Starting Sept 6: Filmmaking Fundamentals Course – Boston – 9/6-12/13, 2016

July 26, 2016

Michael Sheridan will teach a semester long Filmmaking Fundamentals course at MassArt, Boston, this fall.  Please join us or spread the word.

Class Name Film Production Fundamentals
Start Date September 6, 2016
End Date December 13, 2016
Meeting Days Tuesdays
Time 6:30-10pm
Room MassArt Tower-713/721
Instructor Michael Sheridan
Description An introduction to film/video production, this course will cover video production and post-production, principles of storytelling, as well as an overview of the history and theory of the different genres and aspects of filmmaking.   The class will be very hands on and students will work on projects that will be applicable to interactive, online, TV or big screen documentary, experimental and narrative approaches.
Instructor Bio Michael Sheridan, Founder and Director, Community Supported Film and SheridanWorks Productions.
For twenty years Michael Sheridan has produced films on people challenging the status quo and improving their economic and social condition. For 15 years Michael has taught filmmaking at the community and university level. In 1996 he co-founded Oxfam America’s documentary production unit, and later served as a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. Michael founded Community Supported Film in 2010 to provide intensive training in documentary filmmaking to storytellers and activists in conflicted and developing communities. Their stories are screened in public engagement campaigns to educate concerned citizens and policymakers about sustainable paths to a more equitable and peaceful world.
Instructor Link https://csfilm.org, www.sheridanworks.com
Credits 3
Registration Course Details and Registration

For course information please contact Michael at michael[at]csfilm[dot]org

For registration information please contact Susan at smendezdiez@massart.edu

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