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BARTON L. P. · 1 reviews
Reviewed October 28, 2012
Our teacher, the actual person listed, was most informative, yet very quick, as he had to be, to get all of this info, into 4 hours, even going over by maybe 25 minutes. Well worth the price. I don't necessarily agree with some of his proven techniques, but it was by no means rammed down my throat. Its for me to decide, and pick and choose exactly what I wish to retain. But I'm a rogue filmmaker, basically a sub-contractor, subbing out 70% of my work, who DO USE his method. These are the pros, and I'm their boss. I hire them, to carry out my orders. However, they apparently are following his every word taught, as seen, by their work. So to sum it all up. Highly Recommended, whether you agree with this proven method and instructor or not. It works!!!! I'm just not a cinema writer, nor wish to be. But that's only 20% of what he teaches. So you're going to learn a lot more. Makes me want to just do it ALL by myself now and save a ton of money--in the millions, even.

What You'll Get


Movie budgets have skyrocketed due to the costs of hiring top talent, filming at exotic locales, and building a new Bruce Willis after every asteroid explosion. Make your own silver-screen magic with this Groupon.

$175 for a Two-Day Film-School Crash Course with Film Instructor Dov Simens on February 16–17 ($395 Value)

During the two-day crash course, students learn every step of the filmmaking process, beginning with idea generation and writing a screenplay, and continuing with direction, budgeting, and scheduling. For the second day, Simens discusses strategies for marketing, distribution, and financing.

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Promotional value expires Feb 17, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required. All classes must be used by same person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 2-Day Film School


For more than 20 years, Dov Simens has been taking the film world by storm. He has lectured on the campuses of esteemed institutions such as UCLA, USC, and NYU, working with students including Quentin Tarantino, Guy Ritchie, Will Smith, and Queen Latifah in the process. To share his success with others, he's condensed his decades of knowledge into a range of Hollywood-centric courses, including his signature Two-Day Film School and One-Day Film School. The classes cover the essentials of the biz, including topics such as screenwriting, budgeting, financing, raising money, producing, and how to make your film whether your budget is $5,000 or $10 million. He also offers postproduction education in areas such as navigating festivals, marketing, and distribution.

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