Producing for Film and Media (Winter Production Intensives)
$70 For Students enrolled in high school, college, or university
Affordable general and student tuitions for this workshop are made possible by the support of members and supporters of NWFF and Reel Grrls. Limited scholarships are available by application. Scholarships will be awarded one week prior to the workshop.
Location: Pound Studio in Capitol Hill – 1216 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Created in partnership by Reel Grrls and Northwest Film Forum.
*Off-site at Pound Studio!*
This workshop provides the basics of producing for a client video, including pre-production, production and post production and what the producer does during each. Students will be introduced to client relations, scheduling and budgeting. We will focus on organizational skills and techniques, a must have for any producer.
Minimum age to attend is 17, there is no maximum age. This is part of a series of production intensives being offered this fall for emerging filmmakers. Those age 17-26 who complete all the workshops will be eligible to join RGPro, a production company that produces broadcast-quality media for nonprofit organizations, local businesses, and institutions.
Laura Jean Cronin
Laura Jean Cronin is an award winning filmmaker as well as an accomplished artist and educator. Her eclectic education includes a BFA in Photography, Painting and Printmaking, a three year sojourn of studying art in Florence Italy, an MA in Italian Language, Literature and Cultural Studies, and a Ph.D. ABD in Comparative Literature at the University of Washington. She began her education in Film Production at 911 Media Arts in Seattle working with the renowned John Jacobson. During her Doctoral studies she specialized in Cultural Criticism with an emphasis in representations of minorities in Film, Literature and the Media, Gender Studies, Queer Theory and Film Studies. Her short films John Gill, 2000, Block Party, 2001, Leave It, 2002, Free Parking, 2006, One Night 2009 and Home for Sale, 2014 have earned national attention and have screened worldwide. Her feature length screenplay, Princess and Buddha, has been a finalist in the Slamdance, Sundance and Washington State Screenplay Competition. Ms. Cronin has worked as an AD and Producer in the corporate world and for six seasons of Biz Kids, an financial literacy show for teens and tweens on Public Television and currently is the Lead Producer for Reel Grrls Pro.