In part one of this master series, documentary director Marina Zenovich gives an overview of the principles of interviewing and how to approach the process.
Podcasts offer an engaging and inexpensive platform for creators to craft audio stories and distribute their work to an international audience—and they’ve never been more popular. This eight-week course will focus on the tools and a pathway for producing your own podcast. Learn the fundamentals of podcast creation, storytelling, and distribution with a successful podcast producer as your guide. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.
Create a short video or write a sequence with a main character who is facing either internal or external conflict to overcome. Sponsored by Humanitas
Vivian Hua (華婷婷) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer. As the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, a Co-Founder of the civil rights film series, The Seventh Art Stand, and Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary arts publication, REDEFINE, much of her work unifies her metaphysical interests with her belief that art can positively transform the self and society. Her recent narrative short film, Searching Skies, touches on the controversial topic of Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States. She is currently writing a short-form episodic series entitled Reckless Spirits, as well as researching national efforts to preserve and create cultural space.
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Composer Mark Isham talks about his process, his use of melody and how he combines acoustic and electronic elements.
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World-class cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto talks about shot-listing, lighting design, working with directors, and embracing constraints.
Actress Octavia Spencer describes her process for reading a script and developing the characters she plays. Plus she shares how she communicates with directors during the prep phase of independent films.
TV & feature director Nisha Ganatra discusses some the best practices she's learned around rehearsing and blocking for the strongest comedic performances both in camera and in the editing room.
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