• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

Fairfax – Production industry small biz/Freelancer Bootcamp workshop – Feb 9 – $25/$50

VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE
PRODUCTION INDUSTRY SMALL BIZ / FREELANCER BOOTCAMP!!

The NoVA VPAs first all-day MEGA workshop

SATURDAY, February 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM
LOCATION:  THUNDERSHOT STUDIOS in FAIRFAX, VA (MAP LINK)
TOTAL Event capacity:   75 People—Pre-registration Required (no walk-ins)

 

Do you want to be an entrepreneur in the video, television, or motion picture industry?  Are you ready to kick start your freelance business, production company, or motion picture LLC?

 

Join us for the VPA NOVA District’s bootcamp on February 9, 2019. The day-long workshop will cover the basics of setting up a business and is designed to help creatives and crew get established as a professional entity. The information will also be helpful for those looking to fine-tune the business they already have.  A full schedule will be posted soon.

 

SPONSORS/EXPERTS:

  • The George Mason University Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • CBIZ Benefits and Insurance
  • And several others . . .

 

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Structuring your business (LLC, corporation, sole proprietorship)
  • Taxes, 1099s, FICA and Social Security requirements
  • Web sites, social media, and staying on top of search engines
  • Advertising, pro-listings, and crewing services
  • Insurance requirements (liability, workers comp, disability, property)
  • Healthcare and benefits for individuals and small companies
  • Ask the Entertainment Lawyer with Virginia’s own Kirk Schroder

 

Enjoy a working lunch: Get to know your colleagues and galvanize your professional network.

 

DISCLAIMERS:

As always, the Virginia Production Alliance does not necessarily endorse the opinions or information expressed by the presenters.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
REGISTER HERE:  http://virginiaproductionalliance.org/events-calendar/#id=188&cid=879&wid=301

ADMISSION (75 PEOPLE MAX – TO FIRST REGISTERED ONLY):
VPA Members:                $25 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Non VPA Members:         $50 (Become a member!)
SORRY, NO WALK-INs THIS TIME

TIME:
10 AM

LOCATION:
ThunderShot Studios (Directions Link)
Americas finest soundstage and video production studio!
9425-B Mathy Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031

GOOGLE MAPS LINK:
https://goo.gl/maps/hx3pMJxjY7p