Contact Information
New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission
153 Halsey Street - 5th Floor
P.O. Box 47023
Newark, New Jersey 07101

Tel: 973-648-6279
Fax: 973-648-7350

NEW Email: njfilm@sos.nj.gov

 

NJ Film Bulletin Board

Passaic County Film Festival Filmmaking 101 Workshop

Film Production 101- The Basics from Conception to Distribution “How to Make Your Film Amazing”

Curriculum
October 22, 2016
9:30 am – 12 noon

Part 1: Information session on the 2017 Passaic County Film Festival Welcome and introduction:
Passaic County Film Commission Members and Guests
2017 Passaic County Film Festival
Objectives of the Film Festival
Review of the application
Explanation of Judging Criteria and Film Categories
Format of Film Submissions
Awards and Prizes

Part 2: Film Production 101- The Basics from Conception to Filming – How to Make Your Film Amazing Technical Workshop on Scriptwriting and Talent Management
i. Scriptwriting - Breaking down the script – Examples of Scripts
ii. Making a Shooting Schedule
iii. How to find actors, talent management, directing actors
iv. Instructors: Alan Rowe Kelly; Pete Jacelone, Maureen Wacha, Mary Ellen Lyons; Michele Svedrofsky

Technical Workshop on Sound
i. Types of Equipment – Equipment List - Proper equipment use demonstration
ii. How to ensure proper sound quality for your film
iii. Instructors: Bill DeBlock, Bill Cress, Bob Nicholson

Technical Workshop on Lighting
i. Types of Equipment – Equipment List - Proper equipment use demonstration
ii. How to ensure proper lighting quality for your film
iii. Instructors: Al Kahwaty, Gary Steele, Matt Romero?

Technical Workshop on Filming with Handheld Devices and Editing
i. Types of Editing Equipment and Software– Demonstration
ii. Editing – Video and Sound – Music and Lighting
iii. Visual Effects- Best Results
iv. Filming with Handheld Devices: Smart Phones and Tablets
v. Instructors: Gary Steele, Chyana Littlejohn, Ross Marshall

Location: Passaic County Department of Planning and Economic Development
Division of Economic Development 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 250
Totowa, NJ 07512,
973-569-4720