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TAMMP NEEDS YOUR SWAG – TEXAS PRODUCTION ROUND UP

TAMMP NEEDS YOUR SWAG – TEXAS PRODUCTION ROUND UP!
TAMMP IS MORE THAN A DIRECTORY
TAMMP IS SEEN ON THE BIG SCREEN! 


TAMMP NEEDS YOUR SWAG – TEXAS PRODUCTION ROUND UP!

The TAMMP office is still collecting demo reels and SWAG from members to give out at our booth at the Texas Production Round Up 
 hosted by community partner, the Dallas Producers Association. 

Please send in your business cards, flyers, demo reels, and SWAG. 
The booth will set up on Wed. May 20, and the show will start at 9 :00 a.m. on May 21st, at the Grapevine Convention Center, located at 1209 Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051.  Phone: 817-410-3459.

Please deliver to the TAMMP booth on May 20th or send your information to the office at 9629 Carnegie Dr. Dallas, TX 75228.


TAMMP IS SEEN ON THE BIG SCREEN!

 The 45th Annual USA Film Festival ended on a high note with record attendance in spite of the tornados and storms! A full page ad appeared in the 5,000 copies of the USAFF newspaper. The 4  day event went off without a hitch. TAMMP was proud to be a sponsor.

The organization has shown up on the big screen at several other film festivals in the community:

The South Asian Film Festival gave out 400 bags of swag stuffed with TAMMP stickers, post cards and business cards.  Our logo appeared on the big screen as a Community Partner. 

DIFF – 500 SWAG BAGS included TAMMP stickers, post cards and business cards. Our Logo appeared on the big screen as a Community Partner

USA Film Festival – TAMMP Logo filled the big screen as a Sponsor in addition to the 5,000 full page newspaper ads. Our logo is on every screening that USAFF has for the year 2015. They are long time members of our organization and we are proud to be a sponsor.  

Wildcatter’s Exchange held in FT. Worth in March – hundreds of Post cards and logo stickers given out. 

Dallas Video Fest – will receive all TAMMP SWAG for their festival that is coming up. Stay tuned. 

Asian Film Festival – has requested TAMMP SWAG and sponsorship for their upcoming festival.  We are happy to comply!

Cinesol Film Festival – Rio Grand Valley – coming in November, TAMMP will be there!


TAMMP IS MORE THAN A DIRECTORY:

It seems that the office is always notified when there is a need within the film community. Recently, the email list has received 2 notices requesting help for Mike Pattillo. Jerry Patin, long time grip/ electric staff member at MPS, has been heading up the relief committee to aid Mike and his family during this difficult time. Checks or money orders made out to Mike may be sent to MPS, 141 Regal Row, Dallas TX 75247.

I would like to thank all for your inquiries and your donations up to this point. Your thoughts, prayers and financial assistance is much appreciated by all concerned. 

If you wish to make a donation on line, please go to this link:

http://www.gofundme.com/HelpMikeP


Pushing the website where crew and vendors can be found for hire, is one of our main goals.  WE PROMOTE TV FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION!

TAMMP is growing stronger by the week. Please get your listing set up.

A year’s membership is as low as $75.00. That is ½ of what is used to be.

Help TAMMP Promote you! The more crew and vendors listed with the on line directory, the stronger our industry looks for incoming and local projects. 


45TH ANNUAL USA FILM FESTIVAL - TEXAS PRODUCTION ROUNDUP - EARTH DAY TEXAS

45TH ANNUAL USA FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 22 – 26, 2015
TAMMP is one of the USA Film Festival Sponsors. If you are a member you can pick up 1 free pass from Post Asylum located at:
5642 Dyer St.
Dallas. TX 75206.

Your complimentary pass is good for most shows, but you must show up 1 hour in advance of the screening to exchange your pass for a ticket. It is first come first serve. There are 50 passes available. PLEASE NOTE: Your name must be appearing on the TAMMP website in order to qualify for a pass. Post Asylum hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.The 45th annual USA Film Festival will be held at the Angelica Theater at Mockingbird Station. Opening night is Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The festival runs through April 26, 2015.

TAMMP GOES TO THE TEXAS PRODUCTION ROUNDUP!
TAMMP will once again have a booth at the Texas Production Round Up in the Grapevine Convention Center on May 21, 2015. Please get your demo reels, business cards and swag sent in to the office no later than May 19, 2015.Items can be mailed to: TAMMP 9629 Carnegie Dr. Dallas, TX 75228The booth will be set up on May 20. You can also drop your stuff off at the Grapevine Convention Center that day. TAMMP will be celebrating 40 Years in the industry. New T- Shirts and SWAG! THERE WILL BE CAKE!Our special guest this year will be Dan Schlund – paramedic and owner of TEXAS SET MEDICS! Dan is a new member this year and will be on hand with all the latest and greatest trauma gear! Come and see us. Help us promote you!

