Winter and Spring 2021 continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor. New classes added in December!

Study film and video as fine arts, in an environment that emphasizes and supports the development of a personal vision and encourages experimentation across mediums and genres. Take individual courses and workshops, or take a deeper dive with our Summer Film School.

Discover your identity as a storyteller and focus on the stories that matter most to you and that you can best tell. Learn how to successfully structure compelling narratives with a scene-based, character-driven approach. With this hands-on course, you will also learn how to avoid the pitfalls of stories that … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

03/11

Faculty

Michael Sheridan

Time

6pm–8pm

Credits

0

An introduction into the wide spectrum of moving image art, this course focuses on developing the necessary skills to create short experimental films directly from home. Using various image-capturing devices, such as phones, DSLRs, point-and-shoot cameras and more, this class will examine the potential to construct both abstract and narrative … Read more

Start Date

03/04

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

04/08

Faculty

Camilo Cardenas

Time

9am–11am

Credits

0

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“The eye sees but the ear imagines.” This course will explore everything that filmmaker Robert Bresson meant with that famous statement while giving equal emphasis to what it takes to record moving images and sounds that tell engaging stories and stimulate the imagination.  We will cover the aesthetic and technical … Read more

Start Date

03/15

Meeting Day

Mondays and Thursdays

End Date

04/08

Faculty

Michael Sheridan

Time

6pm–8pm

Credits

0

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This workshop is an introduction to animation and compositing techniques for setting still images in motion and combining them with video into one cohesive project. Students learn animation techniques,working with masks, traveling mattes and creating motion paths to set still images in motion and to create depth. The primary software … Read more

Start Date

04/03

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/08

Faculty

Janne Holtermann

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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Learn the principles and techniques of video editing – the backbone of filmmaking. Whatever your interest or desired role in filmmaking, understanding editing is fundamental to your success. The editor is a detail-oriented storyteller, craftsperson, organizer, and technician. We often rediscover and sometimes reinvent our stories in the edit. Through … Read more

Start Date

04/26

Meeting Day

Mondays and Thursdays

End Date

05/13

Faculty

Michael Sheridan

Time

6pm–8pm

Credits

0

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