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Workshops

Commercial Clinic with New York Acting Coach: Joanna Harrington

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Cost: 
$75.00

Commercial Clinic with New York Acting Coach: Joanna Harrington
SUN June 13th

Teen, Young Adult to Adult
1pm to 4pm
Tuition: $75.00
$10.00 DISCOUNT if registered and paid in full by TUE June 1st. Gift Certificates can not be applied to this one day workshop

PLUS:

Auditions Every Thursday from June until October for A Quest Actors Studio Student Short Films & Talent Quest TV Show from 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Second Saturday of the month A Quest Actors Studio & Talent Quest TV Show Showcase every month from June until October 3pm to 4:30pm

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
info@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Sunday, June 13, 2010 1:00pm

“SOMETHING ABOUT MEISNER AND WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT CHEKHOV?”

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
Free

This is a practical seminar with lecture/demonstration and “on your feet” experience. It’s intended as a general introduction to the Chekhov and Meisner methods, for actors new to our studio or with no prior experience of these two highly creative and effective approaches. Find out “Something About Meisner” and “What's So Special About Chekhov?” and how Michael Chekhov Actors Studio can support you in freeing your highest potential and creative talent.

Contact Person: 
Mara Radulovic 

Posted Email: 
2scottfielding@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Sunday, May 16, 2010 10:00am

Wren's Next One-Day VO "Booth Camp" & Work Study Position Available!

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Develop and Improve your Voice Over skills and Marketing strategies!

Also....new!
Wren is offering a Work-Study position with Partial Scholarship
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Come to the "Booth Camp" with Wren Ross
Demo Preparation/Business of Voice-Over Seminar

Date: Friday, June 4, 2010
Time: 10:30am-4pm
Where: Burclan Recording Studio, Watertown, Mass

Contact Person: 
Wren Ross
Posted Email: 
wren@wrenross.com
Start Date: 
Friday, June 4, 2010 10:30am

The Craft & Business of Cinematic Storytelling: A Day-long Seminar for Screenwriters & Producers

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$125/person, $100 w/Student ID

Hollywood Screenwriters/Consultants Barbara Nicolosi & Charles Carner will be in the Boston area for one day only to teach a seminar on the craft and business of cinematic storytelling.

Topics to be covered:

- Elements of great screen stories & why the world needs them
- Creating rich, intriguing, compelling characters
- Crafting haunting screen moments
- Introduce characters to the audience
- Endings that send satisfy & delight viewers
- The current commercial landscape in Hollywood
- Getting started as a Screenwriter or Producer

Contact Person: 
Barbara Nicolosi & Charles Carner
Posted Email: 
broadreachprod@gmail.com
Start Date: 
Monday, May 31, 2010 9:00am

Learning Lab Series: Tapeless Workflows - Revisited and Refined

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Cost: 
Free

Tapeless Workflows – Revisited and Refined
Tom Talbot, Rule’s Director of Technology will lead a discussion on better organizational methods for managing assets and metadata for solid-state and file-based camera systems with an overview of CatDV used in concert with Cache-A. 10am-12n with Breakfast - RSVP events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
events@rule.com
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 10:00am

Learning Lab Series: Avid's Media Composer 5 Software

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Cost: 
Free

Avid’s Media Composer 5 Software
Bob Russo, Avid’s Senior Application Specialist uncovers the Media Composer 5 with a streamlined workflow emphasizing Canon’s new AMA plug-in for 5D and 7D cams and Matrox’s new cost-effective monitoring solution. Come take a look before v5’s June 10th release! 10am-12n with Breakfast - RSVP events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
events@rule.com
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 10:00am

Learning Lab Series: Steadicam's Newest and Lightest

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Cost: 
Free

Steadicam’s Newest and Lightest
Peter Abraham, The Tiffen Company’s Director of Technical Services showcases the features and flexibility of the latest lightweight Steadicams -- the Pilot, Flyer LE and Merlin. 10am-12n with Breakfast - RSVP events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
events@rule.com
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 10:00am

Learning Lab Series: Chromakey x Three

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Cost: 
Free

Chromakey x Three
John Gates, Award-Winning Lighting Designer returns to share his tips and experiences with lighting for Green Screen, Blue Screen and Chromakey -- each with its own set of lighting challenges and approaches. 10am-12n with breakfast. RSVP events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
events@rule.com
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 10:00am

Advanced Acting Technique for Adults for TV & Film

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Cost: 
1st CLASS FREE!

In this course students study the craft of acting with an emphasis placed on developing and understanding the importance of being in the moment and discovering the best of who you are. Students will learn the fundamentals of a cold reading, how to slate, how to audition and how to deliver a compelling performance. Students will be introduced to some the basics of professional presentation skills with practical applications to the acting industry, the business world and to life. Each class includes training in relaxation technique, vocal care and Meisner repetition exercises*.

