"Writing and Directing for Film" Workshop with Tvli Jacob

City of Lawton and the Lawton Arts & Humanities Council
P.O. Box 1054
Lawton, OK 73502
580-581-3470 & 581-3471
LAHC @cityof.lawton.ok.us

"Writing and Directing for Film" Workshop with Tvli Jacob

Learn from one of the exciting young award-winning filmmakers from Oklahoma!!

The City of Lawton and the Lawton Arts & Humanities Council is very pleased to announce that applications are now being taken for the workshop, "Writing and Directing for Film" with Tvli Jacobs.

This workshop designed for high school students and adults, is limited to 20 people. It will be held Saturday, September 15 from 9am - 5pm.   Attendees will have an overview of the history of film and culture as it relates to storytelling and film, be taught writing and directing for film, and ends with a group writing exercise where they will write a 3-minute short script.   The groups will then read the work in process as a side event to the Comanche Nation College Invitational Festival to be held Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 am - 10:00 pm.  The workshop and all events will be held at the Comanche Nation College, 1608 SW 9th Street, Lawton, OK.

Application is required for registration due to the limited class size, call the Arts & Humanities Division at 581-3470 or 581-3471 for an application. A refundable deposit for the workshop is $20.00 for attending all events.

This workshop is sponsored by the City of Lawton, the Lawton Arts and Humanities Council, Comanche Nation College, Comanche Nation College Invitational Film Festival, Oklahoma Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts


Tvli, a member of the Choctaw Nation, is an ABC/Walt Disney Diversity Scholar who has taught motion picture storytelling in youth arts programming.  As a videographer for Touchstone Pictures, "America's First Horse", he filmed the supplemental documentary for the motion picture, "Hidalgo". In addition, he produced "Silent Thunder", a short documentary, which received funding through Native American Public Television.