2021
November'21

November 2nd

Kone Kamari

CREATIVE PRODUCING / DIRECTING

Mete Sasioglu
Producing 09:00 - 12:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 13.00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

November 3d

Kone Kamari

INTRODUCTION TO CINEMATOGRAPHY / ACTING

Christopher L.Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13.00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

November 5th

Finnish Film Foundation

CREATIVE PRODUCING

Mete Sasioglu
Producing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

November 9th

zoom/ Kone Kamari

THEORY / ACTING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 17:00 - 20:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

November 10th

Kone Kamari / zoom

DIRECTING/ THEORY

Salla Sorri
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 14:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

November 12th

Kone Kamari

DIRECTING / ACTING

Salla Sorri
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

November 16th

Kone Kamari

DIRECTING / ACTING

Salla Sorri
Directing 13:00 - 16:00

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 17:00 - 20:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

November 17th

Publics

INTRODUCTION TO CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L.Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical

November 19th

Caisa / TEAK

THEORY / ACTING

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting 17:15 - 20:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

November 22nd

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AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

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AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

October'21

October 1st

Caisa / TEAK

DIRECTING / ACTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 13:00 - 16:00

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting 17:15 - 20:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

October 5th

GAP

INTRODUCTION TO CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical

October 6th

zoom/ Caisa

THEORY / DIRECTING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 09:00 - 11:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

October 12th

Museum of Impossible Forms

INTRODUCTION TO SOUND EDITING / ACTING

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Editing 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

October 13th

Museum of Impossible Forms

DIRECTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

October 15th

Museum of Impossible Forms

DIRECTING / THEORY

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

October 19th

GAP

THEORY / CREATIVE PRODUCING

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 09:00 - 12:00

Mete Sasioglu
Producing 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

October 20th

Finnish Film Foundation

DIRECTING / CREATIVE PRODUCING

Salla Sorri
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Mete Sasioglu
Producing 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

October 22nd

Kone Kamari

CREATIVE PRODUCING

Mete Sasioglu
Producing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

October 26th

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AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

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AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

October 27th

Cultural Center Caisa

AMPI GRADUATION SCREENING

16:30 - 00:30

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Cultural Center Caisa

AMPI GRADUATION SCREENING

16:30 - 00:30

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

September'21

September 3rd

Caisa

WATCHING FIRST CUTS

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Caisa

WATCHING FIRST CUTS

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

September 7th

Caisa

DIRECTING / ACTING

Salla Sorri
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

September 8th

Caisa

INTRO TO SOUND EDITING / ACTING

Kirsi Korhonen
Intro to Sound Editing 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

September 9th

Caisa

WATCHING SECOND CUTS

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Caisa

WATCHING SECOND CUTS

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

September 13th

Caisa

WATCHING LOCKED PICTURE

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Caisa

WATCHING LOCKED PICTURE

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

September 14th


Art Lab

POST-PRODUCTION: SOUND EDITING

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Editing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

September 14th

Italian Cultural Institute

DIRECTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Salla Sorri
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

September 15th

Italian Cultural Institute

DIRECTING

Salla Sorri
Directing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

In Salla’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

September 16th

Caisa

WORK in PROGRESS PITCHING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas
Pitching Session 10:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Caisa

WORK in PROGRESS PITCHING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas
Pitching Session 10:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

September 16th

GAP

DIRECTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

September 21st

Kone Kamari

SCRIPTWRITING & DIRECTING

Erol Mintas
Scriptwriting & Directing 10:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

September 21st

Meguru Film Sound Studio

POST-PRODUCTION: SOUND EDITING

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Editing: 13:00 - 14:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

September 22nd

Italian Cultural Institute

DIRECTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

September 23d

zoom / Caisa

THEORY / ACTING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

September 24th

zoom

AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

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AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

August '21

August 9th

Museum of Impossible Forms

POST-PRODUCTION

Niina Vornanen, Kirsi Korhonen, Hannu Käki, Toni Teivaala
Introduction to Post-Production 10:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Museum of Impossible Forms

POST-PRODUCTION

Niina Vornanen, Kirsi Korhonen, Hannu Käki, Toni Teivaala
Introduction to Post-Production 10:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

August 10th

Kone Kamari

ACTING

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 12:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

August 11th

Caisa

THEORY / ACTING

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

August 12th

Goethe Institute

SCRIPTWRITING / DIRECTING

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

August 17th

Caisa

DIRECTING / ACTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

August 18th

Kone Kamari

GRANTS & FESTIVALS & NETWORKING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu & Erol Mintaş
09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kone Kamari

GRANTS & FESTIVALS & NETWORKING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu & Erol Mintaş
09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

August 18th

Italian Cultural Institute

DIRECTING / THEORY

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

August 19th

Museum of Impossible Forms

DIRECTING / ACTING

Alli Haapasalo
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

This directing class focuses on visual storytelling. How does a director use the elements of cinema to tell their story; how is a specific film’s style created; what is one’s own directorial handprint? Building on dramaturgy, we the tools available for a director, and learn how to approach them directorially.

