for Homeschooled Students!
6-Week class beginning April 13 – May 18.
Thursdays from 10:00 am – 11:30 am at the Landers Theatre
Tuition: $110 (includes $20 materials fee to be used for each student’s portable tripod/ phone mount and to build a camera control rig.)
*Student must have access to a phone or other device that can record video and a laptop computer (PC, Mac or Chromebook) with an internet connection to be used for video editing.
Students will learn to:
- Work as a team to help produce and act in each other’s videos.
- Read and write scripts, edit video and audio to create short movies.
- Learn the different roles of filmmaking from writing, producing to directing, acting and editing.
- Create dramatic camera framing and effects, get good sound recordings and to understand basic lighting.
- Learn problem solving; reinforce creative and critical thinking in a supportive environment.
- Use a camera crane and other film making rigs.
- How to DIY movie making. You don’t necessarily need thousands of dollars in equipment to have great results. Patience, creativity and hard work will do wonders.
- Be awesome!
Jim Bultas, Instructor
Jim Bultas was born and raised in Springfield, MO and later moved to Los Angeles for 8 years for music school. After graduating with honors, he went to work in and around the music and film businesses. His first film experience was as a music editor and production assistant on the tv pilot The Privateers starring Karl Urban and Walter Koening. After moving back to Missouri he wrote and directed his first feature length film Rock ‘n’ Roll Space Patrol Action Is Go! which received a 2005 Cinemerge Best Film Award and worldwide DVD distribution. He followed that up with a 40 minute short film Highway Pirates (2007). He made a documentary about our local 2007 ice storms that aired nationwide on The Current. More recently he completed the last of a trilogy of short films entitled, Taking Care Of Bidness which received an Award of Merit from the Headline International Film Festival. On his off time he enjoys creating movies, music, food and fun as well as spending quality time with his wife, their two children and two dogs.