6100 Main Street
Houston, Texas

Writer-Director Chris Eska returns to Houston to share his experiences on the journey of the independent filmmaker. The class will be an account of his personal experiences starting out at Rice University in Houston, through his UCLA graduate film school program, and continuing with the making and distributing of his debut feature August Evening, winner the John Cassavetes Award at the Independent Spirit Awards 2008. Get first hand practical advice on screenwriting, HD production, editing, the festival circuit, distribution, and more. Saturday, August 9, 2008 @ Rice University Media Center 1 p.m-5 p.m. Instructor Chris Eska will also present a special screening of August Evening at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston the same day at 7 p.m. For cost and further information visit www.swamp.org, www.mfah.com/film

Official Website: http://www.augustevening.com

Added by HoustonFilmCommission on July 28, 2008