Archive for April, 2009

BBC on Creative Genius

April 14, 2009

Kirstie Simson, celebrated British dance artist and subject of Old School, New School, introduced me to a very interesting study on Creative Genius BBC Radio produced in four parts.

It’s fascinating! Listen here.

Thanks, Kirstie!

OSNS on WNAV Radio

April 11, 2009

Steven Fischer is on WNAV’s morning show with Bill Lusby chatting about Old School, New School and the upcoming screenings in Baltimore and Los Angeles. Check it out Monday morning, April 27, 9.30 am!

OSNS Screening for Test Audience in Baltimore, Maryland

April 9, 2009

The headline says it all.

This is the first public test screening for Old School, New School. The screening is primarily for college-aged students and those just starting out professionally in the arts. A post screening discussion will take place with special guests.

Audience reactions may help shape and re-define the final cut and direction of the finished movie.


University of Maryland Baltimore County
Thursday, April 30, 2009
ITE bldg, Lecture Hall 7

Free admission. Free parking lots 8 and 9.

Post Screening Panel:

Richard Chisolm, Emmy Award winning cinematographer (PBS, ABC, National Geographic).
Steve Yeager, documentary producer and film studies teacher (Divine Trash, Sundance Film Festvial award winner).
Carol Hess, dance artist, choreographer, and UMBC faculty member.
Fred Worden, international experimental filmmaker.

Many thanks to UMBC, Vin Grabill and Greg Simmons for hosting this test audience screening.


OSNS Screening in Los Angeles

April 5, 2009

Two work-in-progress screenings are coming up in Los Angeles, California.

June 20 – this is a test audience and fundraiser screening of OSNS generously hosted by the beautiful Kimberley Browning, founder of Hollywood Shorts Film Festival. William Fraker and John Bailey are scheduled to attend and speak at the post screening discussion.
Keep checking back for more details.

June 21 – this is also a test audience and fundraiser screening, graciously hosted by the very terrific Kate McCallum, Philip Horv├íth, and The Center for Conscious Creativity.
Check back for more details.

BlueRock Productions Open House

April 2, 2009

BlueRock Productions, host production facility for OSNS, is having an open house – a night of mingling, networking, and partying. If you’re in Baltimore, stop in and check out the 40′ x 60′ x 24′ hard cyc soundstage, edit suites, dressing rooms, and so much more. If it’s good enough for Rene Zellweger, Cal Ripkin, Turner Broadcasting Network, WJZ-TV, WBAL-TV, WJLA-TV, Black & Decker, Discovery Network, Comcast, and National Geographic, then it should be good enough for the rest of us!

Friday, April 24, 2009
11am-3pm Trade Show (Sonic Foundry, Shoreview Distribution, Shure, Extron Electronics, Sharp Electronics, Chesapeake Systems)
4pm-8pm Happy Hour

BlueRock Productions, LLC
4226 Amos Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

RSVP preferred by April 17
call 410.358.7000
for details.