2018 Festival Schedule


Thursday March 1


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

7:30pm…….Opening Event with Director Michael Edwards – Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

9:30pm…….Visitors’ Reception: meet your Taylor host, talk to faculty and enjoy a snack in Wilberforce Room, Boren Campus Center 2nd floor
 
 

Friday March 2

 
8:00am       Breakfast, Hodson Dining Commons

9:00am       Workshop 9AM-A: Behind the Scenes of “Searching for Augusta”, Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

Director Michael Edwards explains the production process on his Emmy-winning documentary.

……………..Workshop 9AM-B: The Film/TV Business, Rupp 222

Guest Deb Oyer from the NBC show Chicago PD explains management roles including the Production Supervisor.

……………..Workshop 9AM-C: Campus Tour (Optional), Leaves from Hodson Dining Commons

10:00am    College chapel with Josh Larsen, Rediger Auditorium

Larsen is the co-host of the WBEZ radio show and podcast Filmspotting, author of Movies Are Prayers, and editor and film critic at Think Christian, a website exploring faith and pop culture.

11:00am     Workshop 11AM-A: Film/Video Entrepreneurship, Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

How to turn freelance opportunities into a viable business.

……………..Workshop 11AM-B: Getting great shots with a Steadicam (High School Students Only), 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 participants.

……………..Workshop 11AM-C: Chapel Talkback Session with Josh Larsen, Rupp 222

Discuss what you’ve heard from our chapel speaker, film critic Josh Larsen.

12:00pm     Lunch – Hodson Dining Commons

1:00pm       Workshop 1PM-A: Cinematography/Lighting Workshop, Mitchell Auditorium, Rupp Communication Building

……………..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 participants.

……………..Workshop 1PM-C: Searching for Augusta, Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

See the Emmy award-winning history documentary directed by our special guest Mike Edwards.

3:00pm…..Snack Break – McDaniel Atrium and Galleria, Boren Campus Center

3:30pm…..“Finding Your Place in Film/TV Production”, Cornwall Auditorium, Boren Campus Center

Special guest Deb Oyer from the NBC show Chicago PD will help you understand all the departments and roles you can play on a major production.

4:45pm…..Campus tour (optional) leaves from Jumping Bean coffee shop inside Boren Campus Center main entrance. Ends at Hodson Dining commons.

5:30pm…..Dinner, Hodson Dining Commons

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

Saturday March 3

 
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