Summer workshops

MAKING A SHORT 

make a short - film school

Fees : 1950 € 

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Three Week Filmmaking Workshop 

  • These intensive three week filmmaking workshops are designed to give students a thorough introduction to the craft of filmmaking through hands on experience and constant feedback. The structure of the course consists of learning topics in the field within the subjects of cinematography, editing, directing and screenwriting.
  • Exercises, small lectures and a final “production period” form the pedagology of the course wherein every student produces a final five minute film in this very intensive last week of production. Students are also given the rare opportunity to work with actors from EICAR acting department wherein a valuable interaction is gained and an insight in to the actor’s training.
  • Cutting and Training on Final Cut Pro Editing Software
    • Training on DV and HD Cameras
    • Extensive Composition and lighting exercises
    • Introduction to basic three point lighting techniques
    • Introduction to indoor and outdoor lighting techniques and color temperatures
    • Short Scenario Screenwriting basics
    • Sound Recording Basics
    • Full supervision of final film scripts by professors
    • How to get the most out of actors' performances, rehearsal techniques
    • On set experience in a week long supervised production period

 

WRITING A SHORT 

write a short - film school

Fees : 950 € 

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Two Week Screenwriting Workshop  

  • This two week workshop consists of introducing students to the craft of the professional screenwriting through a combination of instruction, dynamic pitch sessions designed to give students professional feedback on treatments and first drafts. Students will be introduced to the concepts of visual storytelling through their collaboration as well with filmmaking students. Among the topics covered will be such principals as three act structure, story arcs, character, mastering dialogue, and script formatting.
     
  • The round table format together with one on one tutoring during the workshop on the students’ projects provides the ideal setting for the students to both learn the concepts of screenwriting and to see improvements in their own work.
    • Writing a short : Write your own short and feature... from A to Z
    • Feature Versus Short Film Storytelling
    • Creating a Treatment, Step Outline
    • Three Act Structure and Non Traditional Structure
    • Pitching Strategies
    • Understanding the Job of The Director and His Crew
    • Cinematic Storytelling: Definitive Action, Memorable Dialogue
    • Understanding Genre Writing
    • One on One Tutoring and Feedback for Short film Scripts and Treatments for Feature Film 
  • Final Readings 
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