Founded with the belief that the art of filmmaking should be accessible to all, the Blackmagic Collective is designed to bring together filmmakers from all disciplines and all experience levels to learn from, share with, and inspire each other. Whether a professional looking to grow your connections, or new to the craft hoping to learn from the pros, the Blackmagic Collective strives to provide all members the opportunity to grow creatively.

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Next Event: November 20, 2019


Announcing the five finalists for the BMC Fest!

Join us as we screen the films once more and enjoy a panel with the filmmakers, discussing their films. Then vote which one wins the Audience Choice Award!

Music Video Premiere!

Shake It Up!

As a special bonus, we’ll be screening the inspirational and entertaining music video “Shake It Up!“, directed by our very own Jenn Page! The video is a great dance and musical number about all kinds of people coming together to create change and make the world a happier place. 
Director – Jenn Page
Cinematographer – Sarah Phillips
Songwriter  – Chris Edgar
Lead Vocals – Harleen Silva, Andre Meyers, Lindsay Zana, and Nick Conroy
Supervising Choreographer  – Alice Dranger 

SHOOTOUT! is a quick-draw filmmaking challenge testing your filmmaking marksmanship by giving you the chance to make an AMAZING short film in 2 days! 

5 filmmaking teams were chosen to create a film in two-days based on pre-submitted scripts. 

And now we see those films!


Stay tuned here for more information on the films…

..and don't forget!


Join us at 5:00pm for our cocktail party. Enjoy complimentary drinks, appetizers and great conversation with your fellow Collective and FA members! 

Event hosted by

Paul Vaillancourt

Paul Vaillancourt is a writer, actor, director, producer and most of all improvisor who has been teaching and performing improv across the country for more than 25 years. He is a graduate of the Comedy Sportz Training Program in Virginia, the Second City Training Center in Chicago as well as the legendary iO in Chicago where he had the rare opportunity to study under the legendary Del Close. After his group, Bitter Noah, was selected to perform their signature piece, the Improvised Movie, at the US Comedy Arts festival, Paul moved to Los Angeles and founded the iO West.

During his time in Hollywood Paul has become a sought after improv coach, producer, writer and consultant working with many TV networks including Fox, MTV, VH1, Oxygen, History and Bravo to name a few. Recently, he also authored “The Triangle of the Scene: a simple, practical, powerful method for approaching improvisation” available on iBooks and Amazon Kindle. He is also the creator and host of Improv Tips on his YouTube channel PVImprov. Currently Paul is performing Man vs. Movie (the world’s only one-man improvised movie).

Connect with Paul on social media @whatsupwithpv