Local filmmaker Wayne Slaten , in partnership with the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival , will offer a free presentation on the basics of filmmaking at Freeman Library on Monday, August 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room.
The Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, an annual event since 1998, awards prizes for both film and screenplay entries, and according to their web site , their goals include “[encouraging] the work of the independent Filmmaker” and “[promoting] the concept of film as an art, offering awards as a means of educational outreach and expanded awareness of independent film”. The festival runs from Thursday, September 13th through Sunday, September 16th this year.
Slaten’s short, Cold War , was screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He is currently in preproduction on his latest work, Patriot Act , a science fiction thriller set in Houston. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the basics of filmmaking.