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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PUPPETEER

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Cost: 
$15.00

Puppetry is a centuries-old art form that connects Mr. Punch and Miss Piggy to Petrushka and Pinocchio. How does a contemporary puppet artist combine ancient traditions with new innovations? Come find out in this fun and interactive workshop!

Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 6:30pm

Portable Production Class at SCATV

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Cost: 
$30 tuition members; $50 non-members

Students will learn camera operation, audio techniques, and the basics of lighting in the field. The group will brainstorm project ideas and will be encouraged to work together to shoot field footage. Members will have one month after the instruction sessions to take out a camera and shoot a certification tape that demonstrates camera and audio competency. Upon completion of the certification tape, the member becomes “camera certified” and may reserve the cameras for Channel 3 programs.

Instructor: Gordon Nelson
Meets for three sessions Sign up by May 8.

Contact Person: 
Gordon Nelson
Posted Email: 
membership@scatvsomerville.org
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 7:00pm

News Anchor Workshop at SCATV

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Cost: 
$30 members/ $50 non-members

Be an anchor on SCATV's new Somerville Neighborhood News team. Instructor Clennon King's media career spans more than two decades. King spent the bulk of his career as a TV news reporter, and later anchor, at KXAS TV Dallas, WSB TV Atlanta, WSVN TV Miami, WALA TV Mobile and WTLV/WJXX TV Jacksonville, Florida.

His awards include an Emmy nomination, a regional and a national Edward R. Murrow Award, national recognition from the National Association of Black Journalists and he was honored for his journalism by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Contact Person: 
Wendy Blom
Posted Email: 
director@scatvsomerville.org
Start Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 12:00pm

Acting for the Camera class at SCATV

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Cost: 
$60 members/ $80 non-members

Acting for the Camera: Wednesday May 7, 14, 21, & 28

Contact Person: 
Wendy Blom
Posted Email: 
director@scatvsomerville.org
Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 7:00pm

New England Industry Day Event for Talent

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Cost: 
$109

The warm weather is now here and the season's feature films and commercials are revving up. This is an incredible opportunity to work with, learn from, and get on the radar of the top industry rainmakers in New England. It is truly the next tier for your career! We have partnered with some of the top Talent Agents and Casting Directors working in television and film today. Cold submissions don’t work, forging relationships in person does. Get networked, connected and educated by the best. Be seen as a working professional actor, voiceover, model, and print talent.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulaupidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:00am

Showroom Demo: MoVI M5

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Join Nick Giannino for a look at the new compact and lightweight MoVI M5 - bringing big budget camera moves to a wider range of productions.

12-1pm at Rule Boston Camera

Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:00pm

Wireless Lens Control Systems

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RBC Senior Engineer, Tim Coughlan provides an overview of various wireless lens control systems including the Preston FI+Z, Heden Carat, Axis1, and Bartech. Tim will cover their features and functions, how they differ, how to select one over the other and which system works best with specific cameras.

10am-12n at Rule Boston Camera

Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:00am

MPC Saturday Seminar Series: Camera Dynamics

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Join the MPC's Saturday Seminar Series on April 26th for a special Camera Dynamics Workshop. This half-day event, from 1:00 to 5:00pm, will provide an in-depth look at camera movement with a highly-esteemed panel of DPs and Cinematographers in conjunction with High Output and Rule Boston Camera.

Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 1:00pm

Showroom Demo: Sony F5 + F55

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Cost: 
Free

RBC's Jason Potz examines the latest firmware upgrades to the Sony F5 and F55, including the new color gamut, Center Scan mode for Super 16 lenses and more control of LUTS.

Contact Person: 
Lisa D'Angelo
Posted Email: 
pedro@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:00pm

Sony Anycast Touch Tutorial

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Cost: 
Free

Join RBC’S Alex Enman for a tutorial on the Sony AWS-750 Anycast Touch, including Basic Layout & Functionality, Basic Switching, Switching with Media Player Elements and Advanced Features including Green Screen Keying, Streaming and more.

RSVP: events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
Lisa D'Angelo
Posted Email: 
pedro@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:00am

BAVUG AT RBC WITH EDITSHARE - Special NAB Sneak Peek!

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Cost: 
Free

Join EditShare for a look at their NAB 2014 showcase, including the biggest storage release to date, EditShare V7, and a demo of the latest release of its MAM application Flow 3.

