Story by: Jack Foley
"After the Two-Day Film School, I immediately launched
my directing career with Reservoir Dogs."
IN ONE weekend, one man will teach you everything you need to
know about making a movie
Raindance welcomes Dov S-S Simens - internationally recognised
as the world's leading independent filmmaking instructor - back
to London for his acclaimed Two-Day Hollywood Film School,
taking place on November 29 and 30 at a venue to be announced.
Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, Baz Luhrman, Guy Ritchie, Chris
Nolan, Phillipa Braithwaite and Robert Rodriguez are just a few
names from a long list of phenomenally successful directors who
launched their filmmaking careers after participating in Dov S-S
Simens' intensive filmmaking course.
Other high-profile attendees have included Michael Jackson, Queen
Latifah and Will Smith.
In his trademark no-nosense, straight-talking style, Dov breaks
beyond the tinsel of Hollywood to teach the business behind a
successful movie - from producing, directing and shooting to marketing,
financing and distributing it.
Highly enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the industry, Dov
will, over one weekend, break down each process into simple terms
as he imparts his extensive movie-making knowledge to budding
Dov S-S Simens is an award-winning filmmaker with over 15 years
of hands-on experience in the independent film industry.
Founder of the Hollywood Film Institute (1991), Dov has taught
thousands of filmmakers across the world from America to England,
France to Australia. Recent graduates of the workshop have made
the Blair Witch Project, Memento
On the first day of the Two-Day Film School Dov teaches
the 38-steps of Filmmaking, detailing how to cost effectively
allocate funds in a filmmaking budget to cover expenses.
On the second day attendees discover how to create a buzz, attend
film festivals, attract a distributor's Acquisition Executive
and secure a distribution deal.
"Hitchcock said, 'Everything you need to know about filmmaking
can be learned in 2-3 days'
I agree and created the 2-Day
Film School." Dov S-S Simens
For tickets, call Emma Davis, at Raindance, on 020 7387 3833,
or email firstname.lastname@example.org