POUGHKEEPSIE- Writing, Drawing and Creating Comics with The Art Effect @ Pershing Studios

POUGHKEEPSIE- Writing, Drawing and Creating Comics with The Art Effect @ Pershing Studios

(The Art Effect is formerly Mill Street Loft & Spark Media Project)

In this course, we will learn how to come up with visually distinctive and easily recognizable characters, and how to flesh out ideas into scenes and stories. We will explore visual storytelling techniques, including the use of establishing shots, medium shots, close ups, and two shots, and how to handle transitions (in time and/or location). You will also learn how to make sure your words and your pictures are working together for the most effective storytelling, and get to create and illustrate a page of comic book script.

4 SUNDAYS, 2-4 pm

Oct 21, 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, 2018

For ages 14-19

Non-member: $105; Member: $100

Instructor: Alisa Kwitney (a former DC Comics editor)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

Alisa Kwitney is a writer of comedic romance novels and graphic novels. She has a BA in English from Wesleyan University, where she received the Horgan Writing Prize for Fiction, and an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University, where she received a scholarship of merit. Kwitney was an editor for Vertigo Comics and DC Comics. Her master’s thesis, was published by Harper-Collins as her first novel, Till The Fat Lady Sings, in 1991. She is currently the editor for Liminal Comicsat Brain Mill Press.

The Art Effect empowers youth in the Hudson Valley through the arts and media. Our programming sequence supports the personal and professional development of youth and provides them with the tools and support necessary to explore the arts, gain meaningful experiences, and eventually excel in their chosen tracks.

Partial scholarships are available to those in economic need. Please email info@feelthearteffect.org for an application, call The Art Effect or follow the link here to access an application online.

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CONTACT FORM

845-471-7477

info@feelthearteffect.org

8 North Cherry St., 2nd Floor Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
The Art Effect, Dutchess County, NY

 

PLEASANTVILLE- On the Set, Gr. 6-8 @ Jacob Burns Film Center

PLEASANTVILLE- On the Set, Gr. 6-8 @ Jacob Burns Film Center

Take your media-making skills to the next level, and learn what it’s like to write, direct, and edit a film in a professional environment. This semester-long immersion is an opportunity to see a short (4–10 minute) project through from concept to festival-ready submission. The class works collaboratively on one group project, including pitching and developing ideas, script-writing, story-boarding, cinematography, lighting, sound, and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

12 FRIDAYS: September 21 – December 14, 2018 (no class Nov. 23)

4 – 6:30 pm

$820/$738 (JBFC members, Film Family level and above)
Nonmembers will be charged a $20 registration fee.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to teaching literacy for a visual culture; presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; and making film a vibrant part of the community.

Course registration/questions:
registrar@burnsfilmcenter.org,
914-773-7663 x 8 (M-F, 9 am–5 pm)

364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570

https://burnsfilmcenter.org/course/on-the-set/

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY

PLEASANTVILLE- On the Set, Gr. 6-8 @ Jacob Burns Film Center

PLEASANTVILLE- On the Set, Gr. 6-8 @ Jacob Burns Film Center

Take your media-making skills to the next level, and learn what it’s like to write, direct, and edit a film in a professional environment. This semester-long immersion is an opportunity to see a short (4–10 minute) project through from concept to festival-ready submission. The class works collaboratively on one group project, including pitching and developing ideas, script-writing, story-boarding, cinematography, lighting, sound, and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

12 FRIDAYS: September 21 – December 14, 2018 (no class Nov. 23)

4 – 6:30 pm

$820/$738 (JBFC members, Film Family level and above)
Nonmembers will be charged a $20 registration fee.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to teaching literacy for a visual culture; presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; and making film a vibrant part of the community.

Course registration/questions:
registrar@burnsfilmcenter.org,
914-773-7663 x 8 (M-F, 9 am–5 pm)

364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570

https://burnsfilmcenter.org/course/on-the-set/

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY

PLEASANTVILLE- On the Set, Gr. 6-8 @ Jacob Burns Film Center

PLEASANTVILLE- On the Set, Gr. 6-8 @ Jacob Burns Film Center

Take your media-making skills to the next level, and learn what it’s like to write, direct, and edit a film in a professional environment. This semester-long immersion is an opportunity to see a short (4–10 minute) project through from concept to festival-ready submission. The class works collaboratively on one group project, including pitching and developing ideas, script-writing, story-boarding, cinematography, lighting, sound, and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

12 FRIDAYS: September 21 – December 14, 2018 (no class Nov. 23)

4 – 6:30 pm

$820/$738 (JBFC members, Film Family level and above)
Nonmembers will be charged a $20 registration fee.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to teaching literacy for a visual culture; presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; and making film a vibrant part of the community.

Course registration/questions:
registrar@burnsfilmcenter.org,
914-773-7663 x 8 (M-F, 9 am–5 pm)

364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570

https://burnsfilmcenter.org/course/on-the-set/

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY

PLEASANTVILLE- Fall 2018 Creators’ Co-op Program: Writing: Dialogue and Performance @ Jacob Burns Film Center

PLEASANTVILLE- Fall 2018 Creators’ Co-op Program: Writing: Dialogue and Performance @ Jacob Burns Film Center

Fall 2018 Creators’ Co-op Program

Writing: Dialogue and Performance

Use fundamentals of screenwriting, plot structure, and critical viewing to write scripts with natural, authentic dialogue. Focus on the relationship between what is said and what is seen to build dramatic tension through performance. Revise the script in Celtx or Final Draft and bring your words to life.

In Creators’ Co-op, high school students deepen their craft by collaboratively producing original projects as members of a production crew, attending workshops on specific aspects of filmmaking, and taking advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. With individualized mentorship and the support of a peer network, the Creators’ Co-op community offers a dynamic experience for every student.

4 Thursdays, September 27–October 18, 2018

4:30–7:00 pm

Grades 9-12

$268/$242 (JBFC members film family-level & above)

Nonmembers will be charged a $20 registration fee.

For information on all our high school offerings, view the Creators’ Co-op informational page.

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to teaching literacy for a visual culture; presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; and making film a vibrant part of the community.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

Course registration/questions:
registrar@burnsfilmcenter.org,
914-773-7663 x 8 (M-F, 9 am–5 pm)

364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570

https://burnsfilmcenter.org/course/creators-co-op-writing/

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY