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We've gathered the best Directors in the industry
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Cine Summit is your ultimate "shortcut" to becoming a world-class
filmmaker. Get all the "secrets" from 9 of the best directors in the world...
right at your fingertips (from the comfort of your own home)!

Dear Fellow Filmmaker,

 

Let’s cut right to the chase, shall we?

Whether a film “makes or breaks it” comes down on the shoulders of the director. It can be the best job in the world… while at the same time, the most stressful  job in the world. And learning how to juggle it all while keeping your crew and talent happy – and putting out a great final product is not an easy task.

To learn how to be a great director, you have essentially three choices:

1. School

Yes, there’s a lot to be said about a formal education in film and directing. However, even at a great school, you often don’t get enough of the “real-world” education that you need (plus, don’t even get me started on how expensive it’s become!).

2. Assistant

This is how most of us have learned… by “getting on set”. But with this experience comes long days and little pay. And, it’s also not easy to get on these really “juicy” sets.

3. Hit The Pavement

It’s nice when you can hustle and get your own gigs (and you should be doing that). However, you are doing lots of “trial and error” and don’t have the benefit of learning from a mentor.

 

The real “secret” to success is seeing how the PROS work. And I mean looking “over their shoulder” as they show you everything they’ve learned on the job (the stuff you can’t learn just by reading a book).

 

The Cine Summit does just that. We bring these professional directors and filmmakers right to your door… you’ll see the tools they use.

 

You’ll see their creative process

You’ll see how they manage a set

You’ll see how they create tension

You’ll see how they create emotion

You’ll see how they work with talent

You’ll see how they work with big & small budgets

 

Every session is 100% practical (no “theory”).

 

It’s the REAL STUFF you can take and use immediately to dramatically improve the look of your film and catapult you to the top of the industry.

 

Overnight – perhaps YOU can become the “go-to” filmmaker and distance yourself from the competition.

 

The Cine Summit is just like working “on set” with not just one – but NINE amazing directors. And you can experience all this from the comfort of your own home. Here are just a few of the secrets waiting for you inside CS5:

And much, much more!

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Lifetime access to CS5’s:

  • 9 Directors Sessions in Video ($297 Value)
  • 9 MP3 Audio Presentations ($197 Value)
  • 9 Keynote Slide Sets ($149 Value)

The most complete bonus package for serious filmmakers… worth over $370

These exclusive benefits alone will pay for your VIP membership many times over!

  • One free month’s to Shanes Inner Circle + $150 in bonus training material
    $170 Value
    Get one free month’s membership to the Inner Circle (learn directly from Shane Hurlbut ASC). You’ll also receive access to a sampler pack of articles and your choice of a customized film curriculum.
  • Receive a $200 gift card license… to use popular Top 40 music in your productions!
    $200 Value
    Receive a $200 Commercial License for Songfreedom-exclusive artist to use in your productions!

    * All bonuses expire May 1st

  • 1/4 off all Zacuto Brand products.
    25% off
    Receive 1/4 off all Zacuto brand gear at the Zacuto store! This coupon, with your upgrade-pass carries a value of hundreds of dollars for some of the best filmmaking gear available.

Get instant LIFETIME access to all 9 CS5 presentations. You’ll be able to view and download them at your leisure. Whenever you want! If you do not feel the information presented by our experts is worth 10x what you paid, YOU PAY NOTHING. If you’re not fully satisfied — for any reason — within the first 60 days of your purchase, I promise to personally refund every penny you paid. No questions asked, no hard feelings. Fair enough?

The Filmmakers Survival Guide

Discover tricks of the trade from a Hollywood director

Juan Solanas

("Upside Down", "Nordeste")
  • The TRUTH about directing your talent (what it really takes!)
  • How to instantly turn your #1 enemy into your friend!
  • The Technology  you should be using to bring your entire crew together

Making an Idea Yours

Think like a creative genius

Adam Patch

(Twitter, Linked In, HP)
  • How to formulate a winning idea
  • Why you should never be afraid to pitch a crazy idea
  • “Guide & Protect” the method that will wow your clients and your audience

IMPACT! How to Create a Captivating Film..

With a Simple One-Person Shoot

Brandon Li

(BMW, MTV, "Balinese")
  • How to turn even the most boring scene or setup into an eye-popping dynamic scene that’s an attention grabber.
  • Angles, angles, angles. You’ll witness how to find the best angles, close-ups and action shots for your film.
  • The “Finale Formula”. The ONE THING you must have at the end of your scene to add impact and tie everything together.