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

August 23d

Location TBC

GRANTS & FESTIVALS & NETWORKING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu & Erol Mintaş
09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Location TBC

GRANTS & FESTIVALS & NETWORKING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu & Erol Mintaş
09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

August 24th

Museum of Impossible Forms

ACTING / THEORY

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting 09:00 - 12:00

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

August 25th

Italian Cultural Institute

CINEMATOGRAPHY / THEORY

Christopher Thomas
Introduction to Cinematography 09:00 - 12:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

August 26th

Zoom

GRANTS & FESTIVALS & NETWORKING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu & Erol Mintaş with representatives from YLE, SES and AVEK
09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Zoom

GRANTS & FESTIVALS & NETWORKING SESSION

Mete Sasioglu & Erol Mintaş with representatives from YLE, SES and AVEK
09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

August 27th

Finnish Film Foundation

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & DIRECTING

Erol Mintaş
Script Development and Directing 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

August 30th

Kone Kamari

AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Kone Kamari

AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

June '21

June 1st

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SCRIPTWRITING / THEORY

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

June 2nd

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SCRIPTWRITING / THEORY

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 13:00 -16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

June 3rd

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SCRIPTWRITING / THEORY

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 10:00 -12:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

June 8th

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SCRIPTWRITING

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 -16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

June 9th

zoom & Kone Kamari

SCRIPTWRITING

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

June 10th

zoom & Kone Kamari

SCRIPTWRITING

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 09:00 -12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

June 15th

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SCRIPTWRITING

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

June 16h

zoom & Kone Kamari

SCRIPTWRITING

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

June 17th

Caisa

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & DIRECTING

Erol Mintas
Script Development & Directing 13:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

June 22nd

zoom & Kone Kamari

AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

zoom & Kone Kamari

AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

May-June'21

May 18th-20th

Vishnu Vardhani

GLITCH-RECON

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

A Cyberpunk Cyborg superhero descends to teach glitch to a commoner in Oceania, a city built-in 1984. Glitch is a technology that erases the ever-encroaching pervasive surveillance apparatus. Can the commoner find stealth, eros and liberation using Glitch in time, changing the very nature of deep surveillance?

May 24th – 26th

Sanjay Shrestha

SOUND

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Two individuals from two different nations, sharing their story in their own language, defining the meaning of sound.

May 31st – June 2nd

Libbie Katsev

WHEN WERE YOU BORN

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

In a world where astrology is more institutionally accepted, a student filmmaker visits her father’s hometown in Russia to learn the time of his birth and finally complete his astrological chart. She is guided by a local astrological researcher, who has her own agenda.

June 7th-9th

Samra Sabanovic

I NEED TO TELL YOU SOMETHING

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Stuck in a sketch-like world labeled by post-it notes, a couple tries to communicate.

June 21st – 23rd

Iida Valme

MIRAGE

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Mirage is a film about how an encounter between two strangers leads Rinah, our protagonist, to examine their inner world. The beauty that they see in this stranger moves her, it is something she admires and yearns for. It is through her own internal journey that she discovers that the beauty she sees in this stranger is a reflection of the beauty within herself.

June 28th-30th

Imaneh Ameli

IT AIN'T NIRVANA

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

A young person feeling tired and frustrated with life goes to an apple garden to reflect on their thoughts. As they are consumed with their emotions, they get invited to enter a space full of mirrors and other symbolic elements. They explore this space and realize that there are some elements that they are not doing what they are supposed to do. These symbolic elements can represent many things, you can interpret them as a blocked part of their mind or a desire that is not fulfilled yet. In the end, what matters is imagining a “new reality”.

May '21

May 4th

zoom & Kone Kamari

THEORY / SCRIPTWRITING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 10:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 -15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

May 5th

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THEORY / SCRIPTWRITING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 10:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 -15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

May 6th

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SCRIPTWRITING / THEORY

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 12:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

May 11th

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THEORY / SCRIPTWRITING

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 10:00 - 12:00

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

May 12th

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THEORY / SCRIPTWRITING

Sezgin Boynik
Theory 10:00 - 12:00

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

May 13th

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THEORY / SCRIPTWRITING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 10:00 - 12:00

Jan Forsström
13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

May 18th

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SCRIPTWRITING

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

May 19th

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SCRIPTWRITING

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Aino Suni teaches screenwriting and focuses on basic story elements such as theme, character development and scene structure. Suni also guides you to write effectively in script format, form a synopsis and other text formats. Suni emphasises that to endure sometimes tedious process of writing you need to allow yourself fail but not give up.

May 20th

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THEORY / AMPI LECTURERS AND PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 10:00 -12:00

AMPI Lecturers and Participants Evaluation
14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

May 21st

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THEORY / SCRIPTWRITING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 10:00 - 12:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

April'21

April 6th

Kone Kamari

SOUND WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

April 6th

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CREATIVE WRITING / THEORY

Jonas Rothlaender
Creative Writing 09:00 - 12:00

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

April 7th

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CREATIVE WRITING / THEORY

Jonas Rothlaender
Creative Writing 09:00 - 12:00

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

April 8th

Kone Kamari

SOUND WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

April 9th

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CREATIVE WRITING

Jonas Rothlaender
Creative Writing 09:00 - 12:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

April 12th

Outdoors

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 13th

Outdoors

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 14th

Outdoors

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 19th

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 20th

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 20th

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CREATIVE WRITING / THEORY

Jonas Rothlaender
Creative Writing 09:00 - 12:00

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

April 21st

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CREATIVE WRITING / THEORY

Jonas Rothlaender
Creative Writing 09:00 - 12:00

Maryan Abdulkarim
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Maryan Abdulkarim discusses critical race//gender//decolonial theories and their application in audiovisual presentations today and in the past, along with modern activist//social media language and the histories and meanings behind them. The goal of the course is to create, together with participants, tools to analyse contexts in which stories are set and as filmmakers to be conscious of choices and what informs them.

April 23rd

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CREATIVE WRITING / THEORY

Jonas Rothlaender
Creative Writing 09:00 - 12:00

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

April 25th, 26th and 27th

Vaasa

16 MM WORKSHOP

AMPI & Filmverkstaden

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Vaasa

16 MM WORKSHOP

AMPI & Filmverkstaden

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

April 27th

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 27th

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOP

Jan Forsström
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Jan Forsström teaches screenwriting by focusing mostly on narrative, the story form; what are the elements of a story, and how to tell a story as effectively as possible? Also keeping in mind that story is only a part of a film, and not necessarily the most interesting part; sometimes the story is there to give shape to the time of the film, but the essential lies somewhere else (in a character, a performance, a world view, a political statement etc.).

April 28th

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

April 28th

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOP

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

April 29th

Kone Kamari

SOUND WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

April 29th

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THEORY / AMPI LECTURERS & PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory 13:00 - 15:00

AMPI Lecturers & Participants Evaluation Meeting
14:30 - 16:30

Participants: AMPI Third Generation

Alejandro Pedregal introduces critical theoretical approaches of cinema and their relationship with counterhegemonic cultural practices. How has cinema been thought and imagined for social change and in relation to other practices? How has cinema contributed to and participated in broader cultural and social revolutionary projects?

March '21

March 1st

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

March 2nd

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

March 3rd

Publics

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

March 4th

ART LAB

SOUND WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

March 16th

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INTRODUCTION TO EDITING

Niina Vornanen & Jerem Tonteri
Introduction to Editing 10:30 - 12:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

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INTRODUCTION TO EDITING

Niina Vornanen & Jerem Tonteri
Introduction to Editing 10:30 - 12:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

March 17th

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SOUND WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 13:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

March 18th

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INTRODUCTION TO COLOR GRADING

Hannu Kaki
Introduction to Color Grading 09:00 - 13:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

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INTRODUCTION TO COLOR GRADING

Hannu Kaki
Introduction to Color Grading 09:00 - 13:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

March 31st

Outdoors

CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography 09:00 - 16:00

Participants: AMPI Second Generation

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

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Nov '20

November 12th

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FIRST PRODUCTION PRESENTATIONS

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas, Chris Thomas, Kirsi Korhonen, Sherwan Haji
10:00 - 16:00

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FIRST PRODUCTION PRESENTATIONS

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas, Chris Thomas, Kirsi Korhonen, Sherwan Haji
10:00 - 16:00

November 13th

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FIRST PRODUCTION PRESENTATIONS

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas, Chris Thomas, Kirsi Korhonen, Sherwan Haji
10:00 - 15:00

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FIRST PRODUCTION PRESENTATIONS

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas, Chris Thomas, Kirsi Korhonen, Sherwan Haji
10:00 - 15:00

Oct '20

October 7th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 09:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 09:00 - 14:00

October 13th

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THEORY WORKSHOP

Sezig

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

October 15th

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PROJECT PITCHINGS

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu
Project Pitchings 10:00 - 12:00

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PROJECT PITCHINGS

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu
Project Pitchings 10:00 - 12:00

October 27th

Kino 13 - Finnish Film Foundation

PROJECT PITCHINGS

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu
Project Pitchings Rehearsal Day 10:00 -14:00

Kino 13 - Finnish Film Foundation

PROJECT PITCHINGS

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu
Project Pitchings Rehearsal Day 10:00 -14:00

October 29th

Kino 13 - Finnish Film Foundation

PROJECT PITCHINGS

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu
Project Pitchings 10:00 - 15:00

Kino 13 - Finnish Film Foundation

PROJECT PITCHINGS

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu
Project Pitchings 10:00 - 15:00

Sept '20

September 2nd

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THEORY WORKSHOP

Sezgin Boynik
Theory Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

September 8th

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu
Producing Workshop 10:00 - 15:00

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu
Producing Workshop 10:00 - 15:00

September 16th

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu
Producing Workshop 10:00 - 12:00

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu
Producing Workshop 10:00 - 12:00

September 17th

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CASE STUDY

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu, Christ Thomas
Love and Anarchy Shorts Trailer 10:00 - 13:00

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CASE STUDY

Erol Mintas, Mete Sasioglu, Christ Thomas
Love and Anarchy Shorts Trailer 10:00 - 13:00

September 25th

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas
Producing Workshop 10:00 - 14:00

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu, Erol Mintas
Producing Workshop 10:00 - 14:00

Aug '20

August 5th

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CINEMATOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Chris Thomas
Cinematography Workshop 09:00 - 13:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

