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Technology + Technique – Screenwriting 101

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of Screenwriting with Dan Goforth. Dan Goforth is a member of the WGA and an award-winning screenwriter. Since 2013, he has been a columnist for SCRIPT magazine, the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television. He recently had a film produced and released by Netflix, “Walk. Ride. Rodeo.”. Other screenplay assignments include the adaptation of NY Times bestselling author Col. Walter J. Boyne’s novel, “Dawn Over Kitty Hawk”,the untold tale behind the race to develop the first airplane, as well as the screenplay adaptation of “The Chronic Argonauts” fromContinue Reading ...

$100

Technology + Technique Foam Armor Workshop (session 2)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of making armor for cosplay from local cosplayer, Sarah Morriss. This four-week class will introduce you to foam fabrication methods for crafting costume armor pieces. All supplies are included and you’ll get to take home your very own helmet. Class size is limited – once it’s full, it’s full! This class is ideal for participants ages 13 and up. Any questions can be directed to kiwi@sidewalkfest.com This workshop will take place over 4 sessions: October 3rd, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 10th, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 17th, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 24th, 6:30pm-8:30pm Registration Fee: $145 (includes all 4 sessions and all supplies). THEContinue Reading ...

$145

Technology + Technique – Screenwriting 101 (session 2)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of Screenwriting with Dan Goforth. Dan Goforth is a member of the WGA and an award-winning screenwriter. Since 2013, he has been a columnist for SCRIPT magazine, the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television. He recently had a film produced and released by Netflix, “Walk. Ride. Rodeo.”. Other screenplay assignments include the adaptation of NY Times bestselling author Col. Walter J. Boyne’s novel, “Dawn Over Kitty Hawk”,the untold tale behind the race to develop the first airplane, as well as the screenplay adaptation of “The Chronic Argonauts” fromContinue Reading ...

$100

Technology + Technique Foam Armor Workshop (session 3)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of making armor for cosplay from local cosplayer, Sarah Morriss. This four-week class will introduce you to foam fabrication methods for crafting costume armor pieces. All supplies are included and you’ll get to take home your very own helmet. Class size is limited – once it’s full, it’s full! This class is ideal for participants ages 13 and up. Any questions can be directed to kiwi@sidewalkfest.com This workshop will take place over 4 sessions: October 3rd, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 10th, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 17th, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 24th, 6:30pm-8:30pm Registration Fee: $145 (includes all 4 sessions and all supplies). THEContinue Reading ...

$145

Technology + Technique – Screenwriting 101 (session 3)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of Screenwriting with Dan Goforth. Dan Goforth is a member of the WGA and an award-winning screenwriter. Since 2013, he has been a columnist for SCRIPT magazine, the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television. He recently had a film produced and released by Netflix, “Walk. Ride. Rodeo.”. Other screenplay assignments include the adaptation of NY Times bestselling author Col. Walter J. Boyne’s novel, “Dawn Over Kitty Hawk”,the untold tale behind the race to develop the first airplane, as well as the screenplay adaptation of “The Chronic Argonauts” fromContinue Reading ...

$100

Technology + Technique Foam Armor Workshop (session 4)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of making armor for cosplay from local cosplayer, Sarah Morriss. This four-week class will introduce you to foam fabrication methods for crafting costume armor pieces. All supplies are included and you’ll get to take home your very own helmet. Class size is limited – once it’s full, it’s full! This class is ideal for participants ages 13 and up. Any questions can be directed to kiwi@sidewalkfest.com This workshop will take place over 4 sessions: October 3rd, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 10th, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 17th, 6:30pm-8:30pm October 24th, 6:30pm-8:30pm Registration Fee: $145 (includes all 4 sessions and all supplies). THEContinue Reading ...

$145

Technology + Technique – Screenwriting 101 (session 4)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of Screenwriting with Dan Goforth. Dan Goforth is a member of the WGA and an award-winning screenwriter. Since 2013, he has been a columnist for SCRIPT magazine, the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television. He recently had a film produced and released by Netflix, “Walk. Ride. Rodeo.”. Other screenplay assignments include the adaptation of NY Times bestselling author Col. Walter J. Boyne’s novel, “Dawn Over Kitty Hawk”,the untold tale behind the race to develop the first airplane, as well as the screenplay adaptation of “The Chronic Argonauts” fromContinue Reading ...

