This unique workshop offers emerging filmmakers an opportunity to actively participate and gain hands-on experience on a professional film production.

The dates published are tentative, subject to the production schedule and will be updated later this summer.

Gain professional experience working on a micro-budget horror film intended for public distribution.

Most major filmmakers (and most film technicians) of the past 30 – 40 years began in horror films.  It is a genre with a low price of entry, a ready distribution market, and financiers willing to take chances on new writers and directors.  “The Face Garden” is a micro-budget horror film, which at its center is a compelling, psychological character thriller.

This unique workshop offers emerging filmmakers an opportunity to actively participate and gain hands-on experience on a professional film production. The intensive schedule is built around the making of an actual feature motion picture intended for public distribution. A line producer leads participants with a deep working understanding of both mainstream and independent production, and a writer-director of both studio and independent productions. Participants take part in all production meetings, and each student has a specific assignment on the production. 

The areas of filmmaking and production that are covered in this experience include:

  • Pre-production
    Budgeting
    Scheduling
    Casting
    Contracts
    Locations
    Design
    Script polishing
    Rehearsals
  • Principal Photography
  • Post-production
    Editing
    Sound
    Music
  • Marketing and distribution strategy

 

“The Face Garden”
Music by Anton Riehl
Make-Up Effects by Emma Jacobs
Photographed & Edited by A. J. Rickpert-Epstein
Written by David Frite
Produced & Directed by Shane Cole
Executive Producers Willard Carroll & Jeff Kloss

The production is scheduled for 18 days, to begin in late September or early October in Camden, Maine. 

Course Dates

This course is not offered at this time.
Check our full workshop listing for other alternatives.

Please email us or call 1-877-577-7700 with any questions.

Levels

Tuition

$1295

Class Size

8