Freerunners Cory DeMeyers and Jesse La Flair Team Up With The Reel Studio for the Making Of an Action Scene

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Screenwriter Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and Pro-Freerunners and Stuntmen Cory DeMeyers (Star Trek Into Darkness) and Jesse La Flair (300: Rise of an Empire) to be featured in The Reel Studio’s Free Filmmaking Master Classes.

Jesse La Flair

"Our goal is to educate up-and-coming stunt professionals, producers, directors, and filmmakers on what it really takes to create a great action sequence." - Cory DeMeyers, stuntman.

Stuntmen Cory DeMeyers and Jesse La Flair, on returning from their 1st and 3rd wins at the international Red Bull Art of Motion freerunning competition, have agreed to partner up with The Reel Studio to give a stunts Master Class demonstrating how to coordinate, choreograph and perform the stunts for an action scene written by Jim Uhls (Fight Club).

Watch the promo video: http://youtu.be/ThnEXg62hwA

"Our stunt master class will include a basic introduction to stunts, a demonstration of an action sequence, and an interactive game where you can build a scene and decide which stunts are used,” explains Jesse La Flair.

"We can’t wait to introduce our fans to The Reel Studio and what it’s like to be a stuntman," adds DeMeyers. "Our goal is to educate up-and-coming stunt professionals, producers, directors, and filmmakers on what it really takes to create a great action sequence."

“As far as I know, nothing like this has ever been done," says The Reel Studio CEO and Founder Jess Zakira Wise when asked about doing an action scene demonstration. "Everyone loves an action movie, so we’re excited that Jim, Cory, and Jesse will be demonstrating how to develop and orchestrate a believable and entertaining action sequence for The Reel Studio community.”

About The Reel Studio
The Reel Studio introduces the first series of free filmmaking master classes with top professionals in the business, a unique online experience of watching iconic filmmakers demonstrate their craft for a real production. Watch a scene evolve from the perspective of different departments, follow a filmmaker's creative process from development through completion, and learn the tricks and techniques of their trade by trying it out for yourself in our corresponding games and interactive features.

Each Master Class has over 5 hours of easy to navigate video content, including the evolution of a scene, basic tutorials, a filmmaker interview, and at least one filmmaker specific game. Production 1 features Master Classes with cinematographer Dean Cundey, ASC lighting and filming and composer Charles Bernstein scoring a suspense scene. Production 2 will include master classes featuring screenwriter Jim Uhls writing an action sequence and stuntmen Cory DeMeyers and Jesse La Flair coordinating, choreographing, and performing the stunts.

Jess Zakira Wise, CEO and Founder
The Reel Studio
831.334.5377
http://www.thereelstudio.com

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