1-Day Film School

The Loop

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Film-school crash course teaches students essentials such as writing, directing, financing, producing, and distributing their own films

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Promotional value expires May 19, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Reservation Required. Classes are non-transferable. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. please allow for a 24 hour cancellation policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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 and Diploma with Film Instructor Dov Simens on May 18–19 ($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.

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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    The Loop

    1 W. Wacker Drive

    Chicago, IL 60601

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