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Social Media Breakfast Calgary #51 8:30 am - 10:30am, Friday, April 25, 2014 - Black Betty Burger & Winebar

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- The Calgary Social Media Breakfast (SMBYYC) is pleased to announce the April 2014 Topic:

Fast Cheap and out of Control - State of the Webseries World

Spencer Estabrooks will take us through the journey to create and maintain a Webseries and its online presence. The presentation is broken into four parts.

1) The Rise of the Webseries

What is a Webseries? Close look at how the Web is pulling viewers from traditional distribution, also the genesis One Hit Die.

2) YouTube Hits

Understanding YouTube views and revenue. Working with YouTube Partners and alternatives to YouTube.

3) Developing your Audience

Reddit, Blogs, Story's and games. Ideas on how to connect with your viewers.

4) Creating a Webseries in Canada

Tips tricks and funding options for creating a viable webseries in Canada.Post discussion, Spencer will answer audience questions in an interactive Q&A.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP at SMBYYC51

Note 1: Our friends at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo have graciously given us a pair of Calgary Expo passes to give away to one lucky winner. The winner must RSVP to SMBYYC51 and be present at the time of the draw.

Note 2: After the presentation feel free to join the SMBYYC committee as we head down to the Olympic Plaza - just 2 blocks away - to watch Calgary Expo POW Parade of costumes.

About the Event

When: Friday, April 25, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (i)presentation will begin at 9:05 am

Where: Black Betty Burger & Winebar 606 - 1st Street SW, Calgary

Registration: To register - SMBYYC51

Cost: There is no fee to attend a Social Media Breakfast.

Parking: Street parking is limited, but free until 9am. To give you the opportunity to pay for parking, presentation will begin at 9:05 am.

LRT

LRT MAP: http://www.calgarytransit.com/pdf/CT-Line-Map-Sep-18-2013-web.pdf

(i) Black Betty is on 1st Street S.W.

- Going WEST - get off at 1st Street Station

- Going EAST - get off at either 3rd Street S.W. Station OR at Centre Street STATION

(i)NOTE: For those spending the rest of the day AT Comic Expo - you could park on the Stampede Grounds, then take the LRT to Black Betty.

PARKING

DOWNTOWN PARKING LOTS: http://www.calgaryparking.com/web/guest/parkinglots/lotlocations

(i)Black Betty is location on 1st Street S.W. - right beside THE GRAND

- James Short Parkade is close

- City Hall is not far, and close to Olympic Plaza where the parade will end

To view a map of the parking, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/940502a.pdf

Speaker

Spencer Estabrooks is the Senior Supervising Editor at Acmeworks Digital Film. By day, he manages the 4k restoration of the 80's sitcom Perfect Strangers and by night, he pursues his passion for genre based filmmaking. He has written, directed and edited numerous award winning short films. His most recent passion project, entitled One Hit Die, is a fantasy web-series described as "Lord of the Rings shot like The Office". He is currently touring the web-series festival circuit and has already received Best Web Series and Best Fantasy in ATL Webfest.

One Hit Die will have a screening and Q+A at the Calgary Expo, Quarter Horse room on Saturday, 11:30AM.

Trailer link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJg9VomRRo0

Spencer Estabrooks

http://www.spencerestabrooks.com

[email protected]

@spencorious

http://www.onehitdie.com

https://www.facebook.com/OneHitDietheseries

@onehitdieseries

Please Support Our Generous Sponsors...

Venue Sponsor - Black Betty Burger and Winebar

Black Betty Burger & Winebar "Not your Daddy's Burger Joint"

Located in one of Calgary's most historic buildings, Black Betty is a burger and wine bar like none other. With a focus on high quality ingredients, impeccable service and an attention to detail. Conveniently located at 606 1st Street Sw.

Contact Amy Kittilsen at [email protected] to book your next party.

http://blackbettybwb.com

https://www.facebook.com/meetblackbetty

@Blackbettyyyc

Breakfast Sponsor: The Costume Shoppe

The Costume Shoppe is a year-round, full service costume shop offering thousands of costume choices covering every theme and occasion. We dress you up, you find the party! Find us at Blackfoot Trail and 42nd Avenue SE.

Margot Loveseth 403.571.2466

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/TheCostumeShoppe

@omargoto

@thecostumeshopp

Special THANKS to our ongoing event sponsors for their continued support of Social Media Breakfast...

Communications Sponsor: Marketwired

http://www.marketwired.com

(403) 266-2443

@Marketwired

Equipment Sponsor: Matrix Video Communications

http://www.matrixvideocom.com

(403) 640-4490

@MatrixVideo_

Video Sponsor: Calgary Video Creator

Travis Cross [email protected]

(403) 796-9200

@cvcTravis

Special Sponsor: Tweetwall Pro

Cory Chapdelaine Territory Manager

http://tweetwallpro.com

@88Styles

@TweetWallPro

We Invite You To Become A SMBYYC Sponsor

For about $350, your organization can get some fantastic exposure at the events and online. It is an inexpensive way to get quality back links to your website.

About SMBYYC

The SMBYYC houses an open environment to share today's best and worst examples of social media, as practiced by individuals, industries and organizations in Calgary and around the world. Guest speakers share their experience and expertise of social media use, followed by an opportunity to network with a community of like-minded individuals.

Follow @SMBYYC

Please follow @SMBYYC and the SMBYYC Twitter list. This will allow you to connect with all Calgary Social Media Breakfast followers.

Committee Members:

Donna McTaggart: @donnamct

Catherine Saykaly-Stevens: @CatherineNetWeb

Crystal DeCnodder: @Pistol_Crystal

Kaela Caron: @Kaela_Jo

Laura Istead: @DiscoverGreen2

Melanie Gowans: @melgowans

Terry Lo: @calgarydreamer

Gwyn Auger: @magicassistant

Scott Sargent: @ScottKSargent

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