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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Basic Film Workshops @ UPB

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION
DULAANG UPBAGUIO
COMMITTEE ON CULTURE AND ARTS 
UP BAGUIO

invite the public to join the 
UPB 2011 BASIC FILM WORKSHOP


Learn how to produce feature films from experienced and award-winning filmmakers!

EACH WORKSHOP IS LIMITED TO 40 PARTICIPANTS ONLY, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION AND RESERVATION, PLEASE SEE OR CALL JIMMY FONG, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Communication, UP Baguio [OFFICE: 074-444-8393, MOBILE PHONE: 09175069990]

BASIC FILM WORKSHOP 1 
Room: CAC 201
Time/Date: 9AM-6PM / SEPTEMBER 3,10,17,24; October 1, 8
Fee: PhP 500.00 for UP students, faculty and staff; PhP 1,000.00  for non-UP participants

Basic Film 1 is for all those who wish to be involved in film production either as producers, directors, scriptwriters, actors, set designers, make-up and costume designers, screen composers, sound designers, animators, or critics.  The workshop will include watching and discussing many good (and bad) movies from around the world (e.g. Iranian, Chinese, Japanese, French) to identify the spaces that the participants can explore (animation, comedy, musical, art films, war films).  The workshop will also discuss what themes good movies are made of.  And all those involved in a movie production should learn how to read scripts.

BASIC FILM WORKSHOP 2
Room: CAC 201

Time/Date: 9AM-6PM / OCTOBER 15 22, 29; NOVEMBER 5, 12, 19 
Fee: PhP 500.00 for UP students, faculty and staff; PhP 1,000.00  for non-UP participants

This workshop will focus on how to produce specific film types such as animation, comedy and musical.  It will also deal with the technical side of scriptwriting, editing, screen music, etc.  A major activity in this workshop will be writing scripts that can be submitted for film grants such as Hubert Bals Fund, Humboldt and Sundance.  This workshop will also attempt to actually produce a movie.  Koji-san expects to have animators Rox Lee (November 4), musician Joey Ayala and other artists to join the workshops.  The long-term goal of this workshop is to establish a local film industry.

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS

KOJI IMAIZUMI, director of "ABONG/Small Home" and assistant director of Kohei Oguri (director of Cannes Grand Prize Winner The Sting of Death and Motreal Grand Prize Winner Sleeping Man) will serve as the main workshop facilitator.  Film, TV and theater actor JOEL TORRE (October 29) and other filmmakers like NICK DEOCAMPOJOEY AYALA (October 21) and ROX LEE (animation, November 5), and will also join the workshops.