LSFF Online Film Camp - Spring Break Schedule

DAY 1

Welcome | Screenwriting

Live Sessions:

Monday, March 15 at 11:00 am CDT

Monday, March 15 at 1:00 pm CDT

Intros & Short Films - Live Session 1

  • Intros - What's your favorite movie?

  • What are short films?

  • Watch short film examples

Screenwriting - Live Session 2

  • Proper script format

  • Where do Ideas come from?

  • Writing a scene together

  • Special Guest Speaker

  • Assignment: Write a scene or short script

DAY 6

Distribution | Promotion

Live Sessions:

Saturday, March 20 at 11:00 am CDT

Saturday, March 15 at 1:00 pm CDT

Where to Go From Here - Live Session 11

  • Festivals and online screenings

  • Promotion

  • Attending festivals | Being front and center

Moving to the Next Project - Live Session 12

  • Having another project ready to pitch

  • Crowdfunding

  • Working for others

  • Advice to start 

  • Case studies

DAY 2

Jobs | Film Basics

Live Sessions:

Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00 am CDT

Tuesday, March 16 at 1:00 pm CDT

Production Jobs - Live Session 3

  • Above the line | Below the line

  • Production jobs & departments

  • Minimum positions and what can be consolidated

Anatomy of Shooting a Scene - Live Session 4

  • How to shoot a scene

  • Shot composition & sizes | Camera movement

  • 180° rule | 30° rule

  • Working out-of-order

  • Lighting basics

DAY 5

Post-Production

Live Sessions:

Friday, March 19 at 11:00 am CDT

Friday, March 19 at 1:00 pm CDT

Importing Footage | Syncing Sound - Live Session 9

  • Importing & syncing sound

  • Editing

Editing | Sound | Music - Live Session 10

  • Editing continued

  • Exporting

DAY 3

On-Camera Talent | Auditions

Live Sessions:

Wednesday, March 17 at 11:00 am CDT

Wednesday, March 17 at 1:00 pm CDT

Actors - Live Session 5

  • Creating a casting call

  • Conducting a professional audition

  • Working with actors

  • Special Guest Speaker

Sound + Basic Film Equipment - Live Session 6

  • Sound is the most important element

  • Basic film equipment

  • Why slate before each take

DAY 4

Pre-Production | On the Set

Live Sessions:

Thursday, March 18 at 11:00 am CDT

Thursday, March 18 at 1:00 pm CDT

Preparing For Your Shoot - Live Session 7

  • Breaking down A script

  • Finding locations

  • Building a schedule, budget, shot list, call sheet

  • Lining a script

Making Your Day on a Film Set - Live Session 8

  • Producer + Director + Assistant Director

  • Script Supervisor + Sound + DIT

  • Thinking about the edit & transitions

  • Special Guest Speaker

Johnny Langdon Film Education Initiative

 

Provides film education programs for adults as well as high-school-age students interested in the art of cinema. 

 

Programs have included weekend workshops in screenwriting, documentary filmmaking, film theory, and various film camp experiences for students looking to pursue a career in film.

The Lone Star Film Society, INC. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Fort Worth, Texas.