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FIRST INTERNATIONAL MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL

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ALKODISKO premiere!
dodano 23.04.2018

With great satisfaction and pleasure, we present a music clip that we made in autumn 2017.

A clip entitled ALKODISKO was made on one shot!

Mastershots are unique movies! Energy, power and dynamics! We present the premiere - ALKODISKO!

 

Project: Mastershot workshops are co-financed from the budget of the City of Poznań.

Patrons: PISOP, Center for Local Initiatives, City of Poznan

Technological partner: WinMar

Partners: LAB project, Red Ghost, Poznań Film Commission, Movlab, FreeFly

Making Of - MASTERSHOT 2017 film workshops premiere
dodano 05.12.2017

Do you want to see how we worked during this year MASTERSHOT workshops?

We invite you to the premiere of the Making Of of Workshops film!

During two workshop days at the University of Arts in Poznań and in Club Projekt LAB in Poznań, several dozen participants worked intensively on the film made by one shot - ALKODISKO. Today, with great pleasure we say: ATTENTION! PREMIERE!

 

 

Welcome!

Link on YT: Making Of

Project: Mastershot workshops are co-financed from the budget of the City of Poznań.

Patrons: PISOP, Center for Local Initiatives, City of Poznan

Technological partner: WinMar

Partners: LAB project, Red Ghost, Poznań Film Commission, Movlab, FreeFly
 

MASTERSHOT film workshops Edycja III Poznań - finish!
dodano 30.10.2017

Two intensive film days in October! Fantastic people! And what are the effects? Fantastic! 17 October this year at the University of Arts in Poznan, and the next day Club Projekt LAB - these two places marked this year on the film map of Poznan under one motto: MASTERSHOT!



This year's workshop was attended by many filmmakers from Poznań, who, thanks to their incredible creativity and energy with the help of their teachers, created a film in one shot - MASTERSHOT. The action takes place in a cult place - Klub Projekt LAB. And what exactly does it mean?
As usual, it is dense, interesting and intense. Soon we will show You Making of and the MASTERSHOT itself, on which we have worked intensely with the participants of this year's workshops. Thank you to all partners, UAP and Jakub Jasiukiewicz and the Intermedia Chair, in particular for the hospitality, and Club Projekt LAB for the space you gave in the possession of filmmakers.

Soon, the premieres of the film documenting the workshop - Making of and the magnum opus itself - that is, the Mastershot titled ALKODISKO!
 

MASTERSHOT FILM WORKSHOPS from the production of the music clip
dodano 04.10.2017

This autumn in Poznań MASTERSHOT FILM WORKSHOPS will once again appear. This time, the workshop task will mean the production of a music clip in one shot. The event taking place as part of MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL, supports the PISOP center, and the project is co-financed from the budget of the City of Poznań.


If you are passionate about movies, you make the video yourself! Join us! We are looking for: extras, episodists, set designers, sound engineers, lighting specialists, make-up specialists to work on the implementation of Mastershot. As part of the workshop, we will produce a music clip in one shot - MASTERSHOT for the music of the HOPE group.

The workshop framework program includes:

Day 1.

Start hours 18.00 to 20.30

Place: UAP, Intermedia Chair, Pl. Wielkopolska 9, room 207
• Introduction to Mastershots Production Workshops
• Presentation of the production assumptions of the clip in one shot
• Trials and division into production groups, planning photos

Day 2.

Start hours 16.00 to 21.00

Place: Club Projekt LAB, ul. Grochowe Łąki 5
• Movie plan

• The implementation of the clip in one shot

Operators workshops: Staszek Mąderek and Jarek Żarski together with invited guests.
 

NAB Show 2017 in Las Vegas
dodano 21.04.2017

From April 22nd to 27th we will be at the biggest US film industry show - NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Jarek Żarski will represent the Las Vegas MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL.
Do you have questions? Contact Jarki on +48 510 249 888
See you in Vegas!

Mastershot Film Festival 2nd Edition
dodano 12.03.2017

We are happy to announce that this year's MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL will be held again! We already know the date of the festival - it will be held from 1 June to 1 December 2017. Workshops, reviews and competition are waiting for filmmakers!
 

