925 Mission Street (5th and Mission)
Our staff is here to answer your questions and help you with admissions to short workshops and year long classes. Please contact our film school by filling out the Film School contact form on the sidebar of this page, or call us at (415) 824-7000 so we can get in touch with you. If you are out of the U.S.A. we can call you at your number or arrange for a cost free online meeting.
1 DAY INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL FILMMAKING WORKSHOP
Our one day workshop – Introduction to Filmmaking class is the perfect place to start! In this hands-on intensive class, students are offered instruction in the basics of storytelling and screenwriting, pre-production and planning, film camera composition and shooting, lighting for the camera, editing techniques and Final Cut Pro basics, and strategies for launching a career in the filmmaking industry.
Tour our Stage, talk with the faculty about our unique hands-on, digital filmmaking programs, enjoy refreshments and meet other aspiring filmmakers!IMAGINE a school where the movie set is your classroom and you are telling your story in motion pictures; where you are actually shooting with High Definition cameras, setting up lights on a real sound stage, producing, screenwriting, and making tough creative and technical decisions.
VISUAL STORYTELLING WORKSHOP
This intensive hands-on workshop teaches the fundamentals of digital filmmaking and visual storytelling. Students learn core filmmaking skills: basic composition, digital cinematography, “painting” with natural light, directing 101, producing, non-linear editing & post-production.
SHORT FILM WORKSHOP
Our 5-week and 3-month filmmaking workshops are hands-on classes designed to introduce students to the art and craft of filmmaking. These workshops are an excellent exploration into the language of cinema and the tools of digital filmmaking.
12 OR 15 MONTH DIGITAL FILMMAKING PROGRAM
The Digital Filmmaking Program is an intensive, hands-on program designed to prepare students for careers in the entertainment industry. This program teaches the art and craft of independent filmmaking by using an innovative project-based curriculum taught by award-winning filmmakers. Students create five of their own films and crew alongside professionals on a feature-length motion picture.