From 12 to October 18, 2008, Alhama will celebrate the Fourth Filmmaking Course, organized by the University of Murcia and the town of Alhama de Murcia.
To report this, the mayor of the Department of Culture, Jesus Basauri and course director, university professor Juan Francisco Cerón, have made this morning a press conference where teachers have also participated in the course Juan Carlos Martinez and David Perea .
It is reported that thanks to this course, a maximum of forty students from all over Spain will spend a week in Alhama de Murcia in a short workshop.
At the end, the short films will be screened.
In 2005, initiated by the course director, Juan Francisco Ceron, born on course at his hometown, Alhama.
Since then it has become a point of e ind for students in Spain interested in film practice.
Over its first three seasons have been shot six films, some of which have been selected in various festivals and have even received awards clinch.
The course has a total of 50 class hours, most of which are practical
Each taxi holds up to twenty students who have completed a very practical and customized integrated into the crew of one of the shorts.
On the set, each student has a specific function.
The positions from which the student can choose are: steering assistant (4), production assistants (4), camera and video-assistance (5), sound (4), script / photo-sets (2) and Photography (1).
At the time of submitting pre-registration form applicants to participate in the course, express their preferences for the role they would like to punish unemployed and attach your resume.
In addition to participation in the shooting, which is the main part of the course will receive lectures on production, scriptwriting, directing, film interpretation and editing.
Students also attend the assembly process carried out by teachers.
The casting will take place on Wednesday 17 September 19:00 to 21:00 hours at the Casa de la Cultura.
Students interested in participating must pre-register through September 22
Specialist teachers that make this course are:
Juan Carlos Martinez, PhD cum laude in Communication Studies.
Filmmaker, photographer and producer with extensive experience in the field of documentary and short film whose work has won numerous awards in national and international specialized festivals.
He has taught at the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the Univer sity of Murcia, as well as film critic in various media.
David Perea, actor and film director and theater.
He made his first feature, Essence, in 1998 with full production Murcia.
Since then he has participated in numerous projects forming part of the technical and the artistic TEAM.
He has worked as assistant director and actor in the Spanish-British feature Leone (Paul Sherwood, 2008) and as director and actor in the TV series Historical Murcia (Moon of Ithaca, 2008).
The course is not only practical, this year, has a longer duration and that have increased the lectures, the teachers in charge of these classes are:
In the "Introduction to production" Juan Francisco Ceron, Actor and Professor of Film History at the University of Murcia.
As course director, has produced six short films made to date.
In "Theory of the assembly" Javier Villamor Villarino, Producer of TV.
Bachelor of Communication Studies and one of the most important filmmakers of the Region of Murcia.
The class "The director and actor" Fuensanta Lopez, an actress with a degree in drama from the ESAD Murcia and Film Master in Interpretation by the Madrid Film Institute.
The class "Written and directed by Xavi Puebla, Director and Screenwriter.
Opted for a Goya for best short film in 2004 with Friday, and this year released the film Welcome to Farewell-Gutman, who won two awards at the Spanish Film Festival in Malaga.
A professor at the CECC (Center of Cinematographic Studies of Catalonia).
Throughout the week, he organized some short film screenings.
On Friday 17 October, there will be an end of year party in the house, hostel The Ral.
In addition, during free time students can enjoy complimentary use of municipal sports facilities (naso gym, sauna, indoor pool, etc.) By the countries that provided the City of Alhama de Murcia.
Pre-registration forms in the course and the curriculum, if present, must refer to firstname.lastname@example.org or Cultural Activities at the University of Murcia, located in the College Azarbe, Rambla, 14, 30001 Murcia , by indicating the name of the course.
More information email@example.com, in cell 968 39 82 13-968 39 82 14 or www.um.es and www.alhamademurcia.es
Pre-registration is open until September 22, 2008.
Once informed of the admission to selected students, the registration period opens from September 24 to October 3, 2008.
Tuition, amounting to 300 euros, includes hostel accommodation on full board.
In the same period and at enrollment, if requested scholarship, a copy of the declaration of the re nta and transcripts.
The fellowships, consisting of total or partial exemption from the registration fee will be applied by the Commission on Selection and Evaluation of the course and its resolutions shall be communicated to applicants personally.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Murcia