Saturday, April 22, 2023

For Aspiring Filmmakers, Actors & Musicians- Free In-Person and Zoom Panels by Industry Professionals will Give you Tips on The Biz, April 23rd and 26th presented by Ridgewood Film Festival with Emmy WInnner Cady McClain, Producer Suzanne Ordas Curry

Are you a filmmaker.... or an aspiring one? Do you want to hear from some people in the "biz" who can tell you what it's really like? Do you want to become an actor? Are you fascinated by movies? If so, then you may want to attend one of two FREE events sponsored by the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival.

On Sunday April 23rd the festival will present an online virtual zoom discussion with, Composer for award-winning and Oscar-nominated films. Sunday 4/23 at 7:00pm EDT - Music in Film: Practical, Legal and Artistic Considerations.  Also with entertainment lawyer Lee Morin, Esq. and others. Virtual 60-90 minutes.  Sign-up required to receive Zoom link in advance. Contact:

On Wednesday April 26th in person, hear from Three-Time Daytime Emmy Award winning Actor/Director Cady McClain (Jennifer Days, Dixie, All My Children), Producer Suzanne Ordas Curry and Music Composer Mark Suozzo. 
For complete information on the festival visit:

In this hour long presentation moderated by New York Women in Film and Television's Katie Chambers you'll hear about three different aspects of filmmaking.

Cady McClain talks with the ladies on The LIBBY SHOW on Youtube  HERE

Cady will talk about the art and business of acting. Suzanne will talk about some current methods to getting a film into production and distribution in the era of streamers, and Mark will talk about making scores for movies.

Full details below on: 
 The Business of Showbiz: What They Don't Teach You in School

A Free Panel by Entertainment Industry Experts
Moderated by Katie Chambers, New York Women in Film and Television
Presented by The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival
Wednesday, April 26th 5pm, 1 hour including Q & A 
at Ridgewood Bowtie Warner Cinemas
190 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood NJ (35 minutes from midtown, Train station a few blocks away)
Networking with the Panel and Attendees Immediately Following