3 Day | Writing | Acting Intensive
Write | Act | FilM
walk away w/ an Originally produced scene
Day 1: “the Writers Room” - Wed, Oct 24th @ 4-7pm
Day 2: “pre-Production” - ThurS, oct 25th @ 4-7pm
Day 3: “the Shoot” - SAt, oct 27th @ TBD
Where Spaces Midtown - 715 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Why this class
From Development | to On Set | successfully Produce a:
1 page Narrative Scene
1 Minute in Length
Writer Perspective vs. Actor Perspective
Build Your Character from Scratch
Create an Arc
DAY 1 - “the Writers Room” (Free 1st Day | Reserve Your Spot Below)
Introductions | Production Overview | Partnering
Development | Blue Sky
Writing (Key focuses: Genre, Character, Relationship, Situation)
Day 2 - “Pre-Production”
Acting for the screen/frame overview
Day 3 - “the Shoot”
The Night before Call Sheets are sent out | CONFIRMATIONS are required
KNOW YOUR DIALOGUE, come hair & makeup ready, come with suggested wardrobe options & props
Crew Setup / Dialogue Rehearsal / Blocking Rehearsal
Shoot Times are 45-60 Minutes / Scene
Filmed in High Definition (HD) Picture & Sound
You are welcome to attend other actors scenes, help behind the camera, watch, or act as a background artist when pertinent.
Post Production & Delivery
Scenes will be edited and delivered 7-10 business days after the shoot
Full Editing: Logging, Sound Sync, Final Cut
Full Mastering: Color Correction, Audio & Dialogue Cleaning, Music Arrangement
All Final Scenes are delivered digitally in High Definition (HD) & Standard Definition (SD) for Personal Websites & Acting Profiles
Discounts and Perks
Sign up with a friend | Paired couples will receive a discount of $50/participant ($100 Total)
If you don’t sing up with a writing/acting partner, you’ll be paired with one the first day
Super Early Bird Now-10th -$350
Early Bird 11th-17th -$400
Regular 18th-Start -$450
This 3-day Writing | Acting Intensive will place you in the Writer | Actor’s hot seat. From script development, writing, and acting on camera, you’ll be working side by side with Los Angeles producer | actor Brett Newton. You will walk away with professional training and a fully produced scene for your portfolio.
Brett Newton - LA REELS | Producer | Filmmaker | Actor
a professional Actor & Filmmaker understands both sides of the camera. He is the owner of the Los Angeles based production company LA REELS. With over 14 years of TV & Film production experience, from Directing “The Members”, his first televised multi-cam political drama in 2007, to producing original 3D Animated Stories, & launching his first Feature Film the Dark Comedy Thriller “Scramble”. He is an award winning filmmaker, and has been a hands on producer/writer/director for over 3000 original scenes, short films, features, commercials and much more.
His acting career spans from Baby-John in West Side Story, to Harpo Marx in A Day in Hollywood and a night in the Ukraine. He’s performed on stage with Paul Newman, Julie Roberts, Chita Rivera & many other well known artists. On screen he can be seen on ABC’s General Hospital, Netflix’s Glow, and even Deadpool’s Esurance Super Bowl Commercial.
Companies Brett has worked with: Comedy Central, Netflix, ABC, FUEL TV, History, Discovery, Court TV, EA Games, MTV, Asylum, Wannadoo, Direct TV, Saatchi Saatchi, Comcast, Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Monster, PriceChopper, Toyota, Esurance, Monster VR, The Magic Castle, National Jewish Health, eforb & more.
Stephen Beehler - Rolecall | Guest Speaker | Entrepreneur
is a creative entrepreneur with roots in marketing and filmmaking. After several successful consumer product ventures, Stephen's newest launch is the cloud-based casting and film asset management system: RoleCall. When not working to bring efficiency and connectivity to the film world with RoleCall, he can be found writing scripts or working in the Atlanta indie film scene. Stephen is a graduate of Emory's Goizueta Business School where he focused on marketing, venture management, and film studies.