Transformation Film Institute

Each program is designed as an immersion course where students start out in the classroom and end up on a film set as part of the TFI Studio development program. 

Independent Filmmakers Retreat 2019 

2020 Independent Filmmakers Retreat Schedule

January 3rd - 8th 

​June 14th - 20th 

Campus Programs

TFI is a one of a kind learning opportunity designed to bring IMAGE MAKERS who have a calling in the visual arts together. The camaraderie, sense of community and purpose; which results from the collaborative work on film and television is a highly rewarding way to create visual art. TFI exists to pass on both the insight and the technique necessary to make a quality film or television show from start to finish.

  • Students work together on 3 to 4 film projects during the week.

  • Students will build a resume reel of 3 to 4 films during Independent Filmmakers Retreat week, in their area of focus, i.e. acting, directing, etc..

  • Advisors are assigned to all Independent Filmmakers Retreat students to help identify and cultivate their gift.

  • Lifetime membership in TFI.

  • FTP students must take three semesters and a final project to complete the course.

  • Minimum of fifteen or more classes.

  • Assignments will be reviewed by teachers.

  • Homework assignments are graded by teachers.

  • FTP students can chat directly with teachers.

  • FTP students spend one week at TFI studios after every semester, all expenses paid. Included in this are airfare, room, meals, and transportation to and from the airport to the studio.

  • Students will build a resume reel of 3 to 4 films each semester in their area of focus, i.e. acting, directing, etc. upon visiting the TFI studios.

  • Advisors are assigned to all FTP certificate students.

  • Lifetime membership in TFI.

  • Professional Internship.

  • One weekend at your local church or school, our staff comes to you.

  • Online and in-person classroom study.

  • Students work together on 1 to 2 film projects during the weekend course.

  • Students will build a resume reel of 1 to 2 films during LightClub Weekend in their area of focus, i.e. acting, directing, etc..

  • Advisors are assigned to all LightClub Weekend students to help identify and cultivate their gift.

  • Lifetime membership in TFI

The TFI team believes the conservatory model provides the optimum setting for craft masters to come alongside promising novices and guide them in the skills, the artistic reasoning, and the creative justification, to communicate through a digital art form. 

 

Start your Redemptive Film Ministry today! Go to the application page and apply.

Independent Filmmakers Retreat 2019 DateS:                  

 

 

2020 Independent Filmmakers Retreat Schedule 

January 3rd - 8th 

​June 14th - 20th 

fACULTY & POST CLASS FILMS

The Silver Crown - An award winning film created by students of faculty member Mark Keuthan Ph.D

Humble Pie - An award winning film created by students of faculty member Mark Keuthan Ph.D

Tammy Lane Productions produced this video on the First Century Village Back-Lot

Heart of Stone 

The note - Retreat Film Project

This short film was a total student project shot at the retreat.

Lost City - One Week Film Project

God of Miracles - One Week Film Project 

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