FILMNºRTH OFFERS BOTH IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL CLASSES

In addition to the courses listed below, FilmNorth is offering our Inclusive & Socially Conscious Filmmaking Lab, starting November 10. Click here for info and application.

In-person classes will be held at FilmNorth, 550 Vandalia Street, Suite 120, Saint Paul, MN 55114 unless otherwise specified.

Covid Safety Policy for In-Person Classes & Events
FilmNorth is following CDC’s current COVID-19 guidance for Ramsey County:

  • Masks are recommended for those who are unvaccinated, immunocompromised, or at high-risk for complications associated with COVID-19.
  • People may choose to mask at any time.
  • People with any COVID-19 symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should stay home.
  • Free masks are available for students who need them (one mask per student per class).

Virtual Classes
Participation in FilmNorth online classes requires use of the free Zoom cloud-based video conferencing service. For optimal performance we recommend that you install Zoom on your computer rather than running it from a web browser. We will e-mail students a course reminder and Zoom link a few days prior to the first session. Click here for a Zoom tutorial.

FilmNorth offers a low-income tuition price option for classes and workshops. We define a low-income household as follows:

  • Household of one with a total annual income of $25,000 or less
  • Household of two or more with a total annual income of $45,000 or less

A limited number of scholarships are available. Click here for guidelines and scholarship application.

CLASS REGISTRATIONS ARE ACCEPTED AFTER THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IF THERE ARE OPENINGS.

Filmmaking

Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling

Tom Baker

4 sessions: Tuesdays, October 11-November 1, 6:30-9:30pm, Starts October 11

Introduction to Adobe After Effects

Ryan Ouradnik

4 sessions: Thursdays, October 13-November 3, 6:30-9:30pm, Starts October 13

Introduction to Adobe Premiere

Khalid Ali

2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, October 15-16, 10am-4pm, Starts October 15

Documentary Boot Camp – A Master Class with Melody Gilbert [Virtual]

Melody Gilbert

1 session: Sunday, October 16, 9:30am-3:30pm CT, Starts October 16

Cinema Production Basics

Pam Colby

RESCHEDULED: Wednesdays, October 19-December 14, 6:30-9:30pm, Starts October 19

Directing Boot Camp

David J. Buchanan

1 session: Saturday, October 22, 9:30am-12pm, Starts October 22

Short Documentary Production

Thalia Drori Ramirez

6 sessions: Mondays, October 24-November 28, 6:30-9pm, Starts October 24

Animating with Adobe Creative Cloud [Virtual]

John Akre

2 sessions: Saturday, October 29, 9am-1pm CT & Sunday, October 30, 9-11am CT, Starts October 29

Introduction to Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects [Virtual]

Beth Peloff

3 sessions: Tuesdays, November 1-15, 6:30-8:30pm CT, Starts November 1

Cinematography Boot Camp

Jeremy Wilker

2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, November 5-6, 10am-4pm, Starts November 5

Culturally Conscious Filmmaking

Abdirahman Mohamed

2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, November 5-6, 10am-4pm, Starts November 5

Filmmaking with Your Smartphone

Nick Clausen

1 session: Saturday, November 12, 10am-4pm, Starts November 12

Marketing Independent Films – A Crash Course

Jake Yuzna

1 session: Saturday, December 3, 1-4pm, Starts December 3

Introduction to Adobe Premiere

Khalid Ali

2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, December 10-11, 10am-4pm, Starts December 10

Photography

DSLR & Mirrorless Photography Boot Camp

Tom Baker

1 session: Sunday, October 23, 9am-5pm, Starts October 23

The Showstopper Portrait

Ted Hall

2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, November 19-20, 10am-5pm, Starts November 19

Screenwriting

Elements of Screenwriting

David Grant

8 sessions: Mondays, October 3-November 21, 6:30-9:30pm, Starts October 3

Advanced Screenwriting

David Grant

8 sessions: Tuesdays, October 4-November 22, 6:30-9:30pm, Starts October 4

Introduction to Writing for TV

Bo Kaprall

8 sessions: Wednesdays, October 12-November 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Starts October 12

Genre Screenwriting – Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror & Beyond [Virtual]

Jake Yuzna

7 sessions: Wednesdays, October 12-November 23, 6:30-9:30pm CT, Starts October 12

Short-Form Screenwriting

Pam Colby

6 sessions: Thursdays, October 13-November 17, 6:30-8:30pm, Starts October 13