Gorton’s Masterclass Series: The Art of Filmmaking with Jack C. Newell Part of the Masterclass Series
This event is virtual
Join us for the first in our Masterclass Series as Jack C. Newell deconstructs his film 42 Grams in a behind the scenes look from a director’s point of view. In this webinar you will see a breakdown of scenes with storyboards and lookbooks revealing how a film is crafted from concept to implementation to final cut. The masterclass culminates in a dynamic Q&A at the end with the Harold Ramis Film School students. Jack’s storytelling prowess gives context and fascinating commentary to the happenings behind the scenes and the culmination of the film coming together. This writer, director, producer, actor and public artist showcases his grounded work through this film which is true grit, real life documentary with heartbreak and humor woven throughout. Whether you are an aspiring filmmaker, director, producer, or simply a film aficionado, this masterclass has something for everyone if for nothing else but a real-life glimpse into the fascinating art of filmmaking.
Jack C. Newell is a writer, director, producer, actor, and public artist. He is the co-creator of Destroy Your Art, and the co-creator of the public art project, The Wabash Lights.
His feature film credits include 42 Grams, Open Tables, Hope Springs Eternal, and the upcoming quirky-comedy, Monuments – as well as the not-quite-as funny How to Build a School in Haiti – which is a ten-year exploration of a single aid project. The films have been featured at the Austin Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Festival, Bend Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, and on Netflix, Amazon, and IMDbTV. His commercials have screened on Tube, Flat, LCD, and 3D TVS, as well as “the internet.”
Jack’s work is grounded, with great performances, and is almost always intentionally funny.
42 Grams is available on ITunes and Prime
By purchasing a ticket, you will receive a link to the masterclass which will be released February 26th and sales will run through April 9th. The link is yours to watch at your convenience.
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