New York Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp Open to Film Composers, Songwriters, and Sound Tech - Buffalo, Western New York

Budding filmmakers and professionals alike will work together in this collaborative workshop to write, film, act in, and edit an original short film written by the class. Learn film production basics in screenwriting, filming, sound and video editing, special fx, makeup fx, and more. Open to film composers, songwriters, and sound technicians. Collaborate to make a new film.

Participants will each take on a specific role in the short film production that will be filmed during class. The final film will be screened the last day of class. Students are encouraged to bring any camera/film equipment available to class.

Dates: July 6 - August 10, 2018
Meets: F from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

KenTon Community Education Office (for registration and questions)
Phone: 716-874-8400

Instructor: Sabrina Peña Young, Award-winning composer and filmmaker

Called "Wagner 2.0", award-winning Cuban American composer and filmmaker Sabrina Peña Young creates "groundbreaking" works like the animated opera Libertaria and her prizewinning Creation Oratorio while being active in the Buffalo indie film community. She published the sci-fi series The Libertaria: Chronicles and Composer Boot Camp 101, a workbook for musicians and educators. Inspired by science fiction, horror, and graphic novels, Young's works have been at TEDxBuffalo, the Beijing Conservatory, Art Basil Miami, international film festivals, Turkey's Cinema for Peace, Opera America NYC, etc. A Futuristic Music Anthology: The Electroacoustic Mind of Sabrina Peña Young provides a broad spectrum from early experimental sound synthesis to lush orchestral soundtracks that evoke the best of sci-fi dystopia. Recent projects include her book Songwriting 101, the soundtrack to Grace McCalister's The Present and the Passed (now available at iTunes), and a new music album for Mother's Day "Mother's Heart: Classical Piano for the Sou", available at iTunes. Young is a sought-after speaker in music technology, film, and Internet collaboration, and currently teaching filmmaking and social media marketing with Kenmore/Tonawanda Community Education. She will be premiering her latest sci-fi film Spiritus this summer.

To register:

14 Sep 2018
U.S. Dollar (USD)