MUSKOGEE SCHOOLS TOUR:
Early arriving filmmakers participated in giving live presentations at several local schools. The Muskogee Alternative School Program (at risk high school students), The Hilldale Drama Class and Production Class, The Sadler Performing Arts School, The Muskogee High School Drama & Production Classes.
Filmmakers participating in School Tour:
Emmett Loverde-"Santa's Letters" Peter Rowan & Allen Blank "House on the Hill", Jackie Alexander-"Joy", Kevin Campbell-"Cheerleader Ninjas", "Breakfast at Dave's" & "Julian's Journey", Brad Blank- "Pico de Gallo", Patrick Horne-"Harrison Bergeron", Daniel O'Meara-"Truth Be Told", Andy Rovins-"Discovery" and Oscar and/or Shironbutterfly Ray.
This was a special treat for festival goers and filmmakers alike as they were able to see a movie they may have missed or one which the filmmaker wanted to show again. This venue was a real hit and is a staple at Bare Bones where we are here to meet the needs of the filmmaker. The most watched movie-on-demand was
"Keep It On Da Low" by Armando Bautista & Peter Zhhmutski
WANT TO MAKE A MOVIE? WORKSHOP IT by John M. Landsberg "These Few Weapons Against Death"
HOW TO DO A 'SCENE READING' THAT HELPS DEVELOP CHARACTER & IMPROVES THE SCENE by Kevin Campbell "Cheerleader Ninjas"
SAG INDIE CONTRACTS: WHAT EVERY FILMMAKER/PRODUCER SHOULD KNOW by Jackson Burns Professional Stuntman/Producer
INDIE ACTORS AUDITIONS by Kevin Campbell "Breakfast At Daves" "Cheerleader Ninjas", "Julian's Journey"
DIRECTING AN INDIE MOVIE by John M. Landsberg "These Few Weapons Against Death"
ACTING INDEPENDENTLY by Jackie Alexander "Joy"
BARE BONES BUDGETING FOR MOVIE SCRIPTWRITERS by Daniel O'Meara, "Truth Be Told" and Allen Blank "House on the Hill"
SCREENWRITING FOR MONEY by Paul Tompkins Professional Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
LOW BUDGET STUNTS: BE SAFE OR BE SORRY-CAN YOU AFFORD NOT TO HIRE A PROFESSIONAL STUNT PERFORMER? by Jackson Burns Professional Stunt Performer
D.I.Y. DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR INDIE FILMMAKERS, OR "So, I made a movie, now what?" by Oscar Ray(The Dorm, Night Race) Festival Marketing Director
with special guest Robert Rowland (Single & Dealing With It), An Independent Movie Scout for Distributors.
STAGED SCREENPLAY READINGS:
3 Finalists from the Bare Bones Screenplay competition had their screenplay read by professional actors, Directed by Dr. Layne Ehlers, Professor of Theater, Bacone College.
The Coffee Shop Stud
THE AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY READING:
VIP FILMMAKER RECEPTION:
Lights! Cameras! Action! welcome our guests. Our Bare Bones Filmmakers in attendance were interviewed by various news media and were part of the 2002 festival documentary film. Refreshments and entertainment were laid out in grand style as the group prepared to walk the red carpet at the Roxy Theater.
AWARDS SHOW/CLOSING GALA:
A Bare Bones extravaganza to recognize the winners of the various competitions and to Salute Trailblazers who have guided and inspired independence. The audience was treated to seeing the show on stage and via big theater screen as the Boneheads were awarded by talented presenters and the audience was entertained by some of the best talent in Oklahoma.
The Emcee was none other than Shironbutterfly Ray, spouse and partner of "Superman" Oscar Ray who appeared in his full costume with cape as he handled the rear screen projection.
The Grand Jury Animation winner, "Empty Stockings" and the Grand Jury Student film winner "The Death Affair" was shown prior to the start of the SEXY BEAST closing movie.
Copies of the Sexy Beast on VHS and DVD were distributed, as well as, Sexy Beast posters as part of our promo campaign with Alternative Marketing Solutions and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
GRAND FINALE AFTER PARTY was held at and sponsored by Darkwood Studios in the Shadowwood Mall with lots of networking, dancing, fun and snacks and of course more movies. Until 4:00 am, whew! What a festival!