FILMCONNECTIONS is the monthly social gathering for filmmakers and film lovers. Typically hosted on the last Tuesday of the month, Film Connections offers tips and hints to strengthen skills, critical perspectives on film genres, screenings of films connected to local filmmakers or networking among aspiring and professional filmmakers.


TUES, MAY 30th at 7 pm


The Team that put together –  Western World

Director:  Lana Read

Western World” is a murder mystery set in the 1880s town of Dogwood Pass. The film was shot in just eight days in an authentic western town in Ohio with mostly local cast and crew. “Western World” stars Ohio actors Christopher Rowley, Amanda Miller and Greg Steele.


April 25 – Rhoda Cronebach MUA

March 28 – SkyDeck Studios

Feb 28 –  Chase Crawford – Social Media and the Movies

Jan 31 – Johanna McGinley- actress from WGN series Outsiders

Dec 27 – Member Show & Tell

Nov 29 – Karri O’Rielly-  State of the Industry Update

Oct  25 – Ray Zimmerman, 30+ year veteran of Hollywood

Sept 27 – Liz Cambron – filmmaker and punk musician based in Chicago, IL.

Aug 16 – Joel Levinson & Physis Films- Preproduction on Boy Band Film

July 16 – Peter John Ross

June 16 – Aymie Majerski. Producer / Owner at Barking Fish Entertainment

May 16 – Adam Rabinowitz, Production specialist at Sound for Film & Video

April 16 –  The Relationship between a DP & a Gaffer  at Nucleus Co-Share

March 16 – Jaclyn Laravie – make up artist/costumer

Feb 16 –  Location Scouting with Jane Streeter

Jan 16 – All About Casting with D. Lynn Meyers

Dec 15 –  FilmDayton Members Show & Tell

Nov 15 –  Selling Your Screenplay

Oct 15 – It’s all about the Fest- FilmDayton FilmFest

Sept 15 – Drones – on location at Sinclair

Aug 15 – Extra! Extra! How To Land a Spot in Film

June 15 – Boonshoft Museum of Discovery – Cartoon Network special exhibit on animation.

May 15 –  Matt Hayden – constructing film scores and soundtracks.