August 7th

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

August 10th

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JOINT WORKSHOP PRODUCING, DIRECTING AND ACTING

Mete Sasioglu, Alli Haapasalo, Jemina Sillanpää
10:00 - 14:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

August 11th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
Directing Workshop 09:00 - 13:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
Directing Workshop 09:00 - 13:00

August 13th

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THEORY WORKSHOP

Sezgin Boynik
Theory Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

August 17th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
09:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
09:00 - 14:00

August 19th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 09:00 -14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 09:00 -14:00

August 21st

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SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT AND DIRECTING

Erol Mintas
Script Development and Directing 09:00 - 14:00

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

August 24th

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AMPI PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING / AMPI LECTURERS EVALUATION MEETING

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AMPI PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING / AMPI LECTURERS EVALUATION MEETING

July '20

July 1st

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting Workshop 09:00 - 14:00

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

July 2nd

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Sherwan Haji
Acting Workshop 11:00 - 16:00

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

June'20

June 1st

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

June 2nd

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu
09:00 - 14:00

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PRODUCING WORKSHOP

Mete Sasioglu
09:00 - 14:00

June 4th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
009:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
009:00 - 14:00

June 5th

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jemina Sillanpää
10:00 - 12:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

June 8th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

June 10th

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PRODUCING AND 1ST AD (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR) / EDITING

Mete Sasioglu & Iiris Juutilianen
Producing and 1st AD (Assistant Director) 09:00 - 12:00

Niina Varnanen
Editing 14:00 - 16:00

June 11th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

June 15th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alli Haapasalo
09:00 - 14:00

June 16th

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FILM SCORING

Pessi Levanto
13:00 - 15:00

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FILM SCORING

Pessi Levanto
13:00 - 15:00

June 17th

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SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT AND DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Erol Mintas
Script Development and Directing 09:00 - 14:00

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

June 22nd

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AMPI PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING / AMPI LECTURERS EVALUATION MEETING

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AMPI PARTICIPANTS EVALUATION MEETING / AMPI LECTURERS EVALUATION MEETING

May '20

May 4th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

In Salls’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 5th

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SOUND WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

May 6th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 09:00 - 16:00

In Salls’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 7th

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THEORY WORKSHOP / DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Salla Sorri
Directing Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 11th

SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPs

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suno
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

May 12th

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jemina Sillanpää
10:00 - 12:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

May 13th

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting Workshop 09:00 - 11:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 15:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

May 14th

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THEORY WORKSHOPS

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory Workshop 09:00 - 11:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory Workshop 13:00 - 15:00

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

May 18th

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SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT AND DIRECTING

Erol Mintas
09:00 - 16:00

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

May 19th

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CINEMATOGRAPHY CLASSES

Chris Thomas
09:00 - 16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

May 20th

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

May 25th

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DIRECTING WORKSHOP

Salla Sorri
09:00 - 14:00

In Salls’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 26th

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AMPI LECTURERS EVALUATION MEETING

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AMPI LECTURERS EVALUATION MEETING

April'20

April 14th

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 13:00 -16:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

April 15th

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOP

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 09:00 -12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting 13:00 -16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 16th

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THEORY WORKSHOP / EDITING WORKSHOP

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory Workshop 09:00 -12:00

Niina Varnanen
Editing Workshop 13:00 -16:00

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THEORY WORKSHOP / EDITING WORKSHOP

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory Workshop 09:00 -12:00

Niina Varnanen
Editing Workshop 13:00 -16:00

April 17th

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SOUND WORKSHOP / THEORY WORKSHOP

Kirsi Korhonen
Sound Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Sezgin Boynik
Theory Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

April 20th

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THEORY WORKSHOP / ACTING WORKSHOP

Alejandro Pedregal
Theory workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

April 21st

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scripwriting workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 22nd

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Miko Viljanen
Scripwriting Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 23rd

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 27th

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SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting Workshop 09:00 - 13:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 - 16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 28th

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting Workshop 09:00 -12:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

April 29th

SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting Workshop 09:00 - 12:00

Aino Suni
Scriptwriting Workshop 13:00 -16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 30th

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ACTING WORKSHOP

Jemina Sillanpää

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

Jan'20

January 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

Final Mix with Toni Teivaala

Final Mix with Toni Teivaala

January 6th -19th

Colorgrading with Hannu Kaki

Colorgrading with Hannu Kaki

January 20th

 Bio Rex Helsinki

Academy of Moving People & Images Graduate Screening

 Bio Rex Helsinki

Academy of Moving People & Images Graduate Screening

2019
Dec '19

December 2nd

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

Film & Critical Theory

Alejandro Pedregal

9:00 - 16:00

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

Film & Critical Theory

Alejandro Pedregal

9:00 - 16:00

December 10th

 Finnish Film Foundation

Forms of Representation

 Sezgin Boynik
9:00 - 16:00

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

December 13th

Finnish Film Foundation

Forms of Representation

Sezgin Boynik
9:00 - 16:00

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

December 17th

Finnish Film Foundation 

Introduction to Film Scoring / Acting

Pessi Levanto
9:00-12_00

Jemina Sillanpää
13:00-16:00 

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

December 20th

Kino Sheryl

Forms of Representation

 Sezgin Boynik
12:00-18:00

December 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th

16th, 18th, 19th

 Arttlab Productions

Sound Sessions With Kirsi Korhonen
17:00- 24:00

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

December 27th

Odeion Theatre

Watching the Final Cuts with edited sound and credits

12:00-18:00

December 23th, 28th, 30th

Final Mix with Toni Teivaala

Final Mix with Toni Teivaala

Nov '19

November 9th

Museum of Impossible Forms

Sound & Image Editing

Inka Lahti & Kirsi Korhonen
10:00-17:00

A joint session with all participants to go through the following:

