United Nations Film Panel in Northwest Arkansas

Ozark Talent Bank to host UN Art Ambassador at Rogers, Arkansas location next week

ROGERS, Ark. - ArkaSun -- Rogers, Arkansas -  The Ozark Talent Bank will be hosting a series of special events at its new location in the historic Bank of Rogers Building, located in downtown Rogers featuring special guest, United Nations Art Ambassador Ibiyinka Alao.

Alao is an artist, ambassador, filmmaker, architect, and author who won the first place of a United Nations International Art Competition amongst 61 countries. His paintings are primarily about redemption, peace, and love.

Tuesday, May 18  - Alao will be the guest speaker at a film panel focused on creating unity in the Arkansas Film Community. Other panelists will include:

Don Willis of 4:13 Films who will speak about film funding and his experiences filming a feature in the state of Arkansas.

Dr Brandon Chase Goldsmith of the Fort Smith International Film Festival.  Goldsmith aims to bring the state's resources together.

Zak Heald of Farm Studios and Intercut Productions.  Heald will speak about the growth of the  industry in the area and upcoming opportunities in the industry for the region.

More on arkasun.com
Kody Ford of Arkansas Cinema Society/  Ford  will share the details of the new tax incentives passed last month in Arkansas

Kim Pease of Women in Film Arkansas and the Ozark Talent Bank.  Pease will speak about getting started in the industry and how to get connected.

Tuesday, May 25, the OTB in partnership with the Arkansas Chapter of Women in Film will host a screening of Alao's award winning film on its sixteen-foot movie screen.

VIP attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a private meet and greet with the Alao before the screening. There will be a Q & A after the Screening which is open to all.

Additionally, on May 29th the OTB in conjunction with the Rogers Experimental House and  MAD Fashion Portfolio Building Sessions will host a black light photo shoot for models and photographers with Alao's world famous 100' painting now on display in Downtown Rogers.

To register for these events,

Film Panel - Arkansas Film CommUNITY: Working Together to Raise the Tide

http://bit.ly/ARFILMPANEL (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2FARFILMPANEL%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0mliQxRxlYkff_3JS4opiEQVkYEy0hZTMjF6xkPJAhsquhikBHeAokuh4&h=AT11gFup50NOXlXEAwKzSx_okw8JOXYs2J0pu7P8jK5-rmKpKusk7pyS95KF0zkWl_rFOrDgEm60azZuntzyV3hUwVJrKJKVOXSmJordXrdo...)

My Fireflies Film Screening and Meet & Greet


Proceeds from these events will be used to assist fiscally challenged individuals in the state of Arkansas  in the pursuit of their goals in the industry.

About the OTB: The Ozark Talent Bank was founded in 2020 as a creative hub with a wide range of services, businesses, and events all supporting the film, fashion, and music industries across the region.

Follow The Ozark Talent Bank on Instagram @TheOzarkTalentBank and Facebook @OzarkTalentBankRogers.

Wade Schillo
Director of Media/Marketing
c/o Ozark Talent Bank

Source: Ozark Talent Bank

Show All News | Report Violation