Shameless Self Promotion Vol 3

21 Mar

It’s my yearly self promotion post… yeah, yeah, exciting I know. Much more food and film on the way in the following weeks, I promise, if you will have patience with me for the moment!

First, if you haven’t taken a look, I’d love to know what you think of the relaunch of my professional website, cinema language.org.

Second, we also have another Cinema Language seminar upcoming on May 10th and 11th.

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The seminars have been growing with each round and are a blast. I show tons of clips and stills from the best movies ever made, there are a lot of smart people discussing movies… it’s a fun and informative weekend. One of the best editors in town came last year and had this to say:

“As a film editor, I am in constant search of ways to grow my art. Tom Provost’s brilliant dissection of every aspect of story telling for the screen opened me to a new and greater understanding of my craft, and the filmmaking process as a whole. I highly recommend this weekend to filmmaking professionals and newcomers alike.” – Sean Albertson, A.C.E  (Warrior, Rocky Balboa, The Killing Season, Rambo)

(BTW, if you have not yet seen Warrior, you are missing out. It is easily one of the best films of the last 10 years. Incredible.)

This round we already have people flying in from Connecticut, NYC, Colorado and even the UK! My good friend Janet Batchler, one of the best writers in town, is also doing her amazing ‘How To Pitch’ lecture as part of the weekend. Her lecture relates not only to pitching your product and yourself in the most effective way possible, it relates generally to a very interesting and provocative way to approach life.

Perhaps the best thing for me about these seminars is that, after doing them for a few years, we’ve had a number of people take the class and then go out and make a great movie. We’ve even had people meet in the class, form a production team, and make a movie together. It’s awesome.

These seminars are for film professionals and movies lovers both. We’ve had many people who don’t work in the industry and simply love movies come and have a great time. So if you know anyone in Los Angeles you think would enjoy it, or if you yourself work in the business or love movies and want to come, post a comment or send me a message, I have great deals for the readers of the blog! More information about the weekend and purchasing is here:

http://cinemalanguage.eventbrite.com

Stay tuned for some great posts, thanks for the patience and, as always, thanks much for reading the blog and for the support!

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3 Responses to “Shameless Self Promotion Vol 3”

  1. Teresa Lundy March 21, 2014 at 1:43 pm #

    Sounds like an interesting weekend and self promotions should never be shameless who else is going to promote you? BTW, I’d love to here what Janet Batchler has to say. ;)

  2. Joan Kitchie March 23, 2014 at 2:45 pm #

    Tom, I wish I lived in LA, unfortunately Chicago. It sounds so interesting. I am an avid movie fan. I love the whole experience. If you ever do something in Chicago, I would be on board. Best of luck with your weekend. Joan

    • onfoodandfilm.com March 23, 2014 at 2:58 pm #

      Thanks so much! I may get there with it sometime, I will let you know! Thanks for the support!

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