Past Events


NATAS SF NORCAL hosted a virtual live event with notable former war correspondents on Saturday November 18, 2023

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This hour long Zoom Seminar was recoded on August 15, 2020

Introduce yourself to the new flavor of video production used on such programs as “The Mandalorian”, “Game of Thrones” and the virtual sets used on “The Weather Channel.”

Covered Topics:
  • *What is Augmented & Mixed Reality, and why is it such a Big Deal?
  • *The The Paradigm Shift: Covid-19 & Budgets *3 Types of Virtual Production: Which type is right for you?
  • *Hardware & Software Equipping a Studio. From Indie to Pro. What is needed for each type? *Resources Where to learn?

Seminar is hosted by award winning filmmaker Koina Freeman. She is the XR Faculty Lead at Laney College and a superpower for visual storytelling across platforms; from XR to TV and Virtual Production. Koina uses video, Realtime 3D Animation, and game engines to weave compelling stories. She is the 1st woman of color to direct for FOX’s “America’s Most Wanted” where she brought each of her episodes in on-schedule, and under budget and has premiered a film at the Sundance.



FREE Bay Area Movie Screenings for NATAS members. Usually you may bring a guest.  Many screenings are previews of first-run movies, and include “Q&A” sessions with the director, producer and/or cast members of the film.
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NATAS Next Generation of
TV Ratings &
October 22, 2014

Next Generation of TV Ratings & Demographics

NAPTE Student Career Day
May 4, 2014