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Directing Actors with Shereen Jerrett

Directing Actors with Shereen Jerrett

Thursday March 8 & 15 | 6pm -10pm

Location: WFG Black Lodge
Registration Fee: 100 – 120

WFG Media Lab & WFG Black Lodge | Thursday March 8 & 15 | 6pm -10pm

Are you an up and coming filmmaker in Manitoba? Do you want to learn all the ins and outs of directing actors in order to produce a film with strong performances? Learn the art of directing actors in this two day hands on and lecture based workshop happening in the Winnipeg Film Group. Taught by renowned filmmaker and film professor Shereen Jerret, students will learn all the steps of making a scene work and how to make your actors comfortable in order to get the pacing, performances & blocking just right!

The first day of class will be a lecture based class that will show the students the ins and outs of directing. The students will learn about blocking, pacing, character study and more. The class will conclude with a short preparation for a scene they will be shooting in the second class.

The second day of class will be a hands on practical class that will get the students to put all of what they learned into an actual film shoot. Day 2 will incorporate two professional actors into the fold, and the students will then have a chance to direct an actual scene with the guidance of their instructor.

The finished scene will then be screened a few weeks later in the cinematheque. 

About the Instructor:

“Shereen Jerrett has filmed everything from vampire castles in Romania, to Leila’s Hair Museum in Indiana. She has made films about neurotics, nerds, and family members. Working in indies and commercial venues, she has directed award winning documentaries, dramas, TV series, commercials, educationals, and some things that defy description. She has worked with numerous production companies, and has taught filmmaking at the Universities of Winnipeg and Manitoba for several years. She has taken workshops and seminars across the country, with people from the American Film Institute, Columbia University, Banff Centre, and the Canadian Film Centre.”                                                                                                                                                –  theatre.uwinnipeg.ca

For further information, please contact milos@winnipegfilmgroup.com

REFUND POLICY

Notice Given:                                           Eligible for:

At least 7 days prior to start date             Full refund

7 days to 48 hours prior to start date     Full refund less 20% administration fee

Less than 48 hours prior to start date     No refund

-The Winnipeg Film Group reserves the right to cancel any course where the minimum registration has not been met. Anyone registered for a course that has been cancelled is eligible for a full refund, Cancelled course fees may also be used towards any other Winnipeg Film Group training programs.

 

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The Winnipeg Film Group is an artist-run education, production, exhibition and distribution centre committed to promoting the art of cinema.
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We’re located in the heart of Winnipeg's historic Exchange District in the Artspace building. We are across the street from Old Market Square at the corner of Arthur Street and Bannatyne - one block west of Main.

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