Fall is here in NYC (although the weather seems to disagree), which means it’s time to hunker down with some scary movies and the trick-or-treat candy you’re supposed to be saving for the neighbor kids. When the candy runs dry and you’re looking to work off some of those sugar jitters, head to one of these NYC events or screenings:


Planning and Budgeting Your Film Production
Wednesday, 10/4, 6:30PM – 9:30PM, Free

Planning and budgeting your production is painful – but necessary. Ann Bennett, long time producer of films and transmedia projects, shows you how to start that process and offers templates to use. From assessing your project, breaking the film down, to translating each element into a budget line item, this workshop will help you in this important step.

Vimeo Presents “Ladies with Lenses”: Women Killin’ It Behind the Camera
Monday, 10/16, 6:45PM – 8:15PM, $8

Vimeo Staff Picks curator Meghan Oretsky plucks the best shorts from her Vimeo channel “Ladies With Lenses” for a celebration of women who create beauty and magic on film. The filmmakers behind each short will be present for Q&As and an opportunity to mingle and network with likeminded filmmakers, film lovers and fellow cheerleaders will take place after the event. Expect positive vibes and quality vids!

Women Photograph: Daniella Zalcman in Conversation with Susan Meiselas
Thursday, 10/19, 2017, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, Free

Join the Magnum Foundation for a conversation with Susan Meiselas and KitSplit friend Daniella Zalcman about the shifting challenges and opportunities for women in photography. Susan is a photographer, educator, and president of the Magnum Foundation. Daniella is the recipient of the 2016 Inge Morath Award and founder of Women Photograph, an initiative launched this year.

Experimental Shorts: Memory Error
Friday, 10/27, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, $5

Imagine Science Films returns to Spectacle Theater with another selection of the most thrillingly bizarre of the year’s scientific fictions and experiments. This year’s animation-heavy program focuses on copying glitches and mis-recollections: forgotten faces, genetic errors, holographic tourism, unstable computer graphics, and hazy VHS memories.

Community News:

Future of StoryTelling Award Finalists

Make sure to vote for this years Future of StoryTelling Award finalists which include two KitSplitter projects! ‘Tree’ from Winslow porter  and ‘Zero Days VR’ from Scatter, James George & Yasmin Elayat!  

Vote now →


‘Ends: An Earthbound Space Fantasy’

Check out ‘Ends’, a short film KitSplitters Katie Hinshaw & Samuel Laubscher worked on! Head over to their KickStarter and support the film!

Support their KickStarter →


This Is Competitive Double Dutch

This video about competitive double dutch, shot by KitSplitter Kenny S, is really freaking intense and these kids who participate are incredible!

Watch the video →


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