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Workshop: Visual Storytelling with Jaime Iglehart
January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Saturday January 26th and Sunday January 27th
Noon – 6pm
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In this 2 day workshop we will focus on the language of cinema by exploring shot choices and composition from throughout film history. We will then work with scripted scenes from our favorite films, breaking up into teams to shoot the scenes with our own shot choices. At the end of the two day workshop, we will screen our films alongside the original scenes as they were shot for Hollywood. We will compare their shot choices with our own and that of our classmates and discuss what choices were made and why. This exercise is meant to sharpen the director’s eye and will incorporate learning skill sets such as shot listing, film producing and creating the bird’s eye shot diagram.
This workshop is free and open to 16 participants. All ages are welcome with adult supervision. Participants should plan on attending both Saturday and Sunday
Jaime Idea Iglehart is a multimedia artist who earned her Master’s Degree in filmmaking from Columbia University, and her Bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking from Bard College. Her multi-media work incorporates experimental narrative films based in dream logic, with expansions into interactive film-set installations and social sculpture interventions.
Image Credit: Man With a Movie Camera, by Dziga Vertov