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
kimhyder@comcast.net
Start Date: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 7:00pm

Youth Actor's Training Program

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Cost: 
1st CLASS FREE!

Creative Drama for Kids for 7 to 9 year olds

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
kimhyder@comcast.net
Start Date: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 4:30pm

GET “REEL” WITH YOUR ACTING CAREER

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Cost: 
1st class free

A Quest Actors Studio is casting, filming and producing student short films every 4 t 6 weeks with top casting consideration given to students studying at A Quest Actors Studio.

1 FREE complimentary Scene Study class

Instructor: Bill Aydelott & Debra Crosby and guest Luminary Directors & Producers

Would you like to be on Television, in a Commercial, in a Film or on stage in a theater production? If you answered YES to any of these questions take advantage of 1 FREE complimentary acting class at Debra Crosby’s A Quest Actors Studio.

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
kimhyder@comcast.net
Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 7:00pm

HD Documentary Production Course

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$2,120

This six-week course is designed to develop skills necessary for producing long-form documentaries in High Definition. It covers the entire conceptual and physical process: finding a topic, developing a structure and style, shooting, editing, post-production, marketing and distribution. Students develop their own ideas and form small groups to produce them. At the end of the course, each group will have a completed short documentary film to add to their resume or reel.

Contact Person: 
Geoff Poister
Posted Email: 
poister@bu.edu
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 1:00pm

Daena's Next One Day Workshop!

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Daena's Improvisation Acting Lab

Special One Day Workshop on May 3
The Tools You Need for Great Presentations and Performances

One Day Workshop
May 3, 2010
Monday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
in Watertown, MA

Every time you interact with someone,
you become an improvisational actor.

A job interview. An audition. A cocktail party. A simple phone call. In each case, you become your own writer. Your own director. Your own actor.

No day goes according to plan. No meeting goes as anticipated. No casual conversation plays out according to a script.

Contact Person: 
Daena Giardella
Posted Email: 
daena@daenagiardella.com
Start Date: 
Monday, May 3, 2010 9:30am

Learning Lab Series: Production Audio for HD-SLR Cameras

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Cost: 
Free

PRODUCTION AUDIO FOR HD-SLR CAMERAS

Rule's Senior Engineer Tim Coughlan will review audio recording options for shooting with Digital SLR cameras featuring some new-style solid-state recorders such as the Marantz PMD661 Portable SDHC, Sound Devices 744T and Zaxcom ZFR-100.

10am to 12n with Breakfast

RSVP: events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
events@rule.com
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 10:00am

Learning Lab Series: Lens 411

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Cost: 
Free

Lens 411

Rule’s Senior Engineer Dave Kudrowitz compares various lenses and format sizes with advice on how to select the best lens for your specific format with a focus on Digital SLR, RED One, 35 and 16mm formats.

10am to 12n with Breakfast

RSVP: events@rule.com

Contact Person: 
events@rule.com
Posted Email: 
events@rule.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 10:00am

"LIVE" FIRE WEAPONS TRAINING

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Cost: 
$35

The Stunt Lab is now offering training in "Live" Fire and Weapons. Learn to shoot .22, 9MM, M-16, HK, AK-47 and more. A must for any actor looking to break into action films! Must be 18+ to enroll. All instructors certified and licensed. Call today for more info.

Contact Person: 
Brendan Potter
Posted Email: 
info@thestuntlab.org
Start Date: 
Friday, April 16, 2010 11:00am

Advanced Acting Technique for Adults for TV & Film

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In this course students study the craft of acting with an emphasis placed on developing and understanding the importance of being in the moment and discovering the best of who you are. Students will learn the fundamentals of a cold reading, how to slate, how to audition and how to deliver a compelling performance. Students will be introduced to some the basics of professional presentation skills with practical applications to the acting industry, the business world and to life. Each class includes training in relaxation technique, vocal care and Meisner repetition exercises*.

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
debracrosby@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 7:00pm

HD Documentary Production Course

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Cost: 
$2,120

HD Documentary Production Course
Boston University
Six weeks: Summer 1 (May 18-June 24,Tues./Thurs. 1:30-5 p.m.)
4 college credits.

Develops skills necessary for producing long-form documentaries. Covers the entire conceptual and physical process: finding a topic, developing a structure and style, shooting, editing, post-production, marketing, and distribution. Students develop their own ideas and form small groups to produce them. At the end of the course, each group will have a completed short documentary film to add to their resume or reel.

