Who: San Diego area High school students interested in a filmmaking / media career
What: The Eighth annual CONNECT – The Filmmaking Experience is designed to introduce high school students interested in film to top film industry professionals for an intimate day of workshops and networking.
When: During the 2013 festival
Where: Gaslamp Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Lunch will be catered.
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It all starts with an idea, then a story, then a script. Hear from industry professionals on the process of concept to script. Paul Harris Boardman screenwriter of the Exorcism of Emily Rose and producer writer of the new film Devil’s Knot explains how to go from your concept to a script.
*5 minute bathroom/stretch break
Students will have the opportunity to screen a series of shorts from the festival and participate in a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Students will enjoy a catered lunch while having the opportunity to meet several colleges and universities that have film and television programs and to continue the Q&A with filmmakers from the Shorts Program. Ask questions, get feedback on projects, and learn about the various college programs and job opportunities that exist in the industry.
*The Shorts Program Filmmakers will wait for students to return to the next session before eating.
Many independent filmmakers are their own editor at the beginning of their career. Come hear from the Final Cut King himself as he presents tips he has learned in editing as well as take a step-by-step tour of the tutorials he has available online!
Come learn about crowd-funding and how it can help you reach your goal for funding for your next project! Hear from local filmmakers who have benefited from such crowd- funding sites as Kickstarter and Indie-Go-Go.
The world of filmmaking has been drastically changing with the emergence of phone applications that allow you to shoot an entire film on your phone! Come learn what apps are the best and how to make the most of your phone and filmmaking. Dennis R. Lorrig of Struans Group Inc. explains the new apps available for filmmakers and how to best utilize them.