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Above The Line: Creating an Original Sound Score

Directed by: Carla Forte | 2022 | 1h 28m | Unrated | In Spanish w/ English Subtitles

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O Cinema South Beach

1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach (786) 471-3269

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ABOVE THE LINE talks are free and open to the public!
Seating is limited. RSVP is required.

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Centered on the need and desire to create regardless of budget or circumstances, prolific local filmmakers Carla Forte (see http://fortecarla.com/feature-films.html) and Alexey Taran from Bistoury Physical Theater and Film will discuss their personal brand of storytelling and filmmaking in three ABOVE THE LINE talks. Carla Forte has made five feature-length films in six years! Both Carla and Alexey will share their independent spirit, techniques, and real-life hacks. These talks are focused on Micro-Budget Filmmaking, Working with Actors, and Creating on Creating Original Sound Scores.

ABOVE THE LINE talks are free and open to the public. If you are a filmmaker, actor and musician, or curious to know more about what goes on behind the scenes in filmmaking, join the conversation by reserving your space.

Seating is limited. Talks precede the screening of MIKI MANIACO.

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ABOVE THE LINE: Creating an Original Sound Score with Carla Forte and Abiram Brizuela!


• Licensing Versus Original Music
• Working with Musicians/Orchestra
• Knowing What You Want
• Creating Mood


Carla Forte / Writer and Director

Carla Forte was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and lives and works in Miami, Florida. Forte,  first trained as a contemporary dancer, received a bachelor’s degree, earning the highest GPA at the Dance University Institute in Caracas – Venezuela (2000-2004). Forte soon established herself as an interdisciplinary artist incorporating dance, film and performance through different media, focusing on emotions as a starting point. She is the co-founder and film director of the Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film (2007 – Present) in Miami, Florida. Her feature films and experimental pieces have been screened at prominent film festivals and galleries such as: “75 Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Salerno” Salerno-Italy (2021); “The University Galleries of Florida Atlantic University” Boca Raton-Florida (2021); “CICA Museum” Gyeonggi-do- South Korea (2021); “16 SANFIC Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine Chile” (2021); “62 Rochester International Film Festival’’ (2020); “37 Miami Film Festival” Miami- Florida (2020); “OGA VideoArt Exhibitions” Roma, Italy (2018);  “41st Atlanta Film Festival’’ Atlanta- Georgia (2017); “Cube Art Project” Lincoln- Nebraska (2017); “Les Instants Video” Marseille- France (2014), among others. Her works have been acquired by Gravitas Adventures, South Florida PBS and Troma Entertainment.  Forte has won commissions, awards and artistic residencies from prestigious programs such as South Florida Cultural Consortium Miami- Florida (2021); The 66th Flaherty Seminar NY- NY (2021); Dance Miami Choreographers Miami- Florida (2020); Knight Arts Challenge Miami- Florida (2019); En Residencia Koubek Center Miami- Florida (2019); FONLAD Residency Program Coimbra- Portugal (2018) and Berlinale Talent Berlin-Germany (2017).