Movie Workshop

At this teambuilding event, the participants become real Hollywood stars! Here the film crews make their very own blockbuster and receive exciting insights into the film business. At the Movie Workshop creative and funny plots will be discussed and further developed – so that in the end of the Oscar night no eye remains dry.

The movie workshop begins with an informative and funny introduction to the film business. Participants learn about what kind of jobs are available in a film crew, which kind of camera work should be applied for a certain effect and how to correctly utilize lightning. There are also fascinating tips on how to use creative techniques to quickly come to a memorable storyline and how to write it down.

Each film team is supervised by a film-guide throughout the entire movie workshop. The guide is available for questions and keeps an eye on the remaining time besides organizational functions, so each team will have a result. After the distribution of the equipment, the tasks will be divided within the teams. For this purpose, they can find job descriptions in the manual. With this aid, the areas of responsibility and interfaces are clearly defined and the film crew can start efficiently.

Before the actual shooting of the film, the script and storyboard are created. There are no limits set to the imagination of the film crews. Whether they shoot a remake of a film classic or create a completely new plot in the genres of action, comedy or drama, the participants have a freedom of choice. Additionally, we provide them with historical household goods like a coal iron or an old wash board in order to give them some inspiration. As a result, the funniest commercials have been developed.

During the shooting with an HD camera, the teams have a wide selection of costumes, make-up and props available. Consequently, all creative ideas can be realized. In the end, the cutters finalize the movie including the front credits. The effects of the 20th Century Fox Cinema may not be missed. The jury evaluates the movies subsequently and finds an awarding category for the Oscar night that follows the Movie Workshop. Examples for these categories are the award for the best actor performance, the rainbow award or the award for the most horrifying moment.

In the evening, the guests will walk over the red carpet with flashlights, before they sit down at the festive covered dinner tables. Between the individual curses, the movies will be shown to the crowd after a laudation. Each film crew will be awarded with a certain category and honored with an Oscar statue.

Look forward to the final movies! You will be surprised which talents are hidden in your employees!

 

Schedule of the Movie Workshop

  • Welcome of the guests and introduction into the movie business
  • Division into teams and distribution of the tasks in the film crew
  • Familiarizing with the manual inclusive checklists
  • Brainstorming and creation of the script and storyboard
  • Simultaneously parts of the film crew will discover the technique like e.g. the camera, clapperboard or the MacBook with the cutting program
  • Costume, make-up, props and location scouting connected with filming permits
  • Shooting: includes director, actors, lighting and sound engineer, the clapperboard, producer etc.
  • Cutting and finalizing the moving with the help of MacBooks and a cutting program
  • Finalized film will be given to the jury for evaluation
  • Red carpet with flashlights before the gala dinner inclusively the awarding of the short movies

 

What to keep in mind / What you need to know

  • Duration: 5-6 hours inclusive explanation, shooting and cutting
  • Team size: 15 people, as many jobs of a film crew must be distributed
  • The movies can be shown in the evening, so the following program should be in connection with the movie workshop. A gala dinner, for instance, would be a great corresponding program where the movies can be shown between the courses
  • Filming permits at the location

 

Why Movie Workshop?

  • Encourages the communication and interaction of the employees in a different surrounding
  • Everybody can apply their own strengths – promotes creativity through diversity
  • Strengthens the team spirit by creating a product together
  • Teambuilding par excellence: whether technically gifted or creative, extroverted or preferably in the background, each participant will find a task at the movie workshop
  • The event can be continued perfectly by an “Oscar Night” and employees have the opportunity to feel like a real movie star
  • The videos remain as a reminder. When showing the movies again, the sense of belonging will be renewed

Try the Movie Workshop with your team. Send us your request here.  

 

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