Based on an exercise originally devised by FAMU (the Czech National Film School) this 3-week workshop explores the fundamentals of filmmaking from script to screen.
Using an apparently straightforward event as its starting point – 'A' drops a handkerchief and 'B' picks it up – the workshop...
Dear Film School Forum community,
Has anyone ever attended the FAMU International Summer Initiation Campus? I am looking at different options for Summer film intensives geared towards total newcomers. My hope is to learn how to use the visual medium to convey stories and emotions. I am writing...
Had been a safety/regional school, but have become very impressed with the caring faculty. Interview was with three faculty members, was very personal and lasted over 30 minutes, I had time to ask all my questions.
Accepted after interview, waiting for official letter with financial aid package. Interview was a 20-minute Zoom call with two faculty members, very standard grad school questions. This school was my "reach" program, and I am thrilled to be accepted, but will make my decision based on funding.
If I'm being honest, I am not the most experienced screenwriter, by a long shot. I majored in African American Studies and Visual Arts as an undergrad but didn't have much exposure to formal cinema and media courses. Despite this, what was successful about my application, is (as cliché as it...
Got an email to interview.
How did you hear about DePaul + this program?
What are your influences?
What kind of stuff do you like to write?
Have you ever been in a collaborative writing environment?
In a workshop environment, what would you do if someone brought in a work...