TAMMP, Dallas Producers Association and Earth Day Texas
Invite you to be our guest for a very special screening of RACING EXTINCTION. Q&A to follow with Academy Award winning director Louie Psihoyos, co-producer Gina Papabeis and eco-racecar driver Leilani Munter, who is featured in the film. Texas Premiere of RACING EXTINCTION will be held during Earth Day Texas at the Texas Music Hall in Fair Park on Sunday, April 26, 2:00 p.m. TAMMP and DPA members are being extended a meet and greet with Louie prior to the FREE 2 PM Saturday, April 25th screening @ 1pm at the Texas Music Hall. Come early or stay after the film to enjoy the largest Earth Day celebration in the world!

RACING EXTINCTION www.earthdaytx.org/racingextinction In RACING EXTINCTION, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way you see the planet. The international wildlife trade creates bogus markets at the expense of creatures that have survived on this planet for millions of years. Using covert tactics and state-of-the-art technology, the Racing Extinction team exposes these two worlds in an inspiring affirmation to preserve life as we know it. The film, directed by Louie Psihoyos, the Academy Award winning director of The Cove, opened to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2015 and has already won the DC Environmental Film Festival's Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy. Okeanos - Foundation for the Sea presents an Oceanic Preservation Society film in association with Vulcan Productions, Earth Day Texas, JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation, Diamond Docs, and Insurgent Media.

About Earth Day Texas Earth Day Texas held April 24, 25 and 26, 2015 in Fair Park is the World's Largest Earth Day Initiative. The only place where nonprofits, businesses, academic institutions, professional societies, and government agencies unite to address environmental issues and demonstrate innovative solutions. Website and Trailer: www.racingextinction.com Additional free screenings of the film will be held during Earth Day Texas, the only place where nonprofits, businesses, academic institutions, professional societies, and government agencies unite to address environmental issues and demonstrate innovative solutions. Please visit www.earthdaytx.org for details. All screenings co-sponsored by FilmMatters Saturday, April 25, 2:00 p.m. Co-hosted by the Dallas Producers Association and TAAMP6:00 p.m. Co-hosted by the Dallas Film Society Sunday, April 26,2:00 p.m. Co-hosted by the Video Fest of Dallas 6:00 p.m. Co-hosted by the World Affairs Council and Duke University Alumni Association Want to get closer to the crime-ring busting action? Check out the super-rigged Tesla mobile projection vehicle from the movie, on display at various locations around the DFW Metroplex starting April 20th and Fair Park all weekend long!


SPRING HAS SPRUNG AND THERE IS A LOT TO DO

INDUSTRY NIGHT – APRIL 3, 2015

Play Now Studios and Joshua Graham & Associates present
INDUSTRY NIGHT, April 3rd at 7:30 p.m., located at 14665 Midway Road Suite 170, Addison TX 75001.
For tickets call: 214-603 2277. www.PLAYNOWSTUDIOS.COM This is a great networking event. Come one, come all.

SET SAFETY – DPA event
In light of recent fatalities that have occurred in the film industry while in production, this SET SAFETY seminar is a
MUST FOR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS.

Host: ISP Studios
1957 E. Irving Blvd
Irving, TX 75060
6p.m. – 9p.m. Program begins at 7p.m.
DPA members- free
Non - members - $20.00
Students with ID $10.00

The panel will discuss RISK MANAGEMENT concepts and focus on Set Safety to reduce the probability and severity of injuries while filming.
Panelists include:
Abe Lawrence – Safety and Compliance with Red Bull
Steve Belsky – President of Local IATSE 484
Dan Schlund – Texas Set Medics

IPS Studios has been a member of TAMMP for many years. They are an award winning production facility providing services for video, HD, print and webcast production.
www.i-s-p.net
Thanks for hosting this event!

TAMMP will sit on the Pro Act Panel
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
Monday, April 6, 2015
6:30 Networking 7 – 9p.m. – Program

MPS
141 Regal Row
Dallas, TX 75247

There is a stellar list of panelists
Dallas Film Commission - Janis Burklund
DPA - Christopher Bigbie
Dallas Screenwriters Association – Wayne Nichols
IASTSE 484 – Steve Belsky
IA 500 – Bill Schwarz
SAG- AFTRA – Brent Anderson
TXMPA – John Schrimpf
TAMMP – Lynne Moon

Contributors
Dallas Film Society – James Faust
Dallas Video Association – Bart Weis
KD Conservatory
Media Tech- Greg Perlman
Lone Star Film Festival – Alec Jhangiani
STAGE – Lisa Haram
The Dallas Table – Carolyn Hodge
USA Film Festival Carolyn Hodge
Play Now Studios – Shamar Edwards
IA 126, IA 127, IA 803

YOUR TAMMP MEMBERSHIP
If you cannot find your listing on the TAMMP website, you have been removed for non- payment of dues. Everyone who joined in MARCH is now expired. April joining members will start receiving notices of expiration dates. Please pay attention and get paid up.
If you need to know your expiration date: info@tammp.com
The office will get back to you ASAP.
Checks can be mailed to:
TAMMP
9629 Carnegie Dr.
Dallas, TX 75228

TAMMP IS PRESENT AT UPCOMING FILM FESTIVALS
TAMMP is a community partner with The Dallas International Film Festival this year. Look for our Logo on all the screenings.

