Carrie Cates 


In this two day class, gain understanding of the role and responsibilities in the production management of a digital video or film. This class focuses on such topics as the stages of production and the roles of each crew member, including producer, director, assistant director, editor, composer. In addition to creating a production plan, schedule, permits, releases and budgeting basics. Participants will learn in details of the responsibilities of each member of a production team.

Students will leave class with the skills needed to fill production positions and a firm grasp on production terminology, reading a budget, and how to handle various types of expenses.


Who Should Attend: People who need an overview and understanding of how a production works and how to make their production flow successfully, and/or those working towards their ASoF Digital Video Certificate. 


ASoF Certificate: ASoF Digital Video Certificate core class.


About the Instructor:

Carrie Cates has a Radio-TV-Film degree from Indiana State University and studied film theory at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.  Currently, she is a Technologist and film teacher at Rawson Saunders School (Austin Area School for Dyslexics), and a local Austin indie film producer.  Since moving from the Hoosier state to Austin, she has produced 3 feature length films, Summer League, Wind & Rain, and Intrusion Disconnected and quite a few shorts.  In the midst of all of this, she founded a youth film festival for junior high and high school students in the greater Austin area, the Austin Youth Film Fest, where she took a very active role in coordinating its inaugural year to great success and praise.  She's a self-proclaimed collaboration enthusiast, and is always looking for new ways to use technology to bridge communication gaps in production. Needless to say, she is incredibly supportive and involved in the local Austin film scene. You can find Carrie Cates' IMDB profile here.


Tuition: $200.00




January 20 & 21, 2018 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm / 8 seats left


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