Contact Person: 
Geoffrey Poister
Posted Email: 
poister@bu.edu
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 1:00pm

Youth Actor's Training Program

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Creative Drama for Kids for 7 to 9 year olds

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
debracrosby@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 4:30pm

FREE Introduction to Scene Study (Salem, MA)

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FREE Introduction to Scene Study
with Bill Aydelott:

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
debracrosby@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 7:00pm

ACTORS2LA 2-Day Weekend Workshop with LA Actor Chris Ciulla (Everett) and LA Casting Director/Associate Wayne Morse (North End)

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$255 for Entire Weekend. $195 for Saturday Business of Acting Workshop. $95 for Sunday LA Casting Director Workshop.

ACTORS2LA 2-Day Weekend Workshop
with LA Casting Director/Associate Wayne Morse of Engine Casting
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I'm Chris Ciulla, and I'm the guy who's going to give you the best chance to become a WORKING ACTOR. By taking my workshop, you will learn all the things you have to do to make acting success happen...first in the local BOSTON/NEW ENGLAND market, and then in HOLLYWOOD!

Topics will include:
- How to maximize and succeed in the BOSTON acting market
- How to network in NE and LA successfully
- What jobs are best for an aspiring actor

Contact Person: 
Chris Ciulla
Posted Email: 
chris@actors2la.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:00am

Animation Workshop with Karen Aqua and Ken Fields

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Cost: 
$125

A six-week, hands-on workshop in hand-drawn animation. The last session will be a screening for students and friends. Students will explore movement and transformation using a variety of drawing and under-the-camera techniques, including flipbooks, cut-outs, and object animation. Sound effects and music will be recorded to accompany the visuals.

Contact Person: 
Wendy Blom
Posted Email: 
info@access-scat.org
Start Date: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 7:00pm

Tom Kane's 3-Day Film Production Workshop - Boston (November 5, 6, 7)

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Cost: 
$495.00 with DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

FILM/VIDEO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP COMING TO BOSTON

November 5, 6, 7, 2010

Contact Person: 
Tom Kane
Posted Email: 
tomjkane@mind.net
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 7, 2010 9:00am

Tom Kane's 3-Day Film Production Workshop - Boston (November 5, 6, 7)

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Cost: 
$495.00 with DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

FILM/VIDEO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP COMING TO BOSTON

November 5, 6, 7, 2010

Contact Person: 
Tom Kane
Posted Email: 
tomjkane@mind.net
Start Date: 
Saturday, November 6, 2010 9:00am

Tom Kane's 3-Day Film Production Workshop - Boston (November 5, 6, 7)

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Cost: 
$495.00 with DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

FILM/VIDEO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP COMING TO BOSTON

November 5, 6, 7, 2010

Contact Person: 
Tom Kane
Posted Email: 
tomjkane@mind.net
Start Date: 
Friday, November 5, 2010 9:00am

Special!! 1-Day VOICE OVER DEMO PREP "Spring Booth Camp!"

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Develop and Improve your Voice Over skills and Marketing strategies!

Come to the Spring "Booth Camp" with Wren Ross
Demo Preparation/Business of Voice-Over Seminar

Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 10:30am-4pm
Where: Burclan Recording Studio, Watertown, Mass

Contact Person: 
Wren Ross
Posted Email: 
wren@wrenross.com
Start Date: 
Monday, April 12, 2010 10:30am

Advanced Acting Technique for Adults for TV & Film

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In this course students study the craft of acting with an emphasis placed on developing and understanding the importance of being in the moment and discovering the best of who you are. Students will learn the fundamentals of a cold reading, how to slate, how to audition and how to deliver a compelling performance. Students will be introduced to some the basics of professional presentation skills with practical applications to the acting industry, the business world and to life. Each class includes training in relaxation technique, vocal care and Meisner repetition exercises*.

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
debracrosby@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 7:00pm

Youth Actor's Training Program

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Creative Drama for Kids for 7 to 9 year olds

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
debracrosby@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 4:30pm

FREE Introduction to Scene Study (Salem, MA)

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Cost: 
1st class free

FREE Introduction to Scene Study
with Bill Aydelott:

Contact Person: 
Debra Crosby
Posted Email: 
debracrosby@aqueststudio.com
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 7:00pm

Filmmaking Seminars at LLV Film Festival

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Event Location: 
Cost: 
$10.00 for one workshop/seminar, $15.00 to sign up for two

The LLV Film Festival is pleased to announce that there will be two “back to back” seminars for beginning filmmakers at the festival on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost is $10.00 per seminar, with a special rate of $15.00 if a student enrolls in both seminars. The seminars are being held at Mitchell College on Montauk Avenue in New London, CT in the Weller Conference Room in the Clarke Center.

Seminar 1: “Special Effects and CGI”
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Weller Conference Room

Contact Person: 
Irene Watson
Posted Email: 
info@llvfilmfestival.com
Start Date: 
Saturday, April 10, 2010 5:00pm