Guerrilla Filmmaking with Anthony Artis
Dont let a lack of time, money, or experience get in the way of making a documentary. Guerrilla filmmaker Anthony Artis has developed Down & Dirty DV, a filmmaking method dedicated to empowering DV filmmakers at all levels to create professional-quality productions with limited budgets. Through a series of books, DVDs, and online tutorials, Artis demonstrates that it doesnt take money to make films; it takes resources and the willingness to get down and dirty. Using techniques from Artis new book Shut Up & Shoot (2007, Focal Press), this seminar will teach you how to make your project better, faster, and cheaper by thinking creatively and working efficiently with the resources available to you.
About Anthony Artis:
Anthony Artis is a 15-year veteran of the film and TV industry whose features and shows have been screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, the IFP Feature Market, Slamdance, and on MTV. He has worked professionally in positions as diverse as producer, gaffer, cinematographer, special-fx make up, sound mixer and location manager.
Through the years he has organized numerous student film festivals and trained hundreds of aspiring guerrilla filmmakers for major institutions including New York University, New York City's famed LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts and Baltimore County Public Schools. Anthony is presently the manager of the Film and TV Production Center at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where he coordinates the technical training and production equipment for all Film and TV students. He remains an active guerrilla filmmaker, educator and "artrepreneur".
Praise for Shut Up & Shoot:
"Anthony Artis' "The Shut Up & Shoot Guide" is a good primer for the entry-level documentary filmmaker, presented in a breezy, down-to-earth vernacular style."
-Thomas White, Editor of Documentary Magazine, a publication of the International Documentary Association.
"I vouch for this book...extremely helpful for the newborn documentary filmmaker."
-Albert Maysles, Grey Gardens
"The book is a very easy, straightforward read with plenty of graphics to demonstrate proper and improper techniques. It is also extremely user friendly in its layout. [It] will be helpful to you for many, many years to come."
$40/DCTV & Shooting People Members
$50/Partner Organization Members (IFP, NYWIFT, CINEWOMEN NY)
(Ticket includes a copy of Anthonys new book Shut Up & Shoot a $35 value)
87 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013
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