We already have a festival debut behind us and we collected a lot of experience! During the second edition of the festival you will have chance to take part in film workshops, the competition for the best MASTERSHOT, reviews of the submitted films. We are working on refining the formula of the festival and workshops to make it even more interesting and creative. This year we will be launching some interesting ideas and new program.

We are collecting power, ideas and creative energy for this year – soon we will publish more detailed information about this year's edition on Facebook and on the website. We will also visit industry events, fairs in Poland and abroad, so STAY TUNED!

We are waiting for you and your ideas for the scripts you would like to produce. Send us your ideas for a film in one shot, and we will help you make happen your dreams!
 


Jarek Żarski jarek@mastershotfestival.com

Renata Żybura renata@mastershotfestival.com

Final of the 1st edition of the Mastershot Film Festival
dodano 16.12.2016

December 16th 2016, in Poznan we officially closed the first edition of Mastershot Film Festival. We presented all the films submitted for the contest and we announced the winners. During the final review we presented selected mastershots and announced the winning films.
 

We are delighted to publish the names of the Winner and two Honourable Mentions in our competition for the best film made with a single shot.
The Jury decided to award prizes to the following films submitted for the competition:

1st place for best MASTERSHOT for:
Marta Prus
Film "Warm - cold"

And two peer-to-peer awards for two filmmakers:

Honourable Mention for:
Jakub Paduszek
Music video "All the people"

Honourable Mention for:
Wojciech Ulman
Film "Working title"

The winners of the competition will be honoured with the award as most closely associated with the X Muse - a Slapstick movie, which we hope will not only remind them of the MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL, but above all it will be used in film work! :)
Once again we would like to congratulate and wish you much success in filmmaking!
 

During the first edition, thanks to the support of the Polish Film Institute (PISF) we realized in November 2016 Workshops in Warsaw. We have made five films based on the scripts submitted by the workshop participants and the Making of - a documentary from the film plans. Films were made in various locations in the capital, both in a private apartment and in the streets. In December, in Poznań, we made a mastershot with the support of the city of Poznań, in the monumental interiors of the Imperial Castle. We made also Making of movie.
 

We sincerely thank all those who contributed to the workshops. Thanks to our patrons: PISF and the City of Poznań, the media and partners, colleagues and friends for contributing to the creation and development of our filmmaking idea.

We also invite you to participate in the next edition of the festival! We will soon announce details! Stay tuned! 

See you soon on the set!
 


And remember: JOIN US!

FILM WORKSHOP - production od MASTERSHOT in Warsaw
dodano 09.10.2016

Send a sketch, brief description of the idea (treatment) or a script until 15 November and make your Mastershot. We will help you to produce 5-selected scripts and ideas within the FILM WORKSHOP.

We provide production support, professional equipment, help with locations, the selection of actors and script consultation.

Date: 27th and 28th November

Place: Niebo, Nowy Świat 21 st., Warsaw

Program Workshop:
 
Day 1.

Start: 12.00

Introduction to production of mastershots
Discussion of selected scripts just before their execution
• Attempts to acting, camera and choreography
• Split into groups and start of the production
 

day 2

Start12.00
Work at film plan, all day



Leader of the workshops: Paul Czarkowski with invited guests.

 

Literary reviewer, scenarist, operator and film director. Creator of documentary films, shorts, video clips and first Polish interactive film www.zamek-film.com that was awarded at Filmteractive 2014 and Cross Video Days 2015. Owner of the film studio Movlab, which is occupied with film production and new visual techniques of storytelling. He is responsible for the professional part of workshops and artistic level of films submitted for the contest.

 

Registration:

Send your script or treatment via form available on the website:

http://www.mastershotfestival.com/join_us

 

Deadline: 15th November 2016

 

Contact:

Jarek Żarski, e-mail info@mastershotfestival.com mob. 510 249 888

Paweł Czarkowski, e-mail pawel@movlab.pl mob. 666 864 666

 

Mastershot Workshops in Warsaw is co-funded by Polish Film Institute

Partners: NIEBO, Win Mar, Arri, FreeFly, Movlab, Red Ghost

 

 

 

Send your masterrshot to the contest!
dodano 10.06.2016

Do you make films? Short movies? Or maybe do you have a wonderful and long mastershot on your drive and you want to show it off to wider public?
 

