Experimental Film Intensive Workshop

Montserrat College of Art Gallery

Jun. 13, 2016, 09:00 am

23 Essex st


Instructor: Ethan Berry
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm | June 13 – 17

This is an opportunity to work hands on with Super-8 and 16mm film material and equipment available from the Northeast Institute for Analog Studies. Workshop participants will explore a variety of ways to get images onto film ranging from drawing on the film material to in-camera photographic techniques. The purpose of this workshop is to encounter and engage with the medium of film as a basic material for generating and presenting images. The demonstrations will cover hand made film techniques, basic cinematography, camera operation, sound, hand developing black and white film, film slicing, video transfer, basic editing, projection, and other presentation options. The course will culminate in an evening of presentations of films by the students and workshop leaders. The primary prerequisite for this course is a willingness to experiment with one’s own visual ideas. Previous film experience is helpful but not required.
*this course may be taken for 1.5 credits; additional fees, pre-requisites, and requirements apply. Please contact the Continuing Education Office first to confirm eligibility before registering for credit.Montserrat Students should register via campus cafe.
About Ethan: Ethan Berry holds a BS in Art Education and a MFA in Painting and Printmaking. He is Professor and Coordinator of the Senior Fine Arts Seminar at Montserrat. Berry has served on the board for the Massachusetts Alliance for Arts Education and Boston Film/Video Foundation amongst others. His work inquires about the significance of place and the accuracy of memory in the construction of our view of the present. He uses printmaking techniques to further process imagery from video, photography and film.
– $795 full tuition
– $715 Early Bird Deal (register before April 10)
– $715 alumni, seniors & educators
– $975 for 1.5 credits*
Rolling Admission- just $250 deposit due at time of registration.

– $500 single occupancy | $450 Early Bird* (5 night stay); $50 additional nights
– $375 double occupancy | $335 Early Bird*(5 night stay); $25 additional nights
*Early Bird Housing Discount: receive 10% off the typical 5 night stay if booked by April 10! Just $75 deposit due at time of booking. Discount will be applied after booking. Contact us with questions.

All external students, including external, credit-seeking students, please use the link below:

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Internal, full-time Montserrat students, please register via campus cafe.

For questions, please contact the Continuing Education Office at 978.921.4242 x 1202 or email [email protected]


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