Pre-Apocalypse Now Roxie Benefit Party

December 19 only


Join us for a very special evening
A Coppola Family Affair at the Roxie Theater

Friday, December 19, 2014

Pre-“Apocalypse Now” Roxie Benefit Party
5:30 PM

Meet us at the Little Roxie for wine, micro-brews, signature drink and local bites
Special Guests: Richard Beggs, Academy Award Winner (Best Sound Design, Apocalypse Now) and Walter Murch Academy Award Winner (Best Sound Design, Apocalypse Now) and Nominated as Film Editor.

Apocalypse Now
at the historic BIG Roxie

A conversation with Richard Beggs (moderated by Jim McKee)
7:30 PM
Apocalypse Now Screening
8:00 PM

Tickets to Benefit Party and Screening – $50.00
Space Limited.
Can’t attend but want to support the Roxie? Click here to donate

About Richard Beggs

Richard Beggs, sound designer and re-recording mixer, has worked in his career with directors like Francis Coppola, Ivan Reitman, Mel Brooks, Barry Levinson, Kathryn Bigelow, Sofia Coppola, and Alfonso Cuarón, among others.

He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for Apocalypse Now (1979) and has received many Golden Reel Award nominations as sound designer and mixer for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Children of Men (2006).

Beggs teaches film sound at the California College of the Arts, he is an associate fellow of Berkeley College at Yale University, and sits on the board of directors of the San Francisco Arts Education Project.

Trained as a painter, Beggs received a B.F.A from the San Francisco Art Institute and an M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts. He exhibited at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and at Oakland Museum of California. A native San Franciscan (1942), Beggs has his sound studio at the San Francisco Film Centre in the Presidio of San Francisco.

About Jim McKee

Sound designer, composer, engineer and technical producer, Jim works in collaboration with playwrights, radio producers, filmmakers, performance artists and product designers. His experience includes mixing and sound design for stage, dance, feature films, national broadcast television, radio, commercial and drama, research and production for interactive media.  Most recent works for radio include Ferlinghetti; Open Eye, Open Mind with Bay Area Drama Drama, and the Kitchen Sisters The Hidden World of Girls for NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. For video; Chrysopylae an installation by Doug Hall with cellist Joan Jeanrenaud, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Goldn Gate Bridge, Lou Harrison: A World of Music by Eva Soltes, Venice Under Water by Chip Lord, and 1 Plus 1 Plus 1 – Sympathy for the Decay by Ilppo Pohjola in cluding a live performance with Pekka Lappi. Recent feature films include Roman Coppola’s A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, and Hog’s Tooth by Olek Lyzwanski. Interactive work includes sonicification of Facebook and a six screen and speaker App, Walk-In Theater for iPad by Rachel Strickland and Eric Gould Bear.




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