PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 25TH:
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/25/17
Micah Morgan
Axum Graphics
301-875-8381
info@axum.graphics

 

Animation and Virtual Reality for Filmmakers: A New How-to

Auteurist empowers filmmaking and storytelling, allowing everyone to create visually stunning animated
movies

San Francisco, CA: The North Bay Art and Film Festival October 6th-8th is an annual three day event
showcasing independent films and select artists from Northern California and countries around the globe.
The event was created by independent filmmakers with the sole purpose to showcase screen and new
upcoming talent.

Micah Morgan, Chief Creative Officer of Axum Graphics will be leading a workshop on Animation and
Virtual Reality for Filmmakers: A New How-to. on Saturday. The workshop will take place on October 7th
1:15 pm at Carter’s Biz Cafe. This workshop is for filmmakers who want to tell their stories in the medium
of computer animation and virtual reality, but don’t have experience in the software tools and techniques
needed to do so. It will demonstrate how Auteurist empowers filmmaking and storytelling, allowing
everyone to create visually stunning animated movies. Attendees will have the chance to apply to the
upcoming Auteurist Alpha program so they can be among the first group of filmmakers to lead the future
of film with Auteurist.

Micah Morgan, an artist in residence at the African American Art & Culture Complex in San Francisco is a
new media artist, film maker, and writer. As Chief Creative Officer of Axum Graphics, she is committed to
changing the world of computer animation and virtual reality film-making. With Auteurist, she is opening
up the field to a whole new class of storytellers by privileging the knowledge of film and theater over 3D
jargon.

About Axum Graphics: Axum Graphics creates 3D content creation tools for everyone. Our tool Auteurist is a 3D
content creation tool anyone can use to make an animated film or virtual reality experience. It opens up the field to
a whole new class of users, diversifying the industry itself and the stories being told. www.axum.graphics

 


PRESS RELEASE JULY 1ST:
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CARTER’S BIZ CAFES to host
SECOND ANNUAL
NORTH BAY ART & FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 6-8, 2017
A SHOWCASE OF THE UNIQUE CHARACTER AND TALENT OF
THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (July 1, 2017) — Carter’s Biz Cafes will once again host the North Bay Art & Film Festival (NBAFF) showcasing independent local, national and international short films along with the works of artisans from Northern California on October 6-8, 2017. The NBAFF is a campus-wide event that includes the Commanding Officers Quarters and the Benicia City Clocktower, both are historic sites in Benicia, California and are surrounded by the beautiful San Francisco Bay. Although held in Northern California, the North Bay Arts & Film Festival is an open event and the organizers expect a repeat of last year and receive submissions from throughout the nation and the world.

“To date we’ve year we received films from all over the U.S. And, we received entries from international filmmakers in China, Iran, Sweden, France, Spain, Greece and more,” said Carter Rankin, CEO and Founder of Carter’s Biz Cafes, a membership, co-working venture located in a 157-year old historical landmark known as the Commanding Officers Quarters. William K. Wesley, Festival Coordinator adds, “The combination of the works of independent filmmakers and local artisans makes this event very exciting. We once again expect dozens of artisans, artists and craftspeople from all over the Bay Area and Northern California.”

Prolific filmmaker and NBAFF Judge Chairperson Jacalyn Evone states, “Last years’ 1st Annual NBAFF exceeded our expectations. The quality of the films. the venue and the ambiance were unparalleled. With such close proximity to San Francisco and Silicon valley, we hosted an exceptionally talented, socially aware and technologically connected audience. We featured VR hands-on demonstrations, Q&A with movie makers about films and technology used to make them.”

NBAFF is in and supports the Solano County community. Part of the net proceeds will be given to the Benicia Education Foundation whose mission is to support the seven Benicia public schools.

Tickets, sponsor, vendor or volunteer information please visit: www.northbayartfilmfest.com.

For film submission information, please visit:
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/NorthBayArtFilmFestival

For additional information, contact mlouvigny@gmail.com

 


PRESS RELEASE FEBRUARY 1ST:
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ANNOUNCING THE 2017 NORTH BAY ART & FILM FESTIVAL

CARTER’S BIZ CAFES to host
SECOND ANNUAL
NORTH BAY ART & FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 6-8, 2017
A SHOWCASE OF THE UNIQUE CHARACTER AND TALENT OF
THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 1, 2017) — Carter’s Biz Cafes will once again host the North Bay Art & Film Festival (NBAFF) showcasing independent local, national and international short films along with the works of artisans from Northern California on October 6-8, 2017. The NBAFF is a campus-wide event that includes the Commanding Officers Quarters and the Benicia City Clock Tower, both are historic sites in Benicia, California and are surrounded by the beautiful San Francisco Bay. Although held in
Northern California, the North Bay Arts & Film Festival is an open event and the organizers
expect a repeat of last year and receive submissions from throughout the nation and the world.

Prolific filmmaker and NBAFF Director Jacalyn Evone states, “Last years’ 1st Annual NBAFF exceeded our expectations. The quality of the films. the venue and the ambiance were unparalleled. With such close proximity to San Francisco and Silicon valley, we hosted an exceptionally talented, socially aware and technologically connected audience. We featured VR hands-on demonstrations, Q&A with movie makers about films and technology used to make them.”

“Last year we received films from all over the U.S. Internationally, we received entries from Japan, Iran, Russia and more,” said Carter Rankin, CEO and Founder of Carter’s Biz Cafes, a membership, co-working venture located in a 156-year old historical landmark known as the Commanding Officers Quarters. William K. Wesley, Festival Coordinator adds, “The combination of the works of independent filmmakers and local artisans makes this event very exciting. We once again expect dozens of artisans, artists and craftspeople from all over the Bay Area and Northern California.”

NBAFF is in and supports the Solano County community. Part of the net proceeds will be given to the Benicia Education Foundation whose mission is to support the seven Benicia public schools.

Tickets, sponsor, vendor or volunteer information please visit:
www.northbayartfilmfest.com

For film submission information, please visit:
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/NorthBayArtFilmFestival

For additional information, contact info@northbayartfilmfest.com