Sat, Apr 29|
Open Mind Studios 1
An 8week crash course on filmmaking and the business of filmmaking, consisting of 16 workshops.
Time & Location
Apr 29, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Open Mind Studios 1, 42-16 28th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11103, USA
About the Event
The Afrikan Poetry Theatre's
Community Film Initiative
"Educated Filmmakers" 2023
"Educated Filmmakers" is an 8week crash course on filmmaking and the business of filmmaking, consisting of 16 workshops. Classes take place twice a week (Wed. 7pm-9pm, and Sat. 1pm-4pm).
In This educational series, students learn:
Film History, Theory, Lighting, Editing, Camera, Screen Play Writing, Story Boarding, Sound Design,the business of film making, and more..
This program culminates with a finished film short. Classes will be held at Open Mind Studios in Queens, NY, from April 29th - June 28th. Those interested in Online Classes may Register on our Online Event Page.
The finished short is screened at the A.P.T.'s annual Black History Month Film Festival, hosted by
Museum of the Moving Image.
Here are our Incredible, Esteemed team of Instructors and Film Educators for the 2023 Semester:
- Okema T. Moore (Script Writing)
- Samson Styles (Table Reads)
- Felicia Harden (The Business Side of Filmmaking)
- Carrie Leigh (Producing)
- Vernon "King Smij " Williams (Directing)
- Montaigne P. Massac ( Indi Film - Post Production)
- Chuck White (Editing)
- Lavar "Bully" Grady (Camera/Lights/Sound)
- Saiku "720" Branch ( Sound Design/ Music Scoring)
Filmmaking-In Person Workshops
1 admission for 16 in person filmmaking workshopsFrom $200.00 to $300.00
- $300.00+$7.50 service fee
- $200.00+$5.00 service fee