OTV Study Hall: Honors Bundle

OTV Study Hall: Honors Bundle

OTV STUDY HALL is designed to develop strong writers, directors and independent producers who identify with multiple communities that have been historically marginalized in film and television because of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, class, disability or citizenship status. The course begins with project and career development then culminates with production, exhibition, and marketing.

Honors Bundle Includes:
101. DEVELOPING YOUR ARTIST BRAND
102. SCREENWRITING AND STORY DEVELOPMENT
103. PRODUCTION
104. MARKETING AS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
105. FILM FINANCING WITH CHICAGO MEDIA ANGELS
106. GRANT WRITING
107. +++++ EXTRA CREDIT - LEVEL UP: INDIE TO HOLLYWOOD

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OTV Study Hall: Honors Bundle

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  • 101. DEVELOPING YOUR ARTIST BRAND

    In an infinite sea of content, it's difficult to stand out! This one hour course will examine how successful artists develop their personal brand to identify opportunities and press for their creative pursuits. During the workshop you will find the best method to succinctly tell your story in a 1...

  • 102. SCREENWRITING AND STORY DEVELOPMENT

    Mastering format and visual storytelling are essential to building a career as a filmmaker. This three-hour session will introduce participants to the fundamentals of screenplay writing. Building on the basics of screenplay format, students will receive a crash course on the fundamentals of three...

  • 103. PRODUCTION

    In this course, participants will learn the ins and outs of project development, attaching production partners, pre-production (script breakdown, scheduling and budgeting), casting, production, post-production workflow, and distribution. This course is designed for creatives who will become de fa...

  • 104. MARKETING AS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    In an age where the media is filled with distractions (cue: thirst traps and videos of cute kittens), how do we critically break through the noise and utilize marketing to build intentional community IRL/URL? Join us for an interactive two-hour workshop exploring how to use creative action to pro...

  • 105. FILM FINANCING WITH CHICAGO MEDIA ANGELS

    This workshop will focus on three main themes:
    1) How to attract investors to your project. This will include learning about ways first time filmmakers can get attention from buyers, how to market your film including understanding pitch decks, when to send your script, optimal ways to network, Fi...

  • 106. GRANT WRITING

    How do you get a grant? Artists will learn how to talk about their show in ways attractive to non-profit funders, film juries, and public officials. This course provides 1) an overview of the types of grants/fellowships available to indie TV creators and their different priorities; 2) the pros an...

  • 107. EXTRA CREDIT - LEVEL UP: INDIE TO HOLLYWOOD

    How do you jump from the indie space to Hollywood? This course shows how long-form TV shows and films are sold, produced and distributed in the United States. We will cover the process from pitch to release and the different organizations that support development. OTV alums who have made the tran...