$100

Technology + Technique – Screenwriting 101 (session 5)

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of Screenwriting with Dan Goforth. Dan Goforth is a member of the WGA and an award-winning screenwriter. Since 2013, he has been a columnist for SCRIPT magazine, the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television. He recently had a film produced and released by Netflix, “Walk. Ride. Rodeo.”. Other screenplay assignments include the adaptation of NY Times bestselling author Col. Walter J. Boyne’s novel, “Dawn Over Kitty Hawk”,the untold tale behind the race to develop the first airplane, as well as the screenplay adaptation of “The Chronic Argonauts” fromContinue Reading ...

$100

Technology + Technique: Grip Workshop

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn all you ever wanted to know about being a grip! Whether you’ve got a low-budget project and are looking for DIY solutions or you’re hoping to apply to work for a bigger film coming to town, this class should be a great crash course! Mongo is an area veteran and has worked on countless productions of all budgets. Admission to this workshop is $25 and no prior experience or equipment is necessary to participate. Workshop will take place at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema in our classroom space. 1821 2nd Avenue N. (Lower Level) Birmingham, AL 35203 SidewalkContinue Reading ...

$25

Technology + Technique: Camera Basics

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of cinematography with veteran filmmaker Randy Crow! No camera equipment or experience is necessary to participate in this class. Participation is $30. Workshop will take place at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema in our classroom space. 1821 2nd Avenue N. (Lower Level) Birmingham, AL 35203 Sidewalk Education programs are sponsored by Wind Creek Hospitality.

$30

Technology + Technique: Lighting Basics

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Learn the basics of lighting with veteran filmmaker Randy Crow! No lighting experience or equipment is needed to participate in this class. Participation is $30. Workshop will take place at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema in our classroom space. 1821 2nd Avenue N. (Lower Level) Birmingham, AL 35203 Sidewalk Education programs are sponsored by Wind Creek Hospitality.

$30

Birmingham on Rails 2020

McWane Science Center 200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL

Do you want to connect with other developers? You should check out Birmingham on Rails! You'll hear from our keynote speaker, Stephan Hagemann who has built a career helping organizations like Humana and Volkswagen rethink their approach to software and cloud based architectures. In his recent book, Component based-Rails Applications, he outlines best practices for pushing Ruby to new levels of performance and maintainability. Our goal is give developers a place to be together. To encourage growth of the tech community by being a positive influence in the community and take that positivity beyond our community. Also, it's 100% free!Continue Reading ...

Free

Technology + Technique: Camera Basics II

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

Join us as veteran filmmaker Randal Crow teaches Camera Basics II! Participation in Camera Basics I is helpful but not necessary. Participation is $30. Some of the things we will go over are as follows: The shot list Framing and composition The static camera and the moving camera Viewpoint Shooting dialogue and action Workshop will take place at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema in our classroom space. 1821 2nd Avenue N. (Lower Level) Birmingham, AL 35203 Sidewalk Education programs are sponsored by Wind Creek Hospitality.

Technology + Technique: Makeup and Character Development for Filmmakers

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema The PizitzBirmingham,

We’ll discuss how to collaborate with a makeup artist from character design to its production, as well as, what makeup artists do, why they are needed, why artists charge what they do, and what to expect for your budget. There will be a demonstration recreating Amy Forsythe’s makeup of Billy Hargrove in season 3 of Stranger Things, featuring actor & comedian Tim Casper. We will break down the details from the hair to the prosthetics and the importance of all their components in building this character. Participation is $30. Workshop will take place at the Sidewalk Film Center + CinemaContinue Reading ...

Zoom Basic Training

Virtual AL

Experience the online classroom by understanding Zoom. Come and learn tips on how to use Zoom as OLLI at UA members guide you through the basics in a one-hour training session. Free and open to the community. Pre-registration is required: select your date (1 session). Call 205-348-6482 to register. See olli.ua.edu for all OLLI education programs for adults offered through Zoom.

Free


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