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ALEX RODRIGUEZ

16 HOURS

12/13 . 11 . 2013

LOCATION: LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM


PRICE: 299

VACANCES: 25

CONTACT: filmlab@fest.pt

Oscar Nominated Alex Rodriguez is without a doubt one of the most talented film editors of his generation, he was the responsible of one of the best edited films of this century, âChildren of Menâ which will for many years to come still be presented in editing classes on film schools everywhere in the world.
Alex Rodriguez, who was nominated for an Oscar in 2007, produced a special workshop which is a unique experience to enhance any knowledge in the area, with a top expert.
Alex Rodriguez in just over a decade became a world established editor, notably known for his work with Alfonso Cuarón, working on his most successful films from which we can quote the marvelous âY tu mama tambienâ (And your mum too), âHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabanâ and âChildren of Menâ which allowed him to have as Oscar nomination for Best achievement in editing in 2007. Working in these films made him edit scenes with actors such as Gael Garcia Bernal, Clive Owen, Diego Luna, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, and many others.
By the age of 42 Alex Rodriguez has managed more than 20 Features and gain a name to himself as a reference in the area in the present and in the years to come.

SCHEDULE AND WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

It is important to note that this will not be a workshop to teach you edit with any specific software, but instead it will enhance your capacity to edit in your mind, before you actually use your tool. It is about your decision, your choices and your options as an editor.

Day one
Morning
Introduction of the participants and the experts, the participants will then be showed some clips of the work made by Alex Rodriguez, analyzing some choices and options made in some of his works, as well as getting into on what was behind of some of his editing.
Afternoon
The participants will be given footage to work on, the footage that will consist of 5 shots will be equal to all participants and shot by Alex Rodriguez himself. After going through the footage as a group everyone will start editing by themselves, with the help of Alex Rodriguez as advisor when needed.

Day Two
Morning
The participants will continue editing the footage, with one on one advice when needed.
Afternoon
The editing should be completed, and all participants will show their work, the group will then analyze each editing, and learn from each otherâs work. Alex Rodriguez will give his insight on each edited version of the film. The participants should at the end be self-conscious of their editing choices, as well as aware of the other options taken by the other participants.

PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT
The workshop designed for Editors, Directors, Sound Editors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Editing