Chautauqua, New York
Create, Educate, Celebrate
LakeArts Events and Workshops
Film Animation Workshop / First Comes Loves / Adapting Literary Works to the Screen
Film Animation Workshop
Friday, June 8 • 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
and Saturday, June 9 • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
(45 minute lunch break, Saturday)
Students or parent/child teams ages 8 and above
Infinity Visual and Performing Arts
Jamestown, New York
Final date to register: June 6
** No refunds after June 1 **
Kids make their own short animated movies using stop-
frame motion as portrayed in the movie, HUGO. Using
drawings, paintings, found objects, and toys, they create and film short scenes. The films are shared and
uploaded to the internet for students to share with their friends and relatives.
Participants get free screening passes to HUGO on June 16 at the Chautauqua Cinema. Ages 8
The workshop will be led by professional film animators from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
who successfully taught film animation at the 2010 LakeArts Film Festival. Tickets: Students $35 and
Parent/Child Teams $50. Go to Tickets.
Opening of the LakeArts Film Festival and the Weeks Gallery
exhibition “First Comes Love: Radical Spirits, Civil Rights and the
Friday, June 15 • 6:00 pm Weeks Gallery, Jamestown Community College
ArtParty Reception and Exhibition
Jamestown Community College.
ArtParty reception celebrates the opening of the
LakeArts Film Festival and the Weeks Gallery exhibition,
First Comes Love: Radical Sprits, Civil Rights and the
General Admission $15.
Premium Seating for all events $25.
Students and faculty $10.
Children under 12 $5.
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Adapting Literary Works for the Screen
Friday, June 22 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and Saturday, June 23,
9:00 am 4:00 pm Chautauqua Cinema (45 minute lunch break)
The LakeArts Foundation presents a writing workshop in adapting novels,
plays, short stories and other literary works for the screen.
Workshop participants will explore writing techniques in adapting
the material of their choice to film and television scripts. In this
two-day intensive workshop, writers will analyze the specific
problems and techniques unique to adapting a variety of source material
to the screen. Writers will view examples, and be given specific
exercises to strengthen the craft of adaptation.
Writers will be given an opportunity to have their work read in
class and critiqued by the instructor and their peers.
Participants are asked to bring their choice of literary works for
The workshop is conducted by Brian Herskowitz (see bio at right)
Workshop fee: $100. per person
Final date to register June 20
** No refunds after June 15 **
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