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make your short film... and do it well!

A step-by-step INTENSIVE

Ready to finally make your short film and do it well?
This class, led by award-winning writer and director Felicia Pride, will take you from script to distribution so that you make a film that you're not only proud of, but that also serves as a calling card for your career.
sign me up!

make your short film... and do it well!

A step-by-step intensive

Led by award-winning writer / director Felicia Pride that will take you from idea to distribution so that you make a film that you're not only proud of, but that also serves as a calling card for your career.

sign me up!
You know you need to make your short film...

BUT DON'T KNOW ALL THAT IT TAKES TO PULL IT OFF.

Or you don't know where to begin.

This soup-to-nuts deep dive intensive from someone who's done it well, covers everything you need to know from crowdfunding to film festivals and will give you the insight, practical advice, blueprint, and confidence to make your short film and do it well.
You know you need to make your short film...

BUT DON'T KNOW ALL THAT IT TAKES TO PULL IT OFF.

This soup-to-nuts deep dive intensive from someone who's done it well, covers everything you need to know from crowdfunding to film festivals.


THE WORLD NEEDS

your work


THE WORLD NEEDS

your work

This Intensive will show you step-by-step how to make your short film, avoid common (and expensive mistakes) and position your work for success.
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There are audiences hungry for your voice, perspective, and vision.

This Intensive will cover:

starCROWDFUNDING: Innovative ways to raise money

starWRITING YOUR SCRIPT: How to position your script for success

starDIRECTING: How to articulate your vision as a director and  position yourself for success

starPRE-PRODUCTION: Finding the right crew

starPRODUCTION: Keys to a successful shoot

starON SET: Your job as director and setting the tone

starPOST-PRODUCTION: Working with your editor and ways to make your film shine

starDISTRIBUTION: Film festivals, distribution strategies, and innovative marketing strategies

BONUSES!!!

starUsing two of her award-winning shorts as examples, Felicia will also walk you through her lookbooks, shotlists, and other materials!

starRegistration to the Intensive also includes access to the scripts for her shorts tender and LOOK BACK AT IT!

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ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Felicia Pride


Felicia Pride is a TV writer / producer and an award-winning filmmaker.
Her shorts have screened at dozens of festivals, won awards, aired on national television, and garnered her incredible career opportunities.

She wrote on Ava DuVernay's QUEEN SUGAR, GREY’S ANATOMY, and is currently a Supervising Producer on BEL-AIR. She also development television series with Amazon, Netflix, and FX.

In film, she’s the writer and executive producer of REALLY LOVE, produced by MACRO, which debuted on Netflix and became a Top Ten Movie on the platform. And she’s sold features to Universal, Sony, and AGC Studios. Felicia made her directorial debut with tender, an award-winning short film which aired on STARZ, and she is currently on the festival circuit with LOOK BACK AT IT, a proof of concept for her directorial feature debut by the same name, which won the audience award at BlackStar Film Festival and was nominated for an Humanitas Prize.

“Creating my two shorts, tender and LOOK BACK AT IT, have been hands down the highlights of my creative career.”

She founded and runs HONEY CHILE, a production company catering to Black women 40+ and is the co-host of their NAACP-nominated podcast Chile, Please.

Felicia was a Film Independent Screenwriting Lab Fellow and a graduate of NBC's Writers on the Verge program as a comedy writer.

She started her writing career nearly twenty years ago as an entertainment journalist before going on to write several books, including the essay collection, The Message: 100 Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greatest Songs.

Prior to transitioning to screenwriting, she worked as a film distribution exec and an impact producer.

Felicia holds an M.A. in writing from Emerson College and runs The Create Daily, a platform for underrepresented storytellers that she founded in 2012.

ACCOLADES FOR FELICIA'S SHORT FILMS

starPlayed in more than 60 film festivals around the world including ABFF, BlackStar, Urbanworld, Chicago International Film Festival, Outfest, Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival, Frameline, Atlanta Film Festival, Bentonville Film Festival and more...

starWon the Audience Award and Lionsgate Award at BlackStar Film Festival (for two different films!)

starNominated for the prestigious Humanitas Prize for Screenwriting

starAired on STARZ

starPremiered on Shadow & Act

starAwarded a production grant by the Plan A: Black Women on the Rise Film Festival that was presented by Ms. Tina Knowles

starWon more than 10 awards and counting...

starMore than 60,000 views across YouTube and Vimeo

starRaised more than $30,000

ABOUT YOUR INSTUCTOR

Felicia Pride


Felicia Pride is a TV writer / producer and an award-winning filmmaker.
Her shorts have screened at dozens of festivals, won awards, aired on national television, and garnered her incredible career opportunities.

She wrote on Ava DuVernay's QUEEN SUGAR and was most recently a producer on GREY’S ANATOMY. Prior to the WGA strike, she was developing shows with Amazon, Netflix, and FX.

In film, she’s the writer and executive producer of REALLY LOVE, produced by MACRO, which debuted on Netflix and became a Top Ten Movie on the platform. And she’s sold features to Universal, Sony, and AGC Studios. Felicia made her directorial debut with tender, an award-winning short film which aired on STARZ, and she is currently on the festival circuit with LOOK BACK AT IT, a proof of concept for her directorial feature debut by the same name, which won the audience award at BlackStar Film Festival and was nominated for an Humanitas Prize.

“Creating my two shorts, tender and LOOK BACK AT IT, have been hands down the highlights of my creative career.”

She founded and runs HONEY CHILE, a production company catering to Black women 40+ and is the co-host of their NAACP-nominated podcast Chile, Please.

Felicia was a Film Independent Screenwriting Lab Fellow and a graduate of NBC's Writers on the Verge program as a comedy writer.

She started her writing career nearly twenty years ago as an entertainment journalist before going on to write several books, including the essay collection, The Message: 100 Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greatest Songs.

Prior to transitioning to screenwriting, she worked as a film distribution exec and an impact producer.

Felicia holds an M.A. in writing from Emerson College and runs The Create Daily, a platform for underrepresented storytellers that she founded in 2012.

ACCOLADES FOR FELICIA'S SHORT FILMS

starPlayed in more than 60 film festivals around the world including ABFF, BlackStar, Urbanworld, Chicago International Film Festival, Outfest, Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival, Frameline, Atlanta Film Festival, Bentonville Film Festival and more...

starWon the Audience Award and Lionsgate Award at BlackStar Film Festival (for two different films!)

starNominated for the prestigious Humanitas Prize for Screenwriting

starAired on STARZ

starPremiered on Shadow & Act

starAwarded a production grant by the Plan A: Black Women on the Rise Film Festival that was presented by Ms. Tina Knowles

starWon more than 10 awards and counting...

starMore than 60,000 views across YouTube and Vimeo

starRaised more than $30,000

Watch Felicia's award-winning short tender

tender from HONEY CHILE on Vimeo.

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REGISTER FOR THE INTENSIVE TODAY!

MAKE YOUR SHORT FILM AND DO IT WELL

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This intensive will give you the know-how and confidence to write, direct, and market your short.

Can't attend live?

All attendees receive a recording of the intensive that is accessible for 14 days.

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