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(WEBINAR) After the Virus: the Future of Immersive, In-Home Entertainment

Now more than ever, the entertainment industry is seeking ways to provide at-home experiences for consumers. Mixed and Virtual Reality offer many opportunities for creating immersive content that rival theater and stadium experiences. How will MR and VR change the way we consume media? What companies are ahead of the game when it comes to leveraging these technologies? How popular will “attending” events from home be? In this interactive open discussion, you will... -Learn how MR and VR are offering […]

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(WEBINAR) Kathryn Bostic: Virtual Master Class in Film Composing

Co-presented between the Chicago Film Office and Chicago International Film Festival’s Industry Days. Kathryn Bostic, the celebrated musical artist and composer of scores for films including Clemency, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, and Dear White People, will present a special virtual master class to discuss her craft and artistic process in creating music for visual storytelling. Bostic, who became the first female African American score composer to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2016, will […]

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(WEBINAR) South Side – Pitch Perfect 2020

Pitch Perfect is a FREE tournament-style pitch competition where South Side businesses receive feedback and can win up to $250 in prizes. The virtual Pitch tournament will begin at 5:30PM. If you arrive after 5:30PM, you will not be able to participate. Pitch Perfect is a FREE virtual tournament-style pitch competition series where South Side entrepreneurs give a 2-minute pitch of their business idea to their peers and coaches. Contestants will be broken up into small groups of 5 or […]

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(WEBINAR) Behind the Glass Door: Succeeding in the Freezer Aisle (Part 1)

Did you know the frozen food space is $5.2 billion dollar industry, and according to our friends over at Mintel, 70% of consumers are adding more frozen foods to their daily diets and consumption habits. What does this mean for your food ideas? We are thrilled to announce a new three part virtual series in collaboration with our partners, Conagra Brands! Interested in learning more about how big brands think about innovation? Join Demand Science, R&D and Marketing experts from […]

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(WEBINAR) GFA Community Workshop: Community Forum for Food Businesses

Calling all local food businesses!! The Good Food Accelerator, our partners, and our city are full of education, resources & tools to support your growth. Help us understand what you are experiencing; what is working for you and what other ways we can support you. We want to hear from you. Join the GFA and our community partners Sunshine Enterprise for this listening session and let us know your thoughts Register Here

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(Webinar) Three Points of Plot Conflict w/ Charles Borg

In this online talk, Charles Borg will lead us through an examination of conflict and the three types used to enhance tension in a scene, as well as how conflict is used to hide expositional dialogue.

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(WEBINAR) Grow Your Business Virtually

Now that you cannot rely on in-person meetings and networking to grow your business, are you unsure what to do? Guilt-Free Marketing Coach, Victoria Cook, presents an in-depth webinar on how to maintain relationships with current customers and reach new prospects in a virtual world. At the 3 Strategies for Growing Your Business Virtually content-rich marketing training, Victoria shares: -How to stay top of mind when you cannot be physically present -The best digital tools to market virtually -Live demo […]

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(WEBINAR) Behind the Glass Door: Succeeding in the Freezer Aisle (Part 2)

Did you know the frozen food space is $5.2 billion dollar industry, and according to our friends over at Mintel, 70% of consumers are adding more frozen foods to their daily diets and consumption habits. What does this mean for your food ideas? We are thrilled to announce a new three part virtual series in collaboration with our partners, Conagra Brands! Interested in learning more about how big brands think about innovation? Join Demand Science, R&D and Marketing experts from […]

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(WEBINAR) GFA Community Workshop: Package Design and Branding

Learn how design and branding can impact your company growth! It is important for small businesses & entrepreneurs to understand how your package design and branding strategy can impact your growth- with customers and retailers. There are many considerations in this process and Nate Azark of 12 Line Studio will talk us through it. REGISTER HERE

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(WEBINAR) The Distribution Down Low – Online Film Workshop

Presented in partnership with Seed&Spark and the Chicago Film Office. Learn the tools for creative independence. Led by Seed&Spark's head of education, Christina Raia. Distribution is one of the most mysterious and misunderstood topics for independent creators. Join us as we break down the current landscape of distribution for independent film and TV, including the economics of different avenues to take, the right questions to ask potential partners, and what needs to be done from pre-production through post-production to set […]

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