NEWS / EL DORADO LAKE TAHOE FILM & MEDIA OFFICE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2016
Contact: Kathleen Dodge, Executive Director El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office
firstname.lastname@example.org www.FilmTahoe.com 530-626-4400
MARK S. ALLEN will be the featured speaker at this year’s FILM INDUSTRY MIXER FRIDAY MARCH 11, 2016
Open to the Public. Attendance is free!
- WHY: To celebrate and strengthen our local film industry through networking!
- WHO: Film Crewmembers, Producers, Directors, Talent, Vendors, & Community members interested in learning about the local film industry.
- WHEN: Friday, March 11, from 4-8 p.m. MARK S. ALLEN 6 p.m. Imagination Theatre (seating is limited, please come early). VIP Reception 8 -11 p.m. Los Pinos, Cameron Park
- WHERE: At the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville, CA
Imagination Theatre, EDC Fairgrounds, Placerville (reception following) Los Pinos, Cameron Park, CA
The El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office has assisted with numerous productions over the last 22 years. http://www.filmtahoe.com/credits.html
The Film Industry Mixer has been held in conjunctions with the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Showcase. The Film Industry is big business in El Dorado County. Kathleen Dodge, the El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film Media Office Executive Director, said the focus of the event is to “celebrate and strengthen the local film industry through networking”.
This is the perfect opportunity for those who would like to be involved in and learn about projects filming in the region, or just a great chance for film lovers to get the inside scoop on film making in Northern California. The participants for this event include the The Reel Directory, Capital Film Arts Alliance, Video Industry Professionals, Studio 24, and the The California Film Foundation.
Past speakers for the event, Actor, Robert Hayes, Actor Director, Perry King, Stuntman Gary Davis and Producer, Doug Stanely to name only a few.
Mark S. Allen’s knowledge of filming and experience with celebrities is guaranteed to be and inspirational and exciting message not to be missed! Mark S Allen is a film nerd, a 3 time Emmy Award Winner and was host of his own show for two years on Comedy Central, as well as co-host of Scratch with Lisa Ling. His movie show Mark At The Movies aired in 27 countries, 168 million homes Worldwide both on Reelz Channel and AFN. He’s logged over 25,000 hours of live local television as well as visiting the sets of countless blockbusters all over the World. He has been Mark Zuckerbergs guest at the Facebook campus on numerous occasions to host celebrity movie screening Q&As and has done the same for two California Governors.
He has a Guinness World Record for jalapeño pepper eating, and the local record for most bones broken on local TV; in fact last November he defied recent great white shark attacks in the San Francisco Bay by swimming all the way from the bay bridge to the Golden Gate Bridge televised live!!!
Mark will be sharing his love of film, community and the great state of California with the audience!
The El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office proactively markets El Dorado County as a destination for the motion picture, television and related industries, for the purpose of stimulating economic development, creating jobs, providing and supporting educational opportunities in those areas.
It was established by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in 1990, and the office has been managed by the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce since 1993.
El Dorado Lake Tahoe
Film & Media Office
542 Main Street
Placerville, California 95667
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