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DCIO December Newsletter

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Local News

  • Congratulations to ‘No Demo Reno‘. HGTV is moving forward with Season 2.
  • Dallas based Reel FX has two new movies premiering in December. Check out ‘Back to the Outback‘ on Netflix, December 10th and ‘Rumble‘ on Paramount+, December 15th.
  • Dallas’ Thousand Foot Squid produced the impressive new trailer for ‘Bel Air‘. Great job Norry Nivens and the rest of the team.

Cheers to these Dallas area born and/or based acts on their Grammy nominations:
St. Vincent – Best Alternative Music Album
Maren Morris – Best Country Song; and Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Kirk Franklin – Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Son
Selena Gomez – Best Latin Pop Album
Leon Bridges – Best R&B Album; and Best Traditional R&B Performance
Mickey Guyton – Best Country Album; Best Country Solo Performance; and Best Country Song
Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Kari Jobe – Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Norah Jones – Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Mark Lettieri – Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Jon Randall – Best Country Album

Add These Dates to Your Calendar

AAF Dallas Holiday Networking Hour
Thursday, December 9th at the Networking Bar – Trinity Groves
More Info

Kreator Kon
A half-day of seminars, panels and conversations for film, television, digital, theater, production and writing creatives.
Sunday, December 12 at Gilley’s
More info, use code DallasCreates for a discount

DPA Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 14th at Saint Rocco’s – Trinity Grove
More Info

WIF, Dallas – End of Year Extravaganza
Wednesday, December 15th at the Victoria
More Info

Free Lunch to Professional Musicians
Provided by The Music Stand
Wednesday, December 15th at the Kitchen Café
More Info

Film Festival News

Denton Black Film Festival
Early-bird Passes are on sale now for the hybrid Denton Black Film Festival, January 26-30, 2022. Other festival passes go on sale Dec. 16. Purchase you tickets now, https://dentonbff.com/film-festival/.

EarthX Film
The Dallas Arts District’s Strauss Square will be the home of EarthX Film’s 2022 Festival! Mark your calendars to come out for the four day festival, May 12-15 and enjoy the beautiful outdoor space and amazing views of the Dallas skyline.

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We have a new name! The Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office, formerly known as the Dallas Film Commission, is now the official resource for film, television, animation, advertising, interactive, literature, music, and photography projects. Check out our new website, DallasCreates.org.  Dallas is also now recognized as a  Texas Music Friendly Community The Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office is now also serving as the music office and more.  CLICK HERE for the announcement.