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Intro to Producing film (part 2)

  • 90 mins


This workshop will be virtual and will last 4 weeks (1.5 hours per class)

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The only way to get better at making films, is by making films!  This one day intensive workshop will be an introduction to the basics of producing a film from an interpersonal, organizational and logistical angle.  We will cover networking, relationship building, finance, production and distribution from a “big picture” perspective. We will discuss how producing differs between short films, feature films, documentaries and web series.  

This is designed to be an overview of film producing for actors, writers, directors, producers or anyone who wants to understand the process and are interested in creating their own projects.  This intro workshop is taught by college professor and Film Consortium Founder and President, Jodi Cilley. Special attention will be paid to answering questions from the class and discussing real world examples.


Cost:  $15 plus  plus $1 processing fee per class.

Ages: 14 and up

Level: Beginner to Intermediate


Online Via Zoom. Link will be sent prior to the workshop dates.


This class will be taught by founder and president of the Film Consortium San Diego, Jodi Cilley.

Jodi Cilley
Jodi Cilley is a long time filmmaker, entrepreneur and educator. She has been teaching video production since 2004 and has taught video and editing at San Diego City College, UC San Diego Extension Digital Arts Center, Platt College and the Media Arts Center San Diego. She has produced over a hundred projects including web series’, short films, TV specials, documentaries and commercial projects and recently produced Film Indiego, a 6-Part TV Series for KPBS.

She has a BS in Sociology from Boston College and an MBA with specializations in entrepreneurship and management from San Diego State University. As the founder and current president of the Film Consortium San Diego and the founder and producer of the annual San Diego Film Awards and San Diego Film Week, she is working to build a strong local film industry and to increase exhibition, distribution, funding and employment opportunities for local up and coming film talent.