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The Virtual Indie Director's Workshop

Sundays 08/06/23-08/27/23 10am -1pm PST

Price: $300

WOCF Members: $250

This workshop, taught by Landi Maduro is designed for new directors and indie filmmakers who want to make their films look cinematic on a minimal budget.


In this workshop we will cover:

1. Camera Blocking (How camera movement helps tell your story)

2. Camera Perspective (The importance of what is in frame and out of frame)

3. Camera Angles ( How camera angles help tell your story and intensify your actor's performance

4. Lighting (How lighting can reveal things about your character)

5. Audio (Capturing clean audio) 6. Film Tone (Light, exposure and how to plan your tonal range)

7. Script breakdown/Analysis

8. Post Production(Working with an editor/ Reports & Logs)


Whether you are shooting your film on your iPhone, DSLR or a Arri Mini, you  need basic skills to ensure you are visually telling an appealing story  that will elevate you as a filmmaker. In this course we will virtually  walk you through how to create these elements in your work and help you  prepare to direct your film.

Payment plan is available. $100 deposit is required to hold your spot. You must pay in full before class starts. 


Virtual Indie Directors Workshop

Have you Directed A Film Before
If You are a WOCF Member list your name as it appears on MeetUp for verification

If you are already registered and you need to make a payment click the link below.

Frequently Asked Questions:​

How will I participate in the class once I register:
After you register you will receive an email with a zoom link and other detailed instructions regarding the class.

I am A WOCF member why does it say the price is $300 when my membership allows me a discount?
The actually price of the class is $300 and therefore that price shows on the form. If you are a WOCF member  and you want to pay in full, click the WOCF Member option on the payment page. You must be a register WOCF member to receive the discount. If you are a WOCF member and you need to do the payment plan, selected Payment Plan on the payment page.  All memberships will be verified. 


How does the Payment Plan work?

To hold your spot in the class you must pay a deposit of $100. After that you can make payments weekly. You must pay for the course in full by 08/01/23.

What if I have to miss a day of class?
That is totally fine. All class will be recorded and you will be able to watch the replay. 

What if I need to cancel? 
If you need to cancel full refunds are available until the first day of class. If you need to cancel once class starts your payment can be credited to another class, workshop or service we provide.

How many students per class? 
Since the class is virtual we are not limiting students. 

Is this class for beginning or advanced filmmakers? 
This class is for anyone who wants to learn more about the art of filmmaking. Whether you have directed before or you are a first time filmmaker, you will get specific skills and techniques to enhance your work. We will focus on some beginners terms. 

If you have any other questions or concerns feel free to call our office at 818 350-3866. 


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