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Camera Fundamentals

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

Learning digital video production is vital for independent filmmakers and for anyone interested in harnessing the power of media. Camera Fundamentals is accessible and easy-to-learn, teaching you basic concepts and technical skills applicable to any camera.  In this classic DCTV Workshop, use an HD video camera to learn about focus,...

Friday Oct 25th, 11am - 5pm

Docu Edit

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

Explore the detail and nuance of editorial decisions that make the art of documentary so distinct from sheer documentation. Beyond the technical skills of an editor lies the challenge to build a narrative and tell an enticing story. After reviewing and discussing a wide range of documentary clips, explore essential concepts such as pacing, scene structure,...

Thursday Nov 7th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$275

2 sessions

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How To's of International Co-production and Financing

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

A global economy means global opportunities. Everyone from studios, to mini-studios, to big production companies and platforms are producing and shooting abroad. Why? Not only does shooting abroad help filmmakers get access to great locations, but it also allows them access to soft money, which minimizes the risk of their investors. While this might...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$150

3 sessions

REDucation

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

Offering a fully immersive training environment, REDucation provides the on-set and post-production experience needed to feel confident when shooting with any of RED's professional cameras.  This is real-world training taught by industry professionals. REDucation is tailored for all skill levels, from students to working professionals. REDucation...

Monday Oct 28th, 9am - 5pm

  (3 sessions)
$1,500

3 sessions

Docu Intensive

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

Eager filmmakers, come forward for a comprehensive immersion in documentary storytelling! This in-depth workshop takes you through the pre-production, production, and post-production process. During week one, examine the documentary form by reviewing films, pitching your doc idea, creating a shot list and preparing for production. During week two,...

Monday Nov 4th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$1,200

12 sessions

Trailer Editing

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

Cutting a film trailer is an art form of its own. Whether your goal is to secure funding, entice crowdfunders, or market your film to a new audience, you want to shine the right light onto your project. In Trailer Editing, watch samples of effective film teasers and trailers, learn about tried and true structures, and discuss the best way to approach...

Monday Dec 2nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$275

3 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...

Monday Nov 18th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$1,200

2 sessions

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Directing the Independent Film: Prep Is Everything

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Pre-production is the key to directing. This class will cover the preparation necessary to direct a film, including both “logistical prep” — from building the credibility to prove you’re capable of executing your vision and making a successful film, to putting together the team that can help you excel — as well as the actual creative process...

No Upcoming Schedules
$150

Art of Film Financing and Packaging

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Dive into US and international film financing with multiple-award winning producer Atit Shah. How do you keep your financing models current? Where do you begin? How do you stay afloat? This deep dive into US and international film financing aims to demystify the process. In this class, we will talk raising funds, packaging, streaming, and using and...

No Upcoming Schedules
$150

Indie Producing 101: Strategies for Financing

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

How do you keep your financing models current? Where do you begin? How do you stay afloat? This deep dive into US and international film financing aims to demystify the process. In this class, we will talk raising funds, packaging, streaming, and using and recouping investments in content. From what it means to package a film and specifically identify...

No Upcoming Schedules
$150

NYC Film Distribution & Marketing

at Glass Shack Films - Midtown 54 W 40th St, New York, New York 10018

Maximize your film’s success on the festival circuit! With over 1000 film festivals in the US alone, how do you know which ones are worth applying for? Which ones have distributors present? Whether your film has a chance with the Big Five.  Whether doing festivals is even worth it. And on and on. Award winning Director Sania Jhankar will introduce...

No Upcoming Schedules
$10

Idea to Script: Writing an Indie Feature

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Clarify and improve your indie feature idea in order to understand its potential, and gain the tools you need to launch a writing process that will sustain you through a finished draft. In this one-day, participatory workshop, writers or writer/directors who have an idea for an independent feature film will spend the day clarifying this idea in order...

No Upcoming Schedules
$150

Premiere Party - Original Comedy 'Going Social'

at Glass Shack Films - Midtown 54 W 40th St, New York, New York 10018

This exclusive first-look event will feature debut screenings of the pilot episode – set to officially premiere in January, 2016 – the screening will be followed by a talk-back with stars/creators/producer Tim Gilliss, Greg Fortier and Joseph Pearce. Joining them on stage will be actor Stephen Zuccaro (Forgotten) who plays Liam, the assistant manager...

No Upcoming Schedules
$10

Budgeting for your Documentary Film

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Take a deep dive into creating a documentary film budget by breaking the budget down line by line discussing industry standards and helpful tips along the way. A well-thought-out budget is the groundwork for producing a film. A producer should take the time in the pre-production process to get this right because it helps figure out the scope and logistics...

No Upcoming Schedules
$150

2 sessions

Keeping It Legal

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

Is it okay to show incidental logos in my film? If music is playing in the background of a scene, does it need to be licensed? Does my personal release form cover everything? Documentary filmmakers incur many legal questions while developing their project, and rightfully so. This workshop guides filmmakers through an introduction to common legal issues...

No Upcoming Schedules
$55
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