris Thomas, was filmed in only two nights! Welcome to Space Force has been submitted to the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, which is a premier local event of incredible international and regional films in science fiction, horror, animation, drama, and more. This event is a bastion of indie filmmaking in the Western New York film region. Filmmakers had six weeks to write, film, and edit the short film, which was located in Kenmore, New York.

REGISTRATION is still open for…

INDIE FILMMAKERS LAST CHANCE to sign up for the GROUNDBREAKING Buffalo Filmmaker Boot Camp! NEW YORK

Budding filmmakers and professionals alike will work together in this collaborative class to write, film,act in, and edit an original short film written by the class. Learn film production basics in screenwriting, filming, sound and video editing, special fx, makeup fx, and more. Students will each take on a specific role in the short film production that will be filmed during class. The final film will be screened the last day of class. Students are encouraged to bring any camera/film equipment available to class. A supply fee of $10 to be paid to the instructor the first day of class.


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Election Primary Day in Buffalo New York

Election Primary Day in Buffalo New York
Today Buffalo, New York will be hosting primary elections. The voting day was moved to September 13th out of respect for the September 11th anniversary and the Jewish holidays. There are several significant elections this year in New York, including primaries for governor on the Democratic side and the Attorney General. 

Find out important information regarding voting locations from the Erie County New York Board of Elections.


New! Music Time for Toddlers and Preschool with Mami Mozart in Buffalo , New York

New! Music Time for Toddlers and Preschool with Mami Mozart in Buffalo , New YorkSeptember 28 - November 16, 2018 Meets: F from 11:00 AM to 12 N, 8 sessions
Ages 1-5 With Adult Participation

Toddlers and preschool children will enjoy a world of music, singing, storytime, and dance in this fun music class designed for adult family members and their little ones. This is an excellent music class for babies and toddlers in Buffalo, New York

Together explore the ABC's, animals, geography, numbers, and more with sing-a-longs, puppetry, music games, instruments, rhymes and more! Mami Mozart has over twenty years of teaching experience, including Early Childhood Education. Adults will participate in activities with the child. Special needs considerations can be discussed with the instructor. 
REGISTER TODAY AT:https://register.ktufsd.org/wconnect/ace/CourseStatus.awp?&course=18FKF20HOMESCHOOLERS AND SIBLINGS WELCOME!
If you have an older sibling, are a homeschooler, or have a child with sp…

NEW MUSIC Free Sheet Music From New York Composer

NEW MUSIC Free Sheet Music From New York ComposerDOWNLOAD FREE SHEET MUSIC ONLINE NOW: 
Category:Young, Sabrina Pena - IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet 

EXCLUSIVE WORKSHOPS AND PRIVATE LESSONS WITH AWARD-WINNING COMPOSER in BUFFALO NEW YORK:Sign up for SONGWRITING WORKSHOPS in WESTERN NEW YORK WITH AWARD-WINNING COMPOSER SABRINA PENA YOUNG

ABOUT THE COMPOSERSabrina Peña Young, the daughter of Dominican and Cuban parents, grew up in South Florida during the 1980s. Starting her creative journey as a musician, Young spent her teen years and much of her college life performing in various orchestras, alternative bands, and avant-garde ensembles. While at University of South Florida in Tampa in 2000, Sabrina Peña Young became involved with SYCOM (Systems Complex for the Recording and Performing Arts), an experimental enclave of composers and media artists and abandoned the sticks for technology. She worked with Emmy-winning director Charles Lyman at Atlantic Productions b…

NEW Filmmaking Book - Filmmaking Crash Course: 30 Exercises for Educators, Students, and Filmmakers

NEW Filmmaking Book - Filmmaking Crash Course: 30 Exercises for Educators, Students, and Filmmakers 
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Unravel the mystique surrounding filmmaking through simple, well-thought-out exercises and practical tips. This book can be used quickly by any filmmaker regardless of level. For those that are established film professionals, there are a variety of exercises that can help you build skills in your weaker areas. 

Over thirty practical filmmaking exercises. Focus on writing, production, directing, and post-production. Students and professionals alike will find exercises that hone their skills substantially. A great addition to any video production library. 

Whether you are in video production, screenwriting, sound, cinematography, short films, feature-length movie production, advertising, or animation, you will learn something new in this exciting new film workbook. 

FOR EDUCATORS
Find exercises and inspire your students to create. Feel free to adjust the level and diffic…

NEW! The Space Force Music Video Buffalo New York Composer

NEW! The Space Force March Buffalo New York Composer


The Space Force March from "Welcome to Space Force" July 2018. Composer Sabrina Peña Young. Copyright 2018 All Rights Reserved. ASCAP. Space Force drafts an unlikely band of crazy recruits in this original zany short film directed by Chris Thomes for Buffalo’s Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp.

Download the soundtrack today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sabrina-pena-young/389263592
Sign up for the amazing FILMMAKER BOOT CAMP in Buffalo, New York! Make a short film in only SIX WEEKS with award-winning composer and filmmaker Sabrina Peña Young.
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Buffalo Composer Finalist in CINTAS Foundation Composer Fellowship for 2018-2019 in Miami

Buffalo Composer Finalist in CINTAS Foundation Composer Fellowship for 2018-2019  in Miami Miami, August 2018 – The CINTAS Foundation announces this year’s finalists for the annual CINTAS Fellowship Competition and the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. A reception and awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, October 10th, at the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum. An exhibition featuring works by each of the finalists will be on exhibit at the Lowe Art Museum beginning on Wednesday, October 3rd.
Buffalo Composer Sabrina Peña Young is among the finalists for this year's Cintas composer fellowship. If she wins, Young hopes to use the funds to produce her upcoming children's opera Alica and the White Rabbit, a futuristic opera loosely inspired by the work of Lewis Carroll and a precursor to her animated opera Libertaria.

The CINTAS Foundation oversees two important art collections in the United States. The Master Paintings from the Spanish School include pieces th…