Free Seminar with Director & Writer of Captain Abu Raed!  

Amin Matalqa, Director & Writer of Captain Abu Raed

Join us on Thursday, February 11 at the IUPUI Campus Center for a FREE seminar with Amin Matalqa, Director and Writer of 2008 Heartland Film Festival Grand Prize winning film, Captain Abu Raed.

CINEMA MAGIC: The Art of the Scene begins at 9am with a continental breakfast followed by the free seminar and an optional networking lunch later in the day for $10. During the seminar, Matalqa will break down the filmmaking process to the essential elements that make for effective storytelling by utilizing scenes from Captain Abu Raed. Through these scenes, he will explore the marriage between writing, directing, performance, cinematography, production design, editing, sound-mixing and music. Matalqa will discuss what makes a scene work and how you can create an opportunity for cinema magic. He will also talk about making the transition from writing and directing short films to feature films.

If you’re an inspiring filmmaker, avid moviegoer or just a big fan of Captain Abu Raed, you won’t want to miss this one.

Registration is required, so do so now! If you haven’t seen Captain Abu Raed, learn more about the film, on DVD February 23.