Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Classes

Events List Navigation

July 2018

Documentary Production

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - September 17 @ 9:30 pm

9 sessions: Mondays, July 16–September 17 (no class September 3), 6:30–9:30 pm This course provides an excellent opportunity to prepare for making your own short- or long-form documentary film and is designed for students with basic video production experience. The class will work as a production team to produce a documentary short about Javier Morillo-Alicea, a labor leader, activist, podcaster, writer, and storyteller based in the Twin Cities. Students learn various documentary production styles and approaches, with five sessions dedicated…

Find out more »

Advanced Screenwriting – Mastering the Long Second Act Slog

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - September 11 @ 9:30 pm

8 sessions: Tuesdays, July 17–September 11 (no class July 31), 6:30–9:30 pm You’ve completed your first draft. Now what? You've rewritten your opening and polished those pages until they shine. And your third act's not bad either. But you know in your gut that 90% of what's still wrong with your screenplay lies in that highly problematic second act. It figures. This is the place where MOST of your story happens, after all. So, what do you need to do to…

Find out more »

Short-Form Screenwriting

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - August 15 @ 9:30 pm

5 sessions: Wednesdays, July 18–August 15, 6:30–9:30 pm For writers and filmmakers, a short film can be an exciting way to tell a story, develop skills, and begin or advance their careers. And with the advent of the web series—which provides independent filmmakers the opportunity to tell longer, more complex stories in installments—there's never been a better time to start writing your short or episodic script. But where to begin? This course covers the fundamentals of screenwriting with a focus…

Find out more »

Introduction to Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

July 21 @ 10:00 am - July 22 @ 4:00 pm

2 sessions: Saturday–Sunday, July 21–22, 10 am–4 pm This course covers basic nonlinear editing with Premiere Pro Creative Cloud (for Mac) through demonstrations and hands-on instruction using narrative and documentary footage provided by the instructor. Topics include media management and archiving, editing vocabulary and concepts, editing process for narrative and documentary, importing and organizing your media, trimming clips and building your rough cut, using a variety of editing tools to fine-tune your edit, working with sound, applying transitions, adding titles,…

Find out more »

Animating with Adobe CC

July 28 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm

2 sessions: Saturday–Sunday, July 28–29, 10 am–4 pm Award-winning animation filmmaker John Akre unlocks the potential of three Adobe Creative Cloud applications—Photoshop, Animate, and After Effects—to create animation in a wide variety of forms, including traditional frame-by-frame hand-drawn animation and animating with 2D puppets. The course covers basic animation techniques, using examples from masters of the form, and provides tips on how to use the three applications to prepare your work for editing and make it unique. iMacs provided. Bring…

Find out more »
+ Export Events