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But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day. ~Benjamin Disraeli

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Wrap Party Wrap-Up

Jul 26, 2006 — MCA-I NY was pleased to welcome its members and guests, a few colleagues from the North Jersey chapter, lots of volunteers from the April film festival, and assorted friends from the past and future to an end-of-season membership meeting/wrap party last month. . . . → Read More: Wrap Party Wrap-Up

Committee News

Jul 24, 2006 — Every summer, after the rush of MCA-I NY events, editorial deadlines, and other responsibilities are behind us, the New York board of directors gathers for … well, I want to say a retreat, but, unlike last year when we grilled burgers and enjoyed the sun in former president Sager’s back yard, this year we met in a studio in midtown Manhattan, passed around a bag of chips, and dove into a very full agenda. . . . → Read More: Committee News

Changing Hats

July 24, 2006 — Farewell? Not a chance! MCA-I NY has become my home in the communications industry. After four years of being president, I’m delighted to say that the chapter is moving forward with renewed energy and commitment and wonderful people in leadership positions, headed by your new president, Linda Lopez, and president elect, Lloyd Nilsen. . . . → Read More: Changing Hats

Three MVPs from the 2006 Film Festival

Jul 23, 2006 — Where would we be without them? It’s hard to believe, when you see what a successful production Stories from the Field has been for the past two years, that it is done entirely by volunteers — from the producers to the camera people to the last minute gang that nips and tucks until the goodnight. Here are three special people who helped to make year two the one to beat. . . . → Read More: Three MVPs from the 2006 Film Festival

Making Change: A Conversation with Dr. Maria Compte

Jul 23, 2006 — Some of MCA-I NY’s film festival supporters have careers that routinely bring them up close and personal with issues most of us only see on film or read in the news. Maria Emilia Compte, MD, MPH&TM, the vice-president for programs at Intermed International, talked with me about her work on behalf of communities in the developing world. . . . → Read More: Making Change: A Conversation with Dr. Maria Compte