Film Board Minutes

Date:  October 29th 2002


Meeting Started at: 6:02 P.M.


Unexcused Absences: Andrew Bailey, Stephanie Marolt, Tamara Ojanen, and Lisa Welling

Excused Absences: John Jeske and Pedro L. Lemmertz

32 members present


Minutes: Passed


President: Two weeks ago I turned in an incomplete list to the Student Organizations office, by the end of this meeting I would like everyone to complete form.  Now I will pass it around the room, each Film Board member must fill in their name and student number.


Vice President: The sign up sheet is going around the room and requirements have been updated.


Secretary: If you are going to be absent from a meeting please contact the secretary and inform them of your absence.


Treasurer: For “K19 The Widow maker”, we sold 449 tickets that amounts to $ 898.00 and made $ 299.99 in Concessions.  There is $7,500.00 in the account. 


Equipment Supervisor: The movie “MIB II” is here and will be shown at 8:00 pm on Wednesday night and probably put together during the day.


Web page: The web page has been updated.  Cool!


Publicity: Poster is up in front of the MUB.  Looks good!


Concessions: No report.


Advertising: The cell phone signs went up last weekend at the show.


Advisors: No report.


Old Business:

No new V.I.P. passes were seen this week, so that is good.  The Vice President went through the V.I.P. packet and it said nothing about getting into the movie for free that weekend, so somewhere along the line communication must have broke down, anyways it sounds like it is a one-year deal.  A motion was made that in the future Film Board should not accept these V.I.P. passes anytime during the year and especially not on Family weekend or during the MTU open house, which is when there seems to be a lot of them floating around.  Motion passes, ~ rest in peace V.I.P. passes.


Time for the fall social is approaching and it is usually held at the “Library Bar and Grill”, but if anyone has any suggestions it is open to the floor, here we go!  Lots of suggestions on where to eat were calmly discussed, such restaurants as “The Loading Zone II”, “AmerEuroAsia” and the “Ming Buffet” were among the fine suggestions from various Film Board members.  Last year about $10.00 was allocated to each member that had to be spent on food, if you are 21 or over any liquor purchased must be done so with your own money.  A motion was made to go to the new “Ming Buffet” located in the Sharon Center behind Blockbuster video for the Film board fall social.  Motion passes with 18 for, 7 opposed, and 3 abstentions.  Another motion was then made to have this social on Tuesday December 3rd right after the Film Board meeting, that is the first week back after Thanksgiving break, and that the secretary will send an email to the list on Monday and then again on Tuesday reminding the members about this event.  Motion has been tabled until next week I believe.  It was also recommended that someone call the “Ming Buffet” and see if they can seat all 38 members, if of course all attend?


Cotton candy is not free unless there are bags left after the late Saturday night show that would otherwise go to waste.  The only editable thing that is free is the one bag of popcorn that each member is allowed to have once per weekend.


Blue Key would like Film Board to donate some money for Winter Carnival; in the past Film Board usually donates about $250.00 unless Film Board is really strapped for cash, like last year.  After consulting the treasurer and learning that at the end of last year Film Board had 5,500 in the account, a motion was made to give Blue Key some money.  Motion passes with 2 abstentions; (I will not allocate money to another organization that sends a collector who demands Film Board give them money.  When you want something, you simply say the magic word, please.)


New Business:


Meeting Adjourned: 6:25 pm


Dutifully Submitted,

Daniel J. Weir

Tuesday October 28th, 2002, 9:08 P.M.


Only 5 ½ more weeks of class to go!