Cinemalaya proudly announces the courses to be held on June and July.
Introduction to Producing
June 1-25, 2015
John Paul Su, Instructor
Participants learn fundamental skills and procedures used in managing the making of a film including crew structure and the collaborative responsibilities of crew members, legal issues regarding agreements, rights, copyright and trademark clearances, insurance, location permits, talent agreements, scheduling, budgeting, transportation, crew deals and supplier agreements. Particular attention will be put on professional practice concerning the structure of the workday, shooting hours, turnaround time and safety issues that are the mutual responsibility of the producer, director and assistant director (AD).
Course Fee: Php25,000
Fundamentals of Screenwriting
June 9-July 3, 2015
Sophia Wellington, Instructor
Participants learn the language of dramatic storytelling and visual storytelling. The course examines various styles and methods of scriptwriting with a focus on giving students the opportunity to create and hone their own voices. At the end of the course, students are expected to complete a shooting draft for a 7-12 minute film.
Course Fee: Php25,000
Basic Filmmaking: The Silent Film
June 22-July 31, 2015
Participants apply the basics of film language in film exercises and achieve a basic mastery of the classic conventions and tools of the film directors. The course is challenges participants to find his/her own cinematic voice within the basic, commonly understood language of narrative film. Each student directs a 7-minute short silent film. Participants work on projects in crews of four to six. Participants learn the aesthetics and expressive use of cinematography, sound and editing to fulfill the director’s vision. The course requires that participants bring in the shooting drafts of their scripts on the first day of class.
Course fee: Php30,000.
Application forms and further information are available on the Cinemalaya website at www.cinemalaya.org and the Cultural Center of the Philippines website at www.culturalcenter.gov.ph. Inquiries may be addressed to the Media Arts Division, Cultural Center of the Philippines at tel. no. 832-1125 local 1704 and 1705.