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June 2023

Indie Film Financing with Stu Pollard

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm

In-person. Saturday, June 17, 9:00 am-3:45 pm Presented by filmmaker Stu Pollard (Rust Creek, Plus One, Bass Ackwards), who has raised more than $10 million in production funds over the course of his career, this workshop is ideal for both narrative and documentary filmmakers preparing to write independent film business plans targeting angel investors.  Focused on the key elements that should be in place to create a film business plan—as well as structure, layout, research, and presentation—this workshop will also provide insights…

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July 2023

Introduction to Adobe Premiere [Virtual]

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - July 24 @ 8:30 pm

Online. 3 sessions: Mondays, July 10-24, 6:30-8:30 pm CDT This online course covers basic nonlinear editing with Premiere Pro through demonstrations and hands-on instruction using footage provided by the instructor. Topics include media management and archiving, editing vocabulary and concepts, importing and organizing your media, trimming clips and building your rough cut, using a variety of editing tools to fine-tune your edit, working with sound, applying transitions, adding titles, and exporting your project. The material covered is applicable to Premiere…

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Psychology of Cinema

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - July 18 @ 9:30 pm

2 sessions: Tuesdays, July 11-18th, 6:30-9:30 pm This introductory workshop translates basic psychology concepts, research, and neuroscience into techniques for screenwriting, development, and production. The information and exercises serve as tools to expand ways of developing characters, creating new worlds, and increasing audience engagement.   These two sessions build a basic framework that expands filmmaker strategies for different formats, genres, and styles. By coupling current research with your instinct and personal journey, the workshop increases options that heighten dynamics of human…

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Neutral Scene: On-Camera Scene Study

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - September 11 @ 9:00 pm

In-person. 8 sessions: Mondays, July 17-September 11 (no class 9/4), 6:00-9:00 pm This on-camera acting course is designed for beginning and newer actors, plus stage actors looking to make the transition from stage to screen. Each participant will examine relationship, circumstance, and conflict with a scene partner, infusing a neutral text with stakes and intention. Using moment to moment work, we’ll analyze the essential and vital skills of powerful, confident acting, while applying it to the physical constraints and intimacy…

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Cinema Production Basics

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - September 14 @ 9:30 pm

In-person. 9 sessions: Thursdays, July 20-September 14, 6:30-9:30 pm This course is designed for students with little or no previous production experience and a keen interest in developing their skills in moving image arts. In addition to providing hands-on experience through production exercises and projects, the course places considerable emphasis on visual literacy and the application of film language. This includes the basics of storytelling, cinematography, lighting techniques, directing, and audio recording. Students work together to create cinematic scenes, covering…

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