Workshops

Our workshops focus on different stages in video production, behind-the-scene industry knowledge and more. These workshops cater to novices and intermediate experienced industry folks in quick two to four hour courses. All classes are small, taught by industry professionals, and catered to the level of the attendees. Check out class pass for year-round access to workshops.

“Packed with lots of valuable info!” -DS (Film Series)

“I liked how detailed and concise the presentation was – great rundown on the best resources for Bay Area actors looking to find an agent/manager/headshots.” -GC (Film Series)

“I learned so much about networking and marketing and made some meaningful connections. I wish I went to this presentation when I was still in school.” -JL (Get on Set)

“Was really helpful for me who’s new and trying to start things here.” -AC (Get on Set)

“A lot of detail, personalized approach, creative.” – YP (Start a Production Company)

“There were a lot of resources and helpful information.” -SK(Start a Production Company)

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March 2018

ONLINE Funding Your Film Project
Date: Tuesday 3/27 7pm-9:30pm pacific time
Wondering if you should crowdfund or go the traditional route? How to build a successful crowdfunding campaign and more.

Location: Online (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance. Slide show presentations will be available online for class pass members

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ONLINE Pitching Your Film
Date: Saturday 3/31 12pm-2pm pacific time
This workshop covers creating marketing materials for your film, press kits, industry resources, websites and basic selling techniques.

Location: Link will be sent out 48 hrs prior to event.

Buy Tickets** sorry sold out
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

April 2018

IN-PERSON Get on Set and Stay on Set
Date: Saturday 4/21 12pm-4pm pacific time
This workshop covers local job boards, how to create a lasting impression, networking techniques, marketing materials, thinking like a business and more.

Location: Downtown San Francisco, CA (Location to be announced) 

Buy Tickets**: Early Bird $30 | Reg price $45 | Day of $60 | Class Pass

ONLINE Start a Production Company
Date: Thursday 4/26 7pm-9:30pm pacific time
Looking to start a production company? Learn what you need to start the business, how to grow your business and scale based off projects. This workshop is an overview of basic start up info, marketing techniques and resources, sales, art of networking and building through word of mouth and more.

Location: Online (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance. Slide show presentations will be available online for class pass members

Buy Tickets**: Early Bird $100 | Reg price $125 | Day of $150 | Class Pass
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

May 2018

ONLINE Producer Series 
Dates: Tuesdays 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29  7pm-9:30pm pacific time
Join us in this 4-week immersive course and learn how to find scripts, attract crew and cast, budget your project, troubleshoot and logistics, find funding, new distribution techniques and the festival circuit.

Location: Online (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance. Slide show presentations will be available online for class pass members

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale April 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

June 2018

IN-PERSON Filmmaker Series
Dates: Sat 6/23 and Sun 6/24 12pm-4pm pacific time
Two day course in camera basics, lighting basics, media management, stylized lighting and on-set etiquette.

Location: Downtown San Francisco, CA (Location to be announced) 

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale April 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

July 2018

ONLINE Freelance Series 
Dates: Tuesday 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31  7pm-9:30pm pacific time
This step-by-step course will show you how to find jobs in the industry, get the right marketing materials, promote yourself online and network locally. A must for new graduates, those new to the industry and those looking for to take their hobbies to the next level in the entertainment industry.

Location: Online (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance. Slide show presentations will be available online for class pass members

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale May 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

August 2018

IN-PERSON Audition Series
Dates: Sat 8/25 and Sun 8/26 12pm-4pm pacific time
Two part intensive series includes finding jobs in the Bay Area, Audition 101, cold reads, age appropriate monologues, dressing for the part, headshot review, advanced audition techniques, reels and more.

Location: Downtown San Francisco, CA (Location to be announced) 

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale June 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

September 2018

IN-PERSON Actor Series
Dates: Saturdays 9/15 and 9/29 12pm- 4pm pacific time 
series of workshops focusing on selecting the right monologue, finding monologues, becoming a character, breaking down a character, vocal warm up exercises, comedy and movement, podcasts and YouTube channels.

Location: Downtown San Francisco, CA (Location to be announced) 

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale June 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

September/ October 2018

ONLINE Business Series
Dates: Tuesdays 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 7pm-9:30pm pacific time
This four part series includes Freelancing vs Business, Starting a Production Company, Sales and Marketing techniques, Scaling and New Business Outreach. A must for freelancers and indie filmmakers looking to start a production company.

Location: Online (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance. Slide show presentations will be available online for class pass members

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale June 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

November 2018

ONLINE Get on Set and Stay on Set
Date: Tuesday 11/6 7pm-9:30pm pacific time
This workshop covers local job boards, how to create a lasting impression, networking techniques, marketing materials, thinking like a business and more.

Location: Online (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance. Slide show presentations will be available online for class pass members

Buy Tickets**: Tickets go on sale August 1st | Included with Class Pass membership
**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop.