Internationally experienced assistant director to hold film production workshop


Members of the local filmmaking community are invited to attend a workshop on professional film production, facilitated by internationally experienced filmmaker Roma Zachemba.

Entitled How to Produce a Professional Film: The 1st Assistant Director’s Point of View, the workshop is designed to give directors and others working in film and TV production a thorough knowledge of the basics of working on a professional film set.

Topics to be covered include:

• The role of the assistant director
• Protocol on set
• Importance of the tech recce
• Schedule software
• Health & safety on set
• Risk assessment
• The call sheet
• The roles of 2nd & 3rd assistant directors

Roma Zachemba is an experienced, internationally trained assistant director with over 40 feature films, shorts, music videos and TV commercials to her name.

Her credits include the BAFTA-nominated film Keeping up with Joneses (2013), the internationally distributed film London Paris New York (2012), and the film festival-circuit winner Lunch Date (2012).

Now based in T&T, Ms Zachemba has previously worked in the UK, Italy, the Netherlands and Poland, among other countries.

The workshop takes place on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd April, 5.30–8.30pm, at 199 Belmont Circular Road, Port of Spain. The cost is $500 (both days).

For further information contact:

This workshop takes place with the assistance of the trinidad+tobago film festival.

Image: Roma Zachemba on set

Date: Tue 08 Apr, 2014
Category: ttff news and features

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