Attention Content Creators and Marketers!
We’re pulling back the curtain to reveal the craftsmanship and artistry of building some of our favorite sets.
This month will be filled with creative ideas, new tutorials, and set design tips to use in your work for October.
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‘Tis almost the winter holiday season! It is said that the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. It’s never too early to invest your time and start planning the most memorable gathering yet. Whether it’s a Corporate Holiday Party or a Special Celebration, make a toast together in The Audrey Hepburn Hall – our elegant industrial event space, making meaningful moments and joyous memories together.
Give the gift of time well spent with the people who matter most in your life by hosting a: Friendsgiving Party – Festive Family Reunion – Corporate Holiday Party – Winter-Themed Engagement Party – or Milestone Birthday Party.
Available date are limited so act fast! REQUEST A DATE
Unleash Your Culinary Creativity With Our Fully Functional Kitchen Set!
Stage 3 is our beautifully designed kitchen set, which has all the essential working appliances to bring your cooking productions to life. Our 10-foot-long Quartz Island includes a gas cooktop with no obstructions for camera angles. Unlike an Airbnb home kitchen rental, we designed our island 8′ away from the back counter to give your camera crews enough space to capture the perfect shots and maximize depth of field. Stage 3 includes an oven that bakes and roasts to perfection, plus a microwave, sink, and refrigerator to keep your ingredients fresh. A grid sits above the island for camera attachments and the ability to outfit with your own lights to ensure the perfect ambiance for your culinary creations.
Whether you’re shooting a cooking show, a food commercial, or any production that requires a kitchen’s elegant and functional environment, our kitchen set is your ticket to success.
Our team is committed to providing you with a seamless and hassle-free experience. We have meticulously designed the set to be versatile, practical, and visually appealing — all to make your creative process smooth and enjoyable.
So, let the aromatic wonders and tantalizing tastes take center stage in your next production. Secure this incredible opportunity to transform your culinary vision into a mouth-watering reality. Contact us today to learn more about Stage 3 and how we can customize it to meet your specific needs. Let’s cook up something extraordinary together!
Happy creating and bon appétit! REQUEST A DATE
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EVENTS AT THE FILM HUB
“The Tell All” Where storytellers are free to tell all. Public Event
Date: Tuesday, Oct 10th Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Meeting Room 2 @ The Film Hub
Member Run Event by Nash Brown – Bring a Screenplay, Short story, comic book, etc. – anything you have written to share with your fellow storytellers! Drinks and snacks will be provided. Bring extra copies of your story.
$5 per person paid at the door TFH Members are free
“Soulful Screenwriting Workshop” Public Event
Date: Wednesday, Oct 11th Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Date: Wednesday, Oct 25th Scary story workshop Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Meeting Room 2 @ The Film Hub
Workshop by Laurie Lamson
Soulful Screenwriting is an empowering interactive writing workshop that’s not just for screenwriters – many of the key storytelling principles we explore apply to other forms of dramatic narrative, such as a play or modern novel.
Over six months, participants will receive a big running start toward beginning a project from scratch, or rewriting a current project effectively.
We’ll discuss crucial dramatic ingredients along with common screenwriting pitfalls and creative writing exercises and tools for avoiding them.
Link to register & Pricing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soulful-screenwriting-workshop-series-registration-696441805187
Say Hello to Fall Public Event
Date: Thursday, Oct 12th Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm – Where: Meeting Room 2
Member held event by Jim Ellis – A spark is just a small bit of energy. Its duration is so quick that it is measured in milliseconds. It’s like a thought that flashes across our brains. With the right conditions, a spark can generate a blazing fire. That’s what these Spark meetings are designed to do. Provide the right conditions to generate a blaze of ideas.
Whether you are a copyrighter or a scriptwriter, bring in your projects in order to brainstorm a particular scene or concept. This is a gathering of writers who are willing to help in each other’s success.
$5 per person paid at the door – Free for Members
Painting Pumpkins – Members-only Event
Date: Thursday Oct 19th – Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Where: Patio -Get ready to bring your creativity to life with pumpkin painting! In this fun-filled session, unleash your artistic flair as you transform ordinary pumpkins into vibrant works of art. With no instructor, you’ll have the freedom to let your imagination run wild and create unique designs that reflect your personal style. So join us for a joyous hour of colorful creations and leave with a pumpkin masterpiece that will bring smiles all around.
SoCal Stunt Crew – Fight Choreography – Public Event
Date: Saturday, Oct 21st Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Sinatra Suite @ The Film Hub
Member Run event by Shane & Dan- Ever wondered what it’s like to perform thrilling stunts like those you see in your favorite films? Here’s your chance to learn from industry professionals! Stunt Classes cover a range of topics and teach different techniques, all suited to various skill levels.
$30 for public $15 for TFH Members RSVP: email@example.com
Mastermind Meeting – Public Event
Date: Tuesday, October 24th Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: Meeting Room 2 @ The Film Hub
Member Run event by Jeff Fox – The Film Hub Members Mastermind is a group for people who own, run, or would like to start their own business and would like to create a circle of people to learn and grow with.
Each business will have an opportunity to bring up a problem they are currently facing and have time for everyone to brainstorm interesting and unique solutions to that problem.
Not only does this help the business owner, but also gives insight to all of the other businesses in case they ever face a similar issue.
$10 for Non-Members – Free for TFH Members
If interested, please Submit an application. SUBMIT APPLICATION
Scary-Good Potluck & Costume Contest Members-only Event
Date: Tuesday, October 31th – Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Where: Audrey Hepburn Hall
Join us for a wickedly fun Halloween-themed potluck and costume contest that will have you howling with delight. Grab your favorite ghoulish dish to share, and come dressed in your most hauntingly creative costume. Our potluck is the perfect opportunity to indulge in delicious treats, eerie eats, and spine-chilling conversations.
And don’t forget about our costume contest, where the most creative and captivating costumes will be rewarded with amazing prizes! Potluck Sign up sheet at the front desk.
Tax filing made easy: how to prep for year end reporting & bring the bottom line down – Public Event
Date: Friday, November 3rd
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
We’re excited to invite you to a free class that will empower you with valuable knowledge on how to bring your bottom line and tax liability down, while effortlessly preparing for year-end reporting.
As a way to give back to our community, Big Picture Results is partnering with The Film Hub to promote financial and business literacy.
During this class, our expert instructor will guide you through practical strategies and tips to optimize your financials and simplify your tax filing process. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to gain the skills and confidence needed to make informed financial decisions. RSVP
Video Podcast Workshop – Public Event
Session 1:Audio & Video Recording
Date: Tuesday, Jan 9th 2024 – Group A: 5:00pm – 6:30pm or Group B: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Session 2: Post-production & Release Thursday, Jan 11th 2024, 5:00 -8:00 pm
Have you ever dreamed of having your own video podcast but need help figuring out where to start? Our hands-on Video Podcast workshop is designed to take beginners from zero to heroes in our state-of-the-art Podcast Studio.
You can learn what equipment to use, recommended programs and software, and how to distribute your content.
$160 for Class Series – Members: $80 for Class Series SIGN UP
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