Third World Newsreel Workshops

Greetings,As some of you may already know, I am a long-time friend and supporter of Third World Newsreel.

In that role I am sending out to the community a notice for their upcoming filmmaking workshops. Please contact them directly with any questions or registration.

Thank you.


TWN Fall Workshop Series - Starting October 20th - sign up now!

Our fall workshops will start in a few weeks - featuring: Ann Bennett on Planning for Film/Video and New Media Production, Michelle Materre on Multi Platform distribution, Laurens Grant on Producing for PBS, and more! For more info and to register, go to our workshop page.

TWN presents walk-in seminars on production topics you need - from production management, to new media production, sound recording and more. All classes are $20 ($10 for low income) unless otherwise noted. The workshops take place at Third World Newsreel. Email for more information or to register.

See the Fall Listings below - more classes soon to come

Wednesday, October 20th, 6:30 PM Planning for Film/Video AND New Media Production and Budgeting with Ann Bennett Prepping your film - from R&D to production, post and distribution, with a special focus on your new media budgets - now a requirement of all producers. Led by Producer/Director Ann Bennett, multimedia producer for Through A Lens Darkly. ($20/10 low income)

Wednesday, October 27th, 6:30 PM Sound Recording: Tips for Better Results and New Gear the more popular mixers, hard drive recorders and radio mikes. Facilitated by JT Takagi, recordist/filmmaker with gear courtesy of Professional Sound Services. ($20/10 low income)

Wednesday, Nov 3rd, 6:30 PM - Intro to New Media Production An intro to podcasting, blogging and more. Instructor TBD. ($20/10 low income)

Wednesday, Nov 10th, 6:30 PM - Getting Business Savvy With Your Production Commerce, sales, the bottom line...the language of business and filmmakers. Learn business techniques that enhance production and producing. Led by Robin Moore, Business Analyst for Film and Media ($20/10 low income)

Wednesday, Nov 17th, 6:30 PM Planning for Multi Platform Distribution and Marketing MIchelle Materre - both a marketing/distribution expert and professor at the New School, Prof Materre will cover the plans you need to make before you even start to shoot, including your new media platform outreach. Best practices, how-to's, why-to's and where to find the help you need.($20/10 low income)

Wednesday, Dec 1st, 6:30 PM - Laurens Grant on Producing and Directing - Master Class - FREE The producer of "FREEDOM RIDERS" and "LATIN MUSIC USA" and the director/producer of "ROKIA: VOICE OF A NEW GENERATION" will talk about her work, how one becomes a PBS producer and how she balances producing with her own filmmaking work. Free, preregistration required.


All Classes held at: Third World Newsreel 545 Eighth Ave, 10th Flr between 37th and 38th Streets 1,2,3,A,C,E,N,R,W,7 to Times Square