THE NOSTRAND FILM ACADEMY
Introducing a new 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.
September 2019 through 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
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