HOW TO WRITE AND DIRECT A SHORT FILM

(Intro - Theory and Hands-on)
Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fee: 
Film Co-op Members: 
$25.00
Non-Members: 
$35.00
Class Limit: 
8
Instructor: 
Paul Erskine
Location: 
NB Film Co-op basement resource centre, Charlotte Street Arts Centre
732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton , NB
Canada
New Brunswick
Workshop Description: 

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL!

(Film Co-op Members are required to take this workshop or before they direct/produce their own projects through the Film Co-op)

This workshop will teach you the essentials of short filmmaking. Topics to be covered will include screenwriting, pre-production (costs/budgets/financing, gear, casting, essential crew, locations), cinematography, how to direct, capturing good audio, editing and post-production.
 
The workshop will include filmmaking videos and clips from award winning short films.
 
All participants will be provided a 10+ page workshop guide.

Instructor's Biography: 
Paul Erskine is an award winning Director, DOP and screenwriter.  He has directed six shorts, produced nine and been the DOP on ten.  His shorts have screened at over forty festivals in Canada and internationally including Silver Wave, Canada International Film Festival, Toronto Short Film Festival, SoCal Film Festival and Los Angeles Cinefest.   He is also an avid screenwriter having penned six feature screenplays and numerous shorts. His latest screenplay placed in the top 1% of the Nicholl Fellowship screenwriting contest run by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.