Bootcamp Shorts Lab 2020 Boost your filmmaking skills during two-day intensive masterclasses!
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Bootcamp Shorts Lab 2020

Boost your filmmaking skills during two-day intensive masterclasses!

Bootcamp Shorts Lab is a 2-day online training program to train and develop your skills and work on your next (short film) project. Join the Bootcamp Shorts Lab and learn everything from script development to the creative aspects of editing, sound and film distribution!

Startdatum

11 september 2020
om 10:00


Einddatum

12 september 2020
om 15:30

Locatie

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Program & tickets

Bootcamp Shorts Lab 2020 consists of a 2-day training program full of masterclasses. Check the complete program below!

All the masterclasses will take place online and will be held in English. Buy your tickets now via this link. For only €15 you can join all the masterclasses you want!

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Bootcamp Shorts Lab 2020 Program

11 september 10:00 Masterclass | Script Development: Shape up Your Idea Into a Killer Script (ENG)

You have an idea for what could make a nice short film but don’t know how to get started? Together with the coach Eric Collins you will start the Bootcamp Shorts Lab by learning the basics of script development. How to refine the idea, how to write a convincing synopsis, stucture your script and how to go further from there.

Eric Collins is a writer with over 25 years of experience as a feature-film screenwriter and script advisor. He writes and directs video games, documentaries, TV programs and feature films. Amongst many other projects, he was involved in the production of And Now Ladies and Gentlemen (2002) which was directed by Claude Lelouch and starred Jeremy Irons. The film The Lover (1992), where he was also involved as a screenwriter, was nominated for the Oscar and 6 Césars.

Timeslot: 10:00-13:00

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11 september 10:00 Bootcamp Shorts Lab | Script for Documentary: Develop Your Documentary Idea into a Filmable Project

Have you been working on a documentary idea and need a boost to develop it further? The coach Ruud Lenssen will tell you how to analyse your idea, make up a plan and structure, start a research and prepare to make a film! During the masterclass, Ruud will look at the projects of some of the participants and will analyse them as case studies.

Ruud Lenssen is an independent documentary filmmaker, known from films such as Lost in Memories (IDFA competition 2019) and Kathem & Chris (winner Dioraphte award at the Dutch Filmfestival 2010). The lessons of his youth manifest themselves in all films by Ruud Lenssen because of an observing style, but also through the choice of socially relevant themes that he portrays in a modest and personal way.

Timeslot: 10:00-13:00

11 september 13:15 Online Lunch & Filmmakers Talk - Q&A with the filmmakers from the Short Film Competition (ENG)

Just after the masterclass grab a salad or a sandwich and join the other filmmakers in front of the screen to lunch and network and talk to the filmmakers from the Short Film Competition!


The Online Lunch & Filmmakers Talk will be held as a Zoom-meeting and streamed on Facebook.

Timeslot: 13:15-13:45

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11 september 14:00 Masterclass | Producing: Find Ways to Finance Your Film (ENG)

After a refreshing homemade snack and a good conversation that lifted up the spirits even more, join the next masterclass that will deal with the production phase of a short film. Where to search for funding, how to finance your short film, how to make a budget, find the crew and start the production? The coaches Eva Verweij and Loes Komen will help find answers to these questions.

Eva Verweij and Loes Komen founded their production company Room for Film shortly after graduating from the Netherlands Filmacademy. Their films have been selected for multiple international film festivals and won several awards. Marlon Brando (written and directed by Vincent Tilanus) is selected for Cannes Semaine de la Critique 2020. When Grey is a Colour (directed by Marit Weerheijm) won a Student Oscar, was selected at Camerimage, and won the two main jury prizes at TIFFKids. En Route (directed by Marit Weerheijm) premiered at Berlinale Generations and won a Golden Calf at the Netherlands Film Festival in 2019.

Timeslot: 14:00-15:30

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11 september 15:40 Masterclass | Directing: Bring Your Vision to the Screen (ENG)

The script is finished, the budget is more or less gathered, you are ready to make a film. But what makes each film special? The director's vision. In this masterclass the director Michiel ten Horn will teach you how to search for your director's vision, how to work with actors & crew and how to bring your story to life!

Timeslot: 15:40-17:10

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12 september 10:00 Masterclass | Camera & Composition: Make Your Story Visual (ENG)

In this masterclass the participants will learn from coach Brigit Hillenius how different camera angles and movements can render the meaning of a scene in unexpected ways and create a visual work of art that is even more artistically elaborated. The masterclass can be interesting both for directors, writers, producers and camera(wo)men.

Brigit Hillenius is originally schooled as a Director of Photography. In the course of her career as a DoP she also wrote and directed four documentaries. She also gradually developed her writing skills for fiction with the intention to create scripts for her work as a DoP. Her short film VET!/GREAT! (writer, DoP, co-director) received a Silver Bear at the Berlinale. Her feature/urban filmmusical Bolletjes Blues (writer, DoP, co-director) received 4 Gouden Kalf Nominations and 1 Gouden Kalf for Music.

Timeslot: 10:00-11:30

12 september 11:40 Masterclass | Editing & Sound: Enhance your Story in the Post (ENG)

It's a wrap! Finally, the production is done and you are ready to finish your film during the editing process. Together with the editor Jasper Quispel you set off into the journey of finding the best shots or creating the best sound atmosphere or even 'saving' the film. We all know about basic editing rules, but how can we, using and breaking the rules, make your story even better? This masterclass will reveal the secrets of finding the best editing and sound design solutions.

The coach will be announced in the beginning of August.

Timeslot: 11:40-13:10

12 september 13:15 Online Lunch & Filmmakers Talk - Q&A with the filmmakers from the Short Film Competition (ENG)

Just after the masterclass grab a salad or a sandwich and join the other filmmakers in front of the screen to lunch and network and talk to the filmmakers from the Short Film Competition!


The Online Lunch & Filmmakers Talk will be held as a Zoom-meeting and streamed on Facebook.

Timeslot: 13:15-13:45

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12 september 14:00 Masterclass | Distribution: Submit to be Selected (ENG)

The film is done, you are satisfied with it and now it needs to be shown to the world! But which festivals offer the perfect platform for your piece of work and how do you get accepted into the festival selections after all? The coach Wouter Jansen discusses distribution strategies, dos and don’ts.

Wouter Jansen is the owner of the sales and festival distribution company Square Eyes. He worked as the head of programming at the Go Short - International Film Festival during the first 10 editions. With Square Eyes, Wouter represents bold, author-driven features and shorts, and collaborates closely with the filmmakers to devise bespoke festival distribution and sales strategies. This has resulted in a small catalogue of films premiering at prestigious festivals and winning multiple awards over the last few years like main prizes at Cannes, TIFF, Berlin, Locarno and Clermont-Ferrand.Wouter has been giving lectures at schools like Le Fresnoy, HEAD Geneva and Netherlands Film Academy as well as moderating and leading workshops at festivals like IDFA, Warsaw FF, True/False, Winterthur, VIS Vienna Shorts and others. He is a Berlinale Talents alumni.

Timeslot: 14:00-15:30

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