What They Never Taught You In Film School.. But Should Have

The Real-World Guide to Surviving Filmmaking!

Hugo Stenson

(GAP, AAA, W2K15)
  • What’s the ONE piece of advice taught in (all) film schools… that’s 100% wrong.
  • How to work with a client (with terrible ideas!) and turn it into a work of art you’ll both love.
  • How to avoid the common trap all filmmakers make (it will kill your creativity).
  • The only way to deal with clients who kill your creativity (the answer might surprise you).

The Stripped Down Renegade Filmmaker

The “Tiny” Crew with BIG Results

Ben Hartenstein

(LG, Honda, Google+)
  • Why having a smaller, “stripped down” crew can actually give you better results (the answer is not what you think!)
  • No more “lost scenes”. Turn even the biggest disaster into a winning scene your audience will love.
  • Why expensive gear is hurting your film (avoid the common mistake 99% of filmmakers make).
  • Does lighting really matter? (the TRUTH about lighting gear… what you need and when to use it).

How to Create Your Own Feature Film

From Script to Screen

Director Kobayashi

("Only for the Weekend", Sony, Smirnoff)
  • If you want to create a good film – this is a person you must hire first! (and most people don’t know this!)
  • The most important part of your film (more important than lighting, production, crew, cameras, location and talent!)
  • The golden rule to attach a great producer to your film

How to Become a More Creative Filmmaker Virtually Overnight

Your A to Z Guide

Simon Levene

(Pizza Hut, BBC, Eircom)
  • The myth about choosing a “shooting style”… and why it might not matter.
  • How to learn the RIGHT thing to focus on for an amazing film (and ignore the rest!).
  • Discover when your location is more important than your actors (seriously).
  • See actual scenes from big-budget films… and how to duplicate their “look” on a shoestring budget.

Getting Winning Performances From Non Actors

Create emotion in your films with regular people

Amina Moreau

(Stillmotion, NFL, Apple)
  •  Learn the golden rule for directing real people, and this can be used for roll  interviews, and any interaction.
  • Learn 6 techniques for getting more depth out of your talent. Techniques like Create a Winding River, Interviewees are a Reflection of You, and Separate the Practical
  • Learn the single biggest mistake that leads to conflict with your client/talent—and how to avoid it.
  • Gain a practical filter to help guide your behavior when directing talent

How to Become a Highly Paid, A-List Commercial Director

Treatments, Jobs, and Clients

Stian Smestad

(Adidas, Google, Philips)
  • The most important skill EVERY filmmaker must have if you want to get virtually any job.
  • The TRUTH about “treatments” and if you really need one.
  • CASE STUDY: Watch Stian dissect one of his most successful commercials – and see EXACTLY why he chose the look, feel, and shots that nailed it!
  • Your step-by-step blueprint to go from the treatment… to getting the job.
  • INCREDIBLY INSPIRED
    Thank you Aviv for putting on an amazing summit!  I learned so much and am Incredibly inspired.  I may even book a couple of weddings.  CRAZY.  Again thank you for all the hard work.
    – Sean Marc Nipper
  • EASY TO APPLY WITH OUTSTANDING RESULT
    The talks really surpassed my expectations. Hard facts and techniques – easy to remember and apply with outstanding results. CineSummit really delivered beyond most workshops of this nature.
    – Sheldon Norton
  • ALREADY PUTTING IT TO USE ON MY FILM
    I was blown away by the amazing filmmakers sharing their knowledge. The amount of information I have learned is invaluable and I’m already putting it to use in my next film. If your’e a filmmaker you need to check this out!
    – Chris Vanderschaaf
  • AMAZING RESOURCE FOR OUR STUDENTS
    I am an instrutor in the Digital Media Technology Program at NWTC. Your summit is an amazing resource for our students and we would like to add it to our collection of resources when presenting topics in our classes.
    – Jessica Norwood
  • COMPLETELY BLOWN AWAY
    I was expecting some quality content from this lineup, but I’ve been completely blown away by the presentations and the insights that the filmmakers have shared. So inspirational. I’ll be listening to these presentations multiple times over! Well done, I look forward to the next Cinesummit!
    – Tabor Carlton
  • I ADDED MANY TOOLS TO MY REPERTOIRE
    Hello, Aviv. Thank you for the wonderful, absolutely amazing Cine Summit! I’ve added so many tools to my repertoire, they are certainly worth a few years of film school! So thank you for organizing a whole line-up of great professionals who rocked it! Can’t wait to implement all of that great stuff!
    – Swetlana Frank

