Crowdfunding Your Video Project: PCA Presents a Free Public Workshop with Award-Winning Screenwriter & Director John Harden

When: Thursday March 26,  6 – 8 pm

Where: PCA Studio, 205 Keller Street, Petaluma

Who: Open to the public

How much: Absolutely free!

RSVP: Please let us know you’re coming by emailing chris@pca.tv

John Harden directing at the Napa Valley Film Festival. Photo courtesy of LaubePhoto.com

John Harden directing at the Napa Valley Film Festival. Photo courtesy of LaubePhoto.com

 

Join us on Thursday, March 26 for a special PCA workshop with Sonoma County filmmaker John Harden – How to Crowdfund Your Video Project. This event is absolutely free and open to all PCA members and the public at large.

Come learn:

  • The importance of your narrative
  • The importance of a clear, short, compelling video
  • Spreading the word through social media
  • Differences between crowdfunding platforms: Indiegogo, Kickstarter, Hatchfund and more
  • Resources for further information
  • Sharing your success with Petaluma Community Access

This event is open to the public and absolutely free. Please rsvp to chris@pca.tv and let us know you’re coming.

John Harden is an award-winning screenwriter and director of film and video.
His film La vie d’un chien (The Life of a Dog) screened at top-tier festivals around the world, including exhibition at NY MOMA as part of the New Directors/New Films series. It garnered numerous awards on the festival circuit, including Best Narrative Short in the 2005 Los Angeles Film Festival.
His screenplay The Sensitivity Program (co-authored with Skot Christopherson) was chosen as Best Feature Screenplay (Science Fiction Category) in the the Austin Film Festival competition, beating out over 700 other scripts in the category.
His latest project is a 16-minute short film, New. This ambitious film was funded via two successful crowdfunding campaigns on Hatchfund.org and Indiegogo.com, which together raised a combined total of over $31,000.
Scene from John Harden's short film, New, which was successfully crowdfunded by campaigns on Hatchfund.org  and Indiegogo.com

Scene from John Harden’s short film, New, which was successfully crowdfunded by campaigns on Hatchfund.org and Indiegogo.com

A filmmaker since age 13, the San Francisco Bay Area native remains fascinated by the power of the moving image to tell stories. His work in film is complemented by a background in visual arts and communication: graphic design, illustration, journalism and marketing.

John also employs his multi-hyphenate skills at Armstrong Associates, a marketing firm with a 30+year history in Sonoma County.

Visit John online at www.johnfilms.com.

 

 

 

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