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Events

get involved in our community

 
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We host events at our HQ in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

They’re an amazing opportunity to get involved in our community, and we do talks, industry panels, workshops, and screenings throughout the year. Come join us. You’ll meet a bunch of cool, creative people, sip something fancy, and maybe even learn a thing or two.

 
 

Wednesday, OCTOBER 16th, 5:30–8pm
WeWork Williamsburg (134 N. 4th Street)

upcoming events

 

#6 Industry Happy Hour: Documentary Photography

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Join us in conversation with international documentary photographer Jordan Sirek as he discusses his journey into photography and what inspires him. His work focuses on the idea of “home”, understanding why people live where they do, and using his voice to advocate for social and political change. Jordan has traveled all over the globe for his photography and recently had his "Covered in Ash" series exhibited at the ICP Museum.

 
 
 


past events

 

Wednesday, september 18th, 5:30–8pm
WeWork Williamsburg (134 N. 4th Street)

 

#5 Industry Happy Hour: Directing Commercials

 
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Join us in a conversation with Aubrey Smyth about her career in commercial directing. Her extensive client list includes Netflix, Glamour, Klondike, New Balance, Helluva Good, and Audible.

She recently won the Grand Prize for Moët Moment Film Festival in 2018 for her narrative-styled commercial film "The Bout".

Aubrey will talk about her journey in filmmaking and answer questions on how to get your start in the film industry.

Beer on tap, wine and prosecco will be served!

 
 
 
 

Wednesday, august 7th, 5:30–8pm
WeWork Williamsburg (134 N. 4th Street)

#4 Industry Happy Hour: Developing Your Brand in a Digital World

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Ready to take your brand to the next level?

Join us in a conversation with Asher Gardner about creating, refining, and elevating your brand. In our digital landscape, your website and social media presence are the first impression for prospective clients and collaborators. Asher will guide you through the practical steps to create a strong brand identity and how to attract your ideal clients.

Beer on tap, wine and prosecco to be served! 

 
 

Wednesday, July 17th, 5–7pm
WeWork Williamsburg (134 N. 4th Street)

#3 Industry Happy Hour: Creative Project Management


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Join us in a curated conversation with designers Brooks Kaya + Julia Rexon to talk all things CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT. We will dive into the world of the creative studio from the perspective of the PMs and Producers and discuss how to manage your projects, relationships, and resources in a way that your coworkers and clients don’t hate you. In the spirit of Velocity's drive to foster creative community, our conversation will be dynamic, engaging, and include lots of Q+A time with the audience!



Make sure to join us afterward for happy hour and industry networking. Beer on tap, wine + prosecco will be served.


 
 
 
 

Wednesday, MAY 29TH, 5–7pm
WeWork Williamsburg (134 N. 4th Street)

#2 Industry Happy Hour with JAY WADLEY

Join us in a curated conversation with award-winning composer and music producer Jay Wadley. In the spirit of Velocity's drive to foster creative community, our conversation will be dynamic, engaging, and include lots of Q+A time with the audience!

Make sure to join us afterward for happy hour and industry networking. Beer on tap, wine + prosecco will be served.

 

 

Wednesday, April 24th, 5–7pm
WeWork Williamsburg (134 N. 4th Street)


#1 Production 101 for Agencies and Clients

Featuring an Industry Panel Q+A. We will open a dialogue with companies and creative agencies on how to get the most out of production budgets, how to create a more collaborative and seamless production process and curate a discussion with industry members in various departments.

Happy hour featuring beer on tap, wine + prosecco to follow.