Saturday, February 15th, 2013 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Note to Club Members: Luncheon meeting fee has increased to $14 (including lunch)
The guest speaker at the Saturday, February 15, 2014 CWC luncheon will be film producer, director and writer Mamie Jean Calvert to speak to luncheon attendees about Writing for the Movies.
Out of 200 entries, Ms Calvert’s script, Sunshine, won the 2012 AOF Festival Best Screenplay award. Inn 2009 she won the Best Screenplay award for Murder by Design. She has been involved in the entertainment industry for over 25 years.
In 1987, Mamie Jean founded Ambra Productions. The Magic of Christmas is the first short Mamie Jean wrote, produced, and distributed for Ambra Productions. Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to this film, she wrote, produced, and directed The Magic of Christmas II, which was released in Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and Barnes and Noble in November 2012.
During her career, Mamie Jean has produced and directed more than 200 cable television shows. Her latest screenplay, In the Eyes of a Killer, was filmed on the Sacramento Delta in central California. The film has won many awards, including Best Film (NorCal Film Festival, Sacramento). The trailer for In the Eyes of a Killer can be seen on YouTube. The movie can now be rented at Blockbuster and can be purchased on Amazon. It is also available on pay-per-view. The film has sold to the foreign market as well as domestically to Monarch Films.
Today Mamie Jean continues to collaborate with other film makers, and several projects she is working on are in various stages of development. She is currently filming Magical Mrs. Claus in Elk Grove.
The monthly CWC luncheons are held at Cattlemens Restaurant, 12409 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova
from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The newly increased meeting fee: Members, $14; Nonmembers, $16 (lunch is included in the meeting fee).
As always, members and guests are welcome.
Monthly luncheon is open to the public.
Cost is $14 for members, $16 for nonmembers.
The meeting fee includes buffet lunch and beverage.
Cattlemen’s Restaurant, 12409 Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA.
The restaurant is located just east of Hazel Ave. at the northeast end of the Nimbus Winery complex along Highway 50. Cattlemen’s offers CWC a spacious meeting room with free WiFi, quality AV equipment, free off street parking and excellent buffet-style food.