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    The Amman Filmmakers Cooperative Oct 17, 2005 INTRO TO DOC FILMMAKING WORKSHOP W/LIVE DEMO & IN-CLASS FILM PROJECT WHAT In this workshop, students will learn
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      The Amman Filmmakers Cooperative

      Oct 17, 2005

      INTRO TO DOC FILMMAKING WORKSHOP
      W/LIVE DEMO & IN-CLASS FILM PROJECT

      WHAT
      In this workshop, students will learn the basic skills to complete
      short productions, using a digital video camera and computer-based
      editing software. There will be a live demonstration of the workings
      of the DV camera and film editing software. Students and instructor
      will together produce a one-minuet documentary.

      This is the workshop that sent films by filmmakers Aseel Mansour,
      Ammar Quttaineh, and others to film festivals in Ismailia, Athens, to
      Tangier and Dubai.

      WHEN
      Friday Oct 21, 2005 | 10:30am - 3:30pm
      Saturday Oct 22, 2005 | 10:30am - 3:30pm

      WHERE
      To be determined

      FEE:
      5 JD for workshop preparations. Must be paid in advance to finalize
      registration for selected applicants.

      AFC CONTACT
      For inquiries contact Hazim Bitar.
      Phone: 079/5308232
      Email: ArabFilmmakers@...

      REGISTRATION
      Interested applicants must complete registration form to be considered
      for the workshop. Registration does not guarantee workshop enrollment
      in this workshop. Seating is limited.

      Visit http://ammanfilmmakers.alif.com/workshop-registration.htm
      to open registration form.


      WORKSHOP OUTLINE

      PART I - FILMMAKING CONCEPTS, & LIFECYCLE

      - What is the Amman Filmmakers Cooperative?
      - Assumptions, expectations, and plan of action.
      - Screening of selected short films produced by AFC filmmakers.
      - Common mistakes committed by beginners.
      - Ethics of the business: defamation, staging, objectivity,
      copyrights, and fair use.

      PART II - PRE-PRODUCTION PLANNING
      - Structuring the story.
      - Research.
      - Budgeting.
      - Schedule.
      - Equipment.
      - Interview preparations.
      - Permits & clearances.
      - Location scouting.
      - Shooting script.

      PART III - PRODUCTION
      - Video camera basics.
      - Shot angles.
      - Framing the shot.
      - Cutaways.
      - Conducting the interviews.
      - Logging footage.
      - Audio & lighting issues.

      PART IV - POST-PRODUCTION
      - Editing workstation configuration.
      - Editing tools of the trade.
      - Logging the relevant film cuts.
      - Capturing footage from camera to PC.
      - Arranging film footage using editing software.
      - Transitions.
      - Narration.
      - Music track.
      - Titles.
      - Incorporating photos/graphics.
      - Assembling the rough cut.
      - Exporting to CD.

      PART V - REAL-WORLD FILM PROJECT

      Putting it all together: The instructor will demonstrate key
      filmmaking concepts described in the workshop by producing a short
      documentary.

      IMPORTANT
      Content of workshop may change without notice. For updates visit:

      http://AmmanFilmmakers.alif.com/oct-21-05-intro-to-docfilm.htm

      ABOUT THE AFC
      The Amman Filmmakers Cooperative (AFC) is a not-for-profit cultural
      initiative and talent incubator that aims to promote and encourage
      independent filmmaking through training, experimentation, and networking.

      http://AmmanFilmmakers.Alif.com

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