is exactly what I needed but didn't know existed! I drove
10 hours to hear Guy Magar,
and would now travel to a foreign
country to learn more from him!" Rod Fielder, Screenwriter
was the best thing that ever happened to me. Guy Magar is
the best film teacher I ever had...I loved it!"
Hodge, Writer/Director (FL)
COVERED AT ACTION/CUT SEMINAR
FOURTEEN SCENE STUDIES FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN: Step-by-step with
of the creative process which will enable you to handle any scene
The Dream Into Action - The Industry And How It Works - Writing
Visually & Selling Your Scripts - Maximizing The Storytelling
- The Visualization Craft: The Language and Tools of Filmmaking
- Working With The Writer On Story Visualization - Scheduling
& Budgeting Your Production - Hiring Your Crew - Creating
Your Film Projects.
PREP: Casting Process - Location Scouting - Working With
All Film Departments - Homework. SHOOT:
Camera Shot Lists - Cinematography & Lighting - Blocking - Inspiring
the Actors Work Process -
A & B Cameras - Shooting Stunts & Special Effects -
Planning Your Day's Work.
POST: The Editorial Journey
& Tips - The Magic Of Film Music - Sound & Visual/CGI
- The Sound Mix For Your Film - Answer Print.
Financing & How To Put Together Your Indie Film Deal - Getting
Completion Bonds - Distribution: Foreign & Domestic Markets
& Selling Your Movie - Entering Festivals & Creating Buzz
- The Digital Revolution & How To Use It - The Business of
the Film Profession - Agents & Managers - The Passion
Of Filmmaking - How To Prepare Your Show Reel.
experienced magic when I was lucky enough to attend the Action/Cut
Filmmaking Seminar. Guy Magar was inspiring, informative,
and overflowing with a love for all aspects of filmmaking.
Its for all people interested in the industry including
directors, writers, producers and actors. The information
Guy possesses is astounding and based on real world experience,
with Guy being one of the few industry director/writer/producers
who is working in both features and TV. The course covers
all areas from preparation, storytelling, acting craft, budgets
and real actual scene studies. This course is a must!" Diane Burns
- Writer (Australia)
HOW TO WRITE VISUALLY AND INCREASE YOUR SALES POTENTIAL
Action/Cut will focus your screenwriting skills to more fully
express your visual story intentions which will greatly enhance
the sales success of your work for all who read it in the marketplace
- agents, producers, directors, execs, and film financiers.
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good for screenwriters...insightful, passionate, intense!"
Allen Taube - Screenwriter (FL)
you for sharing your knowledge as it gave me a better appreciation
of the craft. I learned so much at your seminar, and I'll
be a more valuable actor because
of it!" Linda Carter,
Action/Cut is the most media acclaimed filmmaking seminar in
our 9th successful year and proudly congratulating all the Action/Cut
Graduates of our live seminars and our home study collections!
only pro film seminar in the industry that offers STEP-BY-STEP
audio-visual, in-depth analysis of actual real
feature film and television scene studies as
taught by Guy Magar
- internationally acclaimed filmmaking instructor - and working
director/writer/producer recently on contract to Miramax Films,
and presently completing a
major writing assignment for a European
co-production project while prepping his next picture.
a no-budget short, a $50,000 indie feature, or a multi-million
dollar film/TV production - the filmmaking process we teach at
Action/Cut applies to any and all budget levels, and shooting
formats from film to digital - as our focus is on how to tell
a story visually...how to get from the page to the screen - and
all within the most enjoyable industry oriented filmmaking experience
and networking weekend you've ever had!
If you want truthful filmmaking
content about professional knowledge on how to get from the page
to the screen, you're in the right place.
Learn the filmmaking process the only proven, practical
way: visualizing actual scripted scenes step-by-step with location
diagrams, planning how to shoot them with shot lists, viewing
the actual dailies shot-by-shot, and then screening the finished
scenes complete with sound mix, visual effects, and music scores
as they were finalized - filmmaking from page to screen!
coaches, consultants, theories...Action/Cut is the 'real deal'
in professional directing in our industry."
Frank Lupo (Show Runner/Executive Producer/Writer)
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I attended the Action/Cut Filmmaking Seminar, I was absolutely
terrified with the idea of directing my first film. It took
me one weekend with Guy Magar to find the logic to the filmmaking
process and earn the confidence that would transform me a
year later into an award-winning filmmaker!" Jesus
Nebot - NO TURNING BACK
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- "Impressive & inspiring work!" Hollywood Reporter
- Golden Eagle Award - Outstanding Indie Filmmaker of the
Year / Nosotros - Best Picture Award / San Antonio Cinefestival
- Best of Fest Award / Hope and Dreams Film Festival - Grand
Jury Prize / Big Bear Lake Int'l Film Festival - Grand Jury
Prize / Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival - Audience Award
/ Malaga Festival
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most acclaimed 12-Hour Complete Home Film School Course
enjoying the collection...it feels like I am actually at
the seminar. Guy's material and delivery are terrific. His
knowledge and advice are priceless gems. I can't believe
I am getting the experience and 'know how' of a full career
in filmmaking in just 12 hours!" Dermot Killoran
- Filmmaker (Japan)
received your outstanding product...it explains the process
of directing and financing thoroughly and in a manner that
is easy to undersand. Thank you Guy for such a practical
guide to filmmaking. I am a very satisfied customer."
Eric Clemens - Filmmaker (MO)
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live seminar, without question, has been the most informative
2 days of my life...and I absolutely had to have the DVD set
for reference on future projects. I know this is an investment
that will pay for itself many times over. If I only knew before
shooting my feature what I know now...I would have not only
saved thousands of dollars, but would have saved myself hours
of absolutely unneeded stress." Mark Grant - Writer/Producer
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