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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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16mm Cinematography With Scott Ballard

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

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16mm Cinematography with Scott Ballard starts January 19th! Register online today. Analog filmmaking is back at the Northwest Film Center! After an almost five-year hiatus, we’re excited to offer 16mm Cinematography again and this time with local Director of Photography Scott Ballard (DEATH ON A ROCK, THE BLACK SEA, HIDING BLAME). The nine-session course will give […]

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Screenwriting Fundamentals With Kyle Aldrich

Friday, January 1, 2016

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Screenwriting Fundamentals with Kyle Aldrich starts January 21st. Register online today. Before story ideas make it onto the screen, there are outlines, treatments, and then a structured screenplay with plot, story, dialogue, and transitions! It can be a long road, but it doesn’t have to be scary. If you’ve ever wondered how to get from […]

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Two-Day Workshop: Hand Make 16mm Film Stock

Monday, November 2, 2015

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HAND MAKE 16MM FILM STOCK SATURDAY, NOV 20, 10AM-2 PM & SUNDAY, NOV 21, 10AM-5 PM (with lunch break) Tuition: $115 HOSTED BY MEMBERS OF PROCESS REVERSAL Hand make your own 16mm film stock using silver-gelatin and acetate, then shoot on and handprocess it to explore the possibilities of what this remarkable medium has to […]

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Casting Talent Workshop With Scott Ballard

Monday, October 5, 2015

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Casting Talent Workshop: October 24th, 10AM-4Pm, $75. If you have ever wondered how the casting process works or could use some guidance on better communicating with actors, this one-day workshop with director Scott Ballard, is a great place to start. Over the course of the day, workshop particpants will serve as the director in a mock casting session […]

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Film Composing Studio With Mark Orton

Thursday, September 3, 2015

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The Northwest Film Center is holding a four day intensive studio on composing for film from October 22-25. Taught by Nebraska composer Mark Orton, and for filmmakers and musicians of all experience levels. Students will spend days one and two at the Film Center getting an overview of the particularities of film composing and to establish filmmaker-musician teams. Days three […]

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