DATES: Wednesdays, May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21; Saturdays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24; TIME: Wednesdays, 7:00PM – 9:00PM; Saturdays, 10:00AM – NOON; SPRING/Summer 2013
This semester-long “how-to” workshop covers all major aspects of film and video production and supports participants in the completion of short individual projects.
Bring your project ideas and get instruction in scriptwriting, production planning, digital video, sound recording, lighting and editing. The workshop will meet on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays, with additional time for shooting and editing projects. Participants will work together as crew on each others’ projects. Two instructors, each with their own area of expertise, will co-teach this workshop.
*Participants with projects who are interested in registering must submit a brief written description about their proposed project for the 14-week workshop and are required to meet with one of the instructors prior to the workshop. Non-fiction projects exploring personal visions, social issues and/or community life, under 10 minutes in length, are encouraged. Please note there is limited space for participants without projects who wish to attend the workshop training sessions and serve on crews for other projects.
For more information, please call 215-222-4201 or register online now
DATES: Saturdays, February 9 & 16, Sundays February 10 & 17; TIME: 10AM-3PM (with half-hour break); WINTER 2013
Have you written the first two acts of your screenplay and need some help and inspiration to finish it? Are you struggling to make your characters complex and believable? Not sure if the dialogue feels natural and organic to the plot and story? Will the pacing keep audiences engaged? Take this opportunity to work with award-winning screenwriter Tanya Hamilton to intensively workshop your screenplay towards completion. Topics of advanced instruction include story, plot, structure, pacing, dialogue, and character development. You will also develop critical reading and writing skills through close readings and thoughtful critiques of your own and fellow participants’ screenplays.
DATES: Saturdays, November 3, 10; Sundays, November 4, 11; TIME: 10:00AM-3:00PM; FALL 2012-2012
Have you started writing your screenplay and need help and inspiration to finish it? Are you struggling to make your characters complex and believable? Not sure if the dialogue feels natural and organic to the plot and story? Will the pacing keep audiences engaged? Take this workshop with screenwriter/director Tanya Hamilton and get advanced instruction in story, plot, structure, pacing, dialogue, and character development. You will also develop critical reading and writing skills through close readings and thoughtful critiques of your own and fellow participants’ screenplays.
Participants are required to have completed at least the first two acts of a screenplay
DATES: Wednesdays, March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1; TIME: 7:00PM – 9:00PM; WINTER 2013
How do you uncover the news? How do you know if a story is important? How do you produce a radio news story – quickly and accurately? Workshop participants learn the craft and technique of radio journalism by researching, producing and editing short news or feature stories about West Philadelphia for broadcast on WPEB. The workshop culminates in a live radio broadcast on WPEB featuring news reports produced by workshop participants.
DATES: Thursdays, January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28; TIME: 7:00PM-9:00PM; Winter 2013
This class is currently at capacity. Please call Scribe at 215-222-4201 if you would like to be put on the waiting list.
Have an idea for a video documentary project? This intensive workshop is designed for people who want to work in small-format video (DV, miniDV and HDV). We will focus on how to creatively develop and break down your idea into a one-page treatment and introduce materials to create project production schedules and a sample budget. This is the ideal workshop for first-time videomakers at the start of their projects.