Lifetime access to CS5’s:

  • 9 Directors Sessions in Video ($297 Value)
  • 9 MP3 Audio Presentations ($197 Value)
  • 9 Keynote Slide Sets ($149 Value)
  • PLUS Exclusive Bonuses (over $370 Value)

Get instant LIFETIME access to all 9 CS5 presentations. You’ll be able to view and download them at your leisure. Whenever you want! If you do not feel the information presented by our experts is worth 10x what you paid, YOU PAY NOTHING. If you’re not fully satisfied — for any reason — within the first 60 days of your purchase, I promise to personally refund every penny you paid. No questions asked, no hard feelings. Fair enough?

  • The simple system that lets you know exactly what your Client or Director wants you to shoot (eliminate the guess work and keep them happy!).
  • The one simple “trick” to create amazing authentic skin-colors with inexpensive LED lights (say goodbye to LED green or magenta spikes forever!).
  • How to get the absolute best results with ANY crew (and having other departments making you look like a superstar).
  • How to MacGyver any inexpensive gear and STILL create high-end images.
  • The simple system that lets you know exactly what your Client or Director wants you to shoot (eliminate the guess work and keep them happy!).
  • The one simple “trick” to create amazing authentic skin-colors with inexpensive LED lights (say goodbye to LED green or magenta spikes forever!).
  • How to get the absolute best results with ANY crew (and having other departments making you look like a superstar).
  • How to MacGyver any inexpensive gear and STILL create high-end images.

And much much more!

Please do not wait 10 years to learn the filmmaking skills that you are looking for. You deserve to have your work stand out and create the films you have been wanting to make, and become a highly paid filmmaker. These expert Directors sessions are filled with how-to filmmaking techniques by some of the best working filmmakers in the world and will save you years of struggling, disappointment, and being in the dark. Remember, your purchase is 100% risk-free with my 60-Day, No-Questions-Asked Money Back Promise. Just send me an email within 60 days and I’ll personally and immediately refund your order. Without a doubt, this is the most high-quality, information-packed filmmaking resource ever put together. I made sure of that. I know you’ll enjoy it as much as I enjoyed putting it together for you.

 – Aviv Vana The CineSummit CS5

Lifetime access to CS5’s:

  • 9 Directors Sessions in Video ($297 Value)
  • 9 MP3 Audio Presentations ($197 Value)
  • 9 Keynote Slide Sets ($149 Value)
  • PLUS Exclusive Bonuses (over $370 Value)

Get instant LIFETIME access to all 9 CS5 presentations. You’ll be able to view and download them at your leisure. Whenever you want! If you do not feel the information presented by our experts is worth 10x what you paid, YOU PAY NOTHING. If you’re not fully satisfied — for any reason — within the first 60 days of your purchase, I promise to personally refund every penny you paid. No questions asked, no hard feelings. Fair enough?

  • What is the CineSummit Lifetime Access Package?
    The CineSummit Lifetime Access package gets you access to all of the components of the CineSummit event once it has concluded. This includes the audio sessions, the slide sets, and the video presentations.
  • What if I am unsatisfied with my purchase?
    Simply put, if you’re unhappy with your investment in the CineSummit Lifetime Access Package, you can contact our support team at info@bigleaguefilmschool.com
  • Can I access this material on my ipad, iphone, or mobile device?
    Yes! With the Lifetime Access Package, you can take any of the audio sessions or written transcripts and put them on your mobile device for easy access, anytime, anywhere.
  • I’m a newbie, will the sessions apply to me?
    Absolutely! Some parts of the CineSummit sessions are more advanced than others. For the parts that are more advanced this will give you a window into what you can expect when working at the highest level and take you out of the dark.
  • I am a seasoned veteran, will I gain anything from the CineSummit?
    Many seasoned professionals have told us that they gained much from seeing how their peers work and gaining another perspective from those that are in top demand.
  • Do you offer payment plans?
    Yes, we offer a 2-pay plan. Select the button under the BUY NOW button for this option. Second payments will be auto-charged 15 days after your original purchase. What format are the electronic files in? The audios will be in MP3 format, and playable on your computer/mobile device. The handouts will be in PDF format. Any videos will be in .mov format.