Special SXSW Operating Hours At Austin School of Film

We will be closed to the public this weekend, March 11th & 12th, for a SXSW Youth event. However, if you are a dedicated-desk INSPIRE member, or a private studio THRIVE member, you will still have normal, 24-hour access to the school.

SXSW hours for basic LEARN, and advanced CREATE members will be 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 13th to Sunday, March 19th. Normal operating hours will resume on March 20th, 2017.

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Avant-Garde & Experimental Filmmaking with Super 8
Avant-Garde & Experimental Filmmaking

Students will explore the history and evolution of experimental & Avant Garde film (from filmmakers & artists and their works) and are encouraged to navigate the images in their minds to create their own individual short films on Super 8. Students will shoot, hand-process and edit their film in this 8-week course. This course is dedicated to the appreciation of film as an art form and a medium of expression and apart of our Cinemaker Transmission program.

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Minority Lens: Script to Screen
Minority Lens: Script to Screen

This hands-on 8-week film production class will study and explore the world of postcolonial & minority cinema, featuring lectures & discussions on important film movements & directors in this space, screenings of relevant works and guest filmmakers & artists - to inform and inspire students. Additionally, students will obtain technical training in film production & post-production (i.e camera, lighting, sound and editing) to make their own short films.

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Digital Filmmaking for Teens
Digital Filmmaking for Teens

This hands on 7-week course will take students through the process of making a short film from script to screen. Students will be immersed into the world of digital filmmaking and learn extensively on topics such as: screenwriting, story board, casting, camera movement, sound, lighting and will take on such crew roles such as: Gaffer (lighting), Boom Operator (sound), Editor, Camera, Producer, and Director.

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Final Cut Pro X: Beginner
Final Cut Pro X: Beginner

This hands-on course is designed for beginners who have little to no experience using Final Cut Pro X and/or editing film and video. This course covers basic non-linear editing techniques with Final Cut Pro X software through demonstrations, hands-on instruction; and footage provided by Austin School of Film. Students will learn how to work the Final Cut Pro X interface to cut, add and rearrange media, organize their browser, apply transitions, audio editing and creation, placing graphics and titling. 

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