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27/30.09.2021Online
SOUND EDITING WORKSHOP WITH EDDY JOSEPH

ABOUT EDDY JOSEPH Eddy Joseph is without a doubt on of the most successful Sound Editors of our time Eddy Joseph has been in the Film Industry for over 40 years and a Sound Editor for 30. He has collaborated with such directing luminaries as Alan Parker, Bernardo Bertolucci, Louis Malle, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Neil Jordan and Anthony Minghella. His credits include “Pink Floyd The Wall”, “Angel Heart”, “Batman”, “The Commitments”, “The Crying Game”, “Little Buddha”, “Interview with the Vampire”, “Evita”, “Enemy at the Gates”, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, “Cold Mountain”, “Corpse Bride”, “United 93″, “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace”. He has received 2 BAFTA Awards and 6 further Nominations and 16 MPSE Nominations. Full list of credits on www.imdb.com/name/nm0430577/ Eddy Joseph experience speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Sound Editing workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of Editing the sound of a film, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Eddy Joseph, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your own work and the projects you have worked on or will work, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. Session 1 THE ESSENCE OF THE CRAFT Film History is your friend. Developing a hinterland Auteur versus Sound Editor – the realities of the business. DIY - low budget approaches Understanding your abilities PRE-PRODUCTION Aesthetic overview – the sound of the story Crewing up Storyboarding before track laying How to work with: Editors Producers Directors Planning for Digital VFX Session 2 POST PRODUCTION Working with the editor Digital VFX in post Guide music Working with a composer Track Laying Temp Mixing Test screenings ADR Foley Sound Design Premixing The final sound mix Home Cinema Premiere PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for, Sound Editors, Directors, Sound Mixers, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Sound. LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP The workshop will take place online, FEST FILM LAB has always been a project of high level knowledge sharing and networking. In the next few months we will be hosting the workshops online, however we will maintain not only the standard of quality you have come to expect with the best experts available, but also the networking and interactivity of the workshops: -The workshop group will have a limited number of participants, we will not host more than 25 participants. - We will maintain the tailor made aspects, with the possibility of troubleshooting projects you have been involved or challenges you are facing. We will introduce new tools to enhance the interactivity between participants. - We have rearranged the workshops' sessions, which will take place in 4 days instead of the typical 2 days, so that the workshop is less overwhelming, as the typical two full days online would impact the capacities of the participants to absorb the content. 16 hours Duration: 4 days Dates: 27-30 September 2021 9AM - 1PM GMT (London) 10AM - 2PM CET (Brussels) 12PM - 4PM Gulf Standard Time (Dubai) 6PM - 10PM EST (Sydney) 4PM - 8PM CST (Beijing) Location: Online Price: 499EUR (299EUR with discount of 40% Until 9th of August) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions Please add our address to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list to avoid FEST e-mails in spam.

