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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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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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