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INTRO TO FILMMAKING

6 Week Class | 2 Days a week| + Filming (Dates TBD)

The “Intro To Filmmaking” class will take place at  Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) located at 3675 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104  During the last week of classes, students will create a short film with the cohort. There will be a private red carpet screening event for the film following the end of the program. 

ORIENTATION: Friday, October 4th, 2023 6:00pm – 7:30pm at CIC 3675 Market Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104 

CLASS DATES: OCTOBER 15th – NOVEMBER 21st, every Tuesday and Thursday

OCT  15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 (October 31, short class)

NOV 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21 

POTIENTIAL FILM DATES:  NOVEMBER 23TH-24TH

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Applications will close August 2nd.  Program acceptance emails and letters will be sent August 9th, 2024. Downpayment’s are due September 1st.

BENEFITS

  • Upon completion of the class, students will create a short film for their portfolio and reel
  • Networking with industry professionals & building community within the cohort
  • Receive insight from Hollywood guest speakers who have empirical experience in the entertainment industry via in person or virtual
  • Free Professional Headshots
  • IMDB credit
  • Intimate class settings with one-on-one sessions
  • Invited to the red carpet/screening event
  • The cohort short film will be submitted to film festivals

TUITION:

STUDENT TUITION:  $1,250 (Limited Discount Waivers available – contact [email protected])

Tuition includes: 6 weeks of industry standard training, access to networking opportunities with Hollywood professionals via Zoom, one on one sessions, Professional Development, Headshots, Equipment & Software (depending on the Department), Dinner for late night classes, and Philm Factory gear.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

Option 1:
Pay in full: $1,250  (-$250 discount) = Only $1,000

Option 2: 4 Installments of $1,250
Downpayment of $500 due by September 1st to secure class seat
Week 2: $250
Week 5: $250
Week 6: $250

There are No Refunds. If your participation is voided due to the lack of attendance the rules for no refunds stands.

Limited Slots available****

Classes are mandatory. With 1 unexcused absence, your participation will be under review, with 2 unexcused absences, your participation may be voided. Because this class requires full participation from all students in order to complete the film, we don’t want to jeopardize the full class or production.

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CLASS SCHEDULE 

WEEK 1 |  PHASES OF FILMMAKING PART 1

Phase 1: Development (Script Development)

Phase 2: Pre-Production (Planning, Budgeting, Directing & Producing)

WEEK 2 | PHASES OF FILMMAKING PART 2

Phase 3: Production (Filming (Actors/Set))

Phase 4: Post Production (Editing)

WEEK 3 | FILMMAKING

Session 1:AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

Session 2:AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

WEEK 4 | FILMMAKING

Session 1:AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

Session 2:AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

WEEK 5 | FILMMAKING 

Session 1:AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

Session 2: AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

WEEK 6 | FILMMAKING 

Session 1:AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

Session 2: AD (Assistant Directing) Department
Talent Department, Camera Department

FILMING DATE(S): Location/Time:  TBD