Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Independent Film Master Class - Aug. 1st in L.A. AND Webcast!!

The INDEPENDENT FILM MASTER CLASS

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET YOUR FILM MADE AND SEEN - IN ONE BOX!


When: August 1, 2010 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: The Downtown Independent Film Theater

251 S. Main St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012 (map below)


REGISTER NOW: http://famasterclass.eventbrite.com


IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND IN PERSON, register now for the Live Interactive Webcast. It is discounted 50% to only $25 for only the next seven days:http://masterclass.payperlive.com/event/view/10167. Attendees and Live Webcast registrants get access to an archived copy of the Master Class for life!


Filmmakers Alliance's INDEPENDENT FILM MASTER CLASS is the complete, all-in-one package - a definitive, step-by-step, one-day seminar for independent filmmakers offering all the information you need to get your film MADE and SEEN. The INDEPENDENT FILM MASTER CLASS is a clean, clear, concise and complete independent filmmaking blueprint for your film project that will allow you to sustain your life as a filmmaker!!


  1. Concept, Story and Script Development - Developing ideas and concepts that work! Then, writing that script in a way that will get your film made without compromising your vision.


  1. Film Financing and Crowdfunding - Where to find the money and what you need to do to get it. Also, exploring new strategies in raising money for your film.


  1. Pre-production and Production - How to get the most filmmaking bang from your budget - creatively and cost-efficiently managing your project. Also, how best to work with actors, crew, locations, unions, guilds, crafts to ensure your film not only gets made, but looks exponentially more than its cost.


  1. Post-Production - New technologies and methodologies are making it easier to high end work with a low end budget. Find out what they are and what you need to do give a stunning, world-class finish to your film and how to prepare for it long before you reach post.


  1. Festivals and Distribution - Understanding the festival circuit and how to use it to your film’s greatest advantage. And devising and executing a distribution plan that will give your film it’s best shot at success and sustain your filmmaking life!



Speakers include:

  • Saskia Wilson-Brown(http://www.IndieGoGo.com) speaking about DIY funding strategies with a nod to more traditional ways of raising money.

  • Producer-writer-director Liam Finn serving up war stories on his no-budget first feature "Rejouer".
  • Filmmakers Diane Bell and Chris Byrne talking about financing and other issues putting together their award-winning Sundance fave "Obselidia".

REGISTER NOW: http://famasterclass.eventbrite.com


The seminar also includes filmmaker case-studies and open Q&A periods, so come prepared with your specific filmmaking questions - the ones that most have you stumped - so that we can take you to the next level.


SEMINAR SPECIAL - 10 filmmakers will be selected from the attendees for a FREE 6-session series of consultations. You MUST submit your project to masterclass@filmmakersalliance.org no later than June 30th for consideration. Please submit no longer than a single page synopsis, a filmmaking resume and links to any previous work. Please DO NOT send video files or full scripts.


THE SEMINAR WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A RECEPTION ON THE ROOF OF THE DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL!


REGISTER NOW: http://famasterclass.eventbrite.com


Ticket Prices:


$175* - Includes seminar fee plus one year of Filmmakers Alliance membership (LA).


$125* - General seminar fee only.


$75 - Seminar fee for FA members only (with special discount code)


$50 - Live Interactive Webcast. REGISTER NOW! - http://masterclass.payperlive.com/event/view/10167.


*Fee includes lunch and parking.


Get your tickets and start making your film NOW!!


http://famasterclass.eventbrite.com

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