Classes

Film Classes with IATSE at Film UAF

logo for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Alied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada
logo for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Alied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada

September 15, 22, 23

IATSE WORKSHOPS at Film UAF

Saturday September 15 – Film Set Construction
Saturday September 22 – Introduction to Grip 101
Sunday September 23 – Introduction to Set Electric 101


COST is FREE with Alaska ID and complete State Film Training Application Form (below).

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada was founded in 1893 when representatives of stagehands working in eleven cities met in New York and pledged to support each others’ efforts to establish fair wages and working conditions for their members.

Today the IATSE is the largest union representing workers in the entertainment industry.  Members work in all forms of live theater, motion picture and television production, trade shows and exhibitions, television broadcasting, and concerts as well as the equipment and construction shops that support all these areas of the entertainment industry.

Certification of Completion from IATSE will be issued by all participants of these courses.

SEPTEMBER 15 – FILM SET CONSTRUCTION
Instructor Gary Field. 9am-6pm.
    Mr. Field has 45 years experience in technical theatre, TV and film, He worked Big Miracle, Runaway Train, and sever commercials in Boston. He is a Charter member for Local 918 and was technical director for Alaska Reparatory Theatre for six years.
GOALS –
1)    Teach safe working practices in and around the shop and to instruct students in the safe operation of many of the power and hand tools that they will be required to use in the shop and on location.
2)    To instruct students in the basic requirements needed in building set pieces such as walls, window, and door flats.
3)    To have students build wall, window, and door flats, and to setup, brace, and create an interior setting.

COST is FREE with Alaska ID and complete State Film Training Application Form


http://labor.alaska.gov/awib/akccap.htm for details.

IATSE WORKSHOPS at Film UAF

Saturday September 15 – Film Set Construction
Saturday September 22 – Introduction to Grip 101
Sunday September 23 – Introduction to Set Electric 101

SEPTEMBER 22 – INTRODUCTION TO GRIP 101 – 9AM-5PM
Instructor Gene Boyda, Key Grip of AK Grip & Lighting, member IATSE Local 918

DESCRIPTION – This is a one-day (7 hour) intensive designed to provide the novice with an introduction and broad overview of the Grip Department on a motion picture production. Objectives include set hierarchy and relationships of each department on a motion picture production; set etiquette; overview of common grip equipment used for motion picture; understanding basic grip and rigging schemes for the motion picture industry; understanding of safety and best practices; overview of tools and gear necessary to build your personal kit; building production resume/networking.

COST is FREE with Alaska ID and complete State Film Training Application Form (below)

SEPTEMBER 23 – INTRODUCTION TO SET ELECTRIC 101 – 9AM- 5PM
    Instructor David Ochoa, Best Boy Electric, Shop Manager – AK Grip and Lighting, member IATSE Local 918

DESCRIPTION: This is a one-day (7 hr) intensive designed to provide the novice with an introduction and broad overview of the Electric Department on a motion picture production.  This will include hierarchy and relationships of each department on a motion picture production. Set etiquette, basic lighting theory for film and video, overview of common lighting instruments/equipment used for motion picture production, safety and best practices on set, understanding tools and gear necessary to build your personal kit, building production resume/networking.

COST is FREE with Alaska ID and complete State Film Training Application Form (below)
http://labor.alaska.gov/awib/akccap.htm for details.

 

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