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A Day on Set with Blayne Weaver

Tallgrass Filmmaker's Lab presents "A Day on Set" with independent filmmaker Blayne Weaver, on Thursday, April 6th at Abode Venue from 6:30-8:30pm. General admission is $10 and space is limited. Enroll now.

Are you interested in learning more about what happens on a film set? Seasoned writer/director/actor Blayne Weaver will discuss the realities of shooting an independent film. Using the set created at Shaken Not Stirred, and taking the structure of an average day on set he will discuss script, casting, crew necessities and blocking a scene for both actors and camera. Through this microcosm, he will explore the bigger picture of making a feature film.

Read more from a recent interview with Blayne >

About Blayne Weaver

Blayne Weaver wrote, directed and starred in the Southern Film Noir thriller CUT TO THE CHASE (nominated for the 2016 Tallgrass Stubbornly Independent Award.) Previously he starred in writer/director Paul Osborne’s psychological thriller FAVOR (which won the Tallgrass Stubbornly Independent Award) and the acclaimed romantic comedy 6 MONTH RULE (alongside Martin Starr, Natalie Morales and John Michael Higgins) which he also wrote and directed. Previous films he’s written and directed include WEATHER GIRL (with Tricia O’Kelley, Mark Harmon, Jon Cryer and Jane Lynch) and OUTSIDE SALES. He also co-wrote and acted in MANIC (Don Cheadle, Joseph Gordon- Levitt and Zooey Deschanel), directed by Jordan Melamed, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. To date he has written 8 produced feature films.
He has appeared in films such as WHERE WE’RE MEANT TO BE, JUNK, DEEP DARK CANYON, OFFICIAL REJECTION and THE GOOD OLD BOYS opposite Tommy Lee Jones. His numerous episodic television credits include ER, NCIS, and THE MIDDLEMAN. He also provided the voice of Peter Pan in the Disney animated feature RETURN TO NEVERLAND.
Originally from Louisiana, Weaver currently resides in New York City and Los Angeles. Read more from a recent interview with Blayne on the making of CUT TO THE CHASE here and pre-order the film before his Wichita appearance!

14th annual Tallgrass Film Festival Filmmaker Labs

Take a look back at some of the educational opportunties offered at the 2016 Tallgrass Film Festival. Each Lab, lead by alumni filmmakers, offered a unique and very personal look at the filmmaking industry. From casting, to scoring, to screenwriting, and even a look at virtual reality video, attendees were offered an inside look at the industry from working filmmakers.


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