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June 2019

Introduction to Short-Form Narrative Filmmaking

June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - August 7, 2019 @ 9:30 pm

(For 55+ Adults) 9 sessions: Wednesdays, June 5-August 7 (no class July 3), 6:30-9:30pm Culminating Screening Event: Wednesday, August 21, 7-9pm Price: $25 (will be waived for those who can't pay, no questions asked; contact FilmNorth's Education Director to register) Want to learn the craft of visual storytelling through making a short fiction film? Working in groups of 3-4, student teams will create short films from idea to final edit. No prior experience necessary! You just need curiosity, openness to…

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Creating a Short Video Memoir

June 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

(For 55+ Adults) 9 sessions: Mondays, June 10-August 12 (no class July 1), 9am-12pm Culminating Screening Event: Monday, August 19, 7-9pm Price: $25 (will be waived for those who can’t pay, no questions asked; contact FilmNorth’s Education Director to register) As we grow older we gain new perspectives on our lives, here is your opportunity to share a part of your journey by creating a short video memoir. This may include a compilation of stories, video, photographs, and other audio/visual elements.…

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February 2022

Virtual Adventures in Visual Storytelling

February 4 @ 10:00 am - April 8 @ 12:00 pm

(For participants 55+) 10 sessions: Fridays, February 4-April 8, 10am-12pm In this virtual class open to 55+ students of all levels, participants will play with a variety of mixed media methods, including cartooning, writing, drawing, and filmmaking to create visual stories. Students will be encouraged to harness their creativity and curiosity working on projects each week individually, in small partnerships, and as a full group. No previous videomaking, writing, or drawing experience required. Participants meet weekly on Zoom and work…

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March 2022

Creating a Short Video Memoir [In-Person]

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - May 16 @ 8:30 pm

(For participants 55+) 8 sessions: Mondays, March 28-May 16, 6:30-8:30pm As we grow older we gain new perspectives on our lives. This in-person course provides participants who are 55+ the opportunity to share a part of your journey by creating a short video memoir. This may include a compilation of stories, video, photographs, and other audio/visual elements. Teaching artist Pam Colby, a filmmaker and grand slam champion storyteller whose work has been featured on National Public Radio, will cover the principles…

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June 2022

Creating a Short Documentary [In-Person]

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - July 21 @ 8:30 pm

(For participants 55+) 8 sessions: Thursdays, June 2-July 21, 6:30-8:30pm Each class participant will choose a topic of interest to create a short documentary film. Your project may include a compilation of video, photographs, and other audio/visual elements. This in-person class will meet you at your level and advise you on what is possible. You'll have the option to record interviews and narration at FilmNorth, or we'll guide you on your technology, such as best practices for shooting video with…

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