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Narrative & Documentary

Ready to make movie magic? These classes focus on developing novice filmmakers into masterful storytellers. Explore our low-cost workshops, courses and production bootcamps.

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Upcoming Narrative & Documentary Classes

Jul21

Field Lighting on a Budget

July 21 | Wed | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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59th Street Studios
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English

This workshop features tips and strategies for lighting video projects with a limited budget.

Aug21

Cinematography Skills

August 21 | Sat | 10:00am - 1:00pm
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59th Street Studios
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English

This hands-on workshop helps novice filmmakers improve their cinematography skills.

Aug28

Location Sound Design

August 28 | Sat | 10:00am - 1:00pm
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59th Street Studios
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English

This hands-on workshop features a comprehensive introduction to on-set dialog recording for media makers.

Sep1

Creating a Mini-Doc (Bootcamp)

September 1 - October 8 | Wed & Fri | 10:00am - 1:00pm
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MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center
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English

This hands-on production bootcamp will take you through the process of developing, writing and producing a short 3-7 minute documentary film.

Sep7

Introduction to Filmmaking

September 7 - 16 | Tue & Thu | 9:30am - 12:30pm
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59th Street Studios
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English

This course is designed for beginners to learn the theory of filmmaking.

Single-Day Workshops

Funding for Filmmakers

This workshop will explore how to create a budget for your media projects and discuss the various funding opportunities available for independent filmmakers.

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Multi-Day Courses

Introduction to Filmmaking

Through engaging activities, learn the power of shot selection, scene analysis and how to translate scripts to the screen.

Cost: $75 (online) $95 (in-person)