Feature Film and Television

Major Houston Mixer & Networking Event

Sponsored by Women in Film & Television, Houston Cast & Crew, and Marketing Dynamics

It’s been some time since there’s been a major networking mixer here in Houston. Many of you have asked us When & Where. So this is for everyone in our industry. If you have never attended a film & television industry mixer, this will be a real treat for you, and it’s all about the people who attend, and the professionals who will be there to help and advise you. You will meet the “who’s who” in the Houston film and television industry.

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Who Attends Our Events?

Actors and models of all ages, filmmakers, film and stage directors, casting directors, talent agents, screenwriters, as well as actors and producers who regularly hold workshops to improve actor’s auditions, and the delivery of their lines, etc. (like Joanna Sanchez and Gary Chason). If you need new headshots or a demo reel edited, there are always photographers on hand who will serve you for very reasonable fees. Also, crew members of every description are always in attendance along with vendors who help film projects succeed. Now, here’s the Where and When:

When: Thursday, Nov. 5th, 7:00 PM till 11:00 PM (the biggest networking night of the week)

Where:  Fox and Hound (Westheimer and Wilcrest between Beltway 8 and Hwy. 6) 11470 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77077, (281) 589-2122. Plenty of parking and a full menu of delicious appetizers, spicy wings and sandwiches.

Tell your FB friends, and come ready to meet, greet, learn and grow (let’s pack the house).  See you there…

Your Organizers/Sponsors:

Anita Long

Anita Long

Anita Long is the current president of Women in Film-Houston. She is a recognized storyteller, documentary filmmaker, and public health consultant who was born in New York and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has received numerous awards for her research work at Smithsonian and produced numerous documentary films. Since moving to Houston to take care of her ailing father, Anita works as a publicist and media consultant. She brings much to the Houston film community and we are delighted that Anita came to Houston and we are honored that she is one of our co-sponsors. In her work with WIFT, she works with some of this nation’s most prolific women filmmakers, and is dedicated to helping her membership advance in their work and career.

Rod Mitchell

Rod Mitchell

Rod Mitchell has worked as an entertainment and literary publicist since 1984. He began his career as a radio personality and since 1996 has produced six reality television programs. His first, was about the work of Bounty Hunters (American Bounty Hunter), was America’s first introduction to the unique work of Bounty Hunters. Rod has also worked on numerous films projects as a Unit Publicist and has organized numerous industry message boards here in Houston since 1996, including IndieFilmWorkers on Yahoo groups for 10 years. In 2010 he launched Houston Cast & Crew on Facebook. Rod is all about helping members of our industry advance and find opportunities. Rod is a full time guest and story booker, working with national cable and broadcast network news programs and such talk shows as Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends and more than 20 other syndicated national TV and Radio programs.

Photo by Sanjay Patel

Photo by Sanjay Patel

Andy Valadez is founder of Marketing Dynamics focused on technology, broadcast, entertainment, publishing, and startups. He is a former United States Marine (Desert Storm/Desert Shield) and Graduate of Texas A&M University (BBA Marketing) and Tulane University (Applied Business). Andy enjoys advising actors and helping movie makers to advance in their work, get recognized for it, and move up the ranks to professional levels. He has vested in many of Houston producers gain impressive recognition and accolades through his countless events, mixers and training programs, working with some of this nation’s most recognized actors and producers, who share their knowledge and time through workshops and seminars and business development. Visit: www.TeamMarketingDynamics.com


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