About ReelCast Film Workshops:

ReelCast Film Workshops seeks to inspire young Christian filmmakers who are interested in taking Christian visual media to the next level, by providing custom workshops and quality training, in your area!

These workshops are unique in that you gather the group, and the teaching comes to you!

About the Instructor:

John-Clay Burnett has been involved in video productions since 2001 and started ReelCast Productions in 2005 – an independent multimedia company that is committed to communicating messages of truth with high quality visual media! Over the years he has been significantly involved with a number of award winning Christian films including:

Pendragon (2nd Camera, Assistant Editor, Color, Movie Trailer)
The Widow’s Might
(Movie Trailer)
The Penny (1st AC, Movie Trailer)
Runner from Ravenshead (Movie Trailer)
Beyond the Mask (2nd Camera)
Polycarp (Camera, Editor, Color)
Captivated (Camera, Editor, Color, Movie Trailer)
Wait Till It’s Free (Editor, Color)

John-Clay has also been a key teacher at several Christian film workshops including the 2012 Lamplighter Guild, 2014 Midwest Christian Fimmakers Academy, and 2014-2015 Christian Worldview Film Festival.

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Full Training Workshop

Great for beginners or individuals looking to go more in-depth about the process of film-making.

Details

  • 2 Days
  • $250/student*
  • 10 students minimum
  • Workbook included
  • All Sessions
  • In-Depth Training
  • More time for Q&A
  • Interactive demonstrations
  • Course Certificates

Sessions

  • Realities of the “Christian Film Industry”
  • Writing a Good Story – (developing your story)
  • Camera Techniques – (angles, tools)
  • Pieces of the Puzzle – (storyboards, locations, wardrobe)
  • Shooting your Story – (on the set)
  • Lighting Tips – (3 point lighting, techniques)
  • The Cutting Edge – (the art of editing)
  • Music, Sound, and Motion Graphics
  • Communicating with Color – (color correction)
  • What Do I Need? (equipment and software)
  • Tips for Filming With a DSLR
  • Documentary vs. Narrative Storytelling
  • Behind the Scenes – (styles and ideas)
  • Making Of: “Snack Bank” (30 sec commercial)
  • Making Of: “4 Tips for Camping” (4 min comedy)
  • Making Of: “The Week Before Christmas” (5 min video)
  • What is a Christian Film? (Closing Session)

10-14 Students / $250   –   15-19 Students / $175   –   20-25 Students / $125
* Prices cover training, workbook, and instructor’s travel.

Exclusive Workshop

Great for groups who are seeking to take their project to the next level!

Details

  • Custom length*
    (2 Days recommended)
  • $200/per person/per day
  • 3 students minimum
  • Workbook included
  • Perfect for teams
  • You pick the sessions
  • Focused Q&A
  • Quality personal training
  • Advice for your project
  • Course Certificates

You Pick Your Sessions

  • Realities of the “Christian Film Industry”
  • Writing a Good Story – (developing your story)
  • Camera Techniques – (angles, tools)
  • Pieces of the Puzzle – (storyboards, locations, wardrobe)
  • Shooting your Story – (on the set)
  • Lighting Tips – (3 point lighting, techniques)
  • The Cutting Edge – (the art of editing)
  • Music, Sound, and Motion Graphics
  • Communicating with Color – (color correction)
  • What Do I Need? (equipment and software)
  • Tips for Filming With a DSLR
  • Documentary vs. Narrative Storytelling
  • Behind the Scenes – (styles and ideas)
  • Making Of: “Snack Bank” (30 sec commercial)
  • Making Of: “4 Tips for Camping” (4 min comedy)
  • Making Of: “The Week Before Christmas” (5 min video)
  • Vision for the Future (Closing Session)

* Pricing includes training and workbooks. Instructor’s travel is additional.

Bring a workshop to your area!

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Students must be 12 years or older. Parents may attend for $60.
– It is highly recommended that a parent or adult guardian attend with students 15 or under.
– Even with parents attending, the listed minimum of full paying attendees must be filled.
– One workbook is included for each student. Additional workbooks are $25.

All sessions and session titles are subject to changes.