The Film Dudes provides an online database for students, teachers, and adminastors to utilize in their classroom for learning and growth. The goal is to build curriculum and programs for multimedia outlets, filmmaking, and social media literacy.
Our program offers coursework through lesson plans and guidebooks on the following topics: Social Media Literacy, Acting, and Interview Filmmaking. More courses will be available in the future.
DOWNLOAD OUR FREE EDUCATIONAL ‘HOW TO FILM INTERVIEWS’ PACKET.
‘HOW TO FILM INTERVIEWS’ sERIES
How To Film Interviews, by Eric Thoemke and Matthew Maldonado (a.k.a. The Film Dudes).
Part 1 focuses on interview questions.
Dive into the short mini series that teaches the basics of interview filmmaking! This series will cover a variety of components including interview questions, A-Roll/B-Roll footage, editing, and more.
Please note that the series is only a basic course with a handful of advanced techniques. If you wish to follow along, please download the packet below.
This project is made possible by the North Dakota Council on the Arts, ARP, and is powered by ND Strong.
ND Strong: https://ndstrong.org/
The Film Dudes: https://thefilmdudes.org/
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‘SOCIAL MEDIA | THE BASICS’ sERIES
In this short series, we discuss (at a surface level) Social Media.
Is it GOOD or BAD? How can you be safe on Social Media? What are some problems with Social Media and can they be prevented?
With Social Media so common in today’s world, we decided to tackle this topic to hopefully inform you about the basics!
MEET THE DUDES
Matthew Maldonado (B.A. Multimedia Studies, Minot State University) is passionate about film and is driven by love for the arts. He has been creating, producing, and editing film since the age of eleven. It is Matthew’s belief that film education is a pioneer for the future of media arts and beyond.
Eric Thoemke, a North Dakota native, is an educational graduate of Minot State University. He also loves romantic picnics, herbal black tea with lemon, and adrenaline-infused activities such as skydiving, hot air ballooning, and eating cheesecake. Eric enjoys teaching, creating businesses, and the art of filmmaking. And through these endeavors, will take over the world, spread peace and love, and become a multi-billionaire by the age of 30.
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The Film Dudes is a subsidiary of NDstrong, that is focused specifically on residency film programs in various academic levels — from elementary to college. Our goal is to educate and inspire students about filmmaking. Throughout the year, we travel across North Dakota and work with schools, colleges, and universities through teaching the integration of video production into teacher’s curriculum, workshopping with staff and students, and exhibiting film opportunities throughout the state.