metaiblock AI FILMmaking workshop


Lights, Camera, A.I.: The Future of Filmmaking

Hands-on, interactive AI Filmmaking Workshop
No previous experience required!

Virtual at your pace


8 Hours On Demand

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From Ideation to Distribution with AI

See how AI is tranforming the film industry

🎬 Empower Your Filmmaking with AI: For Directors, Producers, Video Editors, Sound Engineers, Set Designers and more. Discover and apply practical AI skills that you can start using immediately.

$US 249 / person

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AI Filmmaking Workshop Schedule

Day 1: Exploring the Intersection of AI and Filmmaking
April 5 2PM - 6PM

  • Welcome & Icebreakers

  • Kickstart with introductions and goals

  • Filmmaking Challenges

  • Discuss film industry hurdles and AI solutions

  • AI Fundamentals

  • Explore AI's role in Film creative processes

  • AI Film Making Tools Deep Dive

  • Hands-on with AI Tools for filmmaking

  • Ideation and Scripting Workshop

  • Create a film concept using AI

$US 249 / person

Day 2: Bringing AI Driven Films to Life
April 6 10AM - 2PM

  • Day 1 Recap

  • Brief overview of key insights

  • AI in Production

  • Use AI for casting, scheduling, and budgeting

  • Post-Production with AI

  • Dive into editing and sound design

  • Short Film Creation

  • Produce and showcase a short film

  • What's Coming

  • Sora, Film Generation and more

Practical hands-on skills you can use immediately to transform your storytelling with AI.
Perfect for filmmakers, producers, directors and anyone passionate about the future of cinema.

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Join our AI Film Making Workshop and discover a wealth of knowledge and experience with film industry practitioners, and AI experts on insights into the practical application of AI in the film making process. Learn skills you can apply immediately to your filmmaking process from Ideation to Distribution.

Charles Smart

Co-Founder MetAiBlock
Data and AI Strategist

Charles Smart stands at the confluence of data and AI, steering Fortune 100 giants like Macy’s, Shipt, Maersk, and CVS through the intricacies of AI and data governance. His vision and leadership have made him a notable figure in crafting data governance frameworks that not only comply with regulations but also drive innovation.

With over two decades of experience, Charles has evolved with the data landscape, recognizing early the transformative potential of AI. His insights have graced the stage of prestigious gatherings, notably the AI4 conference in Las Vegas, where his expertise illuminates the path for AI and data governance.

Beyond the boardroom, Charles channels his expertise into practical workshops across the U.S., demystifying emergent technologies like the Metaverse and Blockchain for the franchise sector. His knack for practical application transforms shiny new technologies into real-world solutions, enhancing value across various industries.

In the realm of filmmaking, Charles merges his technical acumen with a creative spirit, advising on AI's pragmatic integration into film production.

Charles’s journey transcends technical prowess, embodying a holistic blend of artistry and innovation. His dual identity as an artist enriches his approach, infusing creative solutions with a deep understanding of technology’s evolving narrative.

His work not only anticipates change but also architects it, making him a sought-after mind in shaping the dialogue around technology’s future. As you join the AI Film Making Workshop, prepare to dive into a world where Charles Smart's visionary leadership meets the hands-on application of AI, crafting the next frontier in film and beyond

Andre Kay

Co-Founder MetAiBlock
Founder Sociallybuzz

Andre Kay is a renowned entrepreneur and innovator, celebrated for founding Sociallybuzz, the world's first social media agency in 2008. Under his visionary leadership, the company earned a spot among Entrepreneur Magazine's top entrepreneurial firms. His accolades highlight his influence as a business leader and philanthropist, with successful campaigns for brands like Domino's and Jamba Juice under his belt.

After co-founding MetAiBlock, Andre launched Best Date Ever, an AI-powered platform aimed at enhancing romantic relationships. This move underscores his knack for leveraging AI to revolutionize both personal and social experiences. Andre's expertise extends to the Metaverse and Blockchain, predicting and shaping their impact on the digital world.

Andre's commitment to using AI for societal improvement is evident in his mentorship, public speaking, and collaborations, where he empowers others to explore AI's potential. His work not only cements his status as a digital transformation leader but also inspires future generations to use technology for positive change, showcasing the transformative power of AI when combined with visionary leadership.

Join our AI Film Making Workshop with film industry leaders, AI practitioners and visionaries for hands on insights into the practical application of AI in the film making process.

$US 249 / person

President Yaad Bridge Entertainment
Award Winning Actress/Producer

Sherando Ferril a trailblazer in the film industry, embodies the vibrant essence of Caribbean culture on the global stage. With over two decades of experience, she navigated her journey from Jamaica to Hollywood, aiming to become an Oscar-winning actress and director. Sherando’s academic foundation includes a Master of Arts in Film and Media Production from the New York Film Academy and a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications from The University of the West Indies.

As the CEO of YAAD BRIDGE Entertainment, Sherando has championed authentic Caribbean narratives, leveraging her extensive experience in film production, directing, and acting. Her leadership has spearheaded projects that resonate with diverse audiences, enriching Caribbean storytelling and establishing a global network across Africa, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Sherando’s filmography showcases her versatility, with critically acclaimed works like "Jamaican Bodyguard" and "The Separation". Her accolades include multiple Best Actress awards, underscoring her storytelling prowess and her role in bringing Caribbean stories to life.

Join our AI Film Making Workshop with film industry leaders, AI practitioners and visionaries for hands on insights into the practical application of AI in the film making process.

Sherando Ferril

“Incorporating AI into filmmaking is like having a new lens to see the world, offering perspectives we've never considered and making the invisible, visible.”

Have questions?

Q: What equipment do I need to participate in the AI Workshop?

A: You need a computer / tablet with a reliable internet connection, Chrome Browser, Gmail Email Account, ChatGPT Plus Subscription and Midjourney subscription. We do not recommend using a cell phone. This is HANDS-ON.

Q: How can I access the recordings of the sessions?

A:Once you pay, you will be taking into our training portal where you will be guided through each module. All the instructions, manuals and examples are all centralized in our portal which is easy to follow and does not require any technical skills to navigate.

Q: What can I expect to gain from this AI Workshop?

A: By the end of this AI Film Workshop, you will have a solid understanding of AI and its applications in the different parts of the film making process. You will gain hands-on experience with different AI tools and learn how to leverage them in real world film making use cases from ideation to distribution.

Q: Do I need to have any prior knowledge or experience in AI to attend this AI Workshop?

A: No, our AI Film Making Workshop is designed to accommodate participants with various levels of experience, from beginners with no prior knowledge of AI to seasoned professionals seeking to sharpen their skills.

Q: What is the AI workshop's schedule?

A: The workshop will take approximately 8 hours to complete in total. However you are able to break up that 8 hours at your own pace. Our training portal will keep track of where you stopped and you can always repeat modules to reinforce learning. It's completely up to you and at your pace.

Q: What are the payment options for the AI Workshop?

A: You can pay for the workshop through our secure online payment portal. We accept Paypal and all major credit and debit cards.

Q: What do I need to prepare for the AI Workshop?

A: All you need is a willingness to learn, a computer / tablet with a reliable internet connection, Chrome Browser, Gmail Email Account, ChatGPT Plus Subscription. We don't recommend using a cell phone. All necessary resources and materials for the course are provided in the training portal.

Q: Is this AI Film Making Workshop online or in-person?

A: This is a virtual on-demand workshop allowing you to participate from the comfort of your home, office or wherever you are at your own pace. The workshop is broken down in small modules that build on itself as you gain new skills.