|By Marketwired .||
|April 17, 2014 03:08 PM EDT||
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.
(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.
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
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
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.
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
Special THANKS to our ongoing event sponsors for their continued support of Social Media Breakfast...
Communications Sponsor: Marketwired
Equipment Sponsor: Matrix Video Communications
Video Sponsor: Calgary Video Creator
Travis Cross [email protected]
Special Sponsor: Tweetwall Pro
Cory Chapdelaine Territory Manager
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.
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.
Please follow @SMBYYC and the SMBYYC Twitter list. This will allow you to connect with all Calgary Social Media Breakfast followers.
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
To add your name to mailing list:
Email your email address to: [email protected]
(You will receive email with a link to the #SMBYYC Press Release to sign up)
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