Open House for Youth Reminder + Application Deadlines

Come to our Open House for Youth on Saturday, 9/28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

For the curious and creative 7 to 18 year olds- come learn about our documentary film programs where you create and engage with the films that will move audiences. We’ll be screening films produced in our programs and sharing the experiences of telling a story important to you and your community.

Applications for the Filmmakers Collaborative for Adults is due on Friday, September 27

Applications for the Teen Producers Academy is due on Monday, September 30

Open House for Adults Reminder + Education Programs for All Ages

Come to our Open House for Adults on Monday, 9/23, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Come see demos of our new Editing Workshops with Adobe Premiere Pro, and find out why this may be the editing software for your film. You can also pick up an application for our Filmmakers Collaborative for Adults producing course, or learn about our Master Class Workshops on the art of editing, the journey of your first feature, and more!

Here is our fall line-up of documentary film courses for all ages!

DOCUMENTARY FILM COURSES FOR ADULTS

FILMMAKERS COLLABORATIVE FOR ADULTS

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Saturdays, November 2 - January 25, 11am - 3pm

A 10-week documentary-producing course centered on story development and fundraising.  Learn the key ingredients in crafting the narrative arc in documentary filmmaking while developing a standard industry proposal for funding and engaging with filmmakers and specialists. $500 (scholarships available). Application deadline: September 30.

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INTRO TO ADOBE PREMIERE PRO FOR FINAL CUT PRO EDITORS

Tuesdays, October 8 - October 22, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

In this workshop you will learn how to do everything you do in Final Cut Pro in this new version of Adobe Premiere Pro-  the interface of the software, shortcuts, exporting projects for DVD and web-streaming, integrating projects from Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and importing project from Final Cut Pro via XML. $225. 

INTRO TO EDITING USING ADOBE PREMIERE PRO

Tuesdays, November 12 - November 26, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

An accessible program for beginner editors with its technical-range and its cost-effective monthly subscription plan, Adobe Premiere Pro excels in working with any raw files from any camera, importing projects from both Avid and Final Cut Pro via XML, and integrating projects from other Adobe software including Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator. $225. 

THE ART OF DOCUMENTARY EDITING

Tuesdays, December 3 - December 17, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

This workshop is for those looking to explore storytelling structures and editing techniques to implement into their own film projects.  While no hands-on editing will be done during the sessions, students will have the opportunity to share their own projects.  Through the sessions, students will delve into the art of creating a scene, the power of verité footage, identifying story motifs, and developing your narrative arch. $225. 

DOCUMENTARY FILM COURSES FOR YOUTH

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TEEN PRODUCERS ACADEMY

Wednesdays & Fridays, October 2013 - May 2014, After-school

A yearlong film program where youth work in small teams to make a short documentary.  We are looking for youth who have a story to tell, and want to make moving and honest films about subjects important to you and your communities. FREE, but must apply. Application deadline: September 27.

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JUNIOR FILMMAKERS

Saturdays, October 19 - January 25, 12pm - 3pm

For students ages 10 to 13, this fun and engaging 12 week program provides opportunities to learn about documentary films and work in teams to make a short documentary. Under the guidance of film professionals, students learn the fundamentals of documentary filmmaking including an approach that emphasizes direct observation and personal experience, working with HD cameras, Adobe Premiere editing software, and an introduction to integrating Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator into their final films. $1000. (20% with Maysles Family Membership, scholarships available). 

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FILM IN ACTION

Sundays, October 20 - December 15, 1pm - 3pm

For children ages 7 to 11, this 8-week film club program for children to begin thinking critically about what they watch, but also to have fun and develop an appetite for something other than the usual Disney fare. Participants will screen powerful films from China, Morocco, France, Italy, Congo, and Tibet, and use the films as a catalyst to discuss themes in a dynamic, active environment punctuated by popcorn, lively discussions, and movement-based activities. Previous film themes have included: Identity, Bullying, Migration, and Child-Parent Dynamics. $200, scholarships available. 

Come to our Open House 9/23 + 9/28!

Check out our Fall line-up of Documentary Courses

Morton Downey Jr.’s Top Outbursts: Ron Paul, Al Sharpton, More (VIDEO) ›

TOMORROW. DON’T MISS THIS CONTROVERSIAL FILM!!

Special guest panelists ROY INNIS, MSNBC HOST TOURE, & FILM DIRECTOR JEREMY NEWBERGER!

7:30p. More info » here «

The infamous showdown between Roy Innis & Al Sharpton on The Morton Downey Jr. show - Don’t miss Roy Innis in person with Touré

TMRW 7:30P in HARLEM.
panel discussion after film screening of Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr Movie

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Touré & Roy Innis at a very special panel discussion following the controversial film Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr Movie !!


TMRW 7:30p in HARLEM @ Maysles Cinema

I’ve been thinking lately, do we actually have a black president or a president who happens to be black? There have been very few moments and very few, if any, policies that have made a difference that you might hope for a black president to do.

This moment was like, wow, we really do have a black president who will come out and lay it all out on the line.

MSNBC’s Touré praises Obama’s Zimmerman speech. (via mediaite)

Don’t miss  Touré on a very special panel discussion following the controversial film Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr Movie


TMRW 7:30p in HARLEM @ Maysles Cinema

(via mediaite)

Thursday, July 18th, 7:30pm
Maysles Cinema’s Summer of Music, The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival Present:
I Remember Harlem

Morton Downey Jr. - White Supremacy @ The Apollo

Don’t miss the enthralling documentary, EVOCATEUR: THE MORTON DOWNEY JR MOVIE

Wed. July 24, 7:30p @ Maysles Cinema in Harlem NY
Get more info here

EVOCATEUR: THE MORTON DOWNEY JR. MOVIE
Wed. July 24, 7:30p @ Maysles Cinema in Harlem NY
Get more info here