3/12 - 3/14
Welcome to the 2nd annual PolaCon Bay Area!
RSVP’d attendees will receive the full “fixed” schedule via email, as well as the links needed to join the live Zoom-based events.
PolaPals can also stream all the live events and recorded presentations, demos, etc. on Twitch or Facebook Live. (Follow “InstantFilmSociety” at twitch.tv/instantfilmsociety — Only takes 1 minute to set-up an account to start streaming.)
Check on Instagram each morning for an up-to-date schedule with more details, @ tags, and watch for the contest announcement posts on Instagram as well.
THE “FIXED” SCHEDULE
DAY I: Friday 3/12 [All times Pacific Standard Time (PST)]
Noon (PST): Welcome to #PolaConBayArea — Intro IFS/PolaCon/ SF Instant Photowalk — join us live for a preview of the weekend’s events.
12:30PM (PST): ’Call for entries to the ‘Online Gallery Exhibition’ — Post 8 to 9 photos here on Instagram representing your work, as well as a portrait/self portrait, at #InstantFilmExhibition, and share a little about your “instant film journey” as an introduction to other attendees. (See past #InstantFilmExhibition posts for examples.)
1-1:30PM: New #InstantFilmScavengerHunt List published (on Instagram).
3PM (PST) "Shake It! A modern Polaroid love story" by @msmagswildwood
4PM (PST) #PolaPal interview with @merlindb
5PM (PST) Brooklyn Film Camera - “Instant Processor” Demo (Stay tuned for a second showing on Sunday, Day III)
6PM (PST) Happy Hour - Meet & Greet
Note: To attend Happy Hours in Zoom be sure to RSVP at Eventbrite. Please, once you receive the link, do not post or share it anywhere with anyone.
DAY II: Saturday 3/13
10AM (PST) Photowalk techniques - Walk and Talk in the ‘hood
11AM (PST) 12:12
1PM (PST) Retrospekt: History of Retrospekt / Why We Love Analogue
2PM (PST) Instax Reload
3PM (PST) Tracy Storer and the 20x24 Q&A
5PM (PST) PolaCon BayArea Saturday Happy Hour
DAY III: Sunday 3/14 (Account for Daylight Saving Time)
11AM (PST) Polaroid 8x10 Processor “care and repair” demo
1PM (PST) Pola-Bookmaking
1:45PM (PST) Gary Ho - Mint Camera - Future Of Instant Film
2PM (PST) Spring 2021 - State of the Emulsion
3PM (PST) “Wrappy Hour” Wrap-Party
REGISTER HERE FOR POLACON BAY AREA 2021: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/polacon-bay-area-2021-tickets-144343969699
Thank you to our partners in planning at @sfinstantphotowalk & @eastbayphotocollective and a special thanks to our SF sponsors at @underdogfilmlab @glasskeyphoto @theeparkside & @pibarsf.
And last, but certainly not least, thank you to our sponsors @polaroid @retrospekt_ @mintcamera @brooklynfilmcamera and @dentoncameraexchange for presenting or helping with prizes for attendees!