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Writing & Directing
Multi-Platform StorytellingA rudimentary crash course for filmmakers wanting to understand what digital storytelling is, what makes a good digital story, and how to produce your own. Using case studies from successful digital properties, we will discuss the production process, funding sources, current trends and also technologies available for the indie filmmaker.
This course is recommended as a companion to Short Film Writing, Advanced Script Studio, Producing Dramatic Film, Directing Dramatic Film and all of the Documentary Filmmaking workshops.
For ONLINE WORKSHOPS, prior to the class, please create a profile on Zoom and download the free version of the application at https://zoom.us/
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.
This workshop is sponsored by DRCC. Learn more at: https://www.dgc.ca/en/national/the-guild/drcc/
part 1: Tue 8 December 2020, 6 - 9 pm(Registration deadline is Tue 8 December 5:00 pm)
part 2: Thu 10 December 2020, 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Laurinda Shaver
Laurinda watched a lot of television as a child. Or so her mother told her. 20 years later as a Digital Producer, she confidently claims it was simply research. In her journey, she discovered her deep love of storytelling; starting in television (yes, there was no internet during her university years) and extended to digital media as soon as it was, well, invented. This puts her at advantage to have the skillset to tell stories both in a linear fashion and in that other fashion too.
Category: Writing & Directing
Maximum Capacity: 15
6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember