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Registration to the “Summer Media Studio 2020“ is open

The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in collaboration with the Audiovisual Arts Industry Incubator (AMII) invites to take part in the “Summer Media Studio 2020“ – on 18-30 June, 2020, in Neringa, Lithuania. The application process will close on 15th April, 2020.

Registration: http://summermediastudio.lt/2020/registration.html.

Selected participants of various audiovisual art backgrounds will be informed via e-mail no later than May 10, 2020.

Participation fee for each participant is 390 €. The cost covers accommodation and catering in Neringa, also travel from and to Vilnius.

Selected students and young professionals must be able to participate during all days. 

SMS (Summer Media Studio) is a collaboration platform for young professionals of the audiovisual arts industry, who are eager to gain international contacts, improve their professional skills while learning to work with new technologies, facing and analyzing the changes of the industry and will create an opportunities for future artistic initiatives.

The main SMS event – two-week residential workshop – is ran in the Lithuania’s seaside area Neringa. Established in 1999, young film professionals and film school students are welcome to attend the workshop for the 22nd time. Here they will have the possibility to explore the specifics of Sound and Music in Film, it’s applicability in various film genres and produce a short film.

SMS focuses on the most essential and relevant subjects of films, searching for new important topics, which would explore theoretical and practical knowledge of young audiovisual arts creators in the field of the professional cinematography. SMS 2020 edition will focus on the topic of “Sound and Music in Film”.

The filmmaking process during the workshop will be guided by audiovisual industry professionals: David J. Bondelevitch (music and dialogue editor, USA), Zachary Spicer (actor and producer, USA), Mantautas Krukauskas (music composer, Lithuania), Paul Nethercott (producer, USA).

Participants present pitching ideas and the tutors decide on which ones to be realized. Later on, all of the participants are divided in international teams of director, cinematographer, sound designer, producer, scriptwriter, and actors, they prepare for the shootings and go to the locations. After four days of hectic work, they sit by the computers and do the post production, write musical scores.

At the very last evening, final short films made by the participants will be screened. This is a truly special evening as they have an actual result which could be evaluated by themselves and the wide audience. Finally, the participants will have a feedback session on what aspects of the workflow they seek to develop further.

Each of the evening public film screenings will be held. Tutors will show their own movies or the ones that should be noted in the context of sound and music in film. These events will be open to the general public and will be followed up with discussions which will help to better absorb contents of the lectures, as well as learning about major industry stories that impact the ways of production. They will discuss the biggest industry changes and how the young filmmaker should adapt to it.

After the workshop each participant will receive 6 ECTS credits that are approved around higher education institutions worldwide.

More information: http://summermediastudio.lt/2020/index.html

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