Take a deep dive in producing your indie feature, with four classes over a three-month period.
The ClassWork Film Track is a sequence of classes that can be taken over a three-month period with experienced instructors taking a deep dive on focused areas of media making. The two tracks spanning January - March this year will cover writing for television plus one for aspiring indie producers.
The classes will help you grow professionally & take a deep dive into the strategic execution of a film project; this will be central throughout all the tracks.
Film Track: Indie Producing
January 13 Indie Producing 101: The Role of the Producer
February Pre-production on your first feature class
- Reva Goldberg
March Film Distribution: Successful Digital Release Strategies
March Selling Your Project on the Page, Screen, & in Person
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What You Will Learn
Get an understanding what it takes to be a creative producer on an independent film; An oppurtunity to ask an experienced producer your burning questions in an informal setting; Get an overview of all the steps you have to take to produce a film.
Start with realistic expectations, & essential tools, to set up your first feature project; Identify what is important for you to focus on at this early stage if your time & resources are limited; Develop the essential materials you need to get potential collaborators & financiers excited about your project; Start building a team that can help you achieve your goals; Identify potential sources of support & funding that make sense for your project, & a plan to connect with them.
Get an overview of all the VOD platforms that are available; Learn about marketing strategies for the release of your film & episodic series; Gain an understanding of how you can distribute your film & episodic series online.
How to write engaging project descriptions & queries; How to create the vital contents for your pitch package; What different kinds of pitch videos can achieve; How to tailor your pitch & pitch materials to different buyers; What to say, & what not to say, during pitch meetings.