Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Monday, April 17, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        

West End Library hosting film-making workshop for teens on Saturday, April 22

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Hey young people, every dreamed of becoming a filmmaker? Then make plans to be at the West End Branch Library the next for Saturdays for free film-making workshops for teens.

The workshop, “Do You Want to Make a Movie? Film Making for Teens,” will kick off at 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. this Saturday, April 22, 2017. The teacher is Birmingham film maker Denzale Butler. There is only room for 10 students, so register in advance by calling West End Library at 205-226-4089. West End Library is located at 1348 Tuscaloosa Ave. in southwestern Birmingham.
The workshop has four classes, all taught between 3:30 and 4:45 p.m.:
Week One (April 22) is Introduction to Cinema.
Week Two (April 29) is ABC’s of Film (Shot Sizes)
Week Three (May 6) is ABC’s of Film (Camera Movement)
Week Four (May 13) is ABC’s of Film (Composition)

The teacher will bring a camera to class. However, students are asked to bring their camera phones since they will use them to create shots that create various moods. Teens will acquire a new skill and additional knowledge about an exciting topic. The class will fulfill the components of lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment by introducing teens to film making, according to West End Library.    
For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BPL. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for 130 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.
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