Student Mentorship Program

NFMLA “CineSessions” Student Mentorship Program

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Hands-On Experience.

NFMLA’s Monthly “Stage 5” Student Mentorship Program invites LA County High School students to participate in a hands-on filmmaking experience once per month following the organization’s Monthly Film Festival.

Learn Experience

Eligible for IMDB Credit.

The “Stage 5” program is made possible by Wells Fargo and AT&T Believe Los Angeles. The program is also in partnership with MovieMaker Magazine, which also allows the students to receive IMDB credit for shadowing professional filmmakers on-set.

Earn IMDB Credits

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Different Roles.

Students will be mentored in multiple positions of production, including:

  • Cinematography (camera operation, shooting techniques, framing shots)
  • Directing (set language, scene composition, blocking talent)
  • Lighting (three-point-lighting, soft vs. hard & natural vs. artificial lighting)
  • Sound Recording (sound recording on boom, pistol and lav mics)
  • Production Management (creating call sheets and shooting schedules)

*If you are interested in participating please reach out to the NFMLA’s Executive Director, Larry Laboe.

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