Taught by Ed Talavera, award-winning director of photography and cinematographer of narrative and documentary feature films, students will learn how to unlock the full capabilities of their iPhone to shoot and edit a short film.
The class virtually meets once a week. The first class section students will feature how to shoot and edit professional looking films. Students will spend the week between sessions shooting a short narrative that will be presented and reviewed during the second section of the course. Students are required to have their own phones, fully charged, with at least 1 GB of space available and iMovie installed.
About Ed Talavera
Ed Talavera is an award-winning director of photography and cinematographer of narrative and documentary feature films. Talavera’s numerous film credits include work that has aired on HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and theaters worldwide. Talavera’s unique and evocative visual style has garnered international praise and awards. His latest film “Finding Gaston” has won numerous awards in film festivals worldwide. A graduate of New York University’s Graduate Film program, Talavera also serves as the coordinator of the film M.F.A program at the University of Miami’s Department of Cinema and Interactive Media and is director of the Canes Film Festival, an annual showcase of student films.