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Documentary Editing With Pam Minty

Monday, April 3, 2017

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Documentary Editing Wednesdays, April 12 – June 7 6:30-9:30 pm Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon Register online now. You have all the footage, now what? This class teaches the techniques and process of editing a no/low budget documentary film, either from footage that you have already generated, or from footage provided by the instructor […]

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Saturday Workshop with Mark Orton

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Saturday, February 18th the Northwest Film Center is hosting a workshop with local composer Mark Orton (Nebraska, Box Trolls, This American Life) called ‘Working with the Film Composer.’ Participants will get the inside scoop on logistics and process of working with a composer. Plus, Mark will help answer your burning questions about contracts, licensing, and all […]

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Discuss Indie Distro with the Experts, Saturday Oct 29th

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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Film Distribution in the Digital Age Saturday, Oct 29, 10am-3:30pm Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon Join Caitlin Boyle, founder and exec director of Film Sprout along with three awesome guests: Amanda Elder, former Director of Distribution at Collective Eye, Paula Bernstein, contributor at Filmmaker Magazine, and Beth Harrington, director of The Winding Stream. They’ll […]

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Saturday Workshop With Mark Orton

Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Working with the Film Composer  Taught by Mark Orton Saturday, October 22, 10am-4pm Register online The Northwest Film Center is excited to be offering a Saturday workshop with local composer Mark Orton, who composed music for the films Nebraska and Boxtrolls, in addition to a new soundtrack for Buster Keaton’s The General and work on This […]

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Screenwriting ReMix For New Media With Randall Jahnson

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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The Northwest Film Center has another new class offering this fall, Screenwriting Remix for New Media. It is a ten-session class taking place on Tuesday evenings, October 4 to December 13, that explores how traditional screenwriting can be the launching point for re-imagining plot and character in the interactive Digital Age. Can character be developed […]

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Documentary Proposal Writing With Host Of OPB’s Field Guide

Monday, September 19, 2016

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The Northwest Film Center is excited to offer a new four-session course with host and executive producer of OPB’s Field Guide, Steve Amen. The class takes place on Monday evenings, October 3 to October 24, and will be a great place to jump start your documentary project with an irresistible proposal that leaves funders wanting […]

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Pickathon Camera Crew Starts July 5th!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Learn all about shooting live events as a trained cameraperson for the Pickathon Music Festival, one of the largest outdoor music festivals in the US (August 4-7). Register online. This mentored crew experience is open to anyone with an interest in filming music, sports and other live events, from absolute beginners/novices to advanced filmmaking students. […]

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Film Directing Studio with Scott Ballard June 15-19!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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Once again the Northwest Film Center is offering an intensive studio class on Film Directing with local filmmaker and DP Scott Ballard. Over five consecutive days, June 15-19, participants will shoot and direct a scene(s) with professional actors and a small crew, and have the option to edit it to a finished product. Topics: Developing […]

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Lighting On Location With Gary Nolton Starts April 14th

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Join the Northwest Film Center and the owner of Limbo Films for a nine-session course all about lighting. Starting Thursday April 14th, the class will visit a variety of locations and each week explore a new aspect of lighting typical for a narrative film. Taught by an award-winning working Cinematographer, this relaxed yet informative class takes […]

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Stop-Motion Animation With Dan Ackerman

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

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Stop-Motion Animation with Dan Ackerman starts January 21st. Register online today. Looking forward to Anomolisa? Fan of The Boxtrolls? Inspired by Coraline? If yes, our Stop-Motion Animation class with Dan Ackerman is for you. For the detail-oriented creative, this 9-session course will help you gain the tools and learn the techniques of a variety of […]

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