May 11, 8PM
Dan Shellenbarger, Executive Director of the Ohio Channel and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Art at the Ohio State University, will lead a workshop covering basics and specifics of the technical side of video including: resolution, formatting, importing, exporting, playing back...the real nuts and bolts of video making.
In short, Dan will talk about how to get things out of the camera and into an editor and then back again as a deliverable product, all while taking the mystery out of the codes, numbers and names associated with the myriad of video formats.
May 18, 8PM
Tariq Tarey, a Columbus-based photographer and project manager for the Somali Documentary Project, will show his short film Dadaab: A Somali Struggle, followed by an informal discussion.
Dadaab: A Somali Struggle is a 12 minute documentary examining the conditions of the Dadaab refugee camp in North Eastern Kenya. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has declared Somalia to be the worst humanitarian crises in the world. It has also declared Dadaab to be the largest refugee camp in the world. Dadaab was designed to house 90,000 refugees. It is now home to 290,000 people, primarily Somalis. This film examines the UNHCR and other humanitarian organizations to fulfill basic needs of the people it serves under these extreme conditions.
May 21, 8-10 PM
Experiments with Movie Musicals
Stacie Sells, a Columbus-based artist and video editor, will present new video work in an installation that takes as its form a history of, and personal experience with, the movie musical.
All Video Support Group Film School events are free and open to the public and held at 13 East Tulane Rd.
Video Support Group Film School is brought to you through the support of a Franklin County Neighborhood Arts Grant awarded by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. www.gcac.org