Alex R. Johnson, the director and screenwriter of the acclaimed independent feature, “Two Step,” will present a master class in filmmaking from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Jan. 30, in Plaster Student Union Theater. The film will be screened the following evening, Jan. 31 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., with a talk-back session to immediately follow. Both events are free and open to the public.
Analyzing the filmmaking industry
Johnson, a producer, director and screenwriter, will discuss the state of independent filmmaking in the U.S. today; describe his work as a director, producer and screenwriter; and analyze several scenes from his award-winning dark thriller.
Professor to offer insights
Media, journalism and film’s assistant professor, Harrison Witt, will join Johnson in the class. Witt teaches cinematography, editing and filmmaking. He gaffed “Two Step,” which as been picked up for national and international distribution and has enjoyed a very successful run through the festival circuit this year.