The Oklahoma Film Institute (OFI) at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will present the summer 2014 OFI Cinema Clinics June 5 through July 12. The series of five, three-day clinics will be held in the OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center, Thursday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Students enrolled in the clinics will learn motion picture production, script writing, directing, cinematography and editing from OFI leader and Academy Award winning film producer, OCCC artist-in-residence Gray Frederickson (The Godfather Trilogy, Apocalypse Now). Joining Frederickson will be Emmy Award winning writer/director and producer/screenwriter Greg Mellott, chair of the film and video production program at OCCC.
June 5-7 – Production: Students will be taught how to organize a project from script clearances, breakdowns, schedules, budgets, pre-production, accounting, labor relations, post-production, distribution, marketing, tax credits, rebates and more.
June 12-14 – Script Writing: Students will learn the requirements needed for writing a professional screenplay including format, structure, character development, target audience, and even copyright registration and script clearances.
June 19-21 – Directing: Students will learn the theory and practical approach to directing a movie or documentary during this three-day course.
June 26-28 – Cinematography: All aspect of shooting in a digital world will be studied in this course. Students will have hands-on experience operating the latest high definition cameras, including the industry standard, Red Camera.
July 10-12 – Editing: Instruction in editing will be provided in OCCC’s state-of-the-art Avid editing lab. Students will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing on Avid Media Composers, the standard in cinema and commercial industry.
Tuition for each clinic session is $300. Space is limited. For more information or to enroll, please call (405) 682-7847.