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About deaconwarner

Deacon Warner is the youth program director at FilmNorth and a freelance filmmaker.

Preproduction, Pitches and Presentation

With the third week of Juice Media wrapping up, everyone’s pumped for their upcoming big project. But first, a recap. The students finished and screened their second group projects – motion poems. These poems ranged from heartfelt and sentimental to … Continue reading

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Spring 2020!

JuiceMedia Spring 2020 got off to an awesome start with a mock 48 hour film competition! The students broke out into 3 groups and each group received a line of dialogue, a prop, a character trait, and a genre that … Continue reading

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Final Screening Fall 2019

The Fall 2019 final screening took place on December 12th. There was an hour worth of films, a filmmaker Q&A, pizza, snacks, popcorn, and an awards ceremony! Over 60 community members attended. Before and after the screening, attendees took photos … Continue reading

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Table Reads & Green Screens

This week Azi and intern Blongsha busted out the green screen. Azi’s project “The Billhilly” has a scene where his character shows up onto a computer screen and tears a file on its desktop. So we set up the c-stands … Continue reading

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Finishing Up Project 1

This week students shot their last scenes of project 1. Here, Noah works as DP on Nathan’s film, called “Cease At Once, Ex BF.” It’s a comedy about the fickleness of dating in high school. Nathan hosted auditions among JuiceMedia … Continue reading

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Rebuild-A-Scene!

This week we recreated a scene from Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom!” The students received a piece of paper with each frame on it, a box of props, and FilmNorth’s professional film equipment. They broke out into three groups: set design, … Continue reading

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Week 1 Fall 2019!

Week one of JuiceMedia is complete! On the first day, we jumped right into mock 48 hour film projects. Students broke out into groups then received a genre, prop, and line of dialogue that they had to craft their film … Continue reading

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