Members Cost : $30.00 Studio Members Cost $20.00
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Visual Storytelling for Photographers and Videographers
Movies and comic books are visual storytelling in its most basic form; a story told through a series of images. But what makes one story better than another? How do you tell a story without words? And why are we so captivated by them? Through a fun, in-class activity, we will break down the basic elements that comprise a story (Plot, Character, Theme, etc...) and condense them into five frames, and then even further into a single frame. In the end, you will leave with a better understanding of how to tell stories and connect with your audience through any visual medium.
This is a class for all experience levels and users of any type of camera. The class will be a creative discussion, not a technical lecture.
Biography of Maxwell Freudenthal
With a degree in Filmmaking from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Maxwell has always been fascinated with the art of storytelling. He has experience in creative writing, fine art, vocal and instrumental music, and on-stage performance. His early aspirations were to become an Animator for Pixar, but then fell in love with the process of Filmmaking. He has directed and performed in live theater, taught Film to students at IFP, and started his own production company. While still at MCAD, Maxwell wrote, produced and directed the feature-length film, Undone: A New Musical, which won "Best Minneota Made Film" at the OUT Twin Cities Film Festival. He is currently a Producer at 3M in St. Paul.