Adult

Description: 

Recording clean audio on location is a tricky job and often the Achilles' heel to many low budget productions. This workshop will cover audio recording and microphone techniques using professional microphones and state of the art mixers and audio recorders.

Tuition (Members): 
$160
Tuition (Non-members): 
$175
Class Duration: 
300 min.
Description: 

Recording clean audio on location is a tricky job and often the Achilles' heel to many low budget productions.

Tuition (Members): 
$160
Tuition (Non-members): 
$175
Class Duration: 
300 min.
Description: 

The purpose of this workshop is to educate experimental filmmakers, documentary directors and producers on the uses and benefits of

Tuition (Members): 
$165
Tuition (Non-members): 
$180
Class Duration: 
This workshop meets for five hours over the course of one day.

Jon Silver is a Chicago-based Filmmaker coming from a comedy background. He is the Co-Founder of ShowPup Productions and the former Managing Director of The Annoyance Theater. Jon has worked with Second City and other theaters to produce comedy sketches, short films, web series, tv pilots, and his first feature “The Civil Hoax”, which was released in May of 2018.

Description: 

Artists often bring varying skills and talents to any collaboration and the role of the director changes from film to film. This workshop clarifies the responsibilities and best practices for fun and easy film directing by utilizing different talents and good relationships with actors.

Tuition (Members): 
$160
Tuition (Non-members): 
$175
Instructor: 
Class Duration: 
This workshop meets for four 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 is a one time workshop class.
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 is a one day only class.
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): 
$595
Tuition (Non-members): 
$580
Instructor: 
Class Duration: 
This course meets for three hours per week over a ten week term.
Description: 

Cinematography is known as the art of motion-picture photography. It is a science in which the use of controllable elements such as movement, visual composition and the nature of lighting are factored in.

Tuition (Members): 
$335
Tuition (Non-members): 
$320
Class Duration: 
This course meets for three hours per week over a six week term.
Description: 

It's time to roll up your sleeves. This 8-week clinic will provide the individual attention, mentorship, and support needed to complete your feature narrative or documentary film script.

Tuition (Members): 
$395
Tuition (Non-members): 
$380
Instructor: 
Class Duration: 
This course meets for three hours per week over a eight week term.