APIA MN Film Collective

2021

2021

To develop and create high quality film and TV work from the Asian Pacific Islander American Minnesotan perspective.

 

Year 1 — Screenwriting Lab for Narrative Filmmakers

The APIA MN Screenwriting Lab for Narrative Filmmakers is a year-long initiative broken into three different labs (for 1/2-hour TV, hour-TV, and feature films) to teach, create, and edit screenplays created and written by APIA filmmakers in Minnesota.

The APIA MN Screenwriting Lab for Narrative Filmmakers will have several key activities:

  • Seminars that focus on different elements that make compelling film and TV narratives.

  • Writing for TV and feature films seminars. 

  • Write multiple drafts, workshop scripts and provide constructive feedback.

  • Learning how to apply and be competitive for local and national fellowships, grants, and contests. 

  • Create an online platform to showcase APIA filmmakers and writers. 

Year 2 — On-Set & Production Training

The first half of Year 2 will specialize in on-set and production training. Participants will be on-set working with acclaimed and award-winning directors, producers, cinematographers, and editors to improve their craft. 

Year 2 & 3 — Production of Collective Work  

The second half of Year 2 and all of Year 3 will produce participants' works. The collective with help finance as well as provide production and post-production support. Previous guest instructors will provide constructive feedback and guidance.

 

 

 

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