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Intro to Adobe Premiere w/ Dionna McMillian (online class)

August 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


August 6th, 13th, and 20th – 8 – 9:30pm central time
$50 total for all three sessions

Registration cuts off 8/6/20 at 7:30 PM central time. All class times in central time. Participants will receive a Zoom link at 7:30 PM central time on class days. This class is a series, so a la carte registration is not available. Any questions about this class can be directed to kiwi@sidewalkfest.com.


Learn to edit over Zoom! If you’ve always wanted to learn Adobe Premiere but have been too intimidated, or just want some expert guidance on all its tools and tricks, this class is for you. This class is a good mix of lecture and practice.

Instructor Bio: Dionna McMillian is a Los Angeles based producer, series-creator and director. She is a co-creator of the digital series “The Next Right Thing” (TNRT), which was recently licensed by iOne Digital. TNRT played at multiple film festivals and was nominated for Best Pilot at the 2018 NYC Webfest, and Best Dramedy at the 2019 Miami Webfest. Currently, Dionna is pursing a co-production deal for her network travel docu-series, “Maiden Voyage”.

As a director, Dionna is best known for her short comedy film,” Love, New York”. It screened at multiple film festivals and was distributed by Issa Rae Productions. She also directed season one of “Plant-Based by Nafsika”, which was distributed by the A&E Network. She is in post-production for her comedy film, “Such A Deal”, starring Ebony Obsidian of Hulu’s “Hunters”. “Such A Deal” was licensed by the digital streaming platform, A Space for Creators and will premiere in the Spring of 2020.

In addition to producing and directing Dionna works as an adjunct professor. She holds an M.F.A in filmmaking from American University. She teaches directing and editing at New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. She was previously Chair of Post-Production for New York Film Academy’s-NY campus. During her tenure as department chair, she was a guest lecturer for N.Y.F.A. at their Beijing, Mumbai and Doha workshops.

She also has several projects in development, including Season 1 of “The Next Right Thing” and a short drama, “Call Me Chad”. As well as two other dramedy series. Dionna enjoys creating projects that explore identity through a comedic and a dramatic lens.

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August 6, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm




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