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DIRECT FILMMAKING ANIMATION TECHNIQUES

  • CPR - CENTER FOR PERFORMANCE RESEARCH 361 Manhattan Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11211 United States (map)
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LEARN TO HAND-CRAFT YOUR OWN ANIMATED FILM IN 4 SESSIONS + PRESENT YOUR FILM AT OUR SCREENING PARTY

In this workshop participants will learn to manipulate the surface of the film using a variety of camera-less film making techniques; painting, scratching, bleaching, collage, and masking in order to create an original experimental film on 16mm. This intensive workshop is designed to introduce, explore and master (on some level) the ability to articulate movement through the tactile gesturings of this beautiful cinematic language. The course will begin with a brief history of filmmakers using these methods along with their contemporaries. Then, after brief instruction, students will get their hands dirty almost immediately. The goal is to have each participant work with found footage, original films and leader to create a well developed animated film. Participants will walk away with hands on experience of direct film making, a finished projection ready print, the knowledge to continue to work in this practice at home, and a list of venues to pursue for exhibition. All materials will be provided.

SATURDAY & SUNDAYS :  April 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th from 12-4PM
Free Screening Party on Sunday May 6th at 7:30 PM

 LOCATION: Center for Performance Research (CPR)  361 Manhattan Ave, Unit 1, Brooklyn, NY

INSTRUCTORS:  TBA

 INCLUDES: 100+ft of film material, processed black leader, clear leader, paints, dyes, markers, masking elements, editing materials, informational course packet, access to equipment and 16mm projectors, HD video transfer of finished film by Metro Post, HD online hosting of finished film, local & international film festival entry waivers.

COURSE CAP:  Limited to 10 participants

PRICE: $195 All inclusive.

*REGISTER HERE*