Crash Course: Making Your Short Film

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$119.00
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Join us for this special two week lecture series and learn everything you need to know about making your short film from Andrew Carlberg (Producer, 2019 Academy Award Winner SKIN and 2021 Academy Award Nominee FEELING THROUGH). Each week, Andrew will tackle a phase in a short's lifespan, giving you the knowledge and confidence to make your short film as successful as possible. 

FOLLOW-UPS

Want to pitch Andrew and/or have him review your produced short film, or short film script?  Andrew is available for a limited number of 30 minute consultations where he will watch your short film (no more than 30 minutes in length), or read your short film script (no more than 30 pages in length), and answer direct questions and provide specific feedback. Spots are limited, so CLICK HERE to grab yours!

Week One - So You Want to Make a Short Film: Getting It Done

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This session will focus on how to get your short film off the ground. We will cover topics including styles of short filmmaking, best practices in forming ideas/concepts, fundraising, casting and production.

Both weeks will include case studies of successful short films that varied in style, purpose and release, including SKIN (2019 Academy Award Winner for Live Action Short Film), FEELING THROUGH (2021 Academy Award Nominee for Live Action Short Film), THE BLAZING WORLD (2018 Official Selection Sundance Film Festival, and proof of concept for the feature THE BLAZING WORLD, 2021 Official Selection Sundance Film Festival), WARNING LABELS (2015 Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival) and AFTER-SCHOOL SPECIAL (2011 Official Selection Palm Springs International ShortFest; Shorts International's STARS IN SHORTS theatrical release).

Week Two - So You've Made Your Short Film: Now What?

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This session will focus on how to get your short film out in the world. We will cover topics including film festivals, publicity, awards and distribution. 

Both weeks will include case studies of successful short films that varied in style, purpose and release, including SKIN (2019 Academy Award Winner for Live Action Short Film), FEELING THROUGH (2021 Academy Award Nominee for Live Action Short Film), THE BLAZING WORLD (2018 Official Selection Sundance Film Festival, and proof of concept for the feature THE BLAZING WORLD, 2021 Official Selection Sundance Film Festival), WARNING LABELS (2015 Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival) and AFTER-SCHOOL SPECIAL (2011 Official Selection Palm Springs International ShortFest; Shorts International's STARS IN SHORTS theatrical release).

More about
Andrew Carlberg
Producer

Named by Variety as one of "Hollywood's New Leaders," Andrew Carlberg is an Academy Award-winning film, television, new media, Broadway and Los Angeles stage producer.  He has produced over 20 short films that have played hundreds of festivals worldwide, including Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes, AFI Fest, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs International ShortFest, HollyShorts and more.  His short films SKIN and FEELING THROUGH were both nominated for Academy Awards, with SKIN winning the Live Action Short Film Oscar in 2019.

How it Works

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel for a full refund up to 5 days prior to the start of the class. Cancellations requested after this period will be ineligible for refunds.

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Roadmap Writers prides itself on the quality of executives we bring to our programs and we work hard to get you the best feedback possible.

Our vetted executives are chosen by the legitimacy of the companies they work for and their ability to evaluate pitches and pages.

Only the executives you sign up for will be provided with your materials.