24 Film Tutors Found Near Elgin, IL



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Jason H.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60637

Will travel 5 miles

$70 per hour.

4.98 61 ratings

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Digital Art Instructor with emphasis in 2D and 3D animation

I have taken a variety of film classes, written about many films in graduate school, and teach acting and animation history which inescapably intersects the world of film theory and practice. Additionally, as a 3D compositor, I deal with issues of color-correction, lighting, staging, and editing as I attempt to blur the distinction between the "real" of what is shot, and the "virtual" of what is created. The best work, since the dawn of cinema history, makes these disparate worlds indistinguishable--and that fantastic illusion compels me to be the avid cinemaphile that I am. [more]


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Sarah H.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60626

Will travel 10 miles

$50 per hour.

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Tutor in Art, Photography, and Filmmaking

On top of having a Master of Fine Arts in Photography, I have experience with conceptual and narrative filmmaking. I have taught ages 6-17, and can help adults with basic editing and sound. I also have a knowledge of screenwriting and can assist with formatting and content. I'm an artist and instructor living in Chicago. I recently graduated from Columbia College with an MFA in Photography. Before that, I lived in Missouri where I attended undergrad and studied photography and art history. I'm currently an artist-in-residence at Lillstreet Art Center, where I teach courses and have a per [more]


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Aaron V.

Film Tutor

Batavia, IL 60510

Will travel 35 miles

$60 per hour.

5.0 1 ratings

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Experienced in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects

I work for Northern Illinois University as a video producer. I have worked with many different types of cameras including Sony XD Cam, Sony NX Cam, DSLR cameras (for video), and Sony EX Cams. I also have extensive knowledge on lighting applications, grip equipment used in film making, as well as green screen composting. I have set up, shot, and post produced many green screen shoots and was the visual effects supervisor for a movie shot here at NIU. Hello! I'm Aaron. Need some help!? As a current Multimedia developer and a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a MFA in Design - Video [more]



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Ben K.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60660

Will travel 15 miles

$45 per hour.

5.0 2 ratings

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Public Speaking, English, Film, and Photography

In college, I majored in film, focusing both on video production and film studies. I was a teaching assistant for two film studies classes, helping students write & research papers. I took many film studies classes, and received the Five College Film Studies certificate. For my undergraduate thesis project, I produced 90 page project about racism in early U.S. cinema. Additionally, I produced three short experimental found footage video essays for the project. Hello! I am a recent Hampshire College graduate, where I studied Film, Photography, and English. For the last two years I have wo [more]


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Michael H.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60604

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

4.93 15 ratings

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I seek to inspire through tips, tricks, and secrets

Through two years at the University of Southern California, I obtained a master's degree in screenwriting. Here, I worked with some of the industry finest minds including James Franco (on The Mad Whale) and Mary Sweeney (on my thesis script). I now have a strong sense of character development, structure, and dialogue. Over the last two years, I finished a master?s degree in screenwriting at the University of Southern California as well as worked for the university as a student worker. Here, I developed a clear sense of story, structure, and powerful writing habits. While at school, I work [more]


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Wyn E.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60614

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

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Wyn, English, Elementary Subjects, and Guitar instruction

I recently graduated from Kenyon College with a BA in film. In my last year at Kenyon, I concentrated solely on film studies. I am knowledgeable in the basics of filmmaking, screenwriting, directing, and producing. I have experience as an actor, director, and editor. Hey there! My name is Wyn E., and I'm 22 years old. I just moved to Chicago from Ohio, where I attended Kenyon College, a private liberal arts college. I moved to Chicago to pursue my dream of being a professional comedian and improviser. While at Kenyon, I majored in Drama, then switched to Film my Junior year. Kenyon is renowned [more]


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Jeffrey R.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60626

Will travel 10 miles

$45 per hour.

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Art and Animation Tutor

My degree in film animation meant learning the ins and outs of filmmaking. What each part of a film crew needs to do, from the lighting guy to the producer, as well as pre-production work such as storyboards and script writing. I am a graphic artist with a degree in traditional animation from Columbia. I took four years of in-depth art classes focused on the shape and movement of the body. I have done extensive figure drawing and worked in charcoal, pastels, and digital painting. My degree in film animation also meant learning the ins and outs of filmmaking. I understand the work that each [more]


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Zdenko M.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60660

Will travel 25 miles

$40 per hour.

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I'm ready to help.

Having developed a strong background in film theory and history during my graduate studies, I am well equipped to teach on a wide range of topics, including American and Russian cinema, concepts of film analysis, and film?s relationship to society. At the University of Chicago I organized and taught two of my own film history courses, I co-designed and co-taught a third one with a fellow graduate student, I guest lectured, and served as assistant in various capacities, ranging from introductory classes to advanced undergraduate seminars. My self-designed courses focused on cinema?s connections [more]


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Austin W.

Film Tutor

Chicago, IL 60647

Will travel 30 miles

$55 per hour.

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Musician/Videographer/Video Editor

I graduated with a Film and Media Studies major from the University of Kansas. My study emphasis were in video editing and film theory. This has allowed me to work freelance in all aspects of video media in Chicago for the past 5 years. I have taught video editing, specifically on Final Cut and Adobe Premiere, as well as camera work in the Chicago area. I graduated with a Film and Media Studies major with an emphasis in video editing from Kansas University in 2009. I have been a touring musician for the past 8 years as well traveling all over North America. I have years of experiencing tea [more]


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Cheryl C.

Film Tutor

Barrington, IL 60010

Will travel 30 miles

$65 per hour.

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Learn to Draw from an Artist and Tutor.

I have had 20+ years of working with producers creating storyboards for their film projects. I have drawn what are commonly referred to as shooting boards for the purpose of estimating costs and creating set designs. I have worked for production teams and photographers to make presentations of the creative material. Hello Art Students, For many years in all kinds of industries I have drawn artwork for storyboards, courtroom illustrations for the Chicago Tribune and for CBS. Before moving to Chicago I worked for Hallmark in Kansas City designing wrapping papers, sculpting Christmas ornament [more]