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"Kate is amazing. Kate and PeachCraft took Chelsea's acting skills beyond where we thought they could go and now a number of opportunities are coming her way." - Susan Meyers

 


"I miss having you as an acting coach and being in class with everyone! I love my classes here in LA, but there are no actors studios that have an "ensemble" as close, supportive, comforting, unique, or fun as Peachcraft. And there is no Kate Kennedy on the West Coast!" -Tyler Shamy

"I just wanted to thank you for all your extra-ordinary hard work this summer.  You gave the kids a wonderfully positive experience and I know that my son had a great time and learned a lot.  I enjoyed every performance of the show, the talented kids, and getting to know the other moms as well as yourselves." - Julia Frankel

 

PeachCraft PerformanceMedia

OVERVIEW
A series of three Conservatory Programs: Musical Theater Conservatory, Film Academy and Contemporary Drama Workshop. All offer a friendly and supportive environment. These courses are aimed toward anyone ages 10-18 who is interested in a summer program focused primarily on artist development where they can explore their craft.

AREAS OF ARTIST DEVELOPMENT

MUSICAL THEATER CONSERVATORY

COURSE OVERVIEW
Now in it's 8th successful year, this professionally produced and unrivaled training program provides access to classic musical theater and performance opportunity for the yountg artists ages 10-19. In a friendly, safe and supportive environment, the student artists develop individual and ensemble skill. CONTINUE WITH COPY FROM HERE ON THROUGH . . . for all!

DATES :
Session I ~ Monday, June 29th - Saturday, July 25th, 2015
AGES: Student ages 10-19
TIMES : Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm
TUITION: $3280
Materials Fee : $400. This materials and registration fee is separate and in addition to the tuition. This fee is required after acceptance in order to hold placement.

**Meals are not included. Special arrangements can be made prior to the start of the summer program.

VOCAL CONSERVATORY WORKSHOPS

COURSE OVERVIEW
These workshops are week-long or consecutive three-week workshops that all culminate in a presentation recital for an audience of families and community.

FILM LAB ACADEMY INTENSIVE

COURSE OVERVIEW
Established in Summer of 2006, PeachCraft's Film Academy is an innovative and progressive training program based upon the practical and professional applications of filmmaking skillsets in all the key areas needed for Film Majors and Film Professionals in the industry . All faculty are working professionals. PeachCraft Film Lab has set the standard high as you can see our student films have been awarded OFFICIAL SELECTION in film festivals since we began submitting them in 2007 as well as our graduates have gained acceptance into NYU Tisch Film School. Our graduates of the Film Academy's summer programs gain an unparalleled depth of experience and specific knowledge for all areas of filmmaking giving them the edge over other film schools. Our students each screenwrite, cast, direct, shoot, edit and produce their own individual short high-def digital film using ProTools, as well as package their film for distribution and entry into festivals.

DATES: Session I: TBD
TIMES: Monday - Friday, 9AM- 4:00PM
AGES: 13-18* Class Sizes limited to 10 students.
TUITION: $4,980. Four Week Intensive
MATERIALS FEE: $600.**

*We reserve the right to cancel classes at our discretion and to restrict admissions.
**Due upon acceptance, non-refundable materials and administration fee.

INTERVIEWING NOW!

Development/Screenwriting:

• Articulating new ideas and choosing which will make the most telling stories.
• The nature of the three-act structure, the rise and fall of the story arc.
• Creating memorable characters and establishing the dynamics of conflict.
• The industry standard: how to correctly format and present your screenplay.

Producing:
• Prioritizing, strategizing, and organizing all the elements of a film.
• Putting together a cast and a crew, scouting and securing locations, acquiring props and equipment.
• Budgeting, scheduling, marketing and advertising.

Directing:
• Learning to visually tell a story, verbalizing your intentions to actors/crew.
• Working with the camera: framing, blocking, 180-degree rule.
• Covering all angles, the meaning of movement.

Cinematography:
• The differences between film cameras and the digital revolution.
• The nature, power, and emotional effects of light, how to use shadows, emphasize or manipulate colors, and more.
• The operation of the camera, focusing, exposures, film speed, white balancing.
• Lighting techniques, three-point set-up.

Editing
• Tutorials on the functionality of Final Cut Pro.
• Cutting on action, cutting for continuity vs. for dramatic narrative.
• Special effects, motion control, stretching and compressing moments.

Distributing:
• Basics of DVD Duplication and mass mailings.
• Marketing the idea and converting to a sellable format.
• Preparation and production of posters, DVD cases, press kits.
• Researching appropriate film festivals circuits

DRAMA WORKSHOP

DATES: TBD
FEES: $1080. per session.
MATERIALS FEE: $100
HOURS: 10:00am-4:00pm
Class Size: Limited to 12
Ages: 14-18

Remember you can book for one or two of these sessions!

COURSE OVERVIEW
The PDVF Modern Drama Workshop is a two-week intensive course that gives the student actor the opportunity to work on a contemporary text for the purposes of voice, movement, script analysis, characterization, improvisation, audition technique and awareness. The actors will be given monologues to prepare. This monologue will provide the core of the actor's time on the course. The foundation technique that is workshopped at PDVF is Russian based in Constantin Stanislavski and Michael Chekhov.

TO SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW CALL PEACHCRAFT STUDIOS OF DRAMA, VOICE & FILMMAKING AT 908/673-1485.

 

 


 


 

 
 

 

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

AUDITION NOW for
SUMMER 201
5!

Musical Theater Conservatory

Film Academy

Drama and Vocal Arts

FILMMAKERS NEWS!

GARDEN STATE FILM FESITVAL 2015
"OFFICIAL SELECTIONS"


Matt Ball:
"Last Stop Montauk"
Emme Harris:
"The Last Girl Scout"
Ryan Genualdi:
"Lady in the Looking Glass"
Trevor Silverstein: "Where's Garth Clark?"
Miranda Telmany:
"Date Theory"

 KUDOS

Lexa Silverstein
Paulina Casey- Congratulations! Paulina has been cast as "Stephanie" and is now in production on location for her film titled ONCE A MONKEY written by Durier Ryan and directed by Mimi Jeffries.
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Lexa Silverstein
Lexa Silverstein- Congratulations Lexa for recording her first song with Grammy winning Kelly Clarkson's Producer and guitarist, Jimmy Messer. Lexa has studied Voice with Ken Bryson, Head of PeachCraft's Vocal Conservatory for 3 years. Stay tuned for where to download this amazing tune!
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Tyler Shammy Tyler.Shamy- Congratulations for playing "Peter Brady" in Director/Writer, Keenen Ivory Wayans's Dance Flick, and signing with The Osbrink Agency. Please visit Tyler here for his music and news.
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Visit the Kudos Main Page to read all about our student's achievements!

PeachCraft Film Academy Summer 2016. Learn the art of Digital Filmmaking by joining us in the Film Lab to make your own short film!



 

 

 

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