Discover the Art of Cinematic Combat with Award-Winning Fight Choreographer Kevin Inouye

Added to Calendar: 05-13-23

Maura N.

The Last Black Unicorn
Staff member

[New York, New York, May 5, 2023] – Dive into the captivating world of cinematic combat with an exclusive live online webinar, “From Fist to Frame: Filming the Perfect Fight”. Presented by award-winning fight choreographer and SAG-AFTRA stunt performer Kevin Inouye, this engaging event will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm PST (2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST).

As a leading industry professional, Kevin Inouye will share his extensive expertise in stunt performance, fight coordination, and theatrical firearms instruction. This unique webinar offers valuable insights for aspiring filmmakers and experienced professionals alike.

Participants will benefit from Kevin’s in-depth exploration of various elements that make a fight scene convincing and engaging. The session covers the art of filming non-contact hits, the use of consent in choreography, and the impact of lens choice and camera motion on the perception of combat.

This webinar goes beyond fight mechanics, delving into storytelling and its role in fight scenes. Understand how the narrative is woven into combat sequences, shaping a character’s journey and audience perception. Learn to evaluate whose story is being told and create captivating fight scenes that resonate with viewers.

Kevin will also provide a real-world glimpse into on-set protocol, from selecting prop weapons to collaborating with a team of coordinators, choreographers, and armorers. The webinar highlights the importance of pre-visualization, storyboards, rehearsals, and actor doubles, all crucial aspects of realistic combat depiction on screen.

This event is not only a learning opportunity but also a chance to absorb knowledge from an industry-leading professional. Enhance your filmmaking skills and immerse yourself in the art and science of filming the perfect fight.

Webinar Details:

From Fist to Frame: Filming the Perfect Fight
Speaker: Award-Winning Fight Choreographer Kevin Inouye
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm PST (2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST)
Location: Live Online via Zoom
Registration: Pre-registration required. Sign up for membership to be notified.

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About Kevin Inouye:

Kevin Inouye is a dynamic SAG-AFTRA stunt performer and accomplished fight coordinator, with extensive experience as an armorer and gun wrangler under the aegis of Fight Designer, LLC. Currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Movement, Acting, and Stage Combat at Case Western Reserve University, Kevin’s teaching approach seamlessly blends liberal arts synthesis and context with practical skills, paving the way for students towards professional performance careers. He is the author of the book, “The Screen Combat Handbook: A Practical Guide for Filmmakers,” which is available in paperback and e-book format.

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