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In accordance with the recent mandate from Oregon Governor Kate Brown, masks are required during Open-Air Cinema at OMSI. Masks continue to be required for all staff and visitors at the Portland Art Museum, including Venice VR Expanded.

September 28, 2021 – October 5, 2021

Tuesday and Thursdays | 6 -7:30 p.m. | 3 sessions

Instructor: Fuchsia Lin

Location: Online

What is a fashion film? Join Fuchsia Lin, filmmaker and fashion/costume designer for this course about the possibilities of showing fashion in motion through the medium of film. We’ll watch and discuss different kinds of fashion films that go beyond the fashion industry and cross over into other mediums of dance, art installation, sculpture, architecture, and as a tool for social change. Students will be given a list of resources for fashion films where they can research films for an assignment.

Fuchsia will share her process of creating her fashion/dance films from the perspective of being a designer. She’ll show behind the scenes footage of rehearsals, filming a fashion film, and talk about collaborating with dancers/models to bring her fashion/costume designs to life on the screen. Students will be inspired and empowered to create their own fashion films.

Fuchsia will lead the class through the initial steps to develop a fashion film idea for a project of their own. The course is designed for participants with little-to-no filming experience, however everyone will be encouraged to create a short video using their phones, (for those with more filming experience using a video camera) to share with the class.

Dates: Sept. 28, 30 | 6pm – 7:30pm & Oct. 5 | 6pm – 7:30pm
Tuition: $175
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Fuchsia Lin


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The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.