12/15.10.2021Online
PRODUCTION DESIGN WORKSHOP WITH ALLAN STARSKI

ABOUT ALLAN STARSKI

Allan Starski is one of the top Production Designers working today. He has collaborated with directors such as Roman Polanski, Steven Spielberg, Andrzej Wajda, Peter Webber, among many other notable names. Son of famed screenwriter/ songwriter Ludwik Starski, Allan graduated in Architecture in Warsaw’s Academy of Fine Arts and began his filmmaking career in Poland with Oscar and Palme d'Or-winning director Andrzej Wajda. With a wide range of successful collaborations (including Człowiek z marmuru (Man of Marble),Człowiek z żelaza (Man of Iron) and Panny z Wilka (The Maids of Wilko) and Pan Tadeusz), it was with the film Danton (1982) that Starski began being noticed by his peers around the world. In 1993 Starski received an Academy Award for his work in Steven Spielberg’s revered film Schindler’s List – starring Liam Neeson, Ben Knigsley and Ralph Fiennes - which also secured Starski a BAFTA nomination. His extensive work includes Roman Polanski’s The Pianist (starring Adrien Brody) in 2002 (for which he won a Cesar Award) and Oliver Twist in 2005; Peter Webber’s Hannibal Rising; Agnieszka Holland's Europe, Europe and Washington Square. Starski also has an impressive body of worked on stage productions, having collaborated with acclaimed professionals such as Arthur Miller, Aleksander Bardini and Andrzej Tapicki. full credits on http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0823649/ Allan Starski is one of the most versatile and accomplished Production Designers of our age – his filmography speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Production Design workshop with Allan Starski will focus on a diversity of topics of the craft, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Allan Starski, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. Participants will learn what makes a strong visual, and what to expect when working as a Production Designer. The workshop will also help directors and DP's understand the importance and how to deal with the Production Designer. The topics covered on the workshop will be: Creative team, Director, DP and PD. Story Board as a visual tool for discussion. Art department Breakdown and it influence on the film budget. Period research and artistic interpretation of historical knowledge. Concept drawings, models and final drafts. Location or Studio Sets ? Color in the movie. Creating color palette according to visual concept of the movie. Case study: Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland. Split locations in historical movie. Case study: "Franz Schubert" Specifics of black and white movies. Case study: "Doctor Korczak" By Andrzej Wajda. Case study: "Schindler’s List" by Steven Spielberg How director emotional knowledge influence visual style of the movie. Schindler’s List versus Pianist. Big historical movie with sets built entirely in the Studio. Case study: "Oliver Twist" by Roman Polanski Sci- Fi and the low budget, does it go together ? Case study: “Fear of Flying” Can you make big historical movie with shooting in 3 continents and 5 countries ? Case study: "The Cut" by Fatih Akim. CGI as an additional tool for Production Designer. Extending sets by Visual FX. Rates and Agents PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Production Designers, Art Directors, Costume Designers, Set Designers, Directors, Art Directors, DP's, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Production Design LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP The workshop will take place online, FEST FILM LAB has always been a project of high level knowledge sharing and networking. In the next few months we will be hosting the workshops online, however we will maintain not only the standard of quality you have come to expect with the best experts available, but also the networking and interactivity of the workshops: -The workshop group will have a limited number of participants, we will not host more than 25 participants. - We will maintain the tailor made aspects, with the possibility of troubleshooting projects you have been involved or challenges you are facing. We will introduce new tools to enhance the interactivity between participants. - We have rearranged the workshops' sessions, which will take place in 4 days instead of the typical 2 days, so that the workshop is less overwhelming, as the typical two full days online would impact the capacities of the participants to absorb the content. 14 hours Duration: 4 days Dates: 12-15 of October 2021 9AM - 12:30PM GMT (London) 10AM - 1:30PM CET (Brussels) 12PM - 3:30PM Gulf Standard Time (Dubai) 6PM - 9:30PM EST (Sydney) 4PM - 7:30PM CST (Beijing) Location: Online Price: 499EUR (299EUR with discount of 40% Until 29th of September) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions Please add our address to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list to avoid FEST e-mails in spam.

18/21.10.2021Online
CINEMATOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH CHRISTIAN BERGER

ABOUT CHRISTIAN BERGER

Christian Berger is an Austrian Cinematographer, director, producer, and writer of numerous documentaries, TV films and features. He is mostly known for his work on The White Ribbon with Michael Haneke, which brought him an Oscar Nomination for Best Cinematography at the 82nd Academy Awards. He was the winner at the American Society of Cinematographers Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in 2010 and a big number of other awards, both national and international. Born 1945, he started his career working mostly as a documentary filmmaker. in 1973 founded own production company TTV Film an a few years later built experimental video studio. In late 70’s / early 80’s he increased his work in TV plays and screen adaptations with various authors and started working as DOP for feature films and as a director. His own projects (director and cinematographer) include Raffl (1983/1984), Hanna Monster, Darling (1988/1989), Mautplatz / Tollgate (1994). He worked as a cinematographer for such renowned directors as Michael Haneke, Luc Bondy, Wolfgang Glück, Stephen Gaghan, Amos Gitai, Peter Sehr and Marie-Noèlle, János Szász, Angelina Jolie, Virgil Widrich, Terrence Malick. Christian Berger developed the new “Cine Reflect Lighting System Berger/Bartenbach” in collaboration with Bartenbach Lichtlabor. In addition to creating new esthetic possibilities for the camera, this system gives actors and directors unprecedented flexibility and freedom. Berger employed this system for the first time to some degree in The Piano Teacher and exclusively used it to shoot films: Dead Man’s Memories, Ne Fais Pas Ça, Mein Mörder, Caché / Hidden, The White Ribbon, Ludwig Ii, The Notebook, By The Sea, The Night Of A Thousand Hours and most recently Happy End by Michael Haneke. Christian Berger is one of the most influential figures in the area of cinematography and it is an absolute honor to have him as FEST Film Lab speaker. Unquestionably it will be an unmissable session. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

The workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of cinematography, specially the topic of light, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Christian Berger, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. The overall theme of the workshop will focus specially on the treatment of light.: Christian Berger is one of the inventors of the highly innovative CINE REFLECT LIGHTING SYSTEM, which he has used in several of his productions. Christian will also focus on the difference of working between digital and film. Chrstian will also show examples of how he achieved the look in a few of his films. The workshop will also cover the following topics: ESSENCE OF THE CRAFT Auteur versus Industry – the realities of the business. DIY - low budget approaches Understanding your abilities Overview and “Case Study” clips of my work LIGHT light meters Lighting Setup - Mood natural light location lighting studio lighting Night and day Lighting to suit actors Lighting plans how luminance and chrominance behave Light-night PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Cinematographers, Camera Operators, Gaffers Directors, Film Students, or anyone serious about a career in the Film Business on the area of cinematography. WORKSHOP LOCATION The workshop will take place online, FEST FILM LAB has always been a project of high level knowledge sharing and networking. In the next few months we will be hosting the workshops online, however we will maintain not only the standard of quality you have come to expect with the best experts available, but also the networking and interactivity of the workshops: -The workshop group will have a limited number of 25 participants. - We will maintain the tailor made aspects, with the possibility of troubleshooting projects you have been involved or challenges you are facing. We will introduce new tools to enhance the interactivity between participants. - We have rearranged the workshops' sessions, which will take place in 4 days instead of the typical 2 days, so that the workshop is less overwhelming, as the typical two full days online would impact the capacities of the participants to absorb the content. 16 hours Duration: 4 days Dates: 18-21 October 2021 8AM - 12PM BST (London) 9AM - 1PM CEST (Brussels) 11AM - 3PM Gulf Standard Time (Dubai) 6PM - 10PM AEDT (Sydney) 9PM - 1AM CST (Beijing) 12:30AM - 16:30PM IST (New Delhi) Location: Online Price: 499EUR (299EUR with discount of 40% Until 16th of September) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions All communications and confirmations will be sent to the email you use while making your workshop payment. If you wish to receive in another email please inform us on filmlab@fest.pt

11/12.09.2021Lisbon Portugal
WORKSHOP: AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TV WITH NANCY BISHOP CSA JO MONTEIRO CSA AND CAPRICE CRAWFORD WORKSHOP FULL FOR WAITING LIST PLEASE EMAIL filmlab@fest.pt All proceeding from the workshop will be going for the 2021 edition of FEST - New Directors New Films Festival. Participants of the workshop will also receive one free pass for the festival with the value of 100 euros ABOUT NANCY BISHOP CSA

Nancy Bishop is an Emmy-nominated American casting director, with offices in London and Prague: She is the recent recipient of a Casting Society of America ARTIOS Award for best casting of a comedy for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. In her over twenty-year career, she has cast over one hundred projects, working for most of the major studios, networks and streamers. Credits include Mission Impossible IV, Snowpiercer and Amazon’s upcoming Wheel of Time. She was the founder and first president of the CSA European Branch. She has written three books on auditioning, the most recent published by Bloomsbury: “Auditioning for Film and TV,” which will be available for purchase at the class. ABOUT CAPRICE CRAWFORD Caprice Crawford is founder and CEO of Crawford Talents, which is a full-service International Actors Management Agency based in Berlin, Germany. She works with professional actors from around the globe who are fully dedicated to their craft. Crawford Talents believe that acting is a universal language. Caprice, herself is an American producer and former actor based in Berlin. She’s worked in New York, and LA, and has landed professional acting roles alongside Jamie Foxx, Don Johnson, Orlando Bloom, Burt Reynolds, in both TV and feature films. After spending much of her life in front of the camera, she became captivated with behind camera work and began working as a photographer, creating beautiful headshots for creative talents, including many celebrities, before excelling as a producer and now agent. ABOUT JO MONTEIRO CSA Jo Monteiro, CSA is casting director for international film, TV series and commercials based in Portugal. She has been working as casting director for 15 years. Her credits include productions for Canal+, Pathé, HBO and Netflix' upcoming "Glória", to be broadcasted in 190 countries. From 1992 to 1996, Jo attended Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), getting a degree in Film Studies, where she learned from acclaimed directors, such as Luc Dardenne and Ettore Scola. Before being casting director, she worked as assistant director for more than 10 years. This position taught her to have a global vision of casting, from studio to set. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TV This two-day class will foster a fun, and informative atmosphere for actors to learn new skills to hone and develop an international career. All participants will have an opportunity to practise their skills in self-taping, which is a crucial part of the international casting process, especially post-pandemic. Actors will choose from a selection of scenes to self-tape themselves in advance. These three professionals will give feedback in class for scene work, self-tapes, demo reels, and headshots. Class will also include special exercises which Nancy has developed to hone strategies for auditioning, including cold reading techniques, and identifying choices and objectives on a new text. The class will also include a unit on “How to Get an Agent’ and a Q&A. Class will be 10:00 - 5:00, with a one hour lunch break. Schedule to be confirmed. All participants will be tested for free upon arrival to the workshop PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Actors, acting students, directors, casting directors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Acting. PRACTICAL DETAILS Location: Lisbon, Portugal Dates: 11-12 Semptember 2021 Duration: 2 days Price: 499EUR (325EUR with 35% discount until the 27st of August) Maximum number of participants: 48 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions. Please add our address to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list to avoid FEST e-mails in spam. REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP ON THE LINK BELOW:

