FILM MAKING PROGRAM
SCRIPT WRITING MASTER CLASS: Samuel Brett Williams
Screenwriting Lecture classes are spent learning the fundamentals of writing for the screen such as pitches, outlines, treatments, notecards, and then screenplay pages. Participants will prepare a short film script that they will then learn how to produce themselves.
CINEMATOGRAPHY & PRODUCING & EDITING MASTER CLASS: Chris Churchill
Production Lecture classes are spent learning filmmaking fundamentals such as directing, producing, cinematography and editing. Participants are expected to work on small crews for one another, giving each filmmaker an opportunity not only to write and direct their own film but also practice production roles such as cinematographer, producer, 1st assistant director, sound recorder or production designer.
Location: All classes will be held at ASMSA
Limited spots available. All equipment and production support is included with the class. No prior experience required, but this class is designed to challenge filmmakers of all levels.
June 11 - July 20
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturdays: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Filming Dates (mandatory):
Saturday, July 13: PRODUCTION DAY 1
Sunday, July 14: PRODUCTION DAY 2
Tuesday, July 16: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday, July 18: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, July 20: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Inception to Projection is a 6-week intensive film class open to all ages. Every participant will write, direct and produce their own original 4-6 minute short and the final films will screen at a special event produced by Low Key Arts as well as at Arkansas Shorts in January 2020.
By the end of the course, each participant will complete their own 4-6 minute short film.
Samuel Brett Williams
SCRIPT WRITING MASTER CLASS: Taught by Samuel Brett Williams
Samuel Brett Williams is an award winning playwright, screenwriter, and director. He is a past winner of the Helen Merrill Emerging Playwright Award. For television, Brett has developed an original pilot (with Ryan O’Nan) for 26 Keys Productions (FARGO), and he has worked on various shows for Hot Snakes Media. In film, Brett has written screenplays for Aeroplano, Naked Faith Entertainment, and Character Brigade Productions. Brett is currently an Assistant Professor at California State University, Sacramento.
CINEMATOGRAPHY & PRODUCING & EDITING MASTER CLASS: Taught by Chris Churchill
Chris Churchill is a cinematographer, writer, director, and editor whose work has screened in over fifty film festivals all around the world. He is an active member of the Arkansas film community and is an Assistant Professor of Film at the University of Central Arkansas where he teaches cinematography, film production, and visual effects.