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The Short Film
Community School of the Arts
The Short Film
Ages: 14 and up
Fall 2019: Sept. 10 - Nov. 5 (8 weeks)
*No classes during Fall Break October 14-18*
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Art + Design Building, Room 102
Instructor: Dillon Ward
The Short Film (Ages 14 & up)
This course will cover the making of a short film from development to distribution and everything in between. At the completion of the class, each student will have made 2 silent short films. It is required to have a smartphone with a camera and the WeVideo video editing application from the app store or google play. If a student does not have access to a smartphone with a camera and a video editing application, then accommodations can be made. Topics covered will be film genres & categories, story structure, character development, writing discipline, the basics of cinematography, directing actors, the basics of editing, an overview of pre-production, production, and post production. The course will include an overview of the short film festival circuit as well as streaming and online resources. Please note: If a student does not have access to a smartphone with a camera and a video editing application, then accommodations can be made.
About the Instructor: Dillon Ward's work in film has been recognized by Slamdance, the Palm Springs International ShortFest, NoBudge.com, the Maryland Film Festival, the Austin Film Festival, the Chicago Underground Film Festival, and the Nashville Film Festival. Dillon holds a B.A. from WKU, where he worked as a production assistant on 21 Jump Street and as a development assistant for Scott Rudin Productions.
CSA Child Safety Policy
Parents are asked to drop off and pick up their minor children (under age 18) in person at the classroom door. CSA instructors cannot allow minors to exit the building alone or to leave with a non-parent/guardian, unless the instructor has been notified in writing prior to class. If your child will be driving to class without an adult, please notify the instructor in writing. Thank you for your cooperation.
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