COMPLETED WORKSHOPS

 

Summer 2017

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BALTIMORE UPRISING: A HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL CHANGE
Cross-generational documentary filmmaking focusing on youth and social change
Ages 16-18
Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St.

MINING THE ARCHIVE: AN INTRODUCTION TO EDITING
The art and science of editing
Ages 16-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood

ESSAY TO FILM: PERSONAL STORIES OF EMPOWERMENT
A co-production with the City College Baldwin Prize
Ages 16-21
Johns Hopkins Homewood

SPRING 2017

THE FRAMED WORLD: VISUAL COMPOSITION FOR FILM
An introduction to visual composition
Ages 16-29
Motorhouse and on location at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

FOR FILM LOVERS: DESIGNING A FILM FESTIVAL OR FILM SERIES
Public events for film exhibition
Ages 18-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood and on location with the Maryland Film Festival in the Station North Arts District

HEROES OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Biographical documentary filmmaking
Ages 16-24
Johns Hopkins Homewood

ANIMATED EMOTION: AN INTRODUCTION TO HAND-DRAWN ANIMATION
The "dancing forms" of animation
Ages 16-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood

GUERILLA FILMMAKING: TATTOO ART
A concentrated, three-meeting, guerilla-style production
Ages 18-29
Motorhouse and on location at Points of Xpression Artspace  

EXPLORATIONS IN NEOREALISM
Collaborative filmmaking in the neorealist mode
Ages 16-29
Morgan State University

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
Full semester course in partnership with Johns Hopkins undergraduates in the Center for Visual Arts
Ages 16-21
Johns Hopkins Homewood

RE-VIEWING BALTIMORE
Filmmaking and storytelling exploring iconic Baltimore locations
Ages 18-29
Amazing Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

RÉSUMÉ WRITING
The effective résumé and cover letter
All BYFA Fellows
Johns Hopkins Homewood

WINTER 2017

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT
Studio and location portrait photography
Ages 16-21
Johns Hopkins Homewood

THIS IS WHO I AM: REMEMBERING WITH 16MM FILM AND DIGITAL VIDEO  
Experimental filmmaking inspired by the work of Joseph Cornell (sample works)
Ages 16-21
Johns Hopkins Homewood

FALL 2016

HOLIDAY DIARIES
Cross-generational collaboration in personal video diaries
Ages 18-29
JHU-MICA Film Center

SEEING BALTIMORE THROUGH THE LENS OF AN $11 CAMERA         Photo Book Available
Disposable camera photography
Ages 16-29
Creative Alliance, Patterson Park

A MASTER CLASS IN FILMMAKING
Filmmaking and film studies  
Ages 18-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood

HEAR ME
Video diaries exploring the impact of incarceration on families
Ages 16-25  
JHU-MICA Film Center

SOUNDING HISTORY: THE PERSONAL AUDIO-VIDEO ARCHIVE
Experimental documentary
Ages 16-24
JHU-MICA Film Center

THE HIDDEN INNER ME
A fantastical Baltimore of the future
Ages 21-29
Learning Is For Tomorrow (LIFT)

PHOTO MOTION ULTRA-SHORT FILMMAKING
Experimental storytelling and filmmaking
Ages 16-21
Morgan State University

SUMMER 2016

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING: THREE STORIES OF RETURNING TO SOCIETY  
Introduction to professional commercial film production
Ages 18-29
Motor House and on location

SHOOTING THE DOCUMENTARY SHORT: URBAN FISHING
Guerilla documentary filmmaking
Ages 16-24
JHU-MICA Film Center and on location

PERSONAL ESSAY FILM: EXPLORING IDENTITY AND ENVIRONMENT
Personal essay, a sub-genre of documentary
Ages 18-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood

THE GUERILLA ROLE ANIMATOR
Fellows as self-sufficient animators
Ages 16-21
Morgan State University

COMEDIC STORYTELLING: CREATING THE ONE-PERSON SHOW
Performance, storytelling, the one-person show
Ages 16-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood

ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD STUDIO APPRENTICE
Software skills and personal storytelling
Ages 16-21
Morgan State University

PORTRAITS: WORD AND IMAGE
Memoir, biography, and photography
Ages 16-21
Hollins Market

SOUND AND IMAGE IN DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Digital storytelling with music
Ages 16-29
Faith, Hope, and Charity Christian Center & JHU-MICA Film Center

THE INNER CITY ME
Digital filmmaking
Ages 21-25
Learning Is For Tomorrow (LIFT)

SPRING 2016

PERFORMANCE AND STORYTELLING
For the actor, storyteller, and filmmaker
Ages 16-25
Johns Hopkins Homewood & JHU-MICA Film Center

INSIDE OUT: THE ART OF THE VIDEO DIARY
Personal storytelling
Ages 18-29
Johns Hopkins Homewood

SOCIAL DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY                          Photo Book Available: Our Vision Our Voice
Photography as a tool for investigating the human experience
Ages 16-21
JHU-MICA Film Center

DISCOVERING STATION NORTH
Documentary filmmaking: the transformation of the Station North arts district
Ages 16-21
Johns Hopkins Homewood & JHU-MICA Film Center