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Dov Simens 2-DAY FILM SCHOOL

Legendary Film Educator Dov Simens Brings
His 2-DAY FILM SCHOOL to SFI!

Dov Simens has helped Quentin Tarantino, Will Smith, Guy Ritchie and countless others launch their careers in film.

On September 22 and 23, 2018, he’ll be bringing his acclaimed 2-DAY FILM SCHOOL™ program to Seattle Film Institute.  

This two-day program helps aspiring filmmakers learn the skills they need to produce and sell their films.   

Digital Video Camera

Introduction to Digital Video provides all you need to know to start rolling in the world of digital video production. Learn what the buttons and knobs on your camera do, how to use manual functions (iris, focus, shutter, white balance)--and when to use auto functions to shoot like a Pro.

Horror in Film

Love horror films, or interested in making a scary movie of your own?

Want to better understand how and why horror films scare us, or how to frighten your audience? This class explores the history and mechanics of the horror film from the earliest days of silent film, to the blockbusters of today. We will follow the history and evolution of the horror film from the late 1800's to the modern day, and along the way, explore the filmmaking techniques that filmmakers have used over the years to scare their audiences.

Digital Video Camera

Introduction to Digital Video provides all you need to know to start rolling in the world of digital video production. Learn what the buttons and knobs on your camera do, how to use manual functions (iris, focus, shutter, white balance)--and when to use auto functions to shoot like a Pro.