From Script to Screen

A dynamic crash course on making independent films

This workshop is a dynamic producing crash course on making independent films that will take you from the inception of an idea to the distribution of your film.  It combines the creative and logistical processes of making feature films.

This course extensively covers the following: film development, pitching your project, screenwriting, establishing a production company, budgeting, scheduling, fundraising, choosing your creative team, casting, location scouting, pre-production, film production, staying on schedule and under budget, post production, marketing, film sales, and distribution. 

From Script to Screen will provide students with the knowledge, confidence, and tools to produce their own film when they leave this workshop.  Come with an idea and leave with a solid plan on how to make your feature film.

Instructors

Tim Estep

Tim is a graduate of Maine Media College film program.  While there, he wrote, directed, produced and edited, the short film,Route 11.  Route 11 went on to win the BEST SHORT FILM award at several film festivals across Canada and the US.  After Maine Media, Tim moved to Los Angeles, where he developed feature film projects. In 2007, Tim produced a million-dollar feature film titled, Familiar Strangers. The film won several film awards and had a small theatrical release in all the major markets across the United States.  This leveraged deals with Major Retailers, Netflix and Showtime.  Tim recently produced a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It and has been working on a documentary titled, Socially Inept for the past five years.   He also the Co-Founder of the Super Gr8 Film Festival.