Full Day Master Class


An eight hour, single day, immersive class with visual aids, covering each step in the making of a motion picture.


Lloyd teaching his Master Class
at University of Toronto

A. Writing your script

B. Raising Production Funds

C. Pre-production

  • Casting
  • Hiring a crew
  • Finding locations and getting clearances
  • Rehearsals

D. Production


Master Class at the University of Toronto
  • The three rules of production, and common pitfalls
  • Special effects and stunts

E. Post-production

  • Editing your film
  • Music and clearances

F. Marketing your film


Director of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival
Adam Lopez receives his Troma Diploma
  • Choosing the right title for your movie
  • Creating media attention

G. Distribution

  • Navigating the film festival circuit
  • Attending film markets
  • Publicize your film without getting arrested
  • Selling/licensing your movie to a distributor, versus distributing it yourself

Additionally, Mr. Kaufman can screen:

  • APOCALYPSE SOON, a feautre length documentary about the making of his film Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV
  • FARTS OF DARKNESS, a feautre length documentary about the making of his film Terror Firmer
  • ALL THE LOVE YOU CANNES, a feature length documentary about feature-length documentary on how Troma sells its movies at the Cannes Film Festival
  • …or one of several Troma movies written and directed by Mr. Kaufman

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