Programa

Programa

This was the 2013 program.
The program for 2014 will be announced late May.

Tuesday 25th June


15:30

Welcome and Speed Meeting

Tempus Room

The participants will be welcomed by the organizers. Afterwards they will be introduced to each other in a “speed meeting” style concept, where they will have 2 minutes to introduce themselves to each other.

18:00-20:00

Tariq Anwar

Editing

Tempus Room

Here is where many really consider the film is made, sometimes the editing room is seen as the last salvation – sometimes it is, others not really. During this program an established Editor will present its techniques and show you how this can help in the future. Careful planning will also be analyzed from the point of view of the editor, who will also point the most common mistakes that have come to his hands during his years of experience. A program for all the participants that will show us how editing can change the whole dynamic of the narrative. We will also focus on the relationship between editor and the production team.

Wednesday 26th of June


10:00-18:00

Guillermo Garcia-Ramos

Script development Workshop

Library Room

On this workshop you will have the opportunity to develop your script further and prepare it to be pitched shot and produced. You will experience the knowledge and feedback from an established script doctor, and enhance your abilities in the field.

10:00-11:45

Antonio Costa Valente

Producing in times of crisis

Tempus Room

It has not been easy year in terms of economic possibilities lately, however cinema must adapt to the circumstances, what has changed? Will it return back to what it used to be? How is it really like to produce in these times of crisis?

13:00-15:00

Rui Pedro Tendinha

Relation between the critic and the filmmakers

Tempus Room

The relation between the filmmaker and the critic is often a difficult one, however the critic has an important role on the film activity and is an active agent in the whole world of cinema. A prestigious film critic will be invited to explore the circumstances of this relation.

15:30-17:30

George Christopoulos

FILM MUSIC WORLD: the Profession & the Craft in the 21st Century

Tempus Room

On this Masterclass you will have the insight on most topics on the creation of Music for Cinema such as: How & Why Film Music Changed, the Film Music’s Role, the Difference between a Composer and a… Film Composer. The Challenges in Today’s Film Industry For Composers, Agents & Filmmakers. You will also have insight on how to become a Working Film Composer or how to Value/Budget Film Music. The Creative Process will also be explored, as well as having examples of Visual & Musical “Masterpieces”

18:00-20:00

Peter Webber

Focus on Peter Webber

Tempus Room

On this panel we will focus on a well-established and award winning film director, who due to his long experience and curriculum, will have great advice for upcoming filmmakers. Peter Webber is the one chose this year, Peter will give insight on how his career was built, also he will talk about the development of the creative process, in terms of relation with the actors and with the production team. Expect an inspiring Master class.

Thursday 27th of June

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10:00-18:00

Christian Berger

Director of Photography – Life through a lens and CRLS

Perhaps one of the most unforgiving jobs in the film industry is the work of the cinematographer. His decisions are vital for the look and feel of both narrative and image, yet its director that normally get all the praise. Photography is undoubtedly a key factor in filmmaking. We will bring an accomplished cinematographer. In this master class for new lighting concerning digital productions that will take one full day. Christian Berger will show lighting plans, working photos and scenes from his last actual 2 films LUDWIG II (Bavaria/Warner) and THE NOTEBOOK (Inuitfilm Berlin, Hunnia Film Budapest, Amour-fou Vienna) both shot with Alexa Raw in CScope, and of course also scenes from THE WHITE RIBBON shot on film > dcp b/w and all films done with Christian Berger’s CINE REFLECT LIGHTING SYSTEM Berger/Bartenbach “CRLS” An innovative system invented by Christian Berger himself.

The Master class will also be a basic reflection about lighting in general and in the history of film and a kind of critical position toward the development of tools and the ignorance of an artistic discussion about what light is and what light can be… We will speak about the meal and not about fork and knife. Unmissable!

10:00-11:45

Guillermo Garcia-Ramos

Documentary, A brave new world

Library Auditorium

No longer the poor relative of fiction, documentary filmmaking is progressively assuming an ever increasing relevance in the world of cinema. Its recent and unquestionable increase in popularity has given audiences throughout the world the opportunity to enjoy a very specific yet stimulating film language. But making documentaries is also a difficult and complex art so we are once again inviting a world renowned expert on the subject capable of highlighting some of the greatest obstacles one must face in order to become a documentarist.

15:30- 17:30

Saul Rafael

Distribution: An Unknown World

Library Auditorium

Canceled due to the unforseen circunstancies.

18:00-20:00

Tim Corrie

Managing a Career

Tempus Room

Knowing how to manage your career can sometimes be confusing, and there is never only one right answer. On this lecture we will hear from one of themost established Talent Agents in Europe Tim Corrie about what you should look for when developing your career.

Friday 28th of June

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10:00-18:00

Scandar Copti

Techniques to direct actors

Library Auditorium

Filmmakers often use the element of surprise to direct actors for certain scenes to get authentic emotional responses.