Send your video on competition within Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL, using the form via http://mastershotfestival.com/join_us

Deadline: 30th November 2016

We accept films in categories as follows:
Category I SHORT
From 30 seconds to 3 minutes

Category II MEDIUM
From 3 minutes to 15 minutes

Category III OPEN
over 15 minutes

More about rules of the contest:
http://www.mastershotfestival.com/rules

Authors of the best films will be awarder and presented during the closing gala


Contact: Jarek Żarski, e-mail info@mastershotfestival.com tel. 510 249 888

Project is co-funded by Polish Film Insitute and City of Poznań

Partners: Win Mar, Arri, FreeFly, Movlab, Red Ghost


JOIN US!

Film autumn with MASTERSHOT
dodano 02.09.2016

We are pleased to announce that this autumn will be full of films again! We are preparing  the second edition of the film workshops within Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL. This time workshops will take place in Warsaw.

We are working on the workshops formula, we enrich them in the educational value, so that participants will gain more skills. We educate young Polish filmmakers! Do you want to create with our Polish School of Mastershot? Join us!

Polish Film Institute supports us

MASTERSHOT Film Festival at IBC Show
dodano 05.09.2016

From 9th till 12th September we will be at the largest show of the film industry and media creation in Europe - IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam.
 

Our man - Jarek Żarski will be there to represent Mastershot FILM FESTIIVAL.
If you have any questions, please contact Jarek, phone number +48 510 249 888
See you in Amsterdam, in the country of tulips!

http://www.ibc.org/welcome

MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL at NAB Show
dodano 06.04.2016

From 16th till 21st April we will be at the largest show of the film industry in the US - NAB Show in Las Vegas.
 

Our man - Jarek Żarski will be there to represent Mastershot FILM FESTIIVAL.
If you have any questions, please contact Jarek, phone number +48 510 249 888
See you in Vegas!

 

Fairs for filmmakers
dodano 18.03.2016

In April there are Polish and International fairs for professionals from movie industry. From 7th till 9th April in Łódź (Poland) there are 19th Fair of Photographic, Film, Audio and Video Equipment FILM VIDEO FOTO. We are going to promote there the idea of Mastershot Film Festival. Meet us on Thursday 9th April in Room C at 4.30 P.M. Do you make mastershots? Or maybe you have brilliant idea for your own film? We can help you in bringing your dream to life. Let’s meet in Łódź! Join us there!


Shortly after the fair in Łódź we are heading to Las Vegas to attend NAB Show. The fair for professionals form film industry are the place where the newest equipment and technology are presented that are used in filmmaking ad postproduction. We will be there not only to meet the world leaders and best producers of film equipment  but also to bring you fresh news what’s going on in the heart of world film industry!
Stay tuned!

Łódź Foto Video Film Fair

NAB Show

New equipment for Mastershot workshops!
dodano 15.03.2016

We have good news for all who love new film equipment. During the workshop Mastershot we will provide you the latest technology and new equipment of FreeFly – well known and recognizable among filmmakers brand.

Today we have already known that we will work on a professional drone ALTA, which is the first multi-rotor to accept a camera on the top of the airframe and make fantastic footage up in the sky – Skyview.  We will also have Camera car TERO which is a completely new way to move the camera. The system allows for an extremely dynamic low camera angle coupled with full 3-axis control of the MōVI stabilizer to create never-before-seen shots. With our custom Vibration Isolation System on a car as smooth and agile as this, you’ll rethink what is possible from a chase car. 

During the workshop we will present you and work with you on the advanced equipment!

ON THE FILM SET OF THE MASTERSHOT „THE POINT” – RELATION
dodano 21.12.2015

29 November 2015 r. In the interiors of the Club Dragon and on Zamkowa Street in Poznan were completed filming of the short, titled "Point". The film was shot during the first edition of Mastershot Workshop, organized within the first International MASTERSHOT Film Festival.

