January Meeting: Pre-Production (Phase III, Part 2)

rmmlogo-prepro-newsletterJoin us for the last part of our series on pre-production for film! We’ll be discussing the following topics:




It’s all about minimizing the problems you might have on set. Solve those problems ahead of time by being prepared!

We’ll have our panel discussion, with input from professionals in each area.

The RMM General Meeting is Thursday, January 28, 6pm at RCTV, 21 Gorham St, Rochester, NY 14605.


December Meeting: Pre-Production (Phase III, Part 1)


December Meeting
Thursday, December 17th

6:00 – 7:45 pm at RCTV Studios

Due to RCTV’s winter hours, General Meetings will be starting at 6:00, not 6:30.

We are excited to have Nora Brown as our guest panelist for our December General Meeting. Ms. Brown is a veteran of the film industry, having served as executive producer with Robert Duvall’s film company Butcher’s Run Films, among other prestigious roles, and is now the Executive Director of the High Falls Film Festival and the Film Commissioner of the Rochester/Finger Lakes Film Commission.


The December Meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17th, will be continuing the the Quarterly Topic series with: Pre-Production (Phase III, Part 1) and will be focusing on four specific areas:

Scheduling/Call Sheets
Location Scouting
Equipment Rental
Special: Shooting in Rochester by Nora Brown

Pre-Production (Phase III) will continue into the new year, with Phase III, Part 2 being January’s topic. The meeting will wrap at 7:45 so that we are out of RCTV by 8:00. Networking will continue at the Genesee Brew House from 8:00 to 10:00.

Genesee Brew House
25 Cataract St.
Rochester, NY, 14605

As always, we look forward to see you at the meetings!

Holiday Get Together with RAVA and ROC DOC

RMM has been graciously invited to join RAVA and ROC Doc at their combined holiday mixer.

The event will take place Monday, December 7, at Champps in Victor (in the front of Eastview Mall), in the Executive VIP Room. The party runs from 5:30 until 9:00 pm, with announcements at 6:30. It is a cash bar, with holiday outfits requested.

Guests are welcome at this event. Please note that you must RSVP with names and number of guests (nametags will be provided).

RSVP e-mail: rsvp@myrava.com

About RAVA: The Rochester AudioVisual Association is an association of educational, technical and intellectual professionals in Rochester, NY involved in media production, support, research, and instruction. Our purpose is to educate the next generation on media, inspire creative innovation, develop community, and deepen our appreciation of Rochester’s historical contributions to media.

So, let’s get into the holiday spirit and have some fun with some new local filmmakers!