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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

Jan 24

Feb 21

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

Introduction to Dramatic Writing

Explore the basics of dramatic storytelling in this fun, insightful, hands-on writing workshop. Students will be introduced to the major dramatic storytelling forms through lecture and use that knowledge to create scripts for stage, screen, and TV.


Cost: $300

NCCOM-CS044-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 24

Apr 11

10 Th 6:30-9:00pm Barry Putt

No class Mar 7, Apr 4


Write Your Story

Discover your individual voice and write your personal memoir. Join us as we explore the terrain of the creative memoir with in-class discussions and exercises as well as additional tools to help shape it. This course is geared towards writing for publication and will include a section on marketing your work to publishers.


Cost: $125

NCCOM-CS024-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 23

Mar 16

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

No class Mar 7, Apr 4


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



 
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