Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Tucson: Master Class with Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy


Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 3:53 PM
Subject: [IFASA] Master Class with Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy


Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m.
Admission: $50.00 general public;
$40.00 Loft members and IFASA members
This class will run from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m.

Don't miss your chance to enroll in this unique filmmaking master class taught by Academy Award-nominated director SCOTT HAMILTON KENNEDY (2009 "Best Documentary Feature" Oscar-nominee for The Garden).
Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about independent documentary production from this acclaimed filmmaker in a special 3 hour class guaranteed to educate, illuminate and motivate!
Enrollment is limited, so get your ticket now!

The master class taught by Academy Award nominated and internationally acclaimed filmmaker SCOTT HAMILTON KENNEDY (The Garden, OT: Our Town) will cover the process of independent documentary production from start to finish. Appropriate for anyone from film students to amateur filmmakers, or simply for anyone that has a curiosity in how documentaries get made, the course will touch upon the must-have qualities for a successful documentary, including conflict, theme, and characters. Mr. Kennedy will discuss the steps involved in taking an original idea and making it into a successful documentary, including script, funding, pitching ideas, shooting/collecting elements necessary for the film, post production, and distribution. This course is a practical how to, as well as an illuminating look at Mr. Kennedy's own experiences in conceiving, funding, creating, and selling his own two award winning documentaries. With technology that is readily available and relatively cheap, the ability to create a documentary has never been more available to so many people. With Mr. Kennedy's guidance and insight, anyone who believes in their concept will be armed with the knowledge to get started on a project of their own. This course is a unique, exciting opportunity not to be missed!

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