Workshops

6 Mondays - August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and September 12 (note: September 5 is Labor Day) 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Ryan Saunders
Cost:
$195, $125 Scribe Basic Membership ($30) + Workshop, $95 Scribe members
This workshop teaches students how to import, manage, and encode media; efficiently navigate Premiere’s workflow; and make use of editing tools for effects and transitions. 
4 Tuesdays - August 2, 9,16, and 23 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Jeff Towne
Cost:
$120, $100 Scribe members
Improve your interviews and voice-overs by learning to acquire the best-quality sound for audio documentaries and multimedia produc­tions. In this four-part class, we’ll discuss the best gear and... read more
2 Wednesdays - August 3 and 10 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Stephanie Renee
Cost:
$75, $50 Scribe members
Designed for actors, authors, performers, radio hosts, and anyone who wishes to learn the craft of voiceover performance.  Through exercises, recordings, critique, and discussion, participants... read more
August 3-12
Instructor:
Cost:
FREE
Opening Reception on Wednesday, August 3 – 7:00pm   ... read more
Saturday, August 6, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
$12 General, $8 Students/Seniors, $6 Scribe, BlackStar or IHP members ($1 goes to the Roxy to support future improvements)
2016 marks 100 years since the beginning of the first Great Migration to Philadelphia, the mass movement that brought many African-American families to the Philadelphia area at the start of World War... read more
4 Sessions - Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 9, 11, 16, and 18 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Instructor:
Lowell Boston
Cost:
$25, $10 Scribe member/family
Join us for a hands-on workshop exploring different techniques of stop motion animation including mixed media, hand drawn, and cut paper.   SOLD OUT
Tuesday, August 9 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.
4 Wednesdays - August 10, 17, 24, and 31 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Rashid Zakat
Cost:
$90
Learn FCP X’s most powerful features: titling, basic effects, transitions, and newly integrated elements of Apple Color and Soundtrack Pro.
3 Tuesdays - August 16, 23, and 30 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
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, Starts September 6 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Instructor:
David Felix Sutcliffe
Cost:
$240 for One Year & $120 for 6 Months General / $120 for One Year and $60 for 6 Months - Scribe members
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.
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
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