Filmmaking for Theatre

Filmmaking for Theatre

March 11 | 11AM
Harkat Studios, Versova, Mumbai
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Film and video are a resource for theatre in more focused areas of documentation, training, education, art, research, communication, archive, etc.

This one day practical workshop will introduce students to the role of the filmmaker and the camera within theatre, investigating the common land that border between two different expressive languages. Participants will have the chance to work on a small task as filmmakers, from the beginning to the end of the process. The aim is to have an overview and to discover the basic rules of filming theatre/live performance.

The aim is to have an overview and to discover the basic rules of filming theatre/live performance.

The workshop will cover:

The actor and the camera in a theatrical performance. Relationship with examples.
Shooting movement: What is alive?
Editing: how to cut and why. To follow and break the rules.
The workshop would end with a discussion with the participants.
The workshop is for students, artists and film makers interested in the techniques of filming within the context of live performances.
Participants are requested to get their own camera and laptop. Editing software to be used is Premiere Pro CC 2017/2018.

About the Filmmaker:

Chiara Crupi is a filmmaker based in Italy/Denmark. She has worked in the audio-visual archives of Centro Teatro Ateneo, (La Sapienza, University of Rome), and for different companies directing live multimedia events, creating multimedia projects, documentaries, short films, promotionals, theatre performances and so on.

Over the years, she led projects of education and training on filmmaking and multimedia and collaborated in educational projects with the professors Ferruccio Marotti, Clelia Falletti, Valentina Valentini, Luca Ruzza, (Sapienza University of Rome); Nicola Savarese, Mirella Schino (Roma Tre University of Rome). Since 2010, she works at Odin Teatret Film and Odin Teatret Archives of the Odin Teatret founded by Eugenio Barba as a film-maker, and she is also responsible for training projects and live-streaming activities for Odin Teatret Web TV. Some works as a director and filmmaker:

Transit VII-VIII, Women's International Theatre Festival, Odin Teatret Film 2017.
The training and the figures. Interview with Iben Nagel Rassmussen, Routledge (project directed by Virginie Magnat Meetings with Remarkable Women, University of British
Columbia (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada).
The Chronic Life, Odin Teatret Film, 2017.

Since 2016, she collaborates with the Art History and Performing Arts Department and works in the team of LABS, audiovisual laboratory for performances, Sapienza University of Rome.

About the Organizer & Venue

Harkat Studios is an international boutique arts studio based in India with offices in Mumbai, New Delhi and Berlin. They make films, curate experiences and are an alternative performance space that tries to make the world a little better of a place to live in.



Harkat Studios, Versova, Mumbai

Bungalow No. 75, JP Road, Aram Nagar Part 2, Machlimar, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400061, India

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