Technology & Technique Workshops


Technology & Technique Workshops offer a chance to gain hands-on experience under the guidance of a filmmaking professional. Each workshop focuses on a specific aspect of the creative and technical process of making a film. Technology & Technique Workshops occur quarterly. Questions should be directed to Noah at

October 20th, 2016: Special Effects Makeup 101

Learn how to create your own on-screen transformations! Just in time for Halloween, join us for a crash course from special effects makeup expert Somica Spratley.

This 90-minute class will guide participants in makeup molding and application technique to take your next horror film, fight scene, or cosplay to the next level. Your registration fee includes all necessary materials, including a makeup kit you will take home with you valued at $35.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Sidewalk Film Festival office (310 18th St N Suite 100, Birmingham, Alabama 35203)
Registration fee (through 10/12): $50
Late registration fee (10/13-10/20): $60