For Videology Subscribers! Movie Appreciation Workshop: The Craft Behind Movie Magic
Taught by Jeremy Wechter
Jeremy Wechter is a filmmaker, screenwriter, theater director and script consultant. He wrote and directed the supernatural horror feature movie EVIL ALIVE. Jeremy has taught at New York Film Academy (NYFA), 3rd Ward Art Center and The Cinema School. He currently teaches at ATNY Actors Technique New York and Gotham Writers Workshop. He co-wrote and directed the Off-Broadway Musical Comedy “Little House on the Ferry.” Jeremy has also directed a number of plays for various NYC theaters including Center Stage, The Barlow Theater, Arts for All and The American Theatre of Actors. In addition, Jeremy has written screenplay coverage for companies including Goldcrest Films, Killer Films and Scriptapalooza script coverage service. And Jeremy offers a screenplay consulting and development service called Script Weaver. Jeremy attended both the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and New York University Film School, Tisch School of the Arts where he received his degree in Film and Video. To learn more about Jeremy's upcoming feature length horror movie "like" Evil Alive Movie on Facebook and follow Evil Alive Movie on Twitter.
*Special discounted price of $10 for Videology newsletter subscribers! (Normally $15. You save $5!)
Whether you're a casual movie fan or seasoned cinephile, this workshop is a fun opportunity to learn more about what goes into the craft of moviemaking.
Meet and greet at 5:30pm: Arrive early for the meet and greet, when we break into small groups to explore instructor-provided movie discussion questions.
Workshop at 6pm: During the lecture, we take a look under the cinematic hood and see how the motion picture engine runs by discussing how the following crafts are woven together to create the power of movies:
Screenwriting - Blueprint for a Movie
Acting - Breathing Life into Characters
Production Design - Sets, Costumes, Props
Camera & Lighting - Directing Visual Stories
Editing - Putting the Puzzle Together
Everyone should watch the preselected movie in advance. We will be devouring Silence of the Lambs for the June workshop. During the workshop, the group watches various selected scenes from the chosen flick and we dissect and discuss each scene.
The Movie Appreciation Workshop is held in the screening room of the always fun Videology Bar and Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Drinking and eating during the workshop are encouraged.
Several trivia questions about the selected movie are asked throughout each workshop. The winner gets a FREE drink ticket!
Explore movies you love, learn terminology and gain insight into the creative filmmaking process. Join other cinema enthusiasts for an entertaining and enlightening lecture/ conversation about the magic that is the movies!