Workshops

4 Thursdays - September 1, 8, 15, and 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Sloan Seale
Cost:
$120 General, $100 Scribe members
In this workshop, participants will study the fundamentals of narrative screenwriting, focusing on finding story ideas, character development, story structure, what makes strong film-writing, and... read more
Every First Tuesday for 6 months, Starts September 6 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Instructor:
David Felix Sutcliffe
Cost:
$60 for 6 Months - SOLD OUT
In this workshop, a select group of participants will gather for monthly meetings to discuss strategies for luring "the beast" out of their own docs-in-progress. Guided by filmmaker David Felix... read more
4 Saturdays - September 10, 17, 24, and October 1
Instructor:
Sosena Solomon
Cost:
$125, $100 Scribe members
This workshop is designed as an introduction to the major components of Cinematography and Visual storytelling within Documentary filmmaking. Through hands-on production, screenings and critiques,... read more
Monday, September 12, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Instructor:
Scribe Staff
Cost:
Free
Scribe’s staff is on hand to answer your questions and give details about all of our programs. Please call (215) 222-4201 to reserve your space.
3 Mondays - September 12, 19 and 26 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Paul Hinson
Cost:
$100, $75 Scribe members
Have an idea for a documentary or short film? Not sure where to begin or feeling stuck somewhere in the production process? "Start Filming Now!” explores alternative ways of visual research and... read more
6 Tuesdays - Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct.4, 11, 18 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Heshimu Jaramogi
Cost:
$100, $75 Scribe members, $50 WPBE broadcasters
Participants learn the craft and technique of radio reporting by researching, producing and editing short news or feature stories about West Philadelphia for broadcast on WPEB 88.1 FM. The workshop... read more
Wednesday, September 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
$20, $10 for Scribe members
What is the role of the documentary cinematographer? What are the tools the director/cinematographer needs to have on set? How do cinematographers construct scenes, interviews, and observation shots... read more
4 Wednesdays- September 14, 21, 28, and October 5 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Tayarisha Poe
Cost:
$90
Learn FCP X's most powerful features: titling, basic effects, transitions, and newly integrated elements of Apple Color and Soundtrack Pro. Tayarisha Poe is a photographer, filmmaker, and writer.... read more
3 Thursdays - September 15, 22, and 29 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Charles Hardy
Cost:
$50, $35 Scribe members
This three-session workshop will provide participants a broad-based introduction to oral history practice, including project design, interview preparation and question lists, ethics and law, and... read more
Thursday, September 28 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Leslie Willis-Lowery
Cost:
$20, $10 for Scribe members
In this hands-on workshop, Leslie will demonstrate best practices for protecting and preserving home movies, photographs and documents.  She will explain how to store and care for these items and... read more