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Sounds of the Silver Screen

January 17 @ 3:00 pm April 3 @ 5:00 pm UTC-6

Weekly on Wednesday

Instructors: Carlos Arteaga and Katie Wackett

$180 ($15 a session)

 Have you ever wanted to create a soundtrack for a movie? The NaAC is excited to host a 2nd run of our SOUNDS OF THE SILVER SCREEN community class for artists interested in sound and video. Over the course of 12 weeks, participants will explore audiovisual creation, including shooting a Super 8 film, composing a score, and creating sound effects. This class will provide artists with the resources to let their imaginations run wild, and mentorship from two professional music & film artists. Whether you’re interested in making music videos, directing movies, or composing soundtracks, this course will surely inspire amazing creations and expand your storytelling skills. By the end of the course, participants will have created an immersive world of cinema and sound!

This class is for people 18 years old and older and open to mixed ability participants.  ASL or Audio Description interpretation is available upon request.

All materials and equipment will be provided.

Carlos Arteaga

Carlos Arteaga is a musician and artist facilitator at the NaAC with a passion for community-building through art and music. With a background in sonic arts and music production, his approaches music programing at the NaAC with the aim of exposing our artists to a wide variety of art and sonic media.   Carlos has experience teaching and running workshops with diverse groups of people. He believes it is important to find different teaching methods that make sense for the participants. One of his main goals is to empower community members in a safe environment, where creativity and inclusion are central to the success of the programs. 

Katie Wackett

Katie Wackett is a multidisciplinary artist and film curator who currently works at the National accessArts Center developing film and media programming. Katie has facilitated several programs at the NaAC including Movie Club and a Super 8 Filmmaking workshop. Outside of the NaAC, Katie works at several film festivals and creates her own film and photo works. Her career has centered on fostering community around film and creating positive educational experiences. Katie hopes to improve the accessibility of filmmaking, and ultimately encourage artists to share their unique perspectives through film and video creation. 

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