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#American Cinematheque & #Social Network Live Present: #Social Networking Seminar for the Film Community November 16, 2010 at 7:30pm #AMCINSNL

By Joy A. Kennelly

  Please note Tickets are available for purchase on Fandango under American CInematheque by clicking this link or at the box office.

Co-presented with Social Network Live

Social Networking Seminar for The Film Community: Filmmakers, Actors, Writers, Agents, Studio Executives

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 7:30pm American Cinematheque Egyptian Theatre

You can’t escape the words "social networks" if you engage in any media format. What are these tools and why does every professional need to use them? Social Media Strategist, Joy A. Kennelly of The Joy Writer will moderate a panel of experts discussing everything from the basics of using social networking tools to creative techniques and tips for more advanced users.

Topics include the latest tools, trends and platforms available to filmmakers, agents, talent and studio executives. Learn how to brand, manage, market and develop a fan base for you or a project with experts in the field.

Panelists include: Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood  Anne-thompson-pic

Born and raised in New York, Anne Thompson has been a contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, The Observer, and Wired. She has served as film columnist at Variety, and deputy editor of, where her daily blog, “Thompson on Hollywood,” launched in March 2007.  Anne was the Deputy Film Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, the West Coast Editor of Premiere, a Senior Writer at Entertainment Weekly, and West Coast Editor for Film Comment.  She wrote the film industry column “Risky Business” for L.A. Weekly and the Los Angeles Times syndicate.

Follow her on Twitter @akstanwyck

American Cinematheque’s Digital Marketing Strategist, Margot Gerber;   Margot_Gerber

Margot Gerber runs digital strategy for the American Cinematheque's brand (Aero and Egyptian Theatres), as well as release campaigns for foreign and independent films. She has worked for the past 20 years in marketing, publicity and advertising and just when she began to lose interest in traditional publicity, new opportunities arose in the digital arena that captured her imagination. She now spends a disproportionate amount of her time online, monitoring social media.

Follow American Cinematheque on Twitter: @sidgrauman

Founder & CEO of MomentFeed, Rob Reed;  Rob Reed pic

Rob Reed is the founder of MomentFeed, a provider of location-based marketing solutions. The company's Location Engagement Analytics (LEA) platform aggregates data from multiple LBS sources and provides a familiar analytics dashboard for companies with hundreds or thousands of locations to monitor. In addition, MomentFeed provides key insights and reporting on the LBS industry as a whole. Rob is also the founder of, a blog covering social media, geolocation, and sustainability, which has been syndicated to more than 200 blogs including The Huffington Post, Mashable, and Treehugger.

Follow MomentFeed on Twitter: @momentfeed

Take Parts Community, Alliances & Digital Lead  Waiting for ‘Superman’ campaign, Wendy Cohen WCohen_041107
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 A native of Montreal, Wendy Cohen began her film career as the Programmer and Outreach Coordinator for the Media That Matters Film Festival. As the Manager of Community and Alliances at Participant Media since 2007, Wendy has developed innovative online initiatives for numerous films including Charlie Wilson’s War; and currently runs the digital social action campaign for Waiting for 'Superman,’ a documentary on the American education system. Wendy was the first Community Manager for The Huffington Post in New York City. She believes the combination of storytelling with online activism can lead to great social change.

Follow TakePart on Twitter: @TakePart

and Founder of Film Threat and "Nerdlebrity" Chris Gore. Chris Gore pic

Chris Gore is a writer, filmmaker and a television personality who has built a solid reputation as a hilariously outspoken voice in the film world. As a teenager, Chris founded the legendary Film Threat, which began as a fanzine. He is the author of several books including The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, The Complete DVD Book and The 50 Greatest Movies Never Made. In addition to being a noted speaker and author, he is the film expert on the G4TV’s Attack of the Show where his weekly movie review segment DVDuesday is among the most popular.

Follow him on Twitter: @ThatChrisGore

Panel Moderator: Joy A. Kennelly of The Joy Writer Joy's headshot

Joy Kennelly's award-winning social media marketing and publicity experience includes page one Google blogging, search engine optimization (SEO), and creative business strategies across multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin & more) for clients in entertainment, travel, technology, fashion, and politics. Past clients include: the Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau, Chef David Linville, The Shore Restaurant & Lounge, Original Long Beach Lobster Festival, fine artist Gali Rotstein, Actor Domiziano Arcangeli, Penton Media, the American Institute of Architects, and more. She has presented classes and seminars on social media at Musicians Institute, American Cinematheque, and at conferences throughout the US.

Follow The Joy Writer on Twitter @thejoywriter

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$20 general admission and $15 student/senior. 

Tickets are available here:

You can also purchase them at the box office Tuesday night.

American Cinematheque Egyptian Theatre is located at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028

For more information, please call 310 714-2077.  Look forward to having you join us!

Follow the hashtag #AMCINSNL on Twitter to hear what attendees are sharing.

Checkin on Foursquare when you arrive!


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