Award-winning adult filmmaker Shine Louise Houston of Pink and White Productions (THE CRASH PAD, SNAPSHOT) presents a special “Crash Course” class designed especially for new movie makers, though all are welcome to attend. She’ll address key principles and editing concepts, software options, show work examples, and reveal how editing can make or break the hottest porn film.
Location: Altes Finanzamt
Maximum number of participants: 35
Workshop fee: 20 € ($23.50)
This workshop takes place in Berlin at Altes Finanzamt (Schönstedtstraße 7, 12043 Berlin, Germany). Directions and more information will be emailed to participants prior to event date.
Workshop will feature presentation of several explicit clips from Houston’s work. There will be no nudity or actual sex involved. All genders, orientations and proclivities are welcome. We strive to create a safe, consensual, and non-judgmental environment. Please let us know if you have any needs and we’ll do our best to accommodate.
About the instructor:
As a graduate from San Francisco Arts Institute with a Bachelors in Fine Art Film, Shine Louise Houston has always had unique vision. Her signature cinematic style is best known for its honest and charismatic depictions of queer desire. She is the receipient of the Harvey Milk “Sylvester Pride in the Arts” Award for her portrayal of honest and diverse sexuality, and most notably seen in CrashPadSeries.com and its cast of queer and trans performers, people of color, and varying bodies and abilities. Her films have screened across the world, spanning LGBTQ festivals like Frameline and Outfest to Wonderlust Helsinki (awarded by the Finnish association for Sexology), film the British Film Institute, and the Tate Modern London, as well as popular media including HBO, the BBC, and Amazon’s Emmy Award-winning TV series Transparent, and have been presented at academic institutions such as Princeton University and the American Studies Association Conference. Inspired by erotic content creators she met during the Berlin PornFilmFestival, Shine launched PinkLabel.tv with a goal to support emerging and independent filmmakers like herself through education and distribution. Shine considers her best art project to be that of creating Pink and White Productions, a sustainable business that can enable the creative vision of many filmmakers to come.