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PGA EAST NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF February 14...

NatCap

PGA NatCap
NatCap General Membership Meeting and Happy Hour
Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00 pm at 1831

At this meeting we will be discussing the details of the regional proposal and the new opportunities available to us as PGA members. Assuming we enjoy the support of you and your fellow NatCappers, we will move forward with our first election this spring, beginning with forming a nominating committee to meet with all interested National Capitol members.


If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to get more information, give feedback and/or sign up to be part of the process, please contact pganatcap@producersguild.org

RSVP & more info.


NYC

PGA East Screening

BLACK PANTHER
Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 pm at the SVA Beatrice Theater

Marvel Studios' “Black Panther” follows T'Challa who returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to become king, but when a powerful old enemy reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king–and Black Panther–is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.

RSVP & more info.

INDUSTRY INVITES

The Players Club
A Special Invitation from The Players Club

The PGA is pleased to invite all PGA members to join The Players on Gramercy Park on a very special courtesy basis. Between now and February 28, 2018, all PGA members who submit an application for Players membership will receive a 50% reduction in the standard club initiation fee.  Membership also includes reciprocal access to some of the world’s most exclusive private clubs, including the Garrick Club and Groucho Club in London; the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC; the Union League in Chicago; and the Wingtip in San Francisco, among others.
 
Founded in 1888 by Edwin Booth, Mark Twain and a group of Shakespearean actors, The Players has established itself as a vibrant home away from home for those who have followed in the footsteps of the many performers, producers, directors, writers and artists who shaped today’s entertainment industry.
 
Come discover a club that brims with the history of our industry as it unfolded beginning in nineteenth century New York. Situated in a beautiful, historic 1880’s Stanford White townhouse overlooking Gramercy Park, members enjoy exclusive use of the club to host screenings, meetings and gatherings, from the library to the Mark Twain card room and more.  Members are also welcome to spend time in Gramercy Park with the club's exclusive key access.  To learn more about this opportunity, click here.


Post New York Alliance and Trevanna Post

ASK US ANYTHING: POST BUDGETING, TAX CREDITS, POST EVERYTHING…


Wednesday, February 21st and Wednesday, April 25th

10:00am - 11:30am at Trevanna Post - 260 W 35th Street, 10th Floor


Join the Post New York Alliance and Trevanna Post for breakfast. Trevanna will answer all of your questions on the NY Tax Credit , post production budgeting, and anything post related. Members of Trevanna's esteemed group of accountants helped write the New York State tax credit and have worked since 2004 to perfect it. They know the rules and nuances inside and out. They have also done the post production budgeting/accounting on hundreds of projects . Open to PNYA Members and Non-Members. Please send questions in advance to yana@trevanna.com


Please register for one of the two dates here:


RSVP for February 21st

RSVP for April 25th

LitFilm Film Festival

February 20-25, 2018

LitFilm is a film festival about writers presented by the Brooklyn Public Library, February 20 - 25, 2018. Get an inside look at the private lives and artistic processes of William S. Burroughs, Mahmoud Darwish, Joan Didion, Diane di Prima, Vaclav Havel, Gabriel García Márquez, Arthur Miller, Yukio Mishima, Susan Sontag, Alice Walker and more, through inspiring documentaries and films ranging from the 60s to now. 

The six-day event will also see appearances by filmmakers Rebecca Miller, Griffin Dunne, Karen Thorsen and Douglas K. Dempsey; as well as actors and writers like Najla Said, and more.

All screenings are free but require reservations. RSVP & more info here.

ReelAbilities Film Festival

REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL


March 8-14 at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and 30 other venues across the greater New York City Metropolitan area, including all five boroughs. Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland counties.


The ReelAbilities Film Festival is the largest festival of its kind promoting awareness and inclusion through the stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. Initiated by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, the festival takes place in over 30 locations throughout the NY Metro area. Join us in celebrating the diversity of the human experience through engaging films and cultural events. For more info, visit: reelabilities.org/newyork  


ReelAbilities Film Festival is offering PGA members 20% off of all general admissions screenings using the code RFFPGA18.  


UPCOMING EVENTS

NYC
First Mondays Monthly Mixer

Monday, March 5th, at 6pm

NYC
WIN Inter-guild Mixer
Monday, March 19th at 7:00pm

NYC
ISLE OF DOGS
Monday, March 19th at7:30 pm

You can view all upcoming PGA events on the PGA website calendar



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