2019 Festival Schedule

Thursday March 7


3-7:00pm Registration in Boren Campus Center, north lobby

4:00pm…….Tour of Taylor’s Film & Media Production program facilities

5:00pm…….Supper in Hodson Dining Commons

7:00pm…….Opening Event with Special Guests – Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

8:30pm…….Visitors’ Reception: meet your Taylor host, talk to faculty and enjoy a snack in the McDaniel Atrium, Boren Campus Center
 
 

Friday March 8

 
8:00am…..Breakfast, Hodson Dining Commons

9:00am…..Workshop 9AM-A: Introduction to the RED Digital Cinema Camera, Rupp 222

Learn what it takes to shoot amazing images with a cutting edge, professional camera. Get your picture taken shooting on the RED Weapon.

10:00am…..College chapel with Dan Rupple, Rediger Auditorium

11:00am…..Workshop 11AM-A: Doing Life in Mainstream Media, Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

If God has called you to a career in the media industry, it doesn’t have to be at the expense of your faith, marriage, family or social life! Dan & Peggy Rupple

……………..Workshop 11AM-B: The Independent Filmmaker’s Journey, Rupp 222

Avril Speaks’ filmmaking journey included film school, directing two feature films, working in television and now producing award-winning films. Let her journey help you think about the roles you might like to play in the future!

12:00pm…..Lunch – Hodson Dining Commons

1:00pm……Workshop 1PM-A: Making an Independent Film Step by Step (90 minutes), Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

Filmmaker Avril Speaks will walk through the process of producing an independent film. From developing the deck and lookbook all the way through acceptance at film festivals and then getting a distribution deal, this case study is for storytellers who want to make feature films outside the Hollywood studio system.

……………..Workshop 1PM-B: Getting great shots with a Steadicam, upstairs Mitchell Theatre Lobby

The Steadicam is a specialty body harness for professional camera operators. This workshop will provide hands-on instruction. Participants will have a chance to wear the professional rig and try out Steadicam techniques. Limited to 6 High School Students.

……………..Workshop 1PM-C: Campus Tour

Leaves from the admissions office.

2:00pm…..Workshop 2PM-A: The Future of the Media Industry: Disruption, Trends and Opportunity, Rupp 222

The Future of the Media Industry: Disruption, Trends and Opportunity. The digital revolution has thrown the media industry into chaos. The advent of new platforms has new opportunities for emerging film/TV talent. How do you take advantage of the new landscape? Dan & Peggy Rupple

……………..Workshop 2PM-B: Campus Tour

Leaves from the admissions office.

2:30-3:30pm……Snack Break – McDaniel Atrium and Galleria, Boren Campus Center

3:30pm……Workshop 3:30pm-A: Connecting Your Filmmaking to our Post-Christian Culture, Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

In a world of rapid change and confusion, how do we detect the spirit of our times and add a uniquely Christian voice to society’s on-going conversation? What cinematic themes best resonate with the human heart? Aimed specifically for aspiring storytellers. Dan & Peggy Rupple

……………..Workshop 3:30PM-B: Getting great shots with a Steadicam, upstairs Mitchell Theatre Lobby

The Steadicam is a specialty body harness for professional camera operators. This workshop will provide hands-on instruction. Participants will have a chance to wear the professional rig and try out Steadicam techniques. Limited to 6 students.

5:30pm……Dinner, Hodson Dining Commons

7:00pm……Envision Film Festival Screening and Awards – Rediger Auditorium, Boren Campus Center
 
 

Saturday March 9

 
9:00am……Film and Media Production information session and tour, Rupp 222

10am-12pm.High School Brunch & film screenings, Great Room President Lowell Haines’ Home