No Budget Film School - Aug. 29 - Los Angeles

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Two Courses in One Day:

Morning Session - Course 103: "Mastering Film

Afternoon Session - Course 204: "From Script To

Sunday, August 29, 2010 9:00am - 6:00pm

Raleigh Studios - Chaplin Theater Los Angeles, CA

For more information and to register, please visit:


No Budget Film School presents an all-new class,
"Cinema Language," which explores the written and unwritten language
of cinema. The morning session, Course 103: "Mastering Film Grammar,"
is an intensive and highly entertaining explorationof screen art form.
Whether you're spending $100 million or $100, you're going to be pointing your
camera at something. Instructor Tom Provostwill explorethe
colors, shots, shapes, symbols, lines, shadows, and sounds that prompt specific
emotions and make up the extremely visualand auralart that is the
motion picture. Over 100clips and screen shots from various movies will
be usedto illustrate and illuminate.

The afternoon session, Course 204: "From Script to
is a unique and revealing look at how a movie goes from the words
on a page to the final motion picture. Students will read the first act of the
script of Provost's new feature The Presence prior to attending and then see
the finished film in class. A
frank and detailed discussion of the transition will follow. From Script To
Screen is a rare opportunity to dig deep into the filmmaking process.


Tom Provost is an accomplished author, screenwriter, editor,
director, producer, and instructor.His new featureThe
, (, was recently completed and is set for
releasein early 2011. Theinventive
ghost story/modern-day gothic romance stars Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino
(Mighty Aphrodite), Shane West (ER),Golden Globe NomineeJustin Kirk
(Weeds), and Tony Curan (Pearl Harbor, Gladiator).


"You gave me a whole new appreciation for visual
storytelling. Your presentations will forever have an impact on my own writing
and storytelling."
- Joe Coddington

"You have unique insight on form and character that I
will incorporate into my own directing. And the class was extremely
- Julie Cohen

"Your class on form and construction of image is of the
utmost importance and, as a director, to say it affected my own work in a
profound way would be an understatement."
- Bill Garrett

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Anyone interested should be advised that this is not a free seminar. Prices range from $100 US for Student 'Early Bird' registration to $175 US for a 1-day event in Los Angeles, CA.

H.Wolfgang Porter, Composite Media Producer Dreaded Enterprises Unlimited, Inc.