The Masters in Motion workshops offer soup to nuts training for filmmakers looking to push themselves, their craft, each other, into new and groundbreaking territories. Get your hands dirty with industry heavyweights, while they teach you all their mind bending, aperture dialating tips, tricks & philosophies on modern filmmaking. This is brass tacks learning, no fuss, no muss.

Q. When will the remaining speakers be announced?

A. We will begin releasing more details on 9/2.

Q. When will you release the full event schedule?

A. We will begin releasing more details on 9/2. For the time being, here’s some crucial information you’ll want to know: The night of Sunday 12/7 is our opening reception where you’ll get to register, pick up your name badge, grab your swag bag, and of course, mingle. Monday 12/8 and Wednesday 12/10 we will all head over to the Alamo Drafthouse and Tuesday 12/9  is when we will have the break out sessions at the Omni Hotel. Wednesday night is the big closing party so make sure to schedule your travel for Thursday 12/11 so you don’t miss out on all the fun.

Q. What is the format of the workshop?

A. Monday and Wednesday will be lecture based at the Alamo Drafthouse. We have chosen dynamic speakers to keep it entertaining as well as educational while also allowing time for Q and A. Tuesday we will have 4 hands on sessions with various speakers at the Omni Hotel.

Q. What can I expect to learn?

A. The goal of this workshop is to go beyond specific cameras and delve into more advanced filmmaking topics such as pre production, lighting, color, etc.

Q. Who should attend the workshop?

A. Masters In Motion is geared towards filmmakers who are ready to take the next step and elevate their productions. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned veteran, our line up will have something for everyone. Regardless of  whether you’re a documentary, commercial, wedding filmmaker, or even if you’re just doing it out of love, you will leave armed with the knowledge you need to progress.

Q. How many people will attend the workshop?

A. We have 100 seats available. First come, first serve.

Q. Are you expecting to sell out?

A. Yes, absolutely. We’ve sold out every event thus far and are expecting to sell out significantly faster this year since our notification list for this years event is significantly longer than previous. Keep in mind that seats are available as first come, first serve and we are not able to hold any seats. The only way to reserve your spot is by signing up through the registration link.

Q. What should I bring with me?

A. You can bring your camera and a laptop although it’s not required. The most important thing to have is something to take notes with and business cards. One of the best parts of these workshops is the tremendous networking opportunities.

Q. Is there anything I need to do to get ready for the event?

A. We strongly suggest attendees sign up for Twitter as it’s a great way to stay connected before,during, and after the event. If you are new to Twitter send a tweet to @shooteditlearn.

You can say something along the lines of ” I just signed up for #mastersinmotion and Twitter. Now what?” and we will steer you in the right direction.

Q. Where is the Alamo Drafthouse located?

A. The Alamo Drafthouse is located at 320 East 6th Street  Austin, TX 78701. This is just a short walk from the Omni Hotel.

Q. What airport should I fly in to?

A. The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is conveniently located less than 10 miles away from the Omni Hotel. You can either jump in a cab for about $20 or take the Super Shuttle for about $13 each way.

Q. Where is everyone staying during the event?

A. All the organizers, speakers, and the majority of the attendees will be staying at the Omni Hotel Downtown at 700 San Jacinto Boulevard Austin, Texas. We’ve secured an unbelievably low rate for the Omni but these rooms won’t last. Book your room today for only $159 per night by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI and mention the Masters in Motion Room Block or click here to book online. The absolute last day to do so at the discounted group rate in November 8th.

The link will only work for the contracted event dates.

Q. I live in Austin. Do I have to stay at the Omni Hotel?

A. Not at all!

Q. How much are hotels in Austin?

A. Hotel prices vary greatly but we’ve secured an unbelievably low rate for the Omni but these rooms will NOT last. Book your room today for only $159 per night by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI and mentioning the group block “Masters In Motion” or you can book by clicking here. The absolute last day to book the Omni at the discounted rate in November 8th.

Q. Where is the Alamo Drafthouse located?

A. The Alamo Drafthouse is located at 320 East 6th Street  Austin, TX 78701. This is just a short walk from the Omni Hotel.

Q. Will parking be provided for the event?

A. No. If you chose to drive into the city, you are responsible for your own parking.

Q. Is lunch included in the workshop fee?

A. No. We will take an hour long break so everyone will be able to go for lunch on their own or network with others during that time.

Q. Do I get to hear all the speakers?

A. Yes! The rate gives you access to all the presentations.

Q. Is there a discount price if I can only attend certain days?

A. We have a very limited number of seats and therefore can not offer discounts for attending for portions of the day.

Q. Can I get a discount for being a student, in the military, etc.?

A. We have already lowered the ticket price as much as possible to ensure everyone who wants to attend can so no further discounts are available.

Q. Can I get a refund if I decide not to go to the event?

A. No.

Q. If I don’t sign up for the workshop can I still go to the optional night time activities/hands on sessions/closing party/etc.?

A. No. The events we’ve setup for workshop attendees are for workshop attendees only.

Q. Will you be recording the presentations and posting them online?

A. No. We will not be filming any of the presentations and posting them online.

Q. Masters In Motion sounds awesome. How do I sign up?

A. Click here to sign up.

Q. Where can I see what happened at previous events?

A. Right here:

Eventbrite - Masters In Motion 2013