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Web Series 101

Starts January 22

2 sessions: Mondays, January 22–29, 6:30–9:30 pm

The growing popularity of original web content has led to a modern filmmaking revolution. From dramas to comedies to documentaries, the web series landscape is the most exciting place to be for storytellers of any experience level or budget size. This workshop provides an overview of web series production, marketing, and distribution, placing filmmakers in a position to deliver their own shows to audiences around the world.

Via discussion and screenings of selected web episodes, the class covers topics such as getting your idea web-ready, deciding on a format, shooting for the web, finding a home for your show, and building an audience. Whether you’re looking to generate a new idea, develop an idea you already have, or just explore the possibilities, you’ll walk away with all the information you need to create your own original series.

Tuition: $175 regular/$130 member/$100 low-income

Matt-Anderson-PicAs writer, director and actor, Matthew G. Anderson has been a part of the local film community for more than a decade. He has independently produced a number of short films and is the writer/director/editor of the award-winning web series Theater People, recently picked up for a fourth season.

Class Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy

  • Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
  • If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a class, FilmNorth may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal or charge card credit (for phone or in person credit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another course if scheduled in the same calendar year.
    For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the class registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first class session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. As of a class start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
  • Tuition is not prorated for missed class sessions.
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January 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
January 29, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
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Matthew Anderson
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January 17, 2018
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2 sessions: Mondays, January 22–29, 6:30–9:30 pm