Filmmaking/Acting Intensive - Virtual

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Ages 11-14


VIRTUAL Class Description: 

Learn how to effectively tell visual stories on the page and on screen. Experience the moviemaking process via Livestream with professional filmmakers. Lead instructor, Patrick McCullough, award-winning filmmaker, has produced four feature films, directed two. His film, Beautiful Kid was cited by Variety for its "astonishing integrity and total lack of artifice", he coached Oscar-winning Adrien Brody, and recently coached the "bad guy" in Charlize Theron's, Atomic Blonde.

Develop a screenplay; Storyboarding; Cinematography; Directing and Acting; Build the filmmaking instincts needed to write, direct, and capture your story.
All students will have the opportunity to develop scripts and make a short film, sketch or a scene from a longer project. Find your tribe and turn your ideas into movies.
Each livestream session will include lessons, exercises, and feedback. A recording will be made available for missed sessions.

LIVE Link will be provided before first session.



Learn the process of making good films, fast. Professional filmmakers will help each young filmmaker begin to develop the filmmaking instincts needed to direct, capture the right footage and run the set. Experience the moviemaking process from script writing and storyboarding, through pre-production and filming. Everyone will develop scripts, and work in each of the main crew positions, including Director, 1st AD (Assistant Director), DP (Director of Photography), Gaffer (Lighting) and Boom Operator (Sound), while practicing the collaboration skills necessary to make movies with their film tribe.
For more information, go to, email, or call Patrick McCullough at (413) 320-6071.

Filmmaking/Acting Intensive - Virtual (FM 130)
Sessions:  5
Dates:  7/6/2020 to 7/10/2020
Meeting Times: 
  • Monday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Tuesday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Wednesday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Thursday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Friday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location:  Darien High School C204
Instructor:  Filmmakers Ink
Grades:  6, 7, 8, 9
Fees:  $395.00 (Class Fee)

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