5 Sessions + Screening Party


Learn the art and craft of hand-making Super-8mm films on B/W reversal film!  This will be a hands-on class designed for the beginner that covers all aspects of Super-8mm filmmaking: cameras, angle, story, exposure, lighting, editing, and projection. Students will conceive, shoot and edit their own silent one-reel films. We will also discuss alternatives to projection, sound and how to promote your short film work with a list of Super-8mm friendly film festivals around the world.  All equipment and materials will be provided for. Finished projects will be presented after the conclusion of the course at our screening party.

INSTRUCTION: 5 Sessions + Screening Party

MONDAYS: May 1, 8, 22, and 29 from 7:00 – 9:15 PM
Saturday May 13 (DAY SHOOT) from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Free Screening Party on Friday June 2nd at 7PM

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

INSTRUCTORS: Laura Bartczak & Brighid Greene

INCLUDES:  4 classroom instruction sessions, 3-day camera rental to shoot, 50′ cartridge of Kodak TRI-X film, film processing at CineLab, access to camera equipment, editing supplies and  Super-8mm projectors, informational course packet, HD video transfer of film by Metro Post, HD online hosting of finished film, local & international film festival entry waivers.


COURSE CAP: 10 participants