The workshop were attended by film professionals, enthusiasts, students of film production and film direction who live Poznan. On the film location worked about a hundred members of the film crew, who were assigned to the different production divisions: operators, sound and lighting engineers and stage design. Footage was realized with the participation of stunt teams. The main roles were entrusted to a professional Polish actors: Mirosław Zbrojewicz, Sandra Staniszewska and Miron Jagniewski. Paweł Czarkowski directed the mastershot and wrote the script. Movlab Film Studio from Poznan produced the film. The film “Making of”  directed by Jarosław Żarski, showing the production process, was also made during the works on the set.

 

Working on the set was the culmination of the first edition of Mastershot Workshop, which aimed to bring to all interested people secrets of film production. Now the footage is in post-production. The film's premiere is planned for January 2016. The "Making of” will be also premiered.
We would like to thank all the participants of the workshop, actors, extras and stunt people involved in the organization of workshops and production of the film, who helped accomplish this seemingly impossible and very demanding project in such a short time for the commitment and work.

 

The first Mastershot Workshop located in Poznan, within a Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL, is a project co-funded by the City of Poznan.

 

The partners of the workshop are: Collegium da Vinci – Postgraduate studies 'Film Production’, Poznan Film Commission, Klub Dragon, Warsaw Film School, University of  Arts in Poznan, Intermedia Department, Movlab and Red Ghost.

FIRST EDITION OF MASTERSHOT WORKSHOP IN POZNAŃ – RELATION
dodano 23.11.2015

16 to 18 November 2015 the first edition of Mastershot Workshop took place in Poznan. The aim of the workshop was to introduce the idea of Mastershot to the film enthusiasts and students learning film direction, as well as filmmakers who are involved in film production at a professional level.

During the first two days (16 and 17 November 2015)  Paweł Czarkowski learnt a group of fifty participants about the basics of working on a film. He told also about the main directions of the script and storyboard. He also discussed the location of the film and presented the initial video that illustrated the place where the film was to be made. Staszek Mąderek presented and discussed the most recognizable, sometimes extremely intriguing examples of mastershots that have been woven into the most famous film productions.

 

On the third day the team of Mastershot organizers along with dozens of workshop participants worked in a film location, inside the Club Dragon, where pre-production process took place. The team acquainted with the site requirements and challenges that generates the complex interior of an old building in Poznan, where the club is located. Teams responsible for realizing particular tasks were created, e.g. groups responsible for: work on the script, storyboard, set design, costumes, team of cameramen, sound engineers and lighting technicians.

 

Then participants along with the organizers made the whole pre-production process and they prepared the location for shooting that will take place on 29 November 2015. While the production of the main film there will be also made a film documenting the process of making the Mastershot – so called film "Making of". Participants were also invited to take part in that project.

 

Paweł Czarkowski handed diplomas to participants who participated in the first edition of  Mastershot Workshop in Poznan, organized within the first international Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL. The organizers have been already taking applications of screenplays and completed mastershots to the competition. More information: www.mastershotfestival.pl

 

The first Mastershot Workshop located in Poznan, within a Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL, is a project co-funded by the City of Poznan.
The partners of the workshop are: Collegium da Vinci – Postgraduate studies 'Film Production’, Poznan Film Commission, Klub Dragon, Warsaw Film School, University of  Arts in Poznan, Intermedia Department, Movlab and Red Ghost.

MASTERSHOT WORKSHOP – ACTION!
dodano 16.11.2015

The first edition of MASTERSHOT WORKSHOP in Poznań has just started. Their aim is to introduce the idea of Mastershot to the film enthusiasts. Workshop will take place in two locations in Poznan. Classes were scheduled for three days.

 

During the first two days (16th and 17th November) Paweł Czarkowski (trainer) will talk about the basics of working on the film. Theoretical classes will be held at University of Art in Poznań in building C on Pl. Wielkopolski 9, Room 204. On the third day, participants will have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, they will work on a film set located inside the Club Dragon, using professional equipment and cameras.
The schedule of workshops includes:

 

Day 1.
• Idea of Mastershot Film Festival
• What exactly is Mastershot?
• Ideas for the Mastershot film, which will be made during the workshop
• Work on the script

 

Day 2

• How to prepare the screenplay?
• Discussion of the film locations
• Planning pictures
• How to build a team photoshoot?
• Consultation with actors

 

Participants will be then invited to help in the work on the film, on  the final process of creating the MASTERSHOT. That means they will be engaged in the shooting of the film on the location in Dragon Club. This production process will be held on 29th November 2015. During the shooting, participants will prepare also the film "Making of" about the making of Mastershot.
The first Mastershot Workshop located in Poznan, within a Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL, is a project co-funded by the City of Poznan.
The partners of the workshop are: Collegium da Vinci – Postgraduate studies 'Film Production’, Poznan Film Commission, Klub Dragon, Warsaw Film School, University of  Arts in Poznan, Intermedia Department, Movlab and Red Ghost.

