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Discover the art of cinematography and storytelling in the heart of Chicago through hands-on film classes that cover everything from camera technique to editing. Immerse yourself in the vibrant Chicago film scene with classes in screenwriting, directing, and producing, where you'll learn from industry professionals and gain the skills to bring your creative vision to life on the big screen.

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Filmmaker's Camp (Ages 12-14)

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Young, aspiring filmmakers learn video production and gain valuable skills in this class that will ignite a passion for filmmaking. Join us for an unforgettable cinematic journey where imagination knows no bounds.

(84) All levels 12 - 14 years old
$370

5 sessions

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+3700 pts
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SOA Steadicam Foundations

AbelCine Training @ 2602 W 16th St , Chicago, IL

Master the art of Steadicam™ Stabilizer Systems in this intensive 3-day workshop. Learn from qualified instructors and gain practical and theoretical experience to begin working proficiently as a Steadicam Operator. Enhance your skills and unlock new career opportunities with SOA Steadicam Foundations.

(48) Intermediate 18 and older
$2,875

3 sessions

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2-Week Voice-Over Intensive with Allie Silber of DDO

Acting & Voice Studios @ Virtual Classroom

Unlock your potential in the world of voice-over with Allie Silber of DDO, one of the industry's leading agents. Join this live, interactive online class to receive feedback and guidance, and learn what it takes to become a star in commercials, promos, trailers, and animation. Develop your voice and launch your career with the future of voice-overs!

(24) All levels 16 and older
$189

2 sessions

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+1890 pts
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3 Weeks Indie Film Director Showcase Led by Misha Calvert,

Actors Connection New York @ Online Classroom

Get coached by award-winning indie filmmaker and showrunner Misha Calvert, then showcase your work to a panel of four film directors in this exciting online class.

(324) All levels 18 and older
$249

3 sessions

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Online Film/Television Intensive with Aaron Schoonover

Actors Connection New York @ Online Classroom

Learn from Aaron Schoonover, a Casting Associate at Bess Fifer Casting, who is currently involved in an exciting new series for a major streaming platform and several films. Gain valuable insights and receive feedback on your scene presentation in this exclusive online film/television intensive. Limited spots are available for advanced actors, so don't miss out!

(324) All levels 13 and older
$89
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Premiere Pro Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Master the art of professional video editing with Premiere Pro. Learn how to import, organize, and edit footage, enhance audio and video quality, add effects and titles, and much more. Take your video editing skills to the next level with this comprehensive course.

(374) Beginner 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Video Editing Certificate

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Master the art of video editing, audio editing, and motion graphics at a leading institution. Learn the creative techniques and workflow required to transform concepts into fully edited videos. Elevate your skills and stand out to potential clients or employers with a compelling video editing demo reel.

(374) All levels 18 and older
$2,995

13 sessions

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Premiere Pro Certification Program

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Embark on a journey to excellence in video editing and storytelling with the Premiere Pro Certification Program. Master essential Premiere Pro skills, receive personalized private tutoring and earn your Adobe Premiere Pro Certification. Take the film and video editing world by storm and become a certified professional.

(374) All levels 18 and older
$2,299

5 sessions

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COL 101: An Introduction to Color Grading with Resolve

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

Discover the art of color grading in Resolve software. This intensive workshop covers everything from basic color theory to advanced grading techniques, making it perfect for beginners. Unleash your creativity and learn how to transform ordinary footage into stunning visuals.

(96) Beginner 16 and older
$1,495

3 sessions

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+14950 pts
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Documentary Theory

DCTV @ Virtual Classroom

Explore the evolution of documentary filmmaking and its impact on contemporary cinema at DCTV. Immerse yourself in pivotal works, learn from the innovators, and discover the approaches and ethics that continue to shape this influential genre. Gain a deeper understanding of the documentary craft and its relevance to your practice.

(237) All levels 18 and older
$200

4 sessions

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+2000 pts
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Get Your Film Into Festivals

DCTV @ Virtual Classroom

Discover the key strategies and insights to navigate the competitive film festival circuit and maximize the potential of your film. Uncover the secrets to researching festivals, crafting successful applications, and making the most of each festival experience in this industry-focused course at DCTV.

