Make! 2

Coleg y Cymoedd’s Make! programme will open to the public this summer to highlight career opportunities and emerging technologies in film, such as creature effects, digital technologies and costume construction through a range of practical workshops, lectures, and industry engagement from leading professionals.

Location – Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus, Cardiff, CF15 7QY

All sessions are FREE .

Minimum age restrictions in place – all sessions are for those aged 16+ apart from Eliot Gibons & Michael Van Kesteren workshop which is designed for 14+

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GorillaFX : Editing

Workshop (2 days)

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Aardman : Animation

Workshop (1 day)

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Puppet and Performance

Workshop (3 days)

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Thursday 4th July 6.30pm-8.30pm

Dan Freeman : How to make a film

Lecture (1 evening)

Description

Multi-award-winning writer and director Dan Freeman is on a mission – to create the greatest Fantasy movie of all time, here in Wales.

In this fascinating and informative show he demonstrates how stories work, how screenwriting can help you write anything, and how directors create moods. He’ll also exolain how this unique production is being brought to Wales, and how you can get involved in the world of Hold Excalibur.

You’ll get to see some raw footage, designs and props from the forthcoming film, and there I be an incredible opportunity to see a reading of a scene from the film and a live sword fight!

A fascinating hour for budding writers of any genre, or simply those interested in the magic of cinema.

Runtime: 2x 40 mins with interval.

Audience: Anyone interested in Film, the creative industries,

Fantasy and Welsh mythology.

Friday 5th July 9am-4pm

Dan Freeman : Script Writing – write a script in a day

Workshop

Description

Dan Freeman: Writer, Director and Producer

Dan is an award-winning writer, director, novelist and playwright with a background in languages and cosmology. He began his career at BBC Radio, where he produced Sean Lock’s first series and directed the Radio 4 version of Dante’s Inferno. He created the World’s first webcast, for which he won the SWPA Gold Award for Drama (jointly with Michael Frayn). He won a Parsec Award for The Minister of Chance, and his play A Joke was a sellout success at The Edinburgh Festival. He has directed several short films and commercials.

A workshop for anyone wanting to write a screenplay, novel, stage play or story in any form.

Dan Freeman, director of upcoming Welsh Fantasy feature film Hold Excalibur, takes you through writing a short script from start to finish over the course of a day.

The workshop will cover topics like structure, character, themes, dialogue and overcoming writer’s block. With examples and illustrations from multiple works, you’ll gain all the tools you need to create a  professional script.

This is a unique opportunity for budding writers at any level.

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Creature FX : Puppet Design and Build

Live Project (5 Days)

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Aberdare

Wellington Street
Aberdare
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF44 8EN

Nantgarw

Heol y Coleg
Parc Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QY

Rhondda

Llwynypia
Tonypandy
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF40 2TQ

Ystrad Mynach

Twyn Road
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7XR

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