Past Workshop Descriptions

Directing Music Videos

This workshop will explore the world of music videos both in practise
and in theory. Because the music video industry is always innovating,
the course will discuss the context of recent changes (streaming, social
media, album films, lyric videos), as well as influential works past to
present in music video history. Breaking down the components of
a music video from idea to execution, this workshop will also cover
production at various scales. The artistic pre-production and edit of the
finished piece - crafting its exact rhythm, pace, and style - in context of
the artist’s existing creative structure will be a highlight. Music videos
are an incredibly fluid and valuable format, and a great starting point
for directors to find their visual personality.

The Introduction to Independent Filmmaking and Camera Theory workshops are recommended as prerequisites.

For ONLINE WORKSHOPS, prior to the class, please create a profile on Zoom and download the free version of the application at

You will receive an email from LIFT with an invitation link to join the workshop one hour before the class begins which will prompt you to open the application or web browser. After this, the instructor will admit you into the call.

Please ensure that you log in using a Zoom account with a profile name that appears as the same name registered for the class. If not, for security reasons, you may not be permitted to join. During the workshop, we advise that you keep your microphone on mute to minimize external noise and that you unmute when participating in class discussions. Please also arrive to the session on time so the instructor can admit you before the lesson begins.

Past Instructor: Sally Walker-Hudecki
Category: Directing
Maximum Capacity: 15
4 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

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