Film/Video Production Class - Thursday Nights Beginning June 26, 2014

Award winning director, producer, writer John Forte will offer the areas first private production class. Mr. Forte has directed over 250 programs, has won over 150 awards and has supervised and executive produced over 100 productions with myriad directors, producers, and writers. He has worked with hundreds of actors from around the country, stuntmen and women, various industry professionals and actors such as Harry Hamlin, Rudy Ruettiger from the movie RUDY fame and Buzz Aldrin to name a few. 



Learn about:

  • how to create a video by learning the basics of writing
  • understanding production concepts
  • analyze and watch scenes from various movies
  • production terms
  • camera techniques
  • storyboarding
  • editing techniques
  • casting
  • getting the most out of your actors
  • how to put it all together for a short video


 Mr. Forte has trained many people in the industry who are now working for various companies from Hampton Roads to Los Angeles and is referenced in Adam Leipzig’s "INSIDE TRACK FOR INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS," 2013 recent release.


In class you will meet the area’s top working professionals from TV, film, industrials, and commercials for various roundtable discussions. Perfect for budding filmmakers and experienced filmmakers, writers, various production crew positions.

Also you will be invited to the set of Mr Forte’s many productions in the spring.      

Begins Thursday January 15th, 2015. Minimum class size 5.

Class is from 7-10 PM.

Contractual Commitment for the 5 weekly sessions required.  Total cost of $250.


To register, email your contact information to Keith@BeAnActor.com and put "Directing Class" in the subject line.