Register: http://contac644.wix.com/bavug

Contact Person: 
Lisa D'Angelo
Posted Email: 
pedro@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 6:30pm

Panasonic on 4K

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Cost: 
Free

Panasonic’s Jan Crittenden Livingston tackles the 4K topic by answering these key questions: What exactly is it? How many permutations of 4K are there? What is the REAL 4K? How do you deal with all that data? And, finally, how does Panasonic settle in with all this? Plus, Jan offers special insight on the upcoming VariCam 35 and VariCam HS, the newest cameras to debut at NAB.

Contact Person: 
Lisa D'Angelo
Posted Email: 
pedro@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:00am

Digital Filmmaking Workshops: Producing, Marketing and Screening Your Independent Feature-Length Film

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Cost: 
$275 ($225 'early bird special' during month of March)

From the authors of the recently released book, Producing, Marketing and Screening Your Independent Feature-Length Film: The Digital Filmmaking Workshops have announced that their Producing, Marketing, and Screening Your Independent Film workshop will be held on the weekend of May 3-4, 2014 at the Cinderella Modeling Studio & Agency, located at 50 Queen City Avenue in Manchester, NH. The workshop will run from 10:00-6:00 pm on both days.

Contact Person: 
Marc Vadeboncoeur
Posted Email: 
marc@goodheartmedia.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:00am

HollywoodPresents! Boston Actors' Film/TV Workshop - March 29/30

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Cost: 
$295 Early Registration

Here is another workshop that you will not want to miss if you are interested in more opportunities in Film/TV!

Seats are going fast and space is limited, but there is still time for actors/singers to be a part of a very special actors' two-day acting workshop on Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th.

HollywoodPresents! is bringing an unparalleled opportunity to Boston actors, bringing together the best talents in the Boston area with top industry professionals from Hollywood:

Contact Person: 
Rick Henry
Posted Email: 
rick@hollywoodpresents.net
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:30am

Learning Lab: An Introduction to the MoVI M10

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Cost: 
FREE

RBC's Mike Sutton and Dylan Law will highlight the best applications for this new award-winning camera stabilizer system from Freefly, including how to capture both conventional and unconventional shots, dual and majestic modes, accessories, power sources and more.

10am-12pm
Free Breakfast
Please RSVP: events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
Yael Jacknis
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:00am

Learning Lab: An Introduction to the MoVI M10

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
FREE

RBC's Mike Sutton and Dylan Law will highlight the best applications for this new award-winning camera stabilizer system from Freefly, including how to capture both conventional and unconventional shots, dual and majestic modes, accessories, power sources and more.

10am-12pm
Free Breakfast
Please RSVP: events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
Yael Jacknis
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:00am

Meisner Technique Level 3

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Cost: 
$249

Classes offered on Monday evenings 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM for Six weeks.

The prerequisite for this course is to have taken Meisner Technique Level 1 and 2 at lau lapides company.

Who should take this course? Any actor or artist who wants to develop a systematic approach to his or her acting Any actor that wants to learn to take the pressure off of themselves in their craft and learn to "live truthfully under imaginary circumstances."

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Monday, May 12, 2014 6:30pm

Meisner Technique Level 2

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Cost: 
$249

Monday evenings 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM for Six weeks.

Learn and master the foundation of this technique called "repetition."

Learn to work instinctually, moment to moment, leading up to advanced level repetition Meisner training.

Hone skills including: focus, being present in the moment, being available to your scene partner, and developing a disciplined actor's approach to their audition and performance projects.

Actors and Voice Over artists will develop a systematic approach to his or her process, and live truthfully within their craft under imaginary circumstances.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Monday, March 31, 2014 6:30pm

Professional Actor's Toolkit (ages 14-18)

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$206

Designed for students interested in professional acting, this course will offer a clear and easy approach to the essentials of the actors craft. From actions and objectives to vocal and physical characterizations, students will have a chance to practice and apply all the tools that they will need to “live truthfully under imaginary circumstances.” Students will emerge with increased confidence, enjoyment, and command of themselves as actors.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 2:15pm

Professional Actor's Toolkit (ages 11-13)

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Cost: 
$185

Designed for students interested in professional acting, this course will offer a clear and easy approach to the essentials of the actors craft. From actions and objectives to vocal and physical characterizations, students will have a chance to practice and apply all the tools that they will need to “live truthfully under imaginary circumstances.” Students will emerge with increased confidence, enjoyment, and command of themselves as actors.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 1:00pm

Adventure of Acting (Ages 14-18)

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Cost: 
$206

This course will introduce students to the adventure of using their bodies, voices, and imaginations to tell engaging and exciting stories on stage and screen. Designed for students of all abilities, the class will provide a fun and supportive environment for exploration, and offer students a clearer understanding of story structure, and the expressivity of their voices and bodies.

