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Coming up! The Akron Film Festival

Activities
These are our free September 2010 festival workshops. Sign up using this form (PDF).

Intro to Motion Design
Instructed by Steve Felix
You’ll be introduced to the concepts behind Adobe After Effects and will get tips on designing snappy pieces. See Steve’s work at stevefelix.com or in one of his trailers for Akron Film.
Saturday, September 25th at 10:00 AM at Akron Digital Media Center (44 E. Exchange St., Akron), approx. 1.5 hrs.

Title Sequence Animation
Instructed by Cory Sheldon
See some of history’s great title sequences and go through the process of creating one.
Saturday, September 25th at 12:00 PM at Akron Digital Media Center (44 E. Exchange St., Akron), approx. 2 hrs.

Deconstructing Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho
Instructed by Joanna Wilson
Joanna Wilson, pop culture writer and author of The Christmas TV Companion and ‘Tis the Season TV, will use examples from the suspense classic Psycho to illustrate how to read a film.
Saturday, September 25th at 12:30 PM at the Akron Art Museum, approx. 1 hr.

Cinematography
Instructed by John Pope
In addition to lighting how-to, John Pope will discuss the role and expectations for the cinematographer on set. He is a Director of Photography for Canton-based StoneKap Productions.
Saturday, September 25th at 2:45 PM at the Akron Art Museum, approx. 2.5 hrs.

Acting for the Camera
Instructed by Jimmie Woody
Cleveland-based actor Jimmie Woody will show you what is needed from a performance for it to work on screen. He holds an M.F.A. in acting from Columbia University and currently teaches at Tri-C.
Sunday, September 26th at 2:30 PM at the Akron Art Museum, approx. 2 hrs.

The Chief Source presents: Social Photography
Instructed by Kyle Kutuchief, Brian Babb, and Greg Milo
The authors of the Akron-based photography blog The Chief Source will host an exploration of how to advance your craft by sharing it with others. Subscribe to their blog at thechiefsource.com.
Sunday, September 26th at 2:30 PM at the Akron Art Museum, approx. 2 hrs.

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