FIRST MASTERSHOT WORKSHOPS - LOCATIONS
dodano 04.11.2015

The first edition of Mastershot Workshop, which are organized in order to introduce the idea of Mastershot to the film enthusiasts, will take place in two locations in Poznan. Classes were scheduled for three days.

 

 

During the first two days Paweł Czarkowski (trainer) will talk about the basics of working on the film. Theoretical classes will be held at UAP in building C on Pl. Wielkopolski 9, Room 204. On the third day, participants will have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, they will work on a film set located inside the Club Dragon, using professional equipment and cameras.

 

The first Mastershot Workshop located in Poznan, within a Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL, is a project co-funded by the City of Poznan.
The partners of the workshop are: Collegium da Vinci – Postgraduate studies 'Film Production’, Poznan Film Commission, Klub Dragon, Warsaw Film School, University of  Arts in Poznan, Intermedia Department, Movlab and Red Ghost.

 

MASTERSHOT FILM WORKSHOPS
dodano 27.10.2015

The first edition of Mastershot Workshops, which are organized in order to introduce the idea of Mastershot to the film enthusiasts, will take place in two locations in Poznan. Classes were scheduled for three days.

 

During the first two days Paweł Czarkowski (trainer) will talk about the basics of working on the film. Theoretical classes will be held at University of Art in Poznań in building C on Pl. Wielkopolski 9, Room 204. On the third day, participants will have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, they will work on a film set located inside the Club Dragon, using professional equipment and cameras.
The schedule of workshops includes:

 

Day 1.

• Idea of Mastershot Film Festival
• What exactly is Mastershot?
• Ideas for the Mastershot film, which will be made during the workshop
• Work on the script

 

Day 2

• How to prepare the screenplay?
• Discussion of the film locations
• Planning pictures
• How to build a team photoshoot?
• Consultation with actors

 

Participants will be then invited to help in the work on the film, on  the final process of creating the MASTERSHOT. That means they will be engaged in the shooting of the film on the location in Dragon Club. This production process will be held on 29th November 2015. During the shooting, participants will prepare also the film "Making of" about the making of Mastershot.
The first Mastershot Workshop located in Poznan, within a Mastershot FILM FESTIVAL, is a project co-funded by the City of Poznan.
The partners of the workshop are: Collegium da Vinci – Postgraduate studies 'Film Production’, Poznan Film Commission, Klub Dragon, Warsaw Film School, University of  Arts in Poznan, Intermedia Department, Movlab and Red Ghost.

MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
dodano 24.08.2015

On 13th August 2015 in Poznań, during Transatlantyk Film Festival, there was the inauguration of MASTERSHOT FILM FESTIVAL. Organizers have been already accepting submissions of scripts and videos to the contest.

 

There are two ways to submit your entry. The first one: you send a script of the movie that is going to be produced by only one shot. Then, the jury evaluate the material both in terms of content and art and decide on its future. If the script passes the assessment phase you will be invited to participate in the workshops in the city chosen by yourself. During the workshops you will take advantage of use professional equipment in producing your own film. The second way: you send a link to your entirely finished film which you produced with only one single shot.

 

Completed videos can be submitted in three categories, depending on the length of production. Category I - SHORT is the shortest films, from 30 seconds to 3 minutes. Category II - MEDIUM includes movies with a length of 3 to 30 minutes, and the last, OPEN category are films of over 30 minutes. The same classification also applies to films based on the submitted scripts, that will be made by the participants during the workshops. The workshops will be held from autumn 2015 to November 2016 in selected locations in Poland and abroad. The list of cities is as follows: GDAŃSK – WARSAW – POZNAŃ – CRACOW – BERLIN – PRAGUE – LOS ANGELES

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