The Directors Series

Highlight Reel from one of our Directors Series Workshops:

The Directors Series

 

presents

 

RYAN NELSON

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THE DIRECTOR SERIES
With: RYAN NELSON

SD Acting Studio (Scottsdale) 1-3pm
Date:
Sunday,April 28th

 

About RYAN NELSON:

Ryan Nelson is the owner of an award winning production company and marketing studio based in Phoenix, Arizona. Ryan left his life as an attorney at a young age to pursue his passion in the creative world.

He has numerous film festival awards and marketing accolades and likes to specialize in short form video production for brands. Ryan has a unique run & gun/improvisational approach when it comes to his productions, and he loves to utilize comedy in his work. When he is not creating marketing material or directing behind a camera, Ryan can be found skydiving in Eloy, Arizona.

Participants will take part in a Lecture/Q & A/Scene shot and directed by Ryan - footage included to participants of Director Series.
SPACE IS LIMITED.
​All participants MUST pre-register.

Ages 18+ 
$100 ($5 for processing fee)
2 hour class.  1 p.m.

The Directors Series

 

presents

 

ANTHONY UMINA

Arizona Acting Improv Class #Arizona #Acting #Improv #Class

THE DIRECTOR SERIES
With: ANTHONY UMINA

SD Acting Studio (Scottsdale) 1-3pm
Date:
Sunday, May 26th

 

About ANTHONY UMINA:

Anthony Umina was born and raised near Boston MA. As an adult, lived in Austin Texas and was a member of the Austin Film Society. 
Later, Anthony moved to Brooklyn NY, where he founded a production company in Greenpoint Brooklyn.   He worked on:

  • Music videos

  • Commercials

  • Online advertisements for Instagram

  • Videos for a high-end French restaurant in Manhattan

While in New York City, he produced an independent film that was screened in downtown Manhattan and is currently available on Amazon Prime.  He has produced everything from short 30-second social media ads to full-scale feature-film productions.  HIGHLY EXPERIENCED!


Participants will take part in a Lecture/Q & A/Scene shot and directed by Anthony - footage included to participants of Director Series.


SPACE IS LIMITED
​All participants MUST pre-register.
Ages 18+ 
$100 ($5 for processing fee)
2 hour class.  1 p.m.

The Directors Series

 

presents

 

CHRIS BLACKFORD

Arizona Acting Improv Class #Arizona #Acting #Improv #Class

THE DIRECTOR SERIES
With: CHRIS BLACKFORD

SD Acting Studio (Scottsdale) 1pm
Date:
Sunday, June 30th

 

About CHRIS BLACKFORD:

BIO coming soon.


Participants will take part in a Lecture/Q & A/Scene shot and directed by Chris - footage included to participants of Director Series.


SPACE IS LIMITED
​All participants MUST pre-register.
Ages 18+ 
$150 ($5 for processing fee)
2 hour class.  1 - 3 p.m.

The Directors Series

 

presents

 

MITESH PATEL

Arizona Acting Improv Class #Arizona #Acting #Improv #Class

THE DIRECTOR SERIES
With: MITESH PATEL

SD Acting Studio (Scottsdale) 1pm
Date:
Sunday, August 25th

 

About MITESH PATEL:

Mitesh Patel graduated from S.P University (India) with a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Applied Arts) in 1997, with the highest distinction of  earning the Best Design Award. In 2008, Patel made his first low budget feature film "The man in the maze" which received 12 awards from various film festivals and theatrical distribution. It wasn’t long before Patel started acquiring film rights for theatrical re-release in North America.

 

One of these films, "Delhi Safari", was shortlisted in the Oscar race of 2012. Patel has directed two feature films and has produced/distributed over 20 feature films in the past 15 years, balancing his time between Hollywood and Bollywood. Patel is also a part of PGA, the Producers Guild of America.

 

Today, he plans to keep creating art by producing one film every year.  Mitesh is also the Founder and Director of The Chandler International Film Festival.


Participants will take part in a Lecture/Q & A/Scene shot and directed by Mitesh - footage included to participants of Director Series.


SPACE IS LIMITED
​All participants MUST pre-register.
Ages 18+ 
$150 ($5 for processing fee)
2 hour class.  1 - 3 p.m.