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Mastering The Interview With OPB’s Steve Amen

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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Mastering the Interview: Real People as Documentary Story Structure Taught by Steve Amen,  Executive Producer / Host of OPB’s Oregon Field Guide Mondays, 6:30pm-9:30pm, October 2 – November 6 Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon St.  $495 Register online. The stories and voices of real people are the building blocks of documentary storytelling. The challenge […]

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Arri Alexa Workshop & Rental Special

Thursday, July 27, 2017

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The Northwest Film Center’s July Arri Alexa Camera Operation workshop is Saturday, July 29th from 10am to 3pm. This workshop is REQUIRED for renters of this camera. Students who have become certified to rent will also be eligible for a 50% discount on their Alexa rental through the end of September 2017! Workshop details: Arri […]

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Sound Recording Workshop

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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Sound Recording Workshop Two-Saturdays, July 22nd and 29th from 1pm to 5pm Taught by Pam Minty. Register online here.   Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews.   Topics: Overview of microphone types and uses from lavaliers to shotguns Single versus dual system recording Basics of recording dialogue, interviews, narration, and effects Audio […]

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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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