Re: The Tank

From: db (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Aug 21 2006 - 14:19:44 PDT

I'm with Jeff on this one.

There's no reason to be disheartened, Susan, especially because this
kind of questing is part of the gig you--and the other volunteers
associated with Tank--have taken on of your own volition.
Admission/"consideration" fees are financial realities which must be
weighed by filmmakers on a case by case basis, so thanks for stepping
up to clarify your group's activities and what these fees are used for.


On Aug 21, 2006, at 11:22 AM, Jeff Kreines wrote:

> On Aug 21, 2006, at 12:46 PM, Susan Agliata wrote:
>> It is truly disheartening to me that this has been met with such
>> cynical
>> criticism.
> Perhaps if you had explained your mission when you posted the call
> for entries, people would have been less cynical.
> Face it, there are many venues to be cynical about. And outside of
> festivals, most places with screening series do
> not charge filmmakers for the privilege of having their work
> considered. To many of us here, that's a major red flag.

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