For the last (5) weeks, Derrick, our guest writing instructors, has been working with our students to teach them story and structure as he’s helped them to write their scripts for a 10 minute short film.   It’s not easy learning the screenplay format, but Derrick is an excellent, passionate teacher who has taught them these skills.   […]

On Location–Filming

We ended our 10th semester with our normal “Final Shoot”. During this final production the students and instructors trade places… our students run the cameras, lights and sound while the instructors guide them. This shoot was a little different, this time, the students wrote commercials for several of the Sheriff’s M.E.R.I.T programs  (http://lasdshb.wordpress.com/2007/02/21/lasd-merit-program-graduation/) and we […]