Adult

Description: 

Geared for the professional but open to the public, this essential one-day interviewing techniques workshop will explore the art of recording professional picture and sound in a documentary interview setting.

Tuition (Members): 
$160
Tuition (Non-members): 
$175
Class Duration: 
This workshop meets for six hours over the course of one day.
Description: 

Our basic production course is designed to cover key concepts and practices for making a film or video project. Topics include a thorough introduction to the professional DV camera, important aspects of lighting, sound, shot composition, camera movement, visual storytelling devices, working as a filmmaking crew, and editing.

Tuition (Members): 
$580
Tuition (Non-members): 
$595
Class Duration: 
This course meets once a week for three hours over an ten week term.
Description: 

An intensive approach to developing your story idea(s) for TV, film and web content. Specifically examining: IDEA vs. CONCEPT vs. PREMISE.

Tuition (Members): 
$145
Tuition (Non-members): 
$160
Class Duration: 
This workshop meets for five hours over the course of one day.
Description: 

In this one-day master class, students will be introduced to and thoroughly examine 25 writing techniques such as, Dramatic Irony

Tuition (Members): 
$175
Tuition (Non-members): 
$190
Class Duration: 
This workshop meets for six hours over the course of one day.

Damon Griffin was born in Maine and has lived in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York City and Chicago. He has worked as an editor at the Maine Media Workshops and College and on several documentaries. He is currently teaching and pursuing his MFA in filmmaking at Columbia College, Chicago, where he has written and directed four short films. Griffin's work spans both narrative and experimental film styles. He is at work on a feature screenplay.

Description: 

An intensive approach to developing your story idea(s) for TV, film and web content. Specifically examining: IDEA vs. CONCEPT vs. PREMISE.

Tuition (Members): 
$160
Tuition (Non-members): 
$145
Class Duration: 
This workshop meets for five hours over the course of one day.
Description: 

Writing For TV and Web Series is an introductory-level exploration of basic methods of TV and Web Series writing, which will develop the students' skills in presenting ideas in written form or TV, as well as, internet-bas

Tuition (Members): 
$380
Tuition (Non-members): 
$395

The writer, director, and editor of 8 feature films including: Audrey The Trainwreck (one of the New Yorker’s Top 25 Films of 2010 & winner of Best Feature at the Sidewalk Film Festival), Tiger Tail in Blue (nominated for the Gotham Award Best Film Not Playing in a Theater Near You). Recently named one of New CIty’s 50 Screen Gems of Chiacgo: “[Frank] is one of Chicago filmmaking’s best-kept secrets but could become one of the city’s shining virtues" (Ray Pride). 

Dale Chapman is a writer/director/performer who produced the sketch comedy series WE’RE GENIUSES IN FRANCE for CAN-TV for twenty years and wrote the feature film THE PRODIGY. His work has been screened by such venues as The Chicago Improv Fest, The National Lampoon Network, Image Union, and The Chicago Short Comedy Film and Video Festival.

Since 1997, he has taught screenwriting, video production, and critical studies courses at Columbia College Chicago. He has a B.A. in cinema studies from the University of Illinois and an M.F.A. in film/video production from Northwestern University.

Description: 

In this introduction to the Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing platform, we'll take students from the very beginning of opening Premiere Pro CC and learning the various panel windows to editing clips together, adjusting audio, doing

Tuition (Members): 
$380
Tuition (Non-members): 
$395
Instructor: 
Class Duration: 
Once a week for three hours over a five week term.