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4 02, 2016

Jacksonville Film Workshops Hosts Exciting Combat Training for Actors Class

By |February 4th, 2016|Workshops|Comments Off on Jacksonville Film Workshops Hosts Exciting Combat Training for Actors Class

Jacksonville Film Workshops will be hosting a combat training for actors workshop on April 9 and 10. The sessions run from 9am to 6pm each day and will introduce students to a wide range of fighting styles, weapons handling techniques and insider information regarding military and law enforcement tactics. If you’re an actor in the Jacksonville area, you don’t want to miss this extraordinary opportunity to make your resume even more impressive. […]

27 01, 2016

Gear Up For 2016 JFW Meetups Starting In March

By |January 27th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Gear Up For 2016 JFW Meetups Starting In March

Being a filmmaker in Northeast Florida can be lonely. Night after night spent slaving away on that script or edit or idea…many of us also balancing a day job and family demands… Amid all that isolation, don’t you long to meet people who share your passion? People you can talk to and learn from and maybe even work with? Well, Jacksonville Film Workshops (JFW) has exactly what you’re looking for. So if you’re a local filmmaker, media talent, or crew looking for some all-too rare chance to network and hang with others in this deranged biz, listen up. […]

11 07, 2015

How to make a demo reel for video production

By |July 11th, 2015|Tips|Comments Off on How to make a demo reel for video production

If you are in the video business, either as an independent freelancer such as a DP, editor, gaffer, etc. or you own a video production company, you’ve probably heard about the importance of a great video production demo reel. Everyone will at some point need a good reel to showcase their work and hopefully, if done right, get new work. […]

6 07, 2015

5 Tips for Social Networking in the Film and Media Community in Jacksonville

By |July 6th, 2015|Tips|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Social Networking in the Film and Media Community in Jacksonville

These days, social media is a driving factor for a number of things from events in Jacksonville, FL to the ever-growing job market in the city. Having a social media profile precisely tailored to fit your specific networking goals is vital if you want to see success when attempting to expand your network online. One of [...]

6 03, 2015

Building a Stronger Film Community in Jacksonville

By |March 6th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Building a Stronger Film Community in Jacksonville

Creating a film is about communicating our stories, our hopes, our dreams, and even our deepest fears. I'm pretty sure we all know that. What we sometimes forget is that the stories we tell all revolve around the community of people and our experience with them. And that's what JFW monthly meet up is all about. We want to [...]

12 02, 2015

JFW Announces New Jacksonville Acting Classes

By |February 12th, 2015|News, Workshops|Comments Off on JFW Announces New Jacksonville Acting Classes

Learn to Act Like a Pro…On Your Own Time with JFW’s Weekly Jacksonville Acting Classes If Jacksonville Film Workshops is about anything, we’re all for offering the most diverse ways to learn the art of acting with the least amount of hassle. We’re proud to introduce our eight-week Jacksonville acting class designed so you can start [...]

10 12, 2014

Monthly Meet-up Group Starting January 2015

By |December 10th, 2014|News, Workshops|Comments Off on Monthly Meet-up Group Starting January 2015

We are excited to announce a monthly meet-up group for Jacksonville Film Workshops that focuses on group teaching, discussion, learning, and most importantly, developing relationships with those in our local film and media community. It will be a fun get-together to discuss any aspect of film, production, and media.  It'll be a great opportunity to meet local people with [...]

6 11, 2014

Host Your Own Jacksonville Film Workshop

By |November 6th, 2014|News, Workshops|Comments Off on Host Your Own Jacksonville Film Workshop

Host Your Own Jacksonville Film Workshop As we've started to grow our website, Jacksonville Film Workshops, we've noticed that there are a wide variety of other workshops in the area already, but a lot of them simply aren't successful because they don't have the right audience for their event. Well... we want to help. Now offering [...]

31 08, 2014

Thanks for Coming to the Fight Choreography Workshop!

By |August 31st, 2014|News|Comments Off on Thanks for Coming to the Fight Choreography Workshop!

Thanks for an Awesome Workshop! Hey everyone! We here at JFW want to send out a big "THANK YOU!" to everyone who attended the beginners' Fight Choreography Workshop last night, as well as to the instructor, Actor and Stuntman, Anthony Giovanni Elias of Genesis Action/Stunts of Orlando. We all had an action-packed great time. Check out this quick [...]

16 07, 2014

Action Packed Fight Choreography Workshop

By |July 16th, 2014|Workshops|Comments Off on Action Packed Fight Choreography Workshop

Announcing Our Newest Workshop: The Fight Choreography Workshop Have you ever wondered what goes into those nail-biting fight sequences in your favorite action films? Ever ponder how the actor or stuntman achieves those death-defying moves that keep you riveted to your seat in an amazing comic hero adaptation? Are you an aspiring actor or actress looking to learn the ins and outs of stage combat from a fighting choreography expert? Look no further than Jacksonville Film Workshop’s Stunt and Fight Choreography Workshop. […]