An Introduction to Indie Filmmaking2019-06-14T10:57:39+00:00

You’re interested in being a filmmaker, but you’re not sure where to start.

During this workshop, we’ll take a brief look at independent film history, the modern indie film climate, discuss the various crew positions that are crucial to most film productions, and some of the very preliminary steps toward turning your ideas into potential film projects. We will also discuss some local organizations and resources that may be helpful to you as a new filmmaker.

This workshop is designed to help attendees decide which area of filmmaking they are most interested in and suited for. It will also help them start to think of their story ideas in a more cinematic way, and feeds really well into the other workshops that are available at the Artist Foundry.

2 week workshop. Limited to 12 filmmakers. Ages 18+

$100 // $75 for Artist Foundry Members (Members: Contact Artist Foundry directly to register)

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Dallin Cerva
Dallin CervaProducer & Director
Dallin Cerva is one of the founders of Avrec Art House, which later became the Utah Film Center Artist Foundry. He studied Media Arts at Brigham Young University and graduated with a degree in film in 2013.
In 2012 he worked with the BYU Ad Lab to produce, direct, and edit a 30 second spec ad for Phillips LED light bulbs, which went on to win the Gold Addy Award and Judges Choice Award and the National Addy Awards.
In 2013, Dallin directed the short film Your Cocoon and You for which he won a student Emmy Award in directing.
For over three years, Dallin has been running the Artist Foundry which oversees the development of over 70 local filmmakers, and through the membership base at the Artist Foundry he has been involved in helping produce a number of locally made films.
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