THE NOSTRAND FILM ACADEMY
Introducing a new local & personal way to learn filmmaking in the Hudson Valley
Instructed by production company owner & professor Christopher Nostrand, you are invited to apply for an inclusive 12 week intensive filmmaking program. This one-of-a-kind film school is specifically designed to give you the skills needed to become a well-rounded filmmaker and storyteller. The Nostrand Film Academy is a series of film and video lessons, demos, workshops, hands-on training and personal assistance to bring your film skills and personal projects to the next level.
The first week of September 2019 through the last week of November 2019
One (8-hour) day per week for 12 weeks at Nostrand Productions HQ
WHO’S THIS FOR?
High School Graduates, College Graduates looking to further polish their production skills, Adults in career shift-mode, Photographers ready for the crossover, Communication/Marketing Department company training and all those with a passion for cinema with one full day open per week this fall!
Free to apply – send resume and cover letter to: info@nostrandproductions
Applications Due: August 15th, 2019
As you gain and develop new skills each week, they are applied to the end goal of creating your own reel-worthy personal film that is due at the end of week 12. You will have access to digital presentations re-capping all lectures and professional filmmaking equipment to make your movie from start to finish.
WEEK 1: Concept Development & Pre-Production
WEEK 2: Audio Production
WEEK 3: The Camera & Cinematography
WEEK 4: Shooting Scenarios & Strategy
WEEK 5: (Pre-Production Due) Lighting
WEEK 6: Production: Putting It All Together
WEEK 7: Nostrand On Your Set
WEEK 8: Nostrand On Your Set
WEEK 9: Post-Production Editing & Your Project Setup
WEEK 10: (Principle Photography Due) Editing Your Project w/ Nostrand
WEEK 11: Color Grading, Sound Design & Sound Mixing, Continue Edit w/ Nostrand
WEEK 12: Last Looks, Distribution Strategy, Screening & Graduation