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Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television invites you to submit existing arts footage for broadcast during Artober Nashville (October 2014) on Music City Arts! What are we looking for? Video footage of local visual or performing arts, discussion, art-making, behind-the-scenes, documentaries, etc. As Phase One of what we hope will lead to more in-depth programming and even documentaries about the evolution of the Nashville visual and performing arts scenes, NECAT invites you to submit any existing video footage you…Find out more »
Worried you will become a zombie during fall break? It could happen—Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television presents Zombie TV Camp October 6-10, 2014 During this week-long day camp October 6-10, participants age 13 and up will learn how to operate professional TV studio equipment to create their own Zombie-themed TV shows. Each student will have the opportunity to work in every role of TV production on-camera and off-camera (audio, lighting, camera operation, technical direction, floor direction, etc.), while…Find out more »
Syfy channel Face Off special effects makeup artist Rick Prince gives a Master Class demonstration at Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television Thursday, October 16 at 6:00 Just in time for your Halloween plans—learn about techniques and basic products you can apply at home to make your costume truly spectacular this year! Rick will transform Nashville’s own Martin A. Brady, theater critic for The Nashville Scene using prosthetics, makeup, and costuming in an interactive class with the audience.…Find out more »
THE EIGHT: The Reindeer Monologues a NECAT Fundraiser Sunday, December 7 at 7:00 pm Rhubarb Theater Company brings a barbed bite to the holiday winds on the darkest night of Christmas. Looking for a dash of bitters in your egg nog? Yeah, we get that. This show is not for children or the faint of heart.Join us for a One-Night-Only performance of Jeff Goode’s THE EIGHT: The Reindeer Monologues, benefitting Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television (NECAT) with a…Find out more »
NECAT WELCOMES SPECIAL GUEST INSTRUCTOR SONYA THOMPSON ZOMBIE MOVEMENT CLASS TAUGHT BY PROFESSIONAL ZOMBIE Join us Friday, February 13 for a two-hour Zombie Workshop from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in NECAT Studios! Professional TV and film zombie Sonya Thompson is making a special trip to NECAT to expose zombie fans, actors, NECAT members, dance/movement enthusiasts, and others to the skills and career of a professional zombie. Working as a featured zombie in seasons 1 and 2 of The Walking…Find out more »
Join us for a killer Valentines Cabaret as Megan Murphy Chambers, Erin Parker, and Melodie Madden Adams of MAS Nashville vamp it up for undying love—-the perfect way to celebrate for singles, couples, friends, and maybe a zombie or two. The ladies will perform their signature twists on favorite love songs from superfine flirtatious funk to breakup ballads with some zingers thrown in that just might make your heart stop altogether. Why a zombie twist? Easy—two reasons: 1. Our…Find out more »
Participants age 13 and up are invited to our TV studios for a weeklong camp from 8:00am to 3:00pm Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20 during many Private Schools Spring Break and Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27 during Metro Nashville Public Schools Spring Break. Learn TV production skills like camera operation, audio, and lights, on-camera acting skills, and how to incorporate special effects makeup in a production. Then shoot our very own TV shows for broadcast!
Special effects artist Rick Prince from the Syfy channel makeup competition series Face Off will be making our special effects creature and instructing students on how to incorporate special effects makeup and prosthetics in a production.
Join us at camp and learn from staff and other specialists from Nashville’s creative community teaching costuming, improv skills, and movement in a one-of-a-kind experience that is not only educational, but fun, too.
Spring Special Effects TV Camp is a 5-day camp March 16-20 (Private School) and March 23-27 (Public School) and costs $250.
Your $250 registration covers:
– Instruction and hands-on experience with all studio equipment including, pedestal cameras, lights, microphones, control room camera switcher, teleprompter, audio board, and green screen,
– Instruction and hands-on experience in the following production roles: Camera Operator, Technical Director, Assistant Director, Floor Director, Lighting Designer, Set Designer, Audio Technician,
– Instruction on how to include special effects and makeup in a production, timelines and technical considerations,
– Application of a professional special effects prosthetic nose or ears from Rick Prince,
Interactive acting instruction by local top theatrical performers,
– A one-year NECAT Technician Level membership ($35 value), allowing them to volunteer on production shoots in our studio beyond the camp,
– A NECAT Technician certificate,
– A NECAT Technician badge to wear as crew in the studio,
– A DVD copy of the TV Camp program created in our studio;
– Time slots for the Spring Special Effects TV Camp program on Music City Arts television to be broadcast frequently through the months of April and May and in general circulation thereafter.
Syfy Channel Face Off Artist Does Special Effects Makeup and Prosthetics Demonstration at NECAT Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television (NECAT) presents a step-by-step interactive special effects makeup and facial prosthetics demonstration by Syfy channel Face Off artist Rick Prince, Monday, March 30 at 6:00 pm. The interactive demonstration by Prince, who is also NECAT’s Artist-in-Residence, will last approximately two hours and guests are encouraged to ask questions throughout the process and have their picture made with the whimsical fantasy…Find out more »
NECAT “Face Off” Competition April 11, 12, and 18 Join Syfy channel Face Off professional special effects makeup artist Rick Prince at NECAT Saturday, April 11 9:00-12:00 and Sunday, April 12 1:00-4:00 and learn first hand how to apply facial prosthetics and airbrush special effects makeup! Enjoy two days of interactive hands-on class practicing the skills you’ll need to win our own timed special effects makeup competition Saturday, April 18 where participants must create a character using costume pieces,…Find out more »
Meet our new board members, get a funding update from Trish, learn about our equipment upgrades from John, and find out about an exciting new member competition from Katie. This is also an opportunity for you to ask questions and present any ideas you have to move NECAT forward in a positive direction.
The Community Meeting be held in the studio here at NECAT.
We hope you can attend!Find out more »