FREE FILMMAKING CLASSES FOR 55+ ADULTS

February 14th, 2018

Through grants from Aroha Philanthropies and the Knight Foundation, FilmNorth is offering two free 8-week basic filmmaking classes in 2018: Creating a Short Video Memoir, taught by Pam Colby, and Introduction to Short-Form Narrative Filmmaking and Video Poems, taught by Barbara Wiener. Each class is offered twice between spring and fall. A culminating screening event to showcase student work will take place following each class. Full details and registration here.

Opening Reception: Neither One or Somewhere in Between

February 5th, 2018

For her first solo show in the Twin Cities, Tia-Simone Gardner has gathered elements of her work in photography, architecture, and biomythography. Through visual and textual traces, the work—to be exhibited at FilmNorth’s Marsden/Gustafson Gallery February 10–April 26—explores a tertiary space between life and death through a non-linear conversation, an interview between Gardner, Mayotte Capécia, and Diouana (Gomis), two fictional subjects that form the work of two postcolonial intellectuals Frantz Fanon and Ousmane Sembéne. Please join us for an opening reception Saturday, February 10, 5:30–7:30 pm. There will be an artist talk at 6 pm. Click here for more info.

 

Register for FilmNºrth Winter Classes

December 5th, 2017

Along with all our popular mainstay courses in cinema production, screenwriting, animation, editing, and photography, FilmNorth’s new offerings include Melody Gilbert’s Make A Short Documentary!, Sound Design for Film (at Slam Academy), and Deborah Meyer’s photography course Bearing Witness: Composing Your Stories. The schedule also includes expanded versions of Visual Storytelling, Storyboard & Animatic and Introduction to Avid First. View the full schedule here.

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