Teen On Camera Scene Study

Date posted: Oct 6th, 2018

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Sundays Oct 14th through Nov18th-

1-2:30 pm


MNeLA with Ellie Abrams is presenting a 6 Session Teen On Camera Scene Study Class for Ages 14-17.  (Please message me if they are younger but have extensive experience, or if 18 and in high school is fine.) There will be weekly scene study work with on camera coaching and kind feedback. Partners will work on scenes together and eventually we will create a "mini-movie" for the class culmination. One session will focus on industry materials and information for parents. We will have FUN and the kids will grow a lot in their acting and collaboration skills!  Ellie Abrams spent 13 years in the LA market as a professional working actress and as a Casting Associate.  She worked with a variety of offices and on many kids castings including Barbie, Disney, Cartoon Network, Kidz Bop, Round Table Pizza and Hometown Buffet among others.  She is nurturing and educational to both parents and teens.  Class size will be limited to 12 participants.  Cost i$250.  Register soon!  www.schedulemnela.as.me

 

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Phone: (310) 658-1648

Email Address: ellie@mnela.net

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Kids On Camera Scene Study

Date posted: Oct 6th, 2018

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Sundays Oct 14th through Nov18th-


MNeLA with Ellie Abrams is presenting a 6 Session Kids On Camera Scene Study Class for Ages 9-13.  (Please message me if they are younger but have extensive experience.)  There will be weekly scene study work with on camera coaching and kind feedback. Partners will work on scenes together and eventually we will create a "mini-movie" for the class culmination. One session will focus on industry materials and information for parents. We will have FUN and the kids will grow a lot in their acting and collaboration skills!  Ellie Abrams spent 13 years in the LA market as a professional working actress and as a Casting Associate.  She worked with a variety of offices and on many kids castings including Barbie, Disney, Cartoon Network, Kidz Bop, Round Table Pizza and Hometown Buffet among others.  She is nurturing and educational to both parents and kids.  Class size will be limited to 12 participants.  Cost i$250.  Register soon!  www.schedulemnela.as.me

 

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Phone: (310) 658-1648

Email Address: ellie@mnela.net

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2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition - Call For Entries *Update*

Date posted: Oct 2nd, 2018

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The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 21st year, is accepting submissions for its 2019 competition:

http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2019-call-for-entries/

 Founded in 1998 by award-winning writer Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat has supported thousands of screenwriters through written analysis provided to all entrants, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the film and television industry. BlueCat’s Alumni include:

Aaron Guzikowski (Verve/Madhouse) wrote PRISONERS and the remake of PAPILLON, which will open in theatres on August 28th, 2018.

Fergal Rock wrote DEPARTURES starring Nina Dobrev and Maisie Williams, which opens in theatres this year.  An early draft of DEPARTURES entitled Calvin & Skye won the BlueCat Fellini Award.

Ana Lily Amirpour (CAA), won Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice Film Festival for THE BAD BATCH, directed by Lyle Vincent (DREAMLAND) and starring Jason Momoa, Jim Carreyand Keanu Reeves. She recently directed a critically acclaimed episode of LEGION.

Ashleigh Powell (Gersh/Good Fear Film), wrote THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston. Disney will release the movie on November 2nd, 2018. She’s currently writing THE ATHENA PROJECT for Warner Bros and THE PAPER MAGICIAN for Disney.

AWARDS:

Feature Screenplay Winner $10,000. Four Feature Finalists will receive $1,000 each.

Pilot (Hour) Winner $5,000. Four Pilot Finalists will receive $500 each.

Pilot (Half-Hour) Winner $5,000. Four Pilot Finalists will receive $500 each.

Short Script Winner $5,000. Four Shorts Finalists will receive $500 each.

The Fellini Award (Best International Screenplay) Winner $5,000.

DEADLINES:

Early Deadline: September 30th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $50, Pilot (Hour) $45, Pilot (Half-Hour) $40, Short Script $35, Short Film $35.

"Feedback Is Coming: Deadline: October 21st, 2018. Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot (Hour) $55, Pilot (Half-Hour) $50, Short Script $45, Short Film $45.

Regular Deadline: November 18th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot (Hour) $55, Pilot (Half-Hour) $50, Short Script $45, Short Film $45.

Final Deadline: December 16th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $70, Pilot (Hour) $65, Pilot (Half-Hour) $60, Short Script $55, Short Film $55.


For complete information and submission details, please visit:

http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2019-call-for-entries/


Please let us know if you have any questions.


Thank you for your support!


BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Website: www.bluecatscreenplay.com

Twitter:https://twitter.com/BlueCatWriters

Instagram:www.instagram.com/bluecatwriters/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BlueCatScreenplayCompetition/

 

http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/

 

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Email Address: media@bluecatscreenplay.com

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Unarmed Stage Combat Class with Certification

Date posted: Sep 9th, 2018

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And a special bonus of working with Richard Ryan-Fight and Stunt Coordinator for The Dark Knight, Troy, Sherlock Holmes and the TV series Vikings, among many others.**This opportunity is only available to those that decide to test for certification with the Society of American Fight Directors

 

Aaron Preusse will be teaching an ongoing Unarmed Stage Combat Course in which you have the option to participate in a Skills Proficiency Test provided by the Society of American Fight Directors. This years adjudicator for the test will be Fight Master Richard Ryan who, as part of the testing process, will lead a Master Class in stage combat.

 

The Skills Proficiency Test is provided by the Society of American Fight Directors and serves as a benchmark for skill level and achievement, that is an industry standard for actor training. If you are serious about your craft, stage combat training is imperative.

 

Whether you are just starting out or have been performing for years, unarmed techniques are 90% of the violence that happens on stage and film. You owe it to yourself and your partners to have safe and believable skills to bring to the table. This class will provide those skills and make you look awesome in the process!

 

All skill levels are welcome and encouraged!

 

These classes are also designed so that you can drop in for just one class or sign up for multiple weeks. Scheduling is flexible too! 

 

When:

 

Mondays 6:30-10pm

 

September 24th  - December 3rd 

 

Where:

 

Saint Paul-TBD

 

Fee Options: 

 

$20 per visit

 

$150 for 11 weeks

 

$350 for 11 weeks **which includes the Skills Proficiency Test

 

Those of you wishing to renew your certification, this is an excellent opportunity!

 

Richard will be adjudicating the Skills Proficiency Test. Which means the first portion is an assesment of a scene you will perform with choreographed violence. The second half is a Master Class with Richard Ryan!! This is a rare opportunity to come and learn from one of the best in the business! 

 

To register please visit the Fake Fighting Company's website at:

 

www.fakefighting.com/classes/current-classes/

 

Any questions contact Aaron at:

 

aaron@fakefighting.com

 

Contact Info

Phone: (773) 209-9101

Email Address: aaron@fakefighting.com

Website: http://www.fakefighting.com/