Events 2018


Saturday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m.  
Clifton Center 
Come, learn, and film a short video or animation with the Kentucky Historical Society program POV (Point of View). Examine the real Kentucky stories behind various primary sources and touchable artifacts. Then try on historic costume pieces and work with others to practice simple animation and/or filming techniques using iPads (provided) to create your own short video stories inspired by history. 


Sunday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m.  
U of L Rauch Planetarium 
Open screen workshop with Patrick Fitzgerald of
Beargrass Media and friends. We will record short acting scenes with walk-in child actors. The camera crew and editing crew will be children who work on local school broadcasts. 

Make a movie / See a movie!
Music Videomaking

Sunday, Feb. 25, 1:30 p.m. doors open 
The Grand Theater in New Albany, All ages 
Wear your PJs and bring your pillow to see 13 of the best short films and animations from around the world for ages 3 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival. Films either in English or without dialogue. Games and crafts for children by Play Cousins. 


Saturday, Feb. 24, 1 p.m.  
The Louisville Palace 
Making/Editing a music video workshop with Patrick Fitzgerald of Beargrass Media and friends. We will record a song during the concert with kids operating multiple cameras and assisting with editing a multi-camera concert footage video into a music video. 
Free of charge with purchase of screening ticket for Dan Zanes & Friends Concert, but limited to first eight to register. 

Pyjama Party

Sunday, Feb. 25, (show begins 4:30 p.m.) 
Village 8 Theatres 
Q&A with Robert Curran, Artistic Director and Executive Director of Louisville Ballet, Helen Daigle, Brandon Ragland, and Ryan Stokes, all principal dancers with the company. Louisville Ballet Trainees, Trevor Williams and Xavier Pelin will also discuss about the movie, will talk about their work and challenges they encountered along the way. It’s a must-attend for a full movie experience.  

Special talk after Ballet Boys
Green Screen Workshop

Monday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m.  
American Printing House for the Blind 
Green Screen Workshop for children with students in broadcasting from Kammerer Middle School. 
Make the movies of your imaginations: dragons, beaches, ghosts, or Mars. Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to see, it can be part of your movie. We'll show you how to use what you already have to make a green screen movie with spectacular results. No special supplies need


Monday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m.  
American Printing House for the Blind 
This film is based on true events(!) and was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Louise Van Lew is a 12-year-old living in Richmond, Virginia, with her aunt during the final days of the Civil War. Her aunt's anti-war, anti-slavery views make things difficult for Louise, but when a suspicious Confederate general comes to search the house for an escaped Yankee, she is forced to take sides. The Director Nell Cox, will present the screening and lead discussion following the film. 

Meet the Maker
Filming the Story in History