The directors of AJAMI based their film entirely on this principal. Unlike other forays into improvisation, AJAMI had a very precise screenplay and a well-constructed plot that demanded precise emotional responses from its actors. On this workshop you will experience the same method Scandar used to direct his film Ajami

10:00-14:00

Make Up Workshop

Room 2

On this workshop you will have hands on many Make Up techniques, you will also have the opportunity to see in loco make up being made, from the most tender and soft, all the way until zombie make up.

15:30-17:30

Paulo Furtado

In the Mood for Music

Library Auditorium

Many times music can make a film unforgettable -who does not recall the Wendy Carlos sound for Clockwork Orange, Vangelis for Blade Runner or thousands of other references in the History of Film? Music is therefore an essential factor for a film to be successful but how can we work with it the best way possible? To what extent do the lyrics influence or clash with the film’s narrative? In this lecture we will present experiences and visions on how to turn music in your favor the best way possible.

10:00-11:45

Jarle Bjorknes

Film Funds and opportunities

Tempus Room

On this presentation you will know a bit more of funding opportunities, and what you can do to have funds available for you to develop your project. We have invited Jarle Bjorknes a former producer who now manages a regional film fund.

13:00-15:00

Marika Green and Christian Berger

ActorDirector Relation

Tempus Room

The history of cinema has seen astonishing actors perform on the screen. Behind this there is always a specific relationship with the directors, obviously each one with its own methods. This relationship starts with the casting and sometimes lasts for more than one feature. We will present the experience of established directors and actors and how they relate to each other.

18:00-20:00

Cynthia Hargrave

Building Your Story: How to Deliver a Great Screenplay

Tempus Room

You can have a great story or scene, but there’s also an art to how to give texture to the story. This will be the difference between whether you will elicit emotion in your audience or not. In this panel experts will approach scene writing and structure and the use of dramatic tools. This can be the difference of having a good script or a great script.

Saturday 29th of June

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10:00-12:00

Edgar Pêra

Independent Filmmaking

Tempus Room

In this masterclass with the highly accomplished independent filmmaker Edgar Pêra we will talk about the creative process of an Independent FIlmmaker, the development of a career and using large or small production teams. The everyday life of an independent filmmakers will also be a subject, concerning the choices and decisions an independent filmmaker must take everyday.

13:00-15:00

Martin Dale

The Structure of funding

Tempus Room

How does funding work, and how should you think about it? Public? Private? here is one of the main doubts of a filmmaker, in this Lecture Martin Dale will explain the structures and functions of funding and you will be able to position yourself, and your projects, better in a global funding plan.

15:30-17:30

Stephen Altman

Production Design – Visualizing a narrative

Tempus Room

It is up to the production design team to develop the right settings and style in which the story will be visualized. It is a hardworking and detailed part of filmmaking that is often overlooked, with catastrophic consequences. On this lecture we will be covering all aspects of production design, from the close relationship with director and writer on the pre-production phase to the actual material development during the shooting of the film.

18:00-20:00

Melissa Leo

The Actors Point of view

Tempus Room

Melissa Leo is without a doubt one of the greatest actresses in activity, being involved in films, and receiving awards that speak for itself. Melissa will come and talk about her experience in the development of a film. The relation with the director, and witht the production team on the creative process. We will also talk about the methods she used to have those breathtaking interpretations she has used us to.

Sunday 30th of June

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10:00-17:00

Scandar Copti

Techniques to direct actors

Library Auditorium

Filmmakers often use the element of surprise to direct actors for certain scenes to get authentic emotional responses.

The directors of AJAMI based their film entirely on this principal. Unlike other forays into improvisation, AJAMI had a very precise screenplay and a well-constructed plot that demanded precise emotional responses from its actors. On this workshop you will experience the same method Scandar used to direct his film Ajami

10:00-12:00

Rui Martins

Working with stunts – High speed car stunts

Room 2

Working with stunt cars is not very common, but it can be bring you incredible scenes, and sometimes the resources are less than what you imagine. In this lecture we will present some examples and floor plans on how to achieve those amazing scenes you always wanted.

13:00-15:00

Tivi Magnusson

Secrets of the Producers

Tempus Room

Producers are often wrogly depicted, and there are a lot of pre conceived ideas about them by upcoming filmmakers, but without them, doing a film would be chaos. The way they can glue everything together in a film can be an incredible achievement. We will hear from established producers about their experience and the problems that usually occur and how they overcome them. This lecture will be a very useful tool to whomever wants to pursue a career as a producer, or to who has to work with them.

15:30-17:30

Melissa Leo and Cynthia Hargrave

Tempus Room

LM Kit Carson and Melissa Leo have tried to construct a new audiovisual language based on new information technologies through workshops and new projects such as STORY FINDERS and the great AFRICA DIARIES which will be screened in the Sundance Channel. On this lecture you will see how technological evolution can give mean to a greater number of people to express their stories, and the best ways to do so. AFRICA DIARIES was produced entirely with last generation mobile phones.

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