Tuesday, June 14, 2011

FALLOUT Screens Tonight at NewFilmmakers LA

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles invites you to join us for the June 14th 2011 film screening series and after-party event at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood with a filmmaker lounge throughout the evening.

5:45PM Short Film Program #1 Reception
6:15PM Short Film Program #1 Screening:

* Wonderboy (Dir. Daniel Casey)
* Nowhere Road (Dir. Benjamin Dynice)
* A Sense of Humor (Dir. Nathan Larkin-Connolly)
* L'Envers du Ciel! - A Shade in the Sky! (Dir. Eric Lavelle)

7:15PM Short Film Program #2 Reception
7:30PM Short Film Program #1 After-Party
7:45PM Short Film Program #2 Screening:

* She (Dir. Rolando Sanchez)
* Clemency (Dir. Joseph Albanese)
* Bedfellows (Dir. Pierre Stefanos)
* Krakow (Dir. Aleksandra Kulig)
* By Jude (Dir. Angela Chen)

8:45PM Short Film Program #3 Reception
9:00PM Short Film Program #2 After-Party
9:15PM Short Film Program #3 Screening:

* Fluorescent Gray (Dir. Leo Age)
* The Foal (Dir. Josh Tanner)
* Supermarket Superhero (Dir. Jake Viramontez)
* The Binding of Ismael (Dir. Taofik Kolade)
* Yellow Room (Dir. Jacqueline Reyno)
* Fallout (Dir. Paul DeNigris)

10:30PM Short Film Program #3 After-Party

You will have the opportunity to meet the directors of each film, the actors and other crew + participate in a live audience Q&A. There are pre-receptions and after-parties for each program. Admissions to the programs are only $6 which includes the screening ticket and access to the filmmaker lounge. Visit the NewFilmmakers LA Official Website at www.NFMLA.org for more information and to purchase your ticket now!

Friday, June 10, 2011

UAT Digital Video Students Win Big at Arizona Student Film Festival

The UAT Digital Video team of Bryan Simcox, Wes Peterson, and Sean Walter won top honors in the "College Shorts" section of the Arizona Student Film Festival for their film "Tread Softly," beating out competitors from Collins College, Scottsdale Community College, University of Arizona, and Arizona State University. Congratulations, guys!

Adjunct Professor Pickersgill Wins 2011 Telly Award!

UAT Digital Cinematography Professor Webb Pickersgill and his team of UAT students Bryan Simcox, Wes Peterson, and Sean Walter picked up a 2011 Telly Award for their work on the book trailer for Devious by Lisa Jackson. Congratulations to all involved!

Check it out on YouTube or watch the embedded video below.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

IFP/Phoenix Offers Hands-On DSLR Filmmaking Workshop June 25th

When: Saturday, June 25, 2011
Time: 12:00pm-4:30pm
Where: IFP/PHX Classroom
1700 North 7th Avenue #250
Phoenix, AZ 85007

So... you're telling me that a little DSLR camera, one that normally takes photographs, can be used to shoot my next independent film?  YES!

In this 4-hour hands-on workshop, we'll show you the key things you need to know to be able to shoot your next film on a DSLR camera!

We will have 3 cameras on-hand for you to get your hands-on.  Canon 7D, Canon 60D, Canon T2i.  If you have your own DSLR, bring it along and we'll show you the ropes!

Topics that will be covered:
- Overview of the body, operation, and menus
- Camera "rigs", rails, follow focus, matte box, monitors
- Getting proper exposure
- Selecting and configuring custom presets
- Controlling your depth of field
- Reducing rolling shutter effects
- Recording audio for your film
- Shooting some test footage!
- Post production workflow
- Color correction for optimal results

*Tickets: $30 IFP/PHX members (use code IFPPHX - subject to verification); $50 non-members

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