Archive for category Education

Arab Film Studio turns five: looking back at the success stories so far

Chris Newbould Arab Film Studio, the intensive training course for aspiring filmmakers sponsored by Image Nation Abu Dhabi, celebrated its fifth anniversary this month with an evening of screenings of selected short films produced by the programme. It included films from the three main strands of AFS – the narrative programme that launched AFS in […]

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Rwandan filmmakers acquire production skills

By: SHARON KANTENGWA Budding and established filmmakers in Rwanda, last week, underwent an intensive filmmaking course to equip them with film production skills. Covering scriptwriting, directing, camera use, editing and sound, the four-day film training programme at Kwetu Film Institute’s head office in Gaculiro, Kigali, was designed to take participants through the process of generating a […]

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Take these classes and workshops to break into Georgia’s film and TV industry

Elberta McKnight For the AJC It’s no secret that Atlanta’s film and TV industry is booming. Mayor Kasim Reed recently launched the City of Atlanta Entertainment Training Program, the first job training program in the United States focused on helping the film industry build a pool of talent. Luckily, for aspiring actors, there’s more where that […]

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Georgia Stunt Driving Schools Meet Demand From Film Industry

By TASNIM SHAMMA With Georgia’s TV and film industry growing, there’s increasing demand to find people in the state to fill crew positions like camera operators, lighting technicians and make-up artists. But there’s also a growing need for professionals who can parallel park while driving 80 miles per hour. Stuntwoman Amy Tomberlin Cheek is an instructor with Bobby Ore Motorsports who lives […]

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Advanced paint techniques for the film industry workshop

Learn painting processes used in the film industry (and in theatre, marble and wood restoration applications) through demonstrations and practice with one of the most knowledgeable scenic and experienced artists in the film industry on May 28th – 29th in Belfast. Instructor Joyce Woods (B.Ed., MA) has over 25 years of experience creating trompe l’oeil […]

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Warner Bros. to Address Diversity Issue With Directors Workshop

Justin Kroll   Warner Bros. is continuing its efforts to tackle Hollywood’s diversity problem by launching an emerging film directors workshop, a talent incubator designed to give access and voice to new and underrepresented talent. The studio will begin accepting applications next month and hopes to have the workshop up and running by the end of the […]

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Youth Film Festival opens in Saudi Arabia

The film Journey to Mecca has been chosen to be the opening film of the 3rd edition of Saudi Youth Film Festival, which runs until 2 February In a country where the film industry is practically non existent, a film festival is preparing for its third edition. Thirty-three films, all Saudi, have been selected to […]

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Find your way to film industry

by  Staff Writer – Vernon Morning Star The Okanagan Film Commission is helping aspiring filmmakers kick start their filmmaking careers. The Motion Picture Industry Orientation  course, part of the Okanagan Film Fundamentals symposium, taking place in Kelowna March 3 to 6, is a two-day introduction to working in dramatic film and TV production.  The course  is […]

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Georgia Film Academy launches pilot certificate program in January

Janel Davis and Tammy Joyner The Atlanta Journal-Constitution State higher education officials Monday unveiled a statewide program aimed at preparing more Georgians for a career in the state’s multibillion dollar entertainment industry. The Georgia Film Academy’s pilot certification program will start January 11. State leaders see the film academy as a one-stop site for education, training and […]

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Onwards and Outwards Resources: Women in the Film Industry

A selection of articles and resources which explore the position of women in the film industry today, the obstacles that they face and the innovations that they have made. A Vivid Cinema: Women in the British Film Industry, ICA Blog, 2015 Our British Female Directors, Dogwoof, 2015 Reports and Statistics, Women in Film and Television UK, […]

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