(237) All levels 18 and older
$85
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+850 pts
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Make Money Pet Sitting

Mt. San Antonio College

Discover how to turn your love for animals, especially dogs, into a profitable side gig. This course teaches you the ins and outs of pet sitting, from caring for animals to offering additional services like dog walking and grooming. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional pet sitter and entrepreneur.

(83) All levels 18 and older
$49
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+490 pts
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Filmmaking Camp (Ages 12-18)

Evanston Art Center

Experiment with a variety of filmmaking strategies to bring your own stories to life! Learn about video production and post-production, camera operation, editing, directing, acting, and writing by working in a small group to create a short film. Use video cameras and edit your film in Adobe Premiere. No need to bring any supplies. Families and friends are invited to a film screening on the Friday of camp at 3:45pm.

(84) All levels 12 - 18 years old
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Intro to Digital Filmmaking (Ages 16+)

Evanston Art Center

Want to expand your confidence with shooting video beyond using your phone? Learn the basics of film and video production, including shooting on a DSLR camera, lighting, sound, directing, and editing in Adobe Premiere. Create at least two short video projects over the course of the class, which could range from a narrative short film to a vlog or documentary. Share with family and friends at an end-of-term screening. 

(84) Beginner 16 and older
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In-Depth: ARRI ALEXA

AbelCine Training

This in-depth, hands-on workshop teaches participants the skills need to operate ARRI ALEXA cameras, including XT & Mini models. Designed for working professionals, as well as those who are looking to enter the field, the course gives detailed instruction on camera set up, operation and workflows. By the end of the two-days, attendees will have gained comprehensive knowledge of the ALEXA and the confidence to operate the camera in a variety...

(48) Beginner 18 and older
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Nokia OZO Intensive

AbelCine Training

This one-day, intensive workshop is designed to teach attendees the basics of the Nokia OZO, including media, workflows and best practices. This hands-on workshop will cover everything from unpacking OZO from the box, building and cabling, instructions on setting up the Creator software, and the basic workflow. Attendees will then pack up the OZO and practice building it out themselves. The workshop will conclude with shooting practice footage and...

(48) Beginner 18 and older
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In-Depth: ARRI AMIRA

AbelCine Training

This in-depth, hands-on workshop teaches participants the skills needed to operate the ARRI AMIRA camera. Designed for working professionals, as well as those who are looking to enter the field, the course gives detailed instructions on camera set up, operation and workflows. By the end of the two-days, attendees will have gained comprehensive knowledge of the AMIRA and the confidence to operate the camera in a variety of production scenarios. In...

(48) Beginner 18 and older
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Steadicam Silver Workshop

AbelCine Training

Steadicam® is now a commonly used tool within the film and television industry, however it requires training and practice in order to produce good results. More than just a stabilizer, as a shooting system it is able to provide an individual style to the production often greatly desired by producers and directors. Additionally, complex moving scenes can not only be quicker to shoot, but also more dramatic by adding pace and dimension to the shot....

(48) All levels 18 and older
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ARRI ALEXA Mini & Mini LF Bootcamp

AbelCine Training

Our exclusive ARRI ALEXA Mini Bootcamp is a practical workshop focused on real-world applications of the camera. It is designed for working professionals, as well as those who are looking to enter the field. You will be fully immersed in the ALEXA ecosystem, including wireless lens control and Master Grips. Exercises include setting up the camera for a variety of production scenarios and, of course, practice shooting. By the end of the workshop,...

(48) Intermediate 18 and older
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Sony VENICE Bootcamp

AbelCine Training

Our exclusive Sony VENICE Bootcamp is a practical, hands-on workshop focused on real-world applications of the camera. It is designed for working professionals, as well as those who are looking to enter the field. By the end of the workshop, you will have gained the knowledge, confidence, and experience needed to shoot with the Sony VENICE on a wide range of projects. Topics include menus, specialty uses, accessories, exposure dynamics, Dual ISO...

(48) Intermediate 18 and older
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