May 2023 – Filmmakers Academy Monthly Highlights
May 2023 is full of premium lessons, podcasts, and networking and coaching sessions!
Network with Filmmakers Academy members
Kicking it off, we’re bringing back Member Networking. An all-new session goes live on Wednesday, May 7th at 12:00 PM PST. The networking session is open to All Access members, so if interested, be sure to register via the link included in the member-only newsletters.
Premium Cinematography Lesson
The latest premium ‘Cinematography Essentials’ lesson premiers on May 8th. Cinematography mentor Justin Jones shows how to create an altered state of mind using his ‘Blue Football’ music video as a case study.
Tune into new episodes of the film industry’s best podcasts! On May 2nd, DP Brendan Uegama, CSC, returns to talk about his latest work on the unauthorized Hulu Mike Tyson biopic, Mike, and the Drake ‘Falling Back’ music video. Also visiting the studio is producer/director Edgar Esteves to discuss the industry, AI, and what he’s looking out for as an entrepreneur.
Joaquin Elizondo of the Hollywood Editing Mentor sits down with award-winning editor Mari Keiko Gonzalez. They discuss her experiences working at Sony Music and cutting music-centric films.
The Inner Circle Podcast returned from its hiatus this past month with hosts Lydia and Shane Hurlbut, ASC. On May 17th, Shane sits down with ASC cinematographer Ed Lachman, to talk about the new El Zone exposure tool meant to help standardize the industry.
May 2023 Group Coaching Session
Editing Mentor Joaquin Elizondo (Narcos: Mexico, Anthrax) will host May’s Group Coaching Session! So, if you’re an All Access member, prepare your post-production questions for May 21st. Just keep your eyes peeled for members-only newsletters with links to register and submit questions!
Cine Gear LA Expo
Filmmakers Academy will be in attendance this year at the LA Cine Gear Expo at the Cine Moves booth at 98 & 100 on New York Street. We will be having a ton of fun playing games, presenting prizes, and discussing what’s next for members.