The USA Film Festival, a long time TAMMP member is sponsored in part by TAMMP. See our full page ad in the 2015 USA Film Festival Brochure coming in April.

TAMMP is constantly working to promote film, TV and digital media production across the state of Texas. Notify the office of events in your area and we will post them to our news blasts and Face Book Page.

TAMMP DOES MORE THAN PROMOTE
The TAMMP office often receives emails and phone calls requesting us to notify the industry of passages. Sometimes they are HAPPY, sometimes, they are not. It seems we are the " go to" guys for getting folks notified on these phases of life.
Please put your requests in writing and email them to:
info@tammp.com Permission from the family must be granted in writing prior to sending out any notifications.


TAMMP NEEDS YOUR DEMO REELS & BUSINESS CARDS

The office is gearing up for the next big tradeshow, THE TEXAS PRODUCTION ROUND UP. Please send a stack of your business cards, demo reels, post cards, pamphlets or swag for your company and your individual business.
Mail to:
TAMMP
9629 Carnegie Dr.
Dallas, TX 75228

INSTRUCTIONS FOR JOINING & RENEWING ON LINE:

Go to www.tammp.com
Hit MY ACCOUNT on the right hand side of the home page under the User Menu
A page will appear with the 4 levels of membership. Pick one and scroll down to the blue button. Click on UPGRADE SUBSCRIPTION and follow the prompts to pay with a debit or credit card through Pay Pal. You do not have to have a Pay Pal account to pay.

If you are joining for the first time: You must log back in with the user name and password that you have set. The log in bar is on the right hand side of the home page under User Menu. The office does not keep this on file unless you specifically email it in for your membership file.

Your page will come up with several tabs at the top. Hit EDIT and fill in your credits and your bio.

HOT LINKS are created by typing your URL and E-MAIL addresses into the body of the bio and /or resume.

Make sure ALL contact information fields are filled out. This is what makes your listing show up.

If you are no longer appearing on the TAMMP website, it is because you were removed after 3 months of non - payment of dues. You will need to follow the process from the start in order to restore your listing.

CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS

If you wish to pay with a check or money order, please make it payable to:
TAMMP
9629 Carnegie Dr.
Dallas, TX 75228

If you are joining for the first time, the office will set up your listing from the back end and then email you a temporary user name and password. Please include an email address and phone number with your check. This will be speed up the process.

If you have questions, email: info@tammp.com
You can also call the TAMMP line at 214-766-1924. Please leave a message if there is no answer. Lynne Moon will return your call ASAP.


TAMMP SEEN AT FILM FESTIVALS AND IN FILM DIRECTORIES ACROSS THE GREAT STATE OF TEXAS!

TAMMP has a giant listing in the Houston Production Guide.

Just recently, the organization has shown up on the big screen at all the films presented by the USA Film Festival. TAMMP is one of USAFF 's biggest promoters and will be seen at their upcoming festival in the spring.

The Southwest Asian Film Festival had a great turn out despite nasty weather, February 27 to March 1st. TAMMP added stickers, business cards, and postcards to 250 swag bags. The organization's logo appeared on the big screen as one of the sponsors for this event.

The Dallas International Film Festival will tout the TAMMP logo on the big screen at its upcoming festival. Stay tuned for more details.

YOUR TAMMP MEMBERSHIP
If you do not know your expiration date, please contact the office by email: info@tammp.com
The office is doing its best to get email notices sent to all members who have expired or are close to expiring. If you are a member and wish to renew by check, please send your dues to
9629 Carnegie Dr.
Dallas, TX 75228.
Checks are greatly appreciated because no fees are removed.

If you wish to join and pay by check, the office will send you a user name and password that will enable you to log in and fill out all your information.
Hot links to your email address and URL are done by adding this information to the TEXT of your bio and resume.Please log in and edit your profile.

You can do this by going to www.tammp.com
Log in with your user name and password. Hit MY ACCOUNT on the right hand side of the home page. A page will come up with tabs saying VIEW and EDIT. Hit the EDIT tab and change or add any information you wish. Please remember to hit the SAVE button at the bottom of the page after your changes have been entered.

DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE BRIGANCE FAMILY

It is with deepest regret that I make this announcement.

Corkey Brigance, long time TAF/TP and TAMMP member passed away on February 24, 2015. Corkey worked as a transcriptionist in film for many years and will be sorely missed.

The viewing will be held on at Restland on Greenville Ave. on Thursday, March 5, from 6 to 8. Services will be at Restland Memorial Chapel on March 6, at 2:30.

Condolences may be sent to her husband Bob and son, Todd at the following address:
Bob Brigance
401 West Shore Dr.
Richardson, TX 75080


For 40 years TAMMP has promoted Texas crews & vendors to industry professionals in the Film, TV, Video, and Gaming professions worldwide! Known as "the go to source" for crew and vendor contact information in Texas!