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Learn cinema from an Academy Award-Winning film producer this summer

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Want to learn from an Academy Award-Winning film producer? This summer you can!

The Oklahoma Film Institute at Oklahoma City Community College will present the Summer 2014 OFI Cinema Clinics, June 5 through July 12.

The series of five, three-day clinics will be held in the OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center, Thursday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Students enrolled in the clinics will learn motion picture production, script writing, directing, cinematography and editing from OFI leader and Academy Award Winning film producer, OCCC artist in residence, Gray Frederickson.

Joining Frederickson will be Emmy Award winning writer/director and producer/screen writer Greg Mellott, chair of the Film and Video Production Program at OCCC.

June 5-7 – Production: Students will be taught how to organize a project from script clearances, breakdowns, schedules, budgets, pre-production, accounting, labor relations, post-production, distribution, marketing, tax credits, rebates and more.

June 12-14 – Script Writing: Students will learn the requirements needed for writing a professional screenplay including format, structure, character development, target audience, and even copyright registration and script clearances.

June 19-21 – Directing: Students will learn the theory and practical approach to directing a movie or documentary during this three-day course.

June 26-28 – Cinematography: All aspect of shooting in a digital world will be studied in this course. Students will have hands-on experience operating the latest high-definition cameras, including the industry standard, Red Camera.

July 10-12 – Editing: Instruction in editing will be provided in OCCC’s state-of-the-art Avid editing lab. Students will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing on Avid Media Composers, the standard in cinema and commercial industry.