[imc-auckland-video] SCREENINGs - second thoughts

mandy.scott at paradise.net.nz mandy.scott at paradise.net.nz
Sun Mar 6 14:57:10 PST 2005


We made $130 on the door, but classic hire is $169, and Darcy is charging us
$30, so we're out by $70, unfortunately.

M~



Quoting Kim Mazur <greenmps.auckland at greens.org.nz>:

> Cool Mandy -- can you give us a sense on financial position from the
> evening -- overheads versus door sales? Cheers, Kim 
>  
> 
> 
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> mandy.scott at paradise.net.nz
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> To: chloeheffernan at xtra.co.nz; Auckland Indymedia video list
> Subject: RE: [imc-auckland-video] SCREENINGs - second thoughts
> 
> 
> Okay, I will cancel march 20 and put a concentrated effort in for
> april.
> 
> cheers
> 
> Mandy
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Quoting Chloe Heffernan <chloeheffernan at xtra.co.nz>:
> 
> > Yeah - on second thoughts.........
> > 
> > I take all Kim's points too.
> > 
> > I think basically she is right - the only thing is that as we have 
> > already booked the Classic I wouldn't like to put Scott out two weeks
> 
> > out.
> > 
> > It's really important to the screenings to keep that venue 'sweet' as
> 
> > it were. Maybe we should ask Scott what his feelings about late
> > cancellations
> > are - he might be fine about it - I don't know.
> > 
> > Maybe, if you do go ahead with it in two weeks, the next screening 
> > shouldn't be until May to prepare for it properly - so perhaps we 
> > should cancel the
> > April screening.
> > 
> > That gives Scott the opportunity to book something else for that 
> > Sunday in April.
> > 
> > I am out of town until 14 March - so I can't be much help until then 
> > after which I am happy to help a bit with publicity if it does go 
> > ahead.
> > 
> > I also think that those who are going to do most of the work (Mandy 
> > and co it seems at this stage) should decide.
> > 
> > The film is good and that night F27 was a bad night to get a crowd 
> > with the Lantern Festival and AK05 on as well. Like G said it might
> be
> 
> > worth trying
> > again.....
> > 
> > Sorry to be inconclusive
> > 
> > Chloe
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: imc-auckland-video-bounces at lists.indymedia.org
> > [mailto:imc-auckland-vid eo-bounces at lists.indymedia.org] On Behalf Of
> 
> > Geraldene Peters
> > Sent: Friday, 4 March 2005 5:21 p.m.
> > To: imc-auckland-video at lists.indymedia.org
> > Subject: Re: [imc-auckland-video] SCREENINGs
> > 
> > I think Kim makes some really useful points, although I can see the 
> > logic of a repeat screening if the turnout wasn't that great.
> > 
> > Because I'm only in a position to source programming material, I
> can't
> 
> > really speak to the idea of monthly screenings - that's a decision
> for
> 
> > people setting the screenings up to make. Personally though, I agree 
> > with Kim that every two months may be more realistic for people's
> commitment
> > levels (both the setup team, and the audience).
> > 
> > Still everything's worth testing out - you don't know until, blah, 
> > blah xxG
> > 
> > 
> > On 3/4/05 4:38 PM, "Kim Mazur" <greenmps.auckland at greens.org.nz>
> wrote:
> > 
> > > HI -- re: another screening of the same films --- I am slightly of
> > the
> > > opposite school of thought... Which is not to have repeat
> screenings
> > of
> > > something unless it was a spectacular sell out with a lot of pre or
> > post
> > > interest. I am also of the mind to not do another screening in
> March
> > as
> > > it is only two weeks away I feel there needs to be build up time
> and
> 
> > > enough lead in time and planning and executing of publicity or the 
> > > result will be same, possibly. I think I would need to hear a
> > breakdown
> > > of what the costs - were ingoings/outgoings for the last screening 
> > > to make a better decision and to reestablish the aims of the 
> > > screening
> > --
> > > did it get sign ups? -- is it getting new people involved? Is it 
> > > fundraising? - is it working as these things? Is it something
> > altruistic
> > > and a cool activist inspirational thing to do? All of the above? 
> > > Some things to think about... It's good not to just go on habit but
> 
> > > to re establish who your core people and support are and purpose is
> before
> > > undertaking any project, event, etc.
> > > 
> > > I could be wrong but I'm just coming from a place of protecting
> > people
> > > from over extending themselves and their time and energies if they
> > are
> > > constantly back to back having to put on a screening. I'm of the
> > school
> > > of putting a lot of energy into one good thing than scattering
> > yourself
> > > thin over several things (although I'm sure in reality, I don't
> > listen
> > > to my own advice).
> > > 
> > > On a personal note, I won't be able to help or come as my Mum will 
> > > be here from overseas for that week only.
> > > 
> > > But I am very appreciated and grateful of people who volunteer
> their
> 
> > > time (thanks Mandy) and if people decide to go for another repeat 
> > > screening, I am of the mind to let the people who will be doing the
> > work
> > > make the decisions as to what will or won't happen, so go for it.
> > > 
> > > Kim
> > > 
> > > 
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