May 05, 2022

Creative Economy Journal

Moses Nagel speaks with Corey Aldrich, Executive Director at ACE! (Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy) in the first installment of the Creative Economy Journal. The goal is to highlight and amplify the interesting and unique voices participating in the creative economy of New York State Capital Region.

PART ONE : The Monkey Business Gala | 04.08.2022
The 518 Film Network and The Monkey Short Film co-hosting a networking fundraiser at the Madison Theater in Albany. Over 20 local filmmaker’s work were showcased. The Monkey Short Film is an adaptation of a Steven King short story entitled The Monkey that is being shot this summer in the Capital Region. Special thanks to Hanzolo (LINK: for use of the live performance music!
The Monkey Short (LINK:
518 Film Network (LINK:

PART TWO : ACE! Creative Networking Event at miSci : Innovation and Technology Museum | 04.21.2022
The first ACE! Event of 2022 was held at miSci in conjunction with the 2022 NEMA Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit. The event was held in the DESIGN ZONE, an interactive exhibit / installation that explores the secrets behind how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers, and other creative problem solvers do what they do.
miSci (LINK: | |

PART THREE : Maria Diotte, Founder and Owner at BLISS Arts
FB: @blissartsny (LINK: | Web: (LINK: | Mailing List: [email protected]

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