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Sound Recording Workshop

Two Saturdays, March 3rd & 10th

Spring Term 2018!

Regular offerings and new classes!

Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

Schedule & Registration go live March 1st!

Directing Intensive

Five Day Intensive, June 13-17


NWFC classes and workshops are open to any community member seeking to explore filmmaking, whether professionally, avocationally or in between. Taught by a faculty of award-winning filmmakers, classes generally meet in the evenings and on weekends, and encourage technical skill-building and the development of one’s personal voice as a storyteller. Simply sign up for what interests you.

  • Sound Recording Workshop

    Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews. Topics Overview of microphone types and uses from lavaliers to

  • Analog Filmmaking on Super 8

    Get ready to get hands on! We’ll show you the basics of analog camera operation & loading, exposure, and light

  • Digital Cinematography

    Develop an eye for shot composition and framing while shooting in a variety of situations. Gain confidence in your artistic ability

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals

    Get the story in your head ready for the screen. This class focuses on the tools and processes of creating

  • Documentary Production

    Get your cause, concern, and/or fascination out into the media universe. This introductory class explores how to plan and shoot

  • Adapting for the Screen

    Want to turn a book or real-life story into a screenplay? Novels, short stories, comics, plays, and non-fiction all present

  • Arri Alexa Camera Operation

    The basics of shooting with our flagship digital cinema camera. Known for its dynamic range, color rendition and reliability, this

  • 16mm Bolex Camera Operation

    Explore the unique potential of 16mm film as an analog storytelling tool. Learn the basics of loading, metering and selecting

  • Digital Editing

    Introduction to editing styles, concepts, and techniques using Final Cut Pro X. Bring your own footage or use provided footage.