Post production technical specs and workflow in Premiere
-creating a project
-importing
-organizing and file naming -editing: settings, timeline, adjustments, commands and tools, maintaining sync
-editing sound: layers, tracks, volume, pan, fades
-editing flow and the order of things

November 13th

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa
 

Camera Acting

Jemina Sillanpää
13:00-18:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

November 16th

 Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space

THE ART & TECHNIQUE OF

FILM EDITING

 Inka Lahti
9:00-20:30

One on one editing sessions, working on AMPI's editing station at Poimu with Inka Lahti

Saara: 9:00-11:00
Camille: 11:30- 13:30
Shahi: 14:00-16:00
Roxana: 16:00-18:00
Uzair: 18:30-20:30

November 17th

Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space

THE ART & TECHNIQUE OF
FILM EDITING

Inka Lahti
9:00-20:30

Mariangela: 9:00-11:00
Aishe: 11:30- 13:30
Helen: 14:00-16:00
Tais: 16:00-18:00
Fiona: 18:30-20:30

November 18th

Kino Sheryl

Watching the First Cuts

13:00-18:00

Watching the first cuts and receiving feedback with AMPI's creative team and the lecturers.

November 20th

  Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space

Editing as a Process of Rewriting

Alejandro Pedregal
14:00 - 18:00 

  Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space

Editing as a Process of Rewriting

Alejandro Pedregal
14:00 - 18:00 

November 21st

Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space
 

Editing as a Process of Rewriting

 Alejandro Pedregal
11:00 - 19:30

Shahi:11:00-13:00
Roxana: 13:30-15:30
Uzair: 15:30-17:30
Mariangela: 17:30-19:30

November 22nd

  Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space


Editing as a
Process of Rewriting

 Alejandro Pedregal
11:00 - 19:30

Aishe: 11:00-13:00
Helen: 13:30-15:30
Tais: 15:30-17:30
Fiona: 17:30-19:30

Aishe: 11:00-13:00
Helen: 13:30-15:30
Tais: 15:30-17:30
Fiona: 17:30-19:30

November 23rd

Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space
 

THE ART & TECHNIQUE OF FILM EDITING: Working on Second Cuts

Inka Lahti
10:00 -21:30

Saara: 10:00-12:00
Camille: 13:00-15:00
Shahi: 15:00-17:00
Roxana: 17:30-19:30
Uzair: 19:30-21:30

November 24th

Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space

THE ART & TECHNIQUE OF FILM EDITING: Working on Second Cuts

Inka Lahti
9:00 20:30

Mariangela: 9:00-11:00
Aishe: 11:30- 13:30
Helen: 14:00-16:00
Tais: 16:00-18:00
Fiona: 18:30-20:30

November 27th

 Design Museum Helsinki

Watching the Second Cuts

12:00 -17:00

Watching the second cuts and receiving feedback with AMPI's creative team and lecturers.

November 28th

Kino Sheryl

Work in Progress Pitching Session

9:00-12:00: Rehearsal session with Mete Sasioglu at Goethe-Institut Finnland

13:00 -17:00: Pitching Session at Kino Sheryl

Guests:
Sari Volanen (YLE)
Amir Eskandari(director and actor)
Sanna Kultanen (producer)
Leena Kemppi (YLE, dramaturg)

November 18th, 19th, 21st, 25th, 28th

  Poimu: Feminist Antiracist Studio Space

One on one sessions: Sound editing

Kirsi Korhonen
16 sessions, 2 hours each

Sept / Oct '19

September 7th -10th

 Jelica Jerinic

DOG DAY

A young and enthusiastic dog sitter comes to work where she discovers that the dog is dead, and the dog's owner has a list of weird requests for her.

September 11th -13th

 Saara Helena Hasan

Talk To Me, Dance With Me, Let Me Be

Flora, a woman battling with schizophrenia, is planning her birthday party. Her illness is manifested as the character Emma, who can be her best friend but also, at times her worst enemy. A visit from Flora's concerned sister leads to an altercation between the two of them but they quickly reconcile. The party is successful and Flora goes on trying to find a balance between her mental illness and normal life.

September 21th -24th

Camille Navarro

Alku

Pinay girl in her early 20s is a day away from now of the biggest tests of her life. To get through her fears and anxieties she turns to her close-knit group of friends.

September 26th -28th

Shahi Derky

LEFTOVERS

Cana, a young Syrian woman wants to buy a fridge in Helsinki as a part of her settling-down process. To deliver the fridge home, she rides in a van with Ville and Rony where their three worlds intersect on themes of coldness, home and exile. Until they arrive, with the fridge, to Cana's own leftovers.

