Whew! They landed. Here is Sunday’s workshop schedule:
SCRIPT WRITING WORKSHOP – 9 am – Followed by Script Consultation
PRODUCTION and LINE PRODUCING – 12 noon via SKYPE
TALKING TO YOUR DOP – 3 PM
All workshops take place at NIFCO, 40 Kings Road.
Onward through the fog!
We are thrilled to announce that Kim Nyugen’s stunning film Rebelle (War Witch) will be screening at the LSPU Hall on March 1st at 8pm as part of our Scene & Heard celebrations this year.
We will also feature two full days of professional development workshops in line producing and budgeting, casting for indie films, scriptwriting, cinematography and sound. The complete list and schedule is below.
Rebelle (War Witch), March 1st, LSPU Hall, 8pm
Rebelle (War Witch) is up for this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Feature. From the film’s website: Komona, a 14 year old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a rebel. It all began when she was 12; kidnapped by the rebel army, she was forced to carry a AK 47 and kill. Her only escape and friend is magician, a 15 year old boy who wants to marry her. Despite the horrors and daily grind of war, Komona and Magician fall in love.
They thought they had escaped the war, but fate decided otherwise. In order to survive, Komona will need to return to where she came from and make amends with her past.
Around them, war rages on….
A tale set in Sub-Saharan Africa, WAR WITCH is a love story between two young souls caught in a violent world yet filled with beauty and magic.
WAR WITCH is a life lesson, a story of human resilience.
Reception with snacks and cash bar to follow the screening.
Tickets for each screening are $10 for students and seniors, and $12 for everyone else. The price of each ticket includes a surcharge for the LSPU Hall Building Maintenance Fund. You can purchase tickets online at the LSPU Hall Box Office or at the door on the day of the screening.
Scene & Heard Workshops
We’ve got two full days of workshops open to everyone and anyone. Whether you’re a director, a producer, or you just like making videos and want to figure out better strategies for sound, we’ve got a workshop for you. Each session is $20, or you can get a pass for the whole weekend for $60. All workshops take place at the new NIFCO building, 40 Kings Road.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Saturday, March 2nd
After being totally blown away by the scripts presented to her at last year’s Industry Film Forum, Ruth Atkinson is on her way back to St. John’s from Los Angeles to hear more. She’ll be offering a full scriptwriting workshop and you can also sign up for one-on-one consultations. You don’t have to be a seasoned filmmaker to attend her workshops or to have a consultation! Ruth is fantastic, and she’ll help you no matter what stage your script or your career is in!
LINE PRODUCING AND BUDGETING with Scott Einbinder
2pm – 4pm
Scott Einbinder is an Los Angeles-based senior producer with years of indie producing experience. He’ll help you fine tune your budgeting techniques.
Since 1993, Scott Einbinder has been a partner in Sandstorm Films, a film production company that has produced 16 motion pictures. Prior to forming Sandstorm, Einbinder was a literary manager and development executive at Waterman Entertainment, where he represented writers and directors and worked on the development of a number of film and television projects, including The Family Channel’s successful television series “The Black Stallion.” He previously served as the Director of Publicity at Empire Entertainment and worked as a publicist at New World Pictures.
Sunday, March 3rd
CASTING FOR TELEVISION AND INDIE FILMS with Wendy O’Brien
9am – 11am
UNDERSTANDING SOUND with Marco Dolle
noon – 2pm
Do you make videos for any reason? Advertising? PSAs? Anything? Those in the know say sound is the most important part of any film or video. Good thing we’ve got sound ninja Marco Dolle on hand to help out. He’ll be running through sound techniques for all kinds of footage, and all experience levels are welcome. Hear, hear!
TALKING TO YOUR D.O.P. with Nigel Markham
3pm – 5pm
This workshop is designed to help directors and producers improve their communication with their DOPs.