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The Actor and the Camera (Intro to On-Camera Acting)

at Chicago Actors Studio - Bucktown 2040 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Every performer should know that acting for the stage and acting for the camera are two entirely different skills, and in order to succeed in this business, it's vital to master both. That's why we're proud to offer this exciting workshop series that will focus on the art of on-camera acting for film and television. It helps you to act truthfully from...

Thursday Oct 21st, 7pm - 9pm Central Time

  (8 sessions)
$360

8 sessions

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Digital AC Series 201: Building the Camera

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

The Digital AC 201 class builds on knowledge gained from the 101 class. This class will approach the curriculum from a professional camera prep point of view. You will learn to build camera packages according to the needs of production. Issues such as aspect ratio, frame rates, monitoring scenarios, and codecs will be discussed. Once these...

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$89.10

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Digital AC Series 101: Basic Knowledge & Practices

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

This class is designed to give you a good grounding in all aspects of a professional motion picture camera. You will learn all the key components that are used to build a professional camera system and will become familiar with the functionality of all pro tripod and fluid head platforms. Camera support, form and function are discussed, as well as...

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$89.10

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On-Camera Technique: Auditioning for Film and TV

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Virtual Learning

Actors need to know how to self-tape now more than ever. Practice your audition technique and learn the skills that set on-camera work apart from the theatrical auditioning process. A senior Piven teacher will prepare students to audition for everything from one-liners to series regular to feature film auditions. Students will learn exercises to become...

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$200

6 sessions

2nd AC on Set

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Approaching the role from a professional production point of view, this hands-on course defines the role of the 2nd AC, equipping participants with on-set tips and tricks of the trade. Participants will have the opportunity to build a complete camera system using all the gear found on set today. They will learn to interchange components quickly and...

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$99

Filmmaking Camp (Ages 12-14)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Experiment with a variety of filmmaking strategies to bring your own stories to life! Learn about video production and post-production, camera operation, editing, directing, acting, and writing by working in a small group to create a short film. Use video cameras and edit your film in Adobe Premiere. No need to bring any supplies. Families and...

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$580

5 sessions

Intro to Digital Filmmaking (Ages 16+)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Want to expand your confidence with shooting video beyond using your phone? Learn the basics of film and video production, including shooting on a DSLR camera, lighting, sound, directing, and editing in Adobe Premiere. Create at least two short video projects over the course of the class, which could range from a narrative short film to a vlog or documentary....

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$455

9 sessions

Art and the Movies

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

Combining classroom-based screenings with virtual visits to the Art Institute of Chicago museum, this course is designed to enhance students' ability to recognize, understand, and enjoy art and the movies.  Students will discuss works of art, the lives of the artists, and their representation in film as they analyze the formal elements of the...

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$625

11 sessions

Art Seminar: Film Appreciation Part II

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Have you ever been interested in gaining more insight into the films that you watch? Screen different assigned films between classes, and we’ll dive deep into the film, exploring topics including film history, genres, editing, and theory. Different films will be explored each term. Note that students will be assigned films that they can stream through...

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$175

6 sessions

REDucation

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Offering a fully immersive training environment, REDucation provides the on-set and post-production experience needed to feel confident when shooting with any of RED's professional cameras. This is real-world training taught by industry professionals.  REDucation is tailored for all skill levels, from students to working professionals. REDucation...

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$1,500

3 sessions

Resolve Color Grading for Feature Films Masterclass

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Resolve Color Grading for Feature Films Masterclass with the ICA This Masterclass-level course is designed for discerning freelance or staff colorists working on Feature Films or TV Dramas as well as boutique grading facility owners and operators. This class has been created with the focus on an Independent Feature Film Post Production and how to...

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$1,200

2 sessions

Steadicam Bronze Workshop

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Steadicam® is now a commonly used tool within the film and television industry, however it requires training and practice in order to produce good results. More than just a stabilizer, as a shooting system it is able to provide an individual style to the production often greatly desired by producers and directors. Additionally, complex moving...

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$800

2 sessions

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Steadicam Silver Workshop

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Steadicam® is now a commonly used tool within the film and television industry, however it requires training and practice in order to produce good results. More than just a stabilizer, as a shooting system it is able to provide an individual style to the production often greatly desired by producers and directors. Additionally, complex moving scenes...

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$1,250

3 sessions

Introduction to Digital Cinema and Filmmaking

at Evanston Art Center - The Island 5660 W Taylor St, Chicago, Illinois 60644

During the Introduction to Digital Cinema students will have the opportunity to learn what it takes for a film to go from an idea to a final product you can watch and share with the world. We will be covering the 4 stages of production (pre-production, production, and post-production) so that students can learn and understand the roles and departments...

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$175

6 sessions

AbelCine AC Academy

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Do you want to expand your knowledge of working on set to successfully handle larger, more professional productions with bigger camera setups? Do you want to learn all the technical terms and on-set roles? If so, we have you covered with our immersive, two-day AC Academy. Not only will you learn about the on-set roles and responsibilities, but you...

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$550

2 sessions

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