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Kate Walden Directs: Bride of Slug Man - Julie Mata - <span class="date-display-single">10/24/2015 - 12:00pm</span>

Kate Walden Directs: Bride of Slug Man

10/24/2015 - 12:00pm

Central Library - Children's Room

Join author Julie Mata for her workshop, "Tips from Kate Walden: Four Easy Steps to Make a Movi"e. This one-hour hands-on presentation will reveal how Kate Walden makes movies. Participants will learn the basics of writing a script, pre-production (props and wardrobe), shooting - volunteers can act and handle equipment as they learn how to create different kinds of shots and the purpose of each one, and editing.
About Kate Walden Directs: Bride of Slug Man
After her huge success with her first feature-length movie, seventh-grader Kate Walden is eager to start on her next film, a sci-fi romance called Bride of Slug Man. When a new kid comes to town from New York City, Kate thinks she might have a new found film buddy—someone to share her interest with. And it doesn't hurt that he’s pretty cute. But it turns out that Tristan is making his own movie, and now the classmates Kate thought were eager to join her cast and crew are divided.  With rumors spreading in school and between sets, Kate finds herself juggling more than just call times and rewrites. And judging from the whispers Kate hears about Tristan Kingsley, she suspects that he isn’t interested in having a fellow film-buff friend; he just wants to prove himself as the best filmmaker in school by winning the Big Picture Film Festival. Kate vows to enter too, and tries to focus on just making the best movie she can.  But between the cutthroat popularity contest, a bully situation that goes from bad to worse, and several on-set mishaps, Kate is going to need all the movie magic she can get to make sure Bride of Slug Man hits the big screen.

Julie Mata

About Presenter Julie Mata


 Julie Mata grew up outside Chicago and currently lives in Wisconsin. She loves movies and once wrote and directed her own short film. She also loves traveling, gardening, and reading a really good book. She is the author of Kate Walden Directs: Night of the Zombie Chickens.


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