September 30th – October 3rd

 Roxana Sadvokassova

THE REMAINS

Arman returns home for his mother's funeral, only to discover his sister Kamilla has just cremated their mom thus taking his last chance to say a proper goodbye. Going along with Kamilla's new plan while barely getting along with her proves to be a challenge.

October 4th -7th

Uzair Amjad

Paper Promises

A Pakistani student in Helsinki studying game design starts working as a paperboy at night due to a financial situation. Over the course of his work, he develops deeper associations with the doors that he delivers papers to.

October 11th -15th

Mariangela Pluchino

LEONARDA

Leonarda, a vegan soap maker and serial killer from contemporary Helsinki. She makes soap out of the bodies of her victims. She would do anything to protect her favourite child: Giuseppe. Based on the case of Leonarda Cianciulli, a serial killer from southern Italy during the 30s. A mix between documentary-fiction-dance movie-digital-16mm analogue-among other frolicsomeness.

October 18th -20th

Aishe Vejdani

Fog

A Turkmen woman finds herself wrestling between an unsettling nightmare she had and the reality where she is spending a weekend with her Finn husband in a lake cottage. Reality and nightmare get merged into each other to the point it is impossible to separate the two from each other. They become one.

October 18th -20th

Helena Aleksandrova

DEATH IN PARADISE

Nina is a young writer. She is offered to do a live translation for a sold-out theatre play. Everything seems to be going according to the schedule until a visitor from the past appears on stage. Unable to see the stage, Nina has to rely on her ears to understand what is actually happening inside the harrowing play.

October 30th – November 2nd

Taisiya Ulyanova

ABOUT THAT

Ann, a closeted queer girl dating the most out-and-proud bisexual of her high school, Collins, worries that her keeping their relationship a secret is putting a strain on it.

November 4th -6th

Fiona Musanga

ALONELY

A father has lost his child. The film takes place in the present-day intercut with memories and dreams of the incident. One morning while cleaning up in the kitchen of his home, he is taken back to that moment. He does not know how his child went missing and that has haunted him for long. The memory follows the day when he went on a journey to find his child. After a long search, he sees an object peeking in the distance. He approaches it and finds that it is his child's boot. He understands now that the worst has probably happened. Then we return to his present day, cleaning up in the kitchen remembering the day he lost his child.

Aug '19

August 1st

HIAP-Helsinki International Artist Programme

THE ART & TECHNIQUE OF FILM EDITING

Inka Lahti
10:00 - 17:00

Editing lectures aim to give participants the basic artistic tools to understand ways of building and composing meaning out of their material. They learn to develop sufficient technical skills to work on a variety of equipment and formats in film. During the lectures, the participants watch samples, discuss the possibilities of editing and put it all into practice. We also focus on the technology present in the post-production: Post-workflow, formats and their effect and role in different phases of post-production and using the common software.

August 2nd

Finnish Film Foundation

DIRECTING / ACTING

Erol Mintas
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 13:00-16:00

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

During the shootings of their films, Erol guides them to understand the hierarchy of a professional film set; learning the stages of shooting a films scene, the needs of orienting into the harsh working and living conditions, and to make the right concessions for their films.

August 4th

HIAP-Helsinki International Artist Programme

ACTING

Jemina Sillanpåå
Acting 10:00 -17:0

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

August 7th

Finnish Film Foundation

CREATIVE PRODUCING

Mete Sasioglu
09:00 - 16:00

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

August 12th

Museum of Impossible Forms

SOUND RECORDING & EDITING

Kirsi Korhonen
09:00 - 16:00

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

August 13th

Goethe Institut-Finnland 

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
09:00 -16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

August 14th

Goethe Institut-Finnland 

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
09:00 -16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

August 15th

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

CREATIVE PRODUCING/

PITCHING DAY

Mete Sasioglu
09:00 - 16:00

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

August 19th

Publics 

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
09:00 -16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

August 21st

Publics

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
09:00 - 16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

August 22nd

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

CREATIVE PRODUCING

Mete Sasioglu
09:00 - 16:00

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

August 23rd

Publics 

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
09:00 -16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

August 27th

Museum of Impossible Forms

SOUND RECORDING & EDITING

Kirsi Korhonen
09:00 -16:00

Kirsi’s sound lectures cover the basics of film sound workflow from field recording to creating all layers of sound and mixing a total soundtrack. In order to awaken the ideas and the ears, there are discussions on film examples, but also listening rehearsals of our everyday surroundings. The basic understanding of sound waves, frequencies, dynamics and equipment gives us confidence on working with dialogue, but also room to experiment with atmosphere, rhythm, point of view, time, place, and the feelings that sound can bring into a film.

August 28th

Finnish Film Foundation

ACTING

Jemina Sillanpää
09:00 - 16:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

August 29th

Publics 

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
09:00 -16:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

June '19

June 1st

 Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

DIRECTING

Salla Sorri
Directing 9:00 - 12:00

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

June 3rd

Globe Art Point

DIRECTING / SCRIPTWRITING

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 9:00 -12:00

Vilja Autiokyrö
Scriptwriting 13:00 -16:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film – especially in writing, creating ideas, pitching, developing, etc.?

June 6th

Goethe Institut Finnland

SCRIPTWRITING / LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 09:00 -12:00

Christopher L. Thomas
Lighting & Conematography 13:00 -16:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities?

