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Production and Programming

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

Make no mistake. The producers are in charge of everything. Music, film, and television directors and producers have wide range of responsibilities, but primarily a music producer oversees the creation of music, from it’s artistic inception, to the final mixes and “mastering” stage. This course is designed to teach students about music production...

Tuesday Mar 3rd, 11:15am - 1:45pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Henry Mancini

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

The great American composer, conductor and arranger, Henry Mancini, is considered one of the greatest composers in the history of film.

Thursday May 21st, 11:30am - 12:30pm

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Film Editing Tools and Techniques 4-Day Masterclass

at Pitch to Screen - Manhattan Chrysler Building 405 Lexington Ave, Suite 925, New York, New York 10174

This 4-Day Masterclass covers essential film editing theories, tools and techniques. We cover basic and advanced features and concepts you'll need to create quality content. You will have hands-on experience editing multiple projects using Adobe Premiere Pro in addition to tools and techniques in Photoshop, After Effects and Audition. Topics include:...

Saturday Feb 8th, 10am - 4pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Resolve Color Grading for Feature Films Master Class

at AbelCine Training - Greenwood 88 35th St 4th Flr, Brooklyn, New York 11232

This class has been created with the focus on an Independent Feature Film Post Production and how to succeed in the industry that demands better image quality at faster turnaround times than ever before. The course covers how to best setup grading theatre as well as the best practices for dealing with the client, delivery and conform. We share some...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 10am - 5:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Knowing the Score: How Music Makes Movies Come Alive

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Since the days of silent film, music has accompanied moving pictures in theaters. Whether by single piano or organ, a band or orchestra playing on “cue” from written arrangements, music synchronized to filmed action and dialogue has been an integral part of the movie experience. With the advent of “talkies” and release of The Jazz Singer...

Friday May 1st, 1pm - 3pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Resolve Commercials Masterclass

at AbelCine Training - Greenwood 88 35th St 4th Flr, Brooklyn, New York 11232

This Masterclass-level course is designed for discerning freelance or staff colorists working on commercials inside high-end facilities, as well as digital content filmmakers looking to elevate their skills to another level. Participants will work on materials originating from various style of commercials: high-end fashion brand, car, mobile phone...

Monday Mar 16th, 10am - 5:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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Shakespeare's Histories on Film

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Shakespeare's Histories on Film: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I & II, Henry V The plays came to life in our reading; now the scenes come to life on film. Brilliant comparative excerpts from various versions of these classics reaching back to the silent era. Great 60’s & 80’s ensembles from the RSC & BBC. David Warner, Janet Suzman,...

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5 sessions

Moonlight & Movies: On the Waterfront

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan introduces this outdoor screening of Elia Kazan’s 1954 classic On the Waterfront (108 min). Egan’s latest novel, historical noir thriller Manhattan Beach, and On the Waterfront, which stars Marlon Brando as brooding dock worker Terry Malloy, both traverse the crime-ridden...

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New Queer Cinema

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Emerging in the cultural-political turmoil of the 1990s, New Queer Cinema offered representations of gay and lesbian life that have often been described by a single word: defiant. According to film scholar, B. Ruby Rich, four elements converged to produce New Queer Cinema: AIDS, Reagan, camcorders, and cheap (New York City) rent. Equally important...

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4 sessions

Moonlight & Movies: Modern Times

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Charlie Chaplin’s timeless 1936 masterpiece, Modern Times (89 min), marks his final outing as the Little Tramp, this time starring as an inept factory worker caught in the cogs and gears of modern industrialization.  From factory floor to hospital to prison, Chaplin dexterously delivers sly commentary on the brutality of work and...

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Moonlight & Movies: 9 to 5

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Although nearly 40 years old, the classic 1980 feminist satire 9 to 5 (Colin Higgins, 110 min) still remains all too relevant in today's #MeToo America. The film stars three secretaries, Doralee (Dolly Parton), Judy (Jane Fonda), and Violet (Lily Tomlin) who exact revenge on their tyrannical, sexist boss (Dabney Coleman) with humor...

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Our Zombies, Our Selves

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

From Bela Lugosi’s role as Haitian vodou master Murder Legendre in the 1932 film White Zombie to AMC’s Golden Globe-nominated television series The Walking Dead, we have long been both horrified and fascinated by cinematic tales of the undead. The figure of the zombie, however, has been far from constant throughout the history of film. Before...

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On Camera

at The New School - Manhattan 10011

Students explore media history and the basic concepts employed in media analysis, examining the history of technologies from the thaumatrope to digital media. Examples are drawn primarily from the visual media of commercial film, television, advertising, video, and the Internet, although alternative media practices are also noted.  You will learn...

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16 sessions

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Documenting LGBTQ Life

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Directors Rodney Evans, Michelle Memran, and Conrad Ventur discuss how film as a creative medium can document, preserve, and represent LGBTQ history and biography. The program will include clips from the directors' most recent films, each of which focus on queer artists, from drag performer and Warhol superstar Mario Montez and playwright Maria Irene...

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The Making of The Great Gatsby

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Part of Greater Astoria Historical Society's monthly lecture series, this installment is all about the making of The Great Gatsby. In Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann's remake of 'The Great Gatsby' starting Leonardo DiCaprio,The Greater Astoria Historical Society is credited as 'Historical Adviser' to the movie production. The lecture features a...

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