A Happening for Young Filmmakers [and] Film Study in the High School
New York: Center for Understanding Media, Inc, 1967-68. Fold- out mailers, 8 3⁄4 x 22 3⁄4 in, 8 3⁄4 x 22 in. Offset. Very good; light sunning and edge wear, pin holes in “Film Study” mailer. Both addressed and postmarked to Film Culture. Item #5887
Set of two mailers from the Center for Understanding Media, presenting filmmaking programs, workshops, and screenings hosted by industry professionals like Jonas Mekas and George Roy Hill for high school aged teenagers interested in making films.
One mailer promotes the Eighth Annual New York Film/Media Conference for high schoolers and teachers hosted at the Commodore Hotel with appearances by Jonas Mekas, George Roy Hill, and others. The poster includes registration for conference and hotel stay and details of the conference proceedings. The other mailer announces the Young Filmmakers’ Conference for high school aged teenagers and students hosted by Fordham University at the Park Sheraton Hotel. The program included workshops with professionals, screenings of student work, and question-and-answer sessions for student filmmakers to discuss problems, techniques, and possibilities with established filmmakers.
Scarce, well-designed, and heartwarming documents of the rise of independent film in New York, with teaching contributions from icons of the medium.