02/05.08.2021Online
FILM DIRECTING WORKSHOP WITH PETER WEBBER

ABOUT PETER WEBBER Peter Webber has had a diverse career as a director of film, television and documentaries including the critically renowned ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ and the HBO series ‘Six Feet Under’. Peter is perhaps best known for his film directorial debut ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’, the film adaptation of Tracey Chevalier’s bestselling novel. The film tells the story of the creation of the famous painting by Dutch master Johannes Vermeer of the same name. The film saw Peter directing Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth as the films leads. Released in 2004 the film went on to be nominated for no less than 3 Academy Awards, 10 BAFTA nominations as well as numerous other honours. Webber was then tapped by Dino de Laurentis to direct “Hannibal Rising”. Based on Thomas Harris’ upcoming new book of the same name, and starring Gaspard Ulliel, Li Gong and Anthony Hopkins, In 2012 Peter directed the Feature Film “Emperor”, Starring Tommy Lee Jones, and Mathew Fox. Peter has also directed the Netflix Original Pickpockets (2018). His documentary work includes the award-winning environmental feature documentary Ten Billion (2015) and Earth: One Amazing Day (2017), narrated by Robert Redford and Jackie Chan. Webber's most recent productions include the „Kingdoms of Fire” (2019), television series, which takes viewers back to the past as the Ottoman Empire seeks to conquer Cairo, as well as the documentary „Inna de Yard” (2019), a portrait of the pioneers of reggae music in Jamaica Peter Weber's experience speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Film Directing workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of directing a film, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Peter Webber, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. The topics covered on the workshop will be: THE ESSENCE OF THE CRAFT Film History is your friend. Developing a hinterland Auteur versus Industry – the realities of the business. DIY - low budget approaches The writer/director conundrum The genius myth Understanding your abilities GETTING THERE Looking at the steps before you go into production The development process Raising finance Producers and writers Hollywood versus Europe Agents/managers/lawyers The One Hour Meeting PREPPING Aesthetic overview – the look and the story Crewing up Casting and auditioning Location hunting Rehearsing/working with actors before the shoot Storyboarding How to work with: Art department Costume Camera Assistant directors Planning for Digital VFX SHOOTING The politics – picking your battles The fear Planning your day Blocking the scene Shotlists Storyboards on set Shooting strategy Blocking the scene The Master shot trap The second unit POST PRODUCTION Working with an editor Digital VFX in post Guide music Working with a composer Test screenings ADR Sound Design Grading The final sound mix Test screenings INTO THE WORLD Film Festivals The Press The Internet and Social Media PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Directors, Film Students, or anyone serious about a career in the Film Business on the area of Directing. WORKSHOP LOCATION The workshop will take place online, FEST FILM LAB has always been a project of high level knowledge sharing and networking, on the next few months we will be hosting the workshops online, however we will maintain not only the standard of quality you came to expect with the best experts available, but also the networking and interactivity of the workshops: -The workshop group will have a limited number of participants, we will not host more than 28 participants. - We will maintain the tailor made aspects, with the possibility of troubleshooting projects you have been involved or challenges you are facing. We will introduce new tools to enhance the interactivity between participants. - We have rearranged the session of the workshop that will take place on 4 days instead of the typical 2 days, so that the workshop is less overwhelming, as the typical two full days online would impact the capacities of the participants to absorb the content. 16 hours Duration: 4 days Dates: 2nd to the 5th of August 2PM - 6PM BST (London) 3PM - 7PM CEST (Brussels) 5PM - 9PM Gulf Standard Time (Dubai) 9AM - 1PM EDT (New York) 9PM - 1AM CST (Beijing) 6:30PM - 10:30PM IST (New Delhi) 10AM - 2PM BRT (Rio de Janeiro) Location: Online Price: 499EUR (325EUR with 35% Discount until the 29th of July) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions Please add our address to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list to avoid FEST e-mails in spam.