Friday, April 23, 2010

May/Jun CAmm Workshops!

CAmm FILM VIDEO DIGITAL WORKSHOPS
Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 Info & reg: www.creativealliance.org 410-276-1651

1st Mondays May 3, Jun 7
CAmm Cine Lounge
Critique & meet-n-greet! Indie filmmakers, bring a new short or work in progress (15 min max) and have a critical conversation with peers, plus film industry guest speakers. Bring your business cards, headshots, and press packets! Bar is open! Email cammcinelounge@gmail.com for info. 7pm. $8, $6 mbrs.

3 Tuesdays May 4, 11, 18
Directing Actors for the Camera
An introductory workshop helping actors and directors begin the transition from individual artists to committed collaborators. Actors learn how to help directors tell the story, and directors learn how to help actors do their best work. Instr. George Andre Tittle. 7-10pm. Adv reg $150, $125 mbrs. Walk-in $180, $155 mbrs.

2nd or 4th Mon May 10, 24, Jun 7, 21
CAmm Cage Orientation
A required FREE workshop for anyone renting equipment from the CAmm Cage. Meet the staff, preview our gear, and get the low down on how to rent. Only one session required. 7-8pm. Free!

3 Wednesdays May 12, 19, 26
Intro to After Effects
Adobe After Effects is the software of choice for pro quality motion graphics and special effects for video. Get to know the interface, tools, and applications. Instr. Craig Herron. 7-9pm. Adv reg $125, $100 mbrs. Walk-in $170, $145 mbrs.

3rd Mondays May 17, Jun 21
CAmm Cage Happy Hour Talks
Meet CAmm Cage & Media Lab staff. Tips on different topics each month. Network. Free Natty Boh & Pizza! 6-7pm. FREE!

Sat May 22
Special Effects Makeup for TV & Film
Cheap, effective and realistic techniques for your next horror film or disaster simulation. Steve Bauer and Marianne Wittelsberger work for Paramount, Fox, MGM, Universal and Disney. 10am-Noon. Adv reg $45, $40 mbrs. Walk-in $55, $50 mbrs. Incl. materials fee.

4th Tuesdays May 25, Jun 22
Baltimore Screenwriters’ Meet Up
An informal meeting for pro & aspiring screenwriters! Coffee, networking, moral support, feedback on works in progress, peer advice and inspiration included! 7-9pm. $5.

Sat Jun 5
Guerilla Music Video Production
Make your no-budget music video look like a million bucks! Learn from one of Baltimore’s best known hip hop artists, Labtekwon. Topics include: natural and low-budget artificial lighting, creating perspective using camera angles, multi-camera techniques. 10am-4pm. Adv reg $105, $90 mbrs. Walk-in $140, $125 mbrs.

Sun Jun 6
Stonehenge XI: Mass Audition for Indie Film
Stonehenge is a regional “speed-casting” event. Actors, chosen by lottery, perform 90-second monologues in front of local filmmakers. Filmmakers see more than 120 actors in person and projected on screen. Info & registration: www.teamjabberwocky.com. Doors 9am, auditions 10am. Filmmakers: $25, $20 mbrs. by 5/21; $50, $40 mbrs by 6/2; $75 late reg. Actors: FREE, but reg. req’d.

3 Wednesdays Jun 9, 16, 23
Final Cut Pro 101
Get started with Final Cut Pro! Learn system set-up, how to capture video and work with DV & HD footage, editing tips, basic titles, transitions, and more. Instr. Nick Prevas. 7-9pm. Adv reg $125, $100 mbrs. Walk-in $170, $145 mbrs.

Sat Jun 12
One-Man Film Crew’s Perfect Short Promo
Learn the art and craft of visual storytelling in a short format (30 sec to 2 min). Shoot and edit video, photos, music, archival footage, and anything else, to make the perfect short promotional film. Instr. Christopher Reed. 10am-4pm w/ lunch break. Adv reg $105, $90 mbrs. Walk-in $140, $125 mbrs.

Thu Jun 17
Social Media 101
Whether you want to promote your own work, brainstorm with fellow artists, find potential clients or maintain an online portfolio, the Internet has an answer. Justin Kownacki has been explaining the basics of social media to artists and CEOs alike since 2006. 7-9pm. Adv reg $20, $15 mbrs. Walk-in $30, $25 mbrs.

Sat Jun 19
Search Engine Marketing
Make your website visible and attract traffic from Google, Yahoo, and bing with basic SEM (Search Engine Marketing)! Plus an overview of the search engine marketing process. Bring your url for on-the-spot review and recommendations! Instr. Catherine Pancake. 10am-1pm. Adv reg $35, $30 mbrs. Walk-in $45, $40 mbrs.

Sat Jun 26
Independent Filmmakers’ Legal Guide
Discuss legal aspects of filmmaking, including script registration, option agreements and domestic and foreign distribution agreements. Bring questions! Instr. Jaia Thomas runs an entertainment law practice. 10am-1pm. Adv reg $35, $30 mbrs. Walk-in $45, $40 mbrs.

Indie Film Blogs

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Citypaper.com Arts and Minds

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Filmmaker Magazine

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