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical,

June 7th

Finnish Film Foundation

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & DIRECTING

Erol Mintas
09:00 - 16:00

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc. During the shootings of their films, Erol guides them to understand the hierarchy of a professional film set; learning the stages of shooting a films scene, the needs of orienting into the harsh working and living conditions, and to make the right concessions for their films.

June 8th & 9th

Filmverkstaden

STARTING FROM SCRATCH - HANDMADE ANALOGUE FILM

Britt Kootstra-Al-Busultan

Lasse Krister Vairio

Study trip to Filmverkstaden in Vaasa

During this trip, the participants learn about the process of working with analogue film at the Filmverkstaden’s residency. The program focuses on the production of analogue film-based works with equipment and facilities to which the artist would not have access in their local region.

The trip is generously supported by Filmverkstaden and Goethe-Institut Finnland.

June 10th

Globe Art Point / Goethe Institut Finnland

SCRIPTWRITING / DIRECTING/ MASTERCLASS

BY NORA FINGSCHEIDT

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 09:00 -12:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 13:00 - 16:00

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film – especially in writing, creating ideas, pitching, developing, etc.?

June 11th

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Helsinki

SCRIPTWRITING / DIRECTING

Salla Sorri
Directing 9:00 - 12:00

Erol Mintas
Script Development 13:00 -16:00

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

June 14th

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa  

FILM & CRITICAL THEORY

Alejandro Pedregal
09:00 -16:00

June 17th

Design Museum Helsinki

DIRECTING / EDITING

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 09:00-12:00

Inka Lahti
Editing 13:00 -16:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Editing lectures aim to give participants the basic artistic tools to understand ways of building and composing meaning out of their material. They learn to develop sufficient technical skills to work on a variety of equipment and formats in film. During the lectures, the participants watch samples, discuss the possibilities of editing and put it all into practice. We also focus on the technology present in the post-production:

June 18th

Finnish Film Foundatoin

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & DIRECTING

Erol Mintas
9:00 - 16:00

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

During the shootings of their films, Erol guides them to understand the hierarchy of a professional film set; learning the stages of shooting a films scene, the needs of orienting into the harsh working and living conditions, and to make the right concessions for their films.

June 19th

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Vilja Autiokyrö
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 13:00-16:00

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film – especially in writing, creating ideas, pitching, developing, etc.?

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

June 20th

Design Museum Helsinki

ACTING / SCRIPTWRITING 

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting 10:00 -13:00

 Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 14:00 -17:00

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

May '19

May 3rd

Finnish Film Foundation

Directing / Script Development

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 09:00 - 12:00

Erol Mintas
Script Development 13:00 - 16:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

May 4th

publics

EDITING / ACTING

Inki Lahti
Editing 10:00 - 13:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 14:00 - 17:00

Editing lectures aim to give participants the basic artistic tools to understand ways of building and composing meaning out of their material. They learn to develop sufficient technical skills to work on a variety of equipment and formats in film. During the lectures, the participants watch samples, discuss the possibilities of editing and put it all into practice. We also focus on the technology present in the post-production: Post-workflow, formats and their effect and role in different phases of post-production and using the common software.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

May 6th

Museumof IImpossible Forms

DIRECTING / ACTING 

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 10:00 -13:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 14:00 -17:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal which is achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. They learn about developing and harmonizing between the two to enhance the quality of their performances.

May 7th

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Helsinki

SCRIPTWRITING / DIRECTING

Vilja Autiokyrö
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 13:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 14:00 -17:00

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film ?

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 8th

Museum of Impossible Forms

ACTING / FORMS OF REPRESENTATION

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 10:00-13:00

Sezgin Boynik
Forms of Representation 14:00-17:00

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

May 11th

Design Museum Helsinki

SCRIPTWRITING / FILM & CRITICAL THEORY

Vilja Autiokyrö
Scriptwriting 10:00-13:00

Alejandro Pedregal
Film & Critical Theory 14:00-17:00

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film – especially in writing, creating ideas, pitching, developing, etc.?

May 13th

Finnish Film Foundatoin

DIRECTING WORKSHOPS

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 9:00 - 12:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 13:00-16:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 15th

Publics

LIGHTING & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher L. Thomas
10:00-17:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

May 16th

Publics

SCRIPTWRITING / DIRECTING 

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 10:00-13:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 14:00-17:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

May 17th

Finnish Film Foundatoin

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT / ACTING

Erol Mintas
Script development 9:00 - 12:00

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 13:00-16:

Erol supports the participants during the development stage, pre-production, production and editing. The aim is to experience the transitive process of writing and directing. During this process, participants are guided to develop and form their ideas to a script. They work and act as a director to be able to understand a script; the purpose, the intention, the themes, story points and the character development; the development and objectives of the characters in the script, etc.

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

May 24th

Design Museum Helsinki

SCRIPTWRITING / DIRECTING

Vilja Autiokyrö
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 13:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 14:00-17:00

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film – especially in writing, creating ideas, pitching, developing, etc.?

In Salls’s workshops, the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers.