Final Performance: The course will culminate in a final performance, open to friends and family, where students will perform scenes and monologues they have rehearsed.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:45am

Adventure of Acting (Ages 11-13)

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$185

This course will introduce students to the adventure of using their bodies, voices, and imaginations to tell engaging and exciting stories on stage and screen. Designed for students of all abilities, the class will provide a fun and supportive environment for exploration, and offer students a clearer understanding of story structure, and the expressivity of their voices and bodies.

Final Performance: The course will culminate in a final performance, open to friends and family, where students will perform scenes and monologues they have rehearsed.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:30am

Speak Up with Confidence

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Cost: 
$249

This fast-paced, highly interactive full day workshop is loaded with best practices designed to build your speaking and presentation skills vocabulary. Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned speaker looking to strengthen your abilities, this enjoyable experience will offer you the tools necessary to organize and deliver a smooth presentation. Discover the “behind the scenes” techniques that well-known actors and broadcast media professionals use to transmit their messages to an audience, creating instant rapport and impact leading to long term relationship!

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:00am

Commercial Improvisation!

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Cost: 
$249

Improvisation! Learn and master the trade techniques for auditions where there is no copy provided. This is one of the most valuable tools an actor or voice over talent can possess for auditions these days.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 6:30pm

Meisner Technique Level 1

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Cost: 
$249

Classes offered Monday evenings 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM for six weeks.

This course will focus on introducing students to the Meisner technique by learning how to get out of there head. Focus on the other and the reality of doing these skills are learned by using the foundation of the technique called "repetition."

Students will learn to build there actors faith and work instinctually and moment to moment. This work will lead up to advanced repletion in order to prepare students for the next level of Meisner training.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Monday, February 17, 2014 6:30pm

Speak Up with Confidence Level 2

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Cost: 
$249

In literally seconds you make impact...your visual and sound bites are captured in your smile, body, first few words, voice, energy, presence, and initial eye contact. All of these ingredients create the successful chemistry of verbal and nonverbal messaging that may determine whether you capture your audience or they tune you out. Designed as an excellent in depth follow up to Speak Up with Confidence, this fast-paced, highly interactive, hands-on, full-day workshop will deepen tools and techniques from level I.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 15, 2015 9:00am

How to Make Money with Your Voice: The World of Voice Overs!

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Cost: 
$249

Our highly interactive, exciting class is chalk full of craft and techniques designed to offer a foundation in the world of voice over.

Topics may include:

-Learning warm-up & proper breathing techniques to strengthen voice & speech.
-Creating instant rapport with an audience & building your story.
-Building self-confidence as a voice actor.
-Learning how to search appropriate and "castable" copy for your voice.
-Making specific & detailed choices in character development of copy.
-Uncovering technical cues in copy.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014 6:30pm

Uplevel Your Auditions!

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Cost: 
$600

Uplevel Your Auditions, taught by Lyralen Kaye, SAG-AFTRA, AEA, helps actors raise the bar and nail auditions with confidence, originality, and authenticity. It takes auditioning to both a new standard and a new level of enjoyment. The class is held for 12 weeks from 7-10pm on Mondays in Jamaica Plain, and begins Monday, February 3, 2014. The techniques taught combine Meisner emotional preparation with training in the standards for film and television auditions in NYC and LA (as well as Boston).

Contact Person: 
Lyralen Kaye
Posted Email: 
meisnerclasses@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Monday, February 3, 2014 7:00pm

Commercial Improvisation!

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$249

Improvisation! Learn and master the trade techniques for auditions where there is no copy provided. This is one of the most valuable tools an actor or voice over talent can possess for auditions these days.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Monday, January 13, 2014 6:30pm

Meisner Technique Level 1

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$249

Classes offered Thursday evenings 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM for six weeks.

This course will focus on introducing students to the Meisner technique by learning how to get out of there head. Focus on the other and the reality of doing these skills are learned by using the foundation of the technique called "repetition."

Students will learn to build there actors faith and work instinctually and moment to moment. This work will lead up to advanced repletion in order to prepare students for the next level of Meisner training.

Contact Person: 
Lau Lapides
Posted Email: 
laulapidescompany@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Thursday, January 9, 2014 6:30pm