Writer. Director. Producer

UPCOMING WORKSHOP

staceymfilmmaker@icloud.com

 

Stacey Muhammad is an experienced arts educator who teaches documentary filmmaking to at-risk youth and has lectured at universities nationwide on a broad range of topics including hip hop, pop culture, media, film, social justice issues, and most notably, the history of Black women filmmakers in cinema.

Stacey Muhammad

 

CLASS DETAILS:
LOCATION: Georgia State - Downtown Atlanta, GA - (Room confirmed upon registration)
DATE: NOVEMBER, TBA
TIME: 11:00 am - 4pm
PRICE: $85.00 (includes lunch)
INSTRUCTOR: Stacey Muhammad

LOVE OF FILM IS THE ONLY REQUIREMENT!

CLASS SYNOPSIS: ​
This intensive, interactive one-day class, meeting once a month beginning August 2017 is designed to serve the needs of the aspiring and emerging filmmaker as well as those interested in honing their skills in the art of​ filmmaking.

Students will gain an understanding of the requirements and process of the short form filmmaking process.​ Created with the intent of extending support, production education and mentoring services to aspiring & emerging filmmakers, this digital filmmaking course will cover the basics of writing, directing, casting, working with actors, self financing and distribution as well as how to bring your ideas​ to life.  


IN PART, THIS COURSE WILL COVER...
➤ The key elements and how-to’s of each phase of filmmaking (pre-production, production, and post-production).

​➤ Screenwriting - Clearing creative blockage; story structure, character development, etc.

​➤ Casting - Working with casting directors / casting recognizable talent.

​➤ Directing - Bringing the written word to life; Working with your DP, crew and talent.

​➤ Financing your short film - Finding funders, crowd funding, self funding, etc.

➤ How to effectively market and distribute your short film.

CINEMA AS SANCTUARY!

Filmmakers with a "work in progress" project are strongly​ encouraged to attend. This class will be a safe & supportive setting to share your​ work and receive feedback from an experienced instructor.  *All works must be shared with the instructor in advance*

Students will walk away with key tips and core tools of the craft of filmmaking. 
Ongoing support / discounts on future classes and scholarships are also available.​