Understanding the Camera
Acting for film involves understanding the camera as a central set of technical skills to bring your character to life.
This workshop will covers how acting is specific to its format.
****10 PERSON REGISTRATION CAP****
Non-memorized 3 sentences in separate pieces of paper.
A camera- a cellphone could work.
3 questions you’ve always wanted to ask regarding film acting written in separate pieces of paper.
Filmmakers One-on-One with Broadcasters
Have you ever wanted to ask a distributors how to get your film shown across the country? Join Scribe Video Center and the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival for one-on-one meetings with distributors! Distributors include Robert Chang, Associate Producer of America ReFramed and Gabe Castro, Programming & Production Coordinator at PhillyCAM. Come with questions for our panelists about TV distribution. This event is open to the Scribe members and filmmakers with PHLAFF festival passes. Supported by On the Table. ***Please arrive on time as slots are limited***
In the Cinematography workshop, Marie Hinson will teach the basic fundamentals and provide helpful advice on cinematography for both documentary and narrative films. She will use her wide array of filmography as a case study for understanding the camera and techniques of capturing a story. Marie is an artist and cinematographer currently based in Philadelphia. Her directorial debut documentary, When You Ask Me, is in post-production and has been awarded the Nest Knight Fellowship from Chicken and Egg and an IFP Fellowship. The film is a nuanced, participatory portrait of Frank Bey, a Georgia-born soul singer who at 72-years-old recorded his dream album with legendary producer Tom Hambridge in Nashville.
Join Scribe Video Center and the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival for a filmmaker workshop on distribution. The workshop will consist of a panel with Robert Chang, Associate Producer of America ReFramed; Gabe Castro, Programming & Production Coordinator at PhillyCAM; and Cindy Burstein is a Steering Committee Member of New Day Films. Come with questions for our panelists about TV distribution. This event is free and open to the public. Supported by On the Table.
Filmmaker MixerExclusive for pass holders and filmmakers
Work-in-Progress lab with the local filmmakers of Untitled Immigrant Rights Documentary directed by Kristal Antoinette Sotomayor and La Lucha Sigue (The Fight Continues) directed by Melissa Beatriz. Come view a short cut of their films and provide feedback and support as they work to complete their film.
The Power of Cameras and Citizen Filmmaking
This workshop focuses on how to tell a story through the camera. Facilitators will pose a few case-studies from different regions of the world in which citizens used cameras to empower themselves by telling their own stories. Students will then explore the question, “How do you use a camera to tell a digital story?” and will be lead through experimentation.
Instructor: Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
The Emergence Panel is a conversation among emerging and established artists that have embraced filmmaking as a practice through unconventional means. The discussions explore non-conventional filmmaking, the Latino voice and how to carve your own path into the industry.
Pitch Happy Hour
The Pitch Happy Hour is an "open mic" opportunity for filmmakers to briefly share information about their films. At the door, filmmakers can sign up to give a brief 2-3 min introduction to their work starting at 3:15 pm. The introductions will serve as an opportunity for filmmakers to introduce themselves to the room and to facilitate networking.