May 27th

Kulttuurikeskus Caisa 

ACTING / SCRIPTWRITING 

Jaakko Kiljunen
Acting 10:00-13:00

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 14:00-17:00

The acting classes led by Jaakko Kiljunen will take inspiration from various methods and approaches such as Stanislavsky, the Suzuki-method and the Viewpoints-technique. Jaakko uses physical ensemble based exercises to bring the group together as well as exercises to open, tune and relax the body and the mind. The participants also study ways to approach presence, listening and awareness.

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

May 29th

 Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

CREATIVE PRODUCING

Mete Sasioglu
14:00 - 17:30

Mete takes the participants’ own short films as case studies to teach them script breakdown, budgeting, the roles of the production crew, location scouting, set etiquette, production documents and contracts. They also learn about the industry in general. What is the production landscape in Finland and in Europe? How to approach producers with your project? How to create a package to finance and sell your film? How to pitch it? In what way do the distribution scene and the festival circuit work? We also deal with self-employment and learn the basics of entrepreneurship and visit some key institutions of the industry.

April '19

April 8th

Museum of Impossible Forms

DIRECTING WORKSHOPS

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 10:00 - 13:00

Salla Sorri
Directing 14:00 - 17:00

Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

In Salls’s workshops the participants absorb the director’s role, skills and tools. They get familiar with the basics of creating and maintaining trust with the crew and with the performers. The main part of the workshops consists of theory and exercises about how to think, approach and lead people as performers. The participants also learn about making the directing plan according to the locked script and how to prepare to work with the performers on the set.

April 9th

Museum of Impossible Forms

SCRIPTWRITING AND ACTING

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 10:00 - 13:00

Sherwan Haji
Acting 14:00 - 17:00

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

Sherwan’s workshops help the participants channel their efforts and work towards one main goal - achieving full control through full understanding. Actors' main artistic instruments are their physical and emotional capacity. Their capability of developing and harmonizing between the two determines the quality of the performance.

April 10th

Goethe-Institut Finland
Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

FILM & CRITICAL THEORY / CINEMATOGRAPHY & LIGHTING

Alejandro Pedregal
Film & Critical Theory 12:00 - 15:00

Christopher Thomas
Cinematography & Lighting 16:00 - 19:00

The cinematography lectures will focus on the use of compositions in storytelling and practical lighting techniques with an emphasis on the manipulation of natural light sources. During the lectures, the participants watch films which illustrate key techniques as well as take part in exercises both inside and outside the lecture rooms. As the participants in the programme draw closer to shooting their short films, the lectures will become less theoretical and more practical, ensuring that the participants become adept at using the camera and lighting equipment, as well as understanding on-set etiquette and safety.

April 15th

Globe Art Point

SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 09:00 - 12:00

Vilja Autikyrö
Scriptwriting 12:30 - 15:30

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

The scriptwriting class by Vilja explores the different stages of a screenplay such as a synopsis, treatment, script. She introduces some key tools that are important in writing and storytelling such as story, plot, drama, conflict and the turning point, character, theme and subject matter. How do we proceed from an idea in three sentences to 100 pages of dialogue and screen directions? How to find your own voice. How do you express it in the film – especially in writing, creating ideas, pitching, developing, etc.?

April 16th

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Helsinki 

DIRECTING / SCRIPTWRITING

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 10:00-13:00

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 14:00 -17:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 17th

Goethe-Institut Finland
Kulttuurikeskus Caisa

FORMS OF REPRESENTATION / FILM & CRITICAL THEORY

Sezgin Boynik
Forms of Representation 12:00 -15:00

Alejandro Pedregal
Film & Critical Theory 12:00 -15:00

Sezgin Boynik Introduces general historical developments of cinema from the entertainment industry to the independent artistic expression. What sort of forms of representation cinema sought to introduce that other artistic expressions were lacking? How did cinema teach us to see things differently, what has cinema contributed to the development of modern thought?

April 24th

MAA-tila

DIRECTING / SCRIPTWRITING

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 10:00 - 3:00

Mikko Viljanen
Scriptwriting 14:00 -17:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.

Mikko’s scriptwriting workshop looks closely into everyone’s projects. The students try to employ the new tools they’ve acquired and use them to develop their core ideas. Together with the participants, they discuss what they want to express? How can they recognize what is important to them and how to nurture and develop it at the same time? How to tolerate the uncertainties and insecurities? How to contact others? How to proceed and get paid? Writing together – a threat or a possibility?

April 25th

kulttuurikeskus Caisa

FILM & CRITICAL THEORY / ACTING

Alejandro Pedregal
Film& Critical Theory 10:00 -13:00

Jemina Sillanpää
Acting 14:00 -17:0

Jemina Sillanpää will teach the basics of acting. She will concentrate on camera acting and will use different methods in her teaching, some of them quite physical. While teaching acting, she will also use some elements of music, directing, dance and writing.

April 26th

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Helsinki

DIRECTING

Jonas Rothlaender
Directing 10:00 -17:00

In his workshop, Jonas focuses on the very foundation of cinema. Through analyzing examples and the work of the participants, we try to understand how we can express what we want to tell with moving images. The participants learn about preparing a shot list and découpage in general. The workshops are practice orientated and the participants work on many small exercises, which helps them in developing their own short film ideas and understanding the possibilities at hand.