New film and music workshops starting soon
Exciting news for aspiring filmmakers and musicians, three local organizations are offering new programs to expand your skills. These upcoming workshops and classes are the perfect chance to learn from seasoned professionals, gain invaluable insights, and take the first step towards a career in music or film.
CAREER PATHS IN TODAY'S MUSIC BUSINESS
Are you passionate about music and dream of turning your passion into a fulfilling career? Join music industry professionals Maggie McClure, Patrick Conlon and Christina Giacona as they take a deep dive into the various career paths. With real-life experiences and expertise to share, this one-day event is Saturday, Aug. 5, from 1-4 p.m. at the Francis Tuttle Danforth Campus in Edmond.
FINDING YOUR STORY
If you've ever had a story brewing inside you, itching to be brought to life on the big screen, this workshop is perfect for you. Led by Matt Payne, a seasoned screenwriter from Prairie Surf Studios, this workshop will take you on an exciting journey from developing a raw script idea to executing it with finesse. The workshop is divided into four sessions on Aug. 23 & 30 and Sept. 6 & 13, all at Prairie Surf Studios in downtown Oklahoma City.
FIRST CAPITAL FILM CREW INSTITUTE
Meridian Technology’s First Capital Film Crew Institute offers a treasure trove of courses catering to various aspects of the filmmaking process. You’ll learn how to make short films, what it takes to be an extra on-set, how to market yourself for film work and more. Various classes begin next month on Meridian Tech campuses in Stillwater and Guthrie.
OKLAHOMA CITY FILM & CREATIVE INDUSTRIES OFFICE
The Oklahoma City-area film industry is brimming with opportunities for passionate individuals willing to hone their skills and unleash their creativity. For information about other educational programs in the film industry, visit filminokc.com, the online home of the Oklahoma City Film & Creative Industries Office. Its online resources include a list of training organizations, a production guide, crew directories and more.