Austin School of Film's 6-week Avant-Garde & Experimental Filmmaking course is a comprehensive introduction to experimental and Avant Garde filmmaking. The students will explore the history and evolution of experimental film and are encouraged to navigate the images in their minds to create their own individual works. This course is dedicated to the appreciation of film as an art form and a medium of expression.

Students will learn how to use and shoot on Super 8mm cameras, how to hand process their Super 8 film stock and a variety of editing techniques including digital editing with Final Cut Pro or hand editing to product their individual experimental film. Their films will be featured in a salon and screening at the completion of the course titled Friendly but Starving. 

This course is a part of ASoF's Cinemaker Transmission Program. 

In this course students are provided with:

* A Super 8 camera

* Two rolls of Kodak Super 8 film stock

* Super 8 projector 

* Film splicer 

* Film reel

* Editing lab


* Students can choose to partake in a included class workshop to hand process their film otherwise lab lists are provided within the class for processing.

* Students are responsible for covering any expenses incurred by the short film.

ASoF CertificateASoF Digital Video Certificate elective class.

Who Should Attend:  Students with filmmaking experience or an interest in art and experimental methods and those working towards their ASoF Digital Video Certificate. Ages 16 and older.

Prerequisites: None. Beginners Welcome

Tuition: $295.00

This course is sponsored by:



October 12 - November 30 (no class on November 23) / Thursdays / 6:30 - 9:30pm / 0 seats left



January 10 - February 14 (Screening: March 27, 2018) / Wednesdays / 6:30 - 9:30pm / 5 seats left