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Day 14: I Heart New York

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

Two weeks have come and gone but what will always stay with us is the new friends that we made, the networks we created and the experience that only New York could offer! For some of us, last minute packing was ...

Day 13: Sights and Sounds

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

Today we set off for NBC Studios!   After our visit to the NBC studios we were given the rest of the day to sight see to our hearts content! For some it was last minute shopping and the local cuisine while others ...

Day 12: A New York Film Academy Visit

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

Today saw us heading towards Union Square where the New York Film academy is adjacent too.   Where Columbia university online viagra without prescription is very much story focused, NYFA is very much hands on. The contrast between the two is amazing ...

Day 11: A Columbia University Visit

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

A change of pace today as we headed to the prestigious Columbia University. Columbia University MFA focuses on Scriptwriting/storytelling and directing and less so on the technical aspects of film-making. They were very warming and helpful to the questions we asked. ...

Day 10: Act 1 – Sightseeing, Act 2 – BMCC Classes, Act 3 – Wrap Up Party

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

ACT 1 - Sightseeing Most of us dispersed into smaller groups for a well deserved break from shooting and to fill in the sights and sounds of New York City. This was a chance for many of us to get some ...

Day 9: Shoot Day 5 – Cabbing it back to the Waldorf-Astoria

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

Today's first location involves a later start and the shortest travel of all the shoot days so far - Just around the corner of our residence!   This shoot involved close up shots of Gabe and her sister Hilde in the back ...

Day 8: Shoot Day 4 – "Meet me at the hyphen" and a day with Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

When you think about iconic hotels in New York City, there are only a few that belong on this short list and one of them is the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. It is a hotel with charm, luxury and history. It is ...

Day 7: Shoot Day 3 – Dancing with the Stars!

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

Shoot Day 3 - A 5am start. Central Park is beautiful at this time and today the weather is shaping up to be gorgeous. Our first location is the Delacorte Theatre, a huge outdoor theatre built in 1962 with a ...

Day 6: 2nd day of shooting.

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

With the first day under our belts, a later start and a lighter day is planned for our second shoot day. The sun is shining, filling us with energy and we're back at The Boathouse Cafe, in Central Park, to ...

Day 5: The Shoot.

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Film & TV students trip to New York 2012 | Comments Off

6am on location outside the Ritz hotel. Cold and dark, full of anticipation for our first shoot day. The students prep the cameras and sound equipment, the director and DOP discuss the particulars for shooting the script without being noticed. ...