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WRITING & FILMS


Introduction to Filmmaking

Understand the stages of filmmaking. No prerequisites.
Have you ever wanted to create a TV show or film? Have you ever watched a scene and wondered how it was shot? This course will show you the industry from the inside out. Together we will watch scenes from films then dissect these scenes to see the techniques and practices behind the art of film. This will be a fun interactive survey course with an award-winning director of independent films. Warning: After this course, movies and television will never look the same. You will see behind the fa├žade and know just how much work went into the art you are seeing on the screen.


Cost: $132

NCPER-CS016-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 10

Aug 7

5 W 6:30-8:30pm Lawrence Greenberg

WRITE YOUR STORY II

Prerequisite: Write Your Story

In level II, you will use the skill sets introduced in the Write Your Story course to continue developing your memoir piece. During each session of this course, a different style or approach to memoir writing will be discussed.   


Cost: $125

NCCOM-CS045-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

May 4

Jun 8

4 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Barry Putt

No class May 25; Jun 1


Introduction to Acting and Peformance

In this performance-based workshop, you will have the opportunity to hone your acting skills through scene study and character development. The course culminates in a readers-theater performance (no memorization required) featuring scenes and short plays worked on in class.  


Cost: $125

NCCOM-CS041-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 9

May 9*

5 Tu, Th 7:00-9:00pm** Barry Putt

*Class dates are as followed: Apr 9, 16, 25; May 2, 9

**Except for May 9, which will run 6:30-9:00pm


WRITING THE SHORT FILM SCRIPT

You will write a screenplay from concept to camera-ready draft in five weeks. This course will walk you hrough the process in a fun and easy-to-follow manner. Learn brainstorm techniques, story structure, character development, and much more.   


Cost: $165

NCCOM-CS026-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

May 23

Jun 20

5 Th 6:30-9:30pm Barry Putt

No class Jun 6

 


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION I

You will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children's stories. Exlpore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.  


Cost: $66

NCCOM-CS009-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 3

1 Sa 9:30am-4:00pm Barry Putt

1/2 hour lunch


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION II

Prerequisite: Writing Childen's Fiction I

In Level II of this course, you will use the skill sets learned in Writing Children's Fiction I to develop an original children's story for an age-group of your choice.  


Cost: $66

NCCOM-CS018-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 10

1 Sa 9:30am-4:00pm Barry Putt

1/2 hour lunch


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