The Mighty - AN Emerging Screenwriters SERIES with a Twist



THE MIGHTY is a series, dedicated to emerging screenwriters with a twist, to bring out the creative juices.

Tuesdays, April 4 - April 25
6:30PM - 9:00PM
$100 Eary Bird/ $125 Regular/ $80 FilmGate Members

In it, you will lern learn the rules of storytelling, dialogue, character development, with the help of award winning screenwriters and talented educators. You will learn in real terms and will practice between sessions. 

You will also probably learn what makes a script that actually sells. By the end, you'll write unforgettable screenplays. You might even break some of the rules.

What's the twist?

Your scenes will come alive with the help of Miami actors. At the end of each session, you will network with industry professionals. 

SESSION ONE:  
STORY IDEAS, RESEARCH, INTENTION AND OBSTACLES
with Matt Wohl (optioned screenwriter and head of the Miami Dade Film Department)
Story emerges when intent meets obstacles. How do you set your script in motion? 

SESSION TWO: 
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, DIALOGUE with Screenwriter, Producer and Sundance Fellow, April d'Afrofuturist
How to make your characters hate you? Are they unforgettable? Dialogue comes off the pages with the help of Miami's finest actors. 

SESSION THREE: 
STORY ARC, WRITING SCENES
How to write a killer opening scene? Lay on the beats, layer the scenes and make your script flow with a satisfying arc, with the help of Miami's finest actors. 

SESSION FOUR: 
REWRITES AND NOTES, TABLE READ with Screenwriter/Producer and University of Miami professor, Tom Musca
Only good writers do rewrites. How to make your scene stronger? How do you reverse engineer a plot? Write your log line. Table read your strongest scenes with Miami's finest actors. 
Complimentary coffee, tea, snacks and surprises.


FILMMAKER BOOTCAMP


FILMMAKER BOOTCAMP – “If you don’t know, now you know,” the 1,2,3s of moviemaking.

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Saturdays, April 8th - April 28th, 2017
10AM - 1PM

$100 early bird/ $125 regular/ $80 FilmGate Members

Yes, you can learn the 1,2,3s of moviemaking in a month.

SESSION 1 : I AM A CAMERA
Instructor : Andres Cuervo (Cinematographer) and Gregger Jones (Influencer, Panasonic)

SESSION 2: LIGHTING/LENSES
Instructor: Michael Zoyes (Cinematographer, Rum Bum Studios)

SESSION 3: COMPOSITION/DIRECTING/BLOCKING/CINEMATIC LANGUAGE
Insturctor: Juan Carlos Castaneda (Director/Cinematographer, Human Pictures)

SESSION 4: JIBS/SLIDERS/ ICONIC SHOTS
Instructor: Pezhman Jatala (Cinematographer, Head of Film, Broward College)

Will you learn key concepts of cinematography and filmmaking? Yes. 

Will you have professional mentors, from award winning cinematographers to tech support from industry leaders? Absolutely. 

Will you become an award winning filmmaker? Maybe. 
This is just the beginning, but it's the ABCs or the 1,2,3s.

Will I have hands on training? Yes! You will not only be touching gear, but really using it, putting theory to practice. 

What about editing? Patience you must learn. That bootcamp comes in May. 

We welcome all actors too! You will learn the language of the set, how to motivate camera blocking and how to do cheat the camera, based on the camera lens. You’ll also get quality footage for your reel.


FROM NOVEL TO THE BIG SCREEN PANEL AT MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Some movies don’t start from scratch. How do you take a short story or a movie you love and make it into a good film? From optioning, to finding your audience and your financiers, this interactive panel will guide you through the process. MODERATED BY DILIANA ALEXANDER


 
 

An integral part of being a creative in today's digital age is learning the workflow, language and being involved in each craft. Filmgate takes time in defining each workshop, taking consideration to your skill level and gets you the necessary feedback on your work. Take a peek at our previous & ongoing workshops. See you soon.


8K RESOLUTION MATTERS

8K RESOLUTION MATTERS

 

 

Understanding High-Resolution and Exposing with RED's new EPIC-W 8K S35 Camera

 

This informative two-hour session will give attendees an opportunity to learn about the form, function, and basic background of RED Digital Cinema’s camera line. The course covers the key components of working with RED’s new 8K S35 Sensor, RAW workflow, and the finer points of exposing with RED’s in-camera tools. In a live-set environment there will be a real-time shot-to-post exercise that illustrates the best practices and common mistakes and misconceptions about how to best work with RED camera’s for various projects in a variety of shooting scenarios.

 

RED is the leading manufacturer of professional digital cinema cameras. Explore RED's modular camera system and groundbreaking image quality. A representative from RED will be present. 



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