Show Biz: From a Filmmaker’s Perspective, Oct. 5

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Show Biz: From a Filmmaker’s Perspective, Oct. 5
Start: 10/05/2013 - 8:00pm
End: 10/05/2013 - 11:00pm

Jeremiah Birnbaum, filmmaker and president of San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking (FilmSchoolSF) will present a workshop from a filmmaker’s perspective on show business. Learn the basics of film production and terminology as well as fundamental techniques of directing, producing and storytelling.


Whether you are a novice or a veteran this workshop will bring you behind-the-scenes with the process of filmmaking.

1 - 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013


Where: 925 Mission Street #108
San Francisco, CA 94103
(Chronicle Building at 5th & Mission)


RSVP to the SAG-AFTRA San Francisco-Northern California Local by email to Vicki Balich at: Please include your name, phone number and SAG-AFTRA membership I.D. number.


·         Class size is limited to 50 members.

·         Participants will be randomly selected from those who respond with preference given to those who have not attended Conservatory events in the past year.

·         As a courtesy to members on the waiting list, if you have reserved a space in this workshop and cannot attend, please cancel your reservation no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. Failure to do so may result in the inability to attend future workshops.

·         There is no charge for this event.


Directions/Parking: Public transportation is available by BART (Powell Street Station) and Muni. Self-Pay parking is available at the Fifth & Mission Parking Garage located at 833 Mission Street San Francisco, CA. 94103.


About Jeremiah Birnbaum: Jeremiah has been a working filmmaker for more than 24 years. He graduated with degrees in Philosophy and Filmmaking from Wesleyan University and his diverse directing & producing career has taken him from New York City to San Francisco. Through his production company, Fog City Pictures, Jeremiah has produced numerous feature films and documentaries which have been released in theaters and played at premier festivals around the world. His latest film, TORN, recently won the Grand Prize Best Feature Film at RIIFF and will be released theatrically in October in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.


About San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking (FilmSchoolSF): The vision of the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking is to be one of the premier film schools in the world by training a small, diverse, international student body in the art and craft of filmmaking. FilmSchoolSF nurtures the individual artistic creativity of students through a highly experiential, mentored, project-based curriculum that emphasizes hands-on learning by award-winning faculty using cutting-edge filmmaking tools.   

This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing - no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. Please bring your membership card (paid thru Oct. 31, 2013) for admittance.


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