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ALL Course: From Script to Screen, How Movies are Made

March 28, 2016 @ 10:30 am - March 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

With Liza Ledford & Sandra Johnson
Date: Five sessions on Mondays,
February 29, March 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 10:30am-Noon
Location: Van Lennep Auditorium, CBMM Campus

Course Description:
Recently, several commercial movies have been filmed in Talbot County. Have you ever wondered what it takes to produce a movie? What goes on between writing the script and seeing the movie on the screen?
A Hollywood insider will lead the class through the good, the bad, and the ugly of the film business. Each week we will concentrate on a different aspect of the complex process of creating and producing a movie.

Week One: Development
Special Guest: Robert Whitehill, screenwriter

Week Two: Pre-Production
Special Guest: Kimberly Skyrme, casting director

Week Three: Production
Special Guest: Daniel Orlandi, costume designer – SKYPE from LA

Week Four: Post-Production
Special Guest: Gabriella Cristiani, Academy Award winning editor, SKYPE from London

Week Five: Distribution
Special Guest: Chris Moore, Producer/Distribution Agent – SKYPE from LA

ALL Members $30 | Non-Members $45

About the Instructors:

Liza LedfordLiza Moore Ledford spent 12 years in Hollywood. At Sony Studios, she was Senior Vice-President of Production for Hogan-Moorhouse Pictures, supervising development and production of projects directed and/or produced by PJ Hogan and Jocelyn Moorhouse. She also identified, solicited, and developed new material. At Universal Studios, Liza was Development/Production Executive for Amblin Entertainment (Steven Spielberg’s company).



WEB_SandraJohnsonSandra Johnson worked in advertising for more than 20 years. She is co-creator of a musical scheduled to premiere in 2016 and is currently preparing (“readying pitches”) for three TV shows for presentation to New York City-based agents and Los Angeles-based production companies.


March 28, 2016 @ 10:30 am
March 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
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CBMM Education Assistant Allison Speight


Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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