Event Date: 05/24/2018 - 05/25/2018   Event Time: 8:00 PM - 12:30 AM

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A.B.O.P Art Brut Open Projector Event [* art brut = raw art] A.B.O.P. event, an ART BRUT OPEN PROJECTOR event is a platform geared to moving image art (recorded or live projection) outside of mainstream, commercial, ads, and high brow film school and being set @ The Sly Grog Lounge, Asheville, a working music bar, with a strong affiliation (about 99%) to SOUND, MUSIC (or the lack thereof) and RHYTHM. Bring your visuals on a memory stick (up to 10 min slots per artist/group, sign-up is first come-first serve basis / 8PM 1 hour before show start) or contact us prior to the date for live projection options. We also accommodate video-mapping. If you want to play sound/music live and be paired with someone supplying visuals, get in touch, ideally asap up to 2 weeks+/- prior each event. Events are monthly; please check for actual dates on the regular outlets. Format: USB stick, 10 min slot per artist/band, MP4, .MOV, VHS, please inquire for specific needs. If you are interested in doing a live projection, video-mapping or other work that needs more information upfront for set-up, get in touch More Info: https://abopevent.com/ Suggested fee: $5 * Right now it’s first come/first serve-sign up and some invitational. In the future, when the egg yolk in our hair has dried a bit, we plan to offer additional deadline submissions from which we’ll choose the 3 most interesting ones to be specially featured (with still pics) upfront on our common platforms (online and in real life). Check for updates! ABSOLUTELY NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. Must be ORIGINAL work. (*You can do it!! – and: it will be 1001 times more interesting. If not all by yourself, ask some friends. If you don’t have creative friends, make new friends at A.B.O.P.event and collaborate. No rip-off of other art/-ists!)

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271 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/05/2018   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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During the 8 week course, students will learn the fundamentals of how to write a screenplay for a short film. Topics explored include screenwriting fundamentals (such as conflict, beginning/middle/end), finding the story spark and discovering what you want to say (theme), creating compelling characters, techniques to write a successful short film (vs the feature format), implementing successful visual storytelling, crafting well constructed scenes utilizing POV, dialogue, structure, and style, and understanding the basic formatting of a script. By the end of class, students will have written a complete short script, and have the beginnings of a feature screenplay. Cost for the course is $525, and the registration form is found below. A $50 non-refundable deposit will be needed to secure the registration. Class size will be limited to allow for a more individualized experience.

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45 S French Broad AVe , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/09/2018   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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Music Video Production Workshop will be held on Saturday & Sunday, June 9th - 10th and June 23rd-24th, 2018, 10 am- 5 pm with instructor Brad Hoover. In this 4 day workshop held over two weekends, students will collaborate with local musicians to conceive, write, shoot and edit a music video in its entirety. Working with a pre-recorded song the students and musicians will have the freedom to create a visual treatment in any form they desire. Whether a straight narrative interpretation of the song lyrics, pure performance film or an abstract visual experiment, the students are only limited by their creativity and the available resources of time and budget. Students will use high end professional cameras, lighting and editing equipment and have access to a 28’ x 12’ green screen for compositing effects. Use of all equipment is included in the tuition price of $225 ($180 for Alumni).

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45 S French Broad AVe , Asheville, NC 28806
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