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Their Point of View is a Made in Her Image x Creative Solutions collaboration.  An open and free four week cinematography course with the foundation of inclusion, passion, and community. 

 

We are united in our belief that storytelling shakes the world. We believe that everyone should have the tools to unlock their creativity, and tell the stories that have yet to be told.

 

Our potential is boundless. Our growth is unlimited.

 

We dedicate this course to the advancement of young women, girls and non- binary youth of color within film, media and technology. 

ABOUT CREATIVE SOLUTIONS

Headquartered in Southern California, Creative Solutions designs and manufactures premium products for broadcasters, film, and video production companies, independent content creators, and enterprise businesses. Comprising the brands Teradek, SmallHD, Wooden Camera, and Lightstream, Creative Solutions has manufacturing and R&D centers in the US, UK, Europe, and Israel. Together, these products lead the way in television, cinema, and live production hardware to empower storytellers on production sets around the world.

ABOUT MADE IN HER IMAGE

Founded in 2018, Made In Her Image is an award winning non-profit movement 501(c)3 striving towards social equity in the fields of STEM, film, media and entertainment. We serve young girls, non-binary youths and women of color through curated and inclusive programming designed to empower through technology and education. With our programming we provide workshops, camps, incubators and elevated online learning experiences towards creating the next generation of storytellers. We are creating the next generation of film revolutionaries and our mission is to produce #1000FILMS by the year 2025. Visit madeinherimage.org for more information on upcoming events and ways to support the mission.

SECTION 1

Ages 13-17

October to November.

Over the fall, a hand-picked group of cinematography students will  participate n this interactive 4-week virtual course. Under the instruction of Stephanie Figgins Ramirez, they will  refine their cinematic story-telling skills. Through our partnership with CSLA, each student will gain exposure to industry-tools and tips as well as be offered an in-person mentorship lab with CSLA.

About the Instructor:

Stephanie (she/her) is a Peruvian-American cinematographer and grassroots media organizer living in Arizona. She has an MA in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths, University of London, where she studied as a 2013 Marshall Scholar. Her commitment to decolonial creative practices unfolds through dreamwork and collaborative art and media production. She has worked with queer, trans, and indigenous migrants in Phoenix to produce a community art gallery, a street cinema, and a digital Day of the Dead altar. She is currently a Matakyev Fellow at the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands at Arizona State University.

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STEPHANIE FIGGINS

SECTION 2

Ages 18-25

October to November.

Over the fall, a hand-picked group of cinematography students will  participate n this interactive 4-week virtual course. Under the instruction of Savannah Bloch, they will  refine their cinematic story-telling skills.  Through our partnership with CSLA, each student will gain exposure to industry-tools and tips as well as be offered an in-person mentorship lab with CSLA.

About the Instructor:

Savannah Bloch is an American/South African filmmaker and graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Her feature film directorial debut, And Then There Was Eve, won a 2017 Jury Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival and opened numerous Women’s Film Festivals across the U.S. As a cinematographer, Savannah shot the award-winning feature film, Quality Problems and has worked with brands such as Us Weekly, Popsugar, TLC, and Netflix. Savannah runs a weekly director’s workshop in Hollywood called The Sandbox and teaches cinematography at USC.

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SAVANNAH BLOCH