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Winthrop Rockefeller Institute to Host Second Annual Film Forum; Noted Hollywood Insiders to Offer Unique Learning Experience on Petit Jean Mountain   By PRWEB

(PRWEB) January 04, 2013

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute will host its second annual Film Forum designed to explore the arts of acting, screenwriting, producing, and directing March 21st 24th, 2013, at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute atop Petit Jean Mountain in Arkansas (about one hour outside Little Rock). Space is limited for the Film Forum so film professionals, professors, students, and enthusiasts should register early to secure desired workshop, panel, and presentation slots. Those who register by January 31st will receive a 10% discount on full packages and a 5% discount on college student and faculty packages.

Whats unique about the WRI Film Forum is that it provides a rare opportunity for film professionals and students to participate in workshops led by some of the finest industry authorities. Weve created a highly productive and intimate environment where we are featuring some of the top teachers in America, including Oscar, Golden Globe, Peabody, and Emmy award winners, said actor Robert Walden, Film Forum artistic director. Were thrilled to offer this enrichment experience to film professionals and enthusiasts not only from Arkansas, but from across the country. The WRI Film Forum is a place to connect with other like-minded professionals while being given the space to focus on honing ones craft.

Unlike traditional film conferences or university programs, the WRI Film Forum curriculum emphasizes small classes, intensive multi-disciplinary learning, and one-on-one interactions with award-winning industry insiders. Faculty members include actors Robert Walden (All the Presidents Men) and Judge Reinhold (Beverly Hills Cop); directors Howard Deutch (Pretty in Pink, Some Kind of Wonderful) and Joan Darling (Mary Tyler Moore Show); acting coach Sandra Seacat (Enlightened); screenwriters Tom Schulman (Dead Poets Society) and Bill Svanoe (Six Million Dollar Man); and documentarians Craig Renaud (On the Front Lines of Film Journalism) and Paul Stekler (Eyes on the Prize), among many others.