All about Commercials

Join your host, Troy Hayes on June 8th, 2022 for a FREE virtual workshop discussing the nitty-gritty of commercials. Troy has handled over $1,000,000,000 in client spend on commercials and will cover the following topics in this workshop: How commercials get created inside agencies. How commercials get approved and produced. How agencies pick talent. Why […]

Monthly Live Screenwriting Workshops

Sessions are held in an historic building on the fourth Thursday of each month. The first session is scheduled for May 26 from 6:00pm to 7:50pm and is open to the public. There is no cost to attend these workshops. The building, which used to be a school, is run by Orange County; whom we […]

Invitation For Filmmaker Participation

Fusion Fest, an Orange County program, invites local filmmakers to join the 2022 project. The following is an open letter to the filmmaker community: Dear Filmmakers,FusionFest, an Orange County-sponsored event, is looking for filmmakers to create 3-5 minute short videos. I, on behalf of FusionFest, search for people to represent 10 regions of the world, […]

The Business of Indie Filmmaking

The Business of Indie Filmmaking – Making the jump into the Industry. This workshop is geared towards emerging filmmakers, film students and indie short filmmakers looking to make the leap to features or series. Topics covered: Writing a script that will sell Analyzing the market Structuring a pitch Budgeting & Investors Attaching Name talent Working […]

How To: Not Have To Fix It In Post

Workshop Overview: It isn’t the editor’s job to fix things – yet writers and filmmakers do things that create a world of “fix it in post.” Learn from the experience of an editor to take a few steps in the editor’s shoes and utilize the perspective of post production throughout all of development, pre-production, and […]

How to Make a Great Film on a Deadline

With so many elements going in to every step of creating a film, what are the key points to check when rushing a project through from development to completion? In this workshop, we will cover how to make a great film on a deadline and give you an over-all understanding of the tent pole aspects […]

Holiday Meet and Greet

Join us on July 3, 2021An opportunity to meet and network with fellow filmmakers, actors, directors, composers, artists and crew members. All in a friendly social atmosphere. Reserve your spot. Registration required. Attendance limited to 100 people. Save the date. Check our Calendar Page for more details and the latest info.

Special Effects Make-up Basics

The Following Fx/Make-up Topics were covered: Bruising Shading Cuts Bloods If you or someone you know would like to share their experience with other filmmakers and artists, please reach out to us. For Article Submissions, please visit the Submission Page. Thank you for caring and sharing! Workshop Series Be sure to visit our Calendar to […]