NEWS; Best Screeenwriting Class in Town (write your own film)

Dates: Tuesday September 25, October 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2012 Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Introduction to Screenwriting. John Ramaine(instructor) A practical application in structure and formula to the construct and execution of writing a screenplay.

Participants will be stimulated to find their inner voice in expressing their art in pictures. Also, we will discuss the separation between adaptations and original pieces, dialogue, action direction and character development.

John Ramaine’s Bio John was born in the city of San Francisco. After a stint in the Air Force, he moved to New York to pursue a theatrical career. He trained at the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts and The Neighborhood Playhouse. Starting out in musical theater he performed a national tour of Man of La Mancha, a regional tour of A Christmas Carol then Off-Broadway dramas The Prettiest Girl in Lafayette County and The Fall of the Ice Boy. After starring in the Off-Off-Broadway comedy, The Loft, John shifted gears towards film. He co-stared in the feature film, Stanley Cuba then starred in the western, Contrition, directed by Jason Begue, where he received a Best Actor nomination from VisionFest in Tribeca in 2010. Completed the civil war era drama Only Fear of Death, directed by Michael Infante, to be released in 2013. Also appeared in two national commercials, Ugly Betty, Law and Order; CI, and 30 Rock, in addition to being hired as a stunt-driver on Men in Black 3. John has also received several awards for his writing. He produced and wrote the short film, A Day in the Life, which received several awards from various film festivals. Also wrote and produced, Psychobabble and co-wrote the multi-award winning drama, I am Julia, both directed, David Capurso. John is also the co-writer on the feature film 79 Parts currently in production. Has completed several screenplays, The Fake, Sic Semper Tyrannus, Undertow, Ancient of Days, The Immortalist and The Perfect Nothing. He and has also realized the release of his long awaited novel, A Long Time Ago; a theme on lost dreams and the ability to regain sanity in Hollywood. It is available on Amazon. He also teaches an introductory screenwriting course at the non-profit FELT School in New York City. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife Julie. “I know in whom I have believed and am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him.”

Address: F.E.L.T, Suite 311, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, Directions: F, J, M or Z trains to Delancey/Essex. Registration Fee: $250.00 Buy tickets online

3 Bonuses: 1st) One Watercolor, 2nd )Full Video Screenwriting Class, 3d) mp3 Audio (Filmmaking Class)


Marisol Carrere (SAG-AFTRA, NYWIFT, HOLA) is the writer/producer of the short film “I am Julia…caught in the bully’s lair” (Golden Palm Award MIFF & Nominee QWFF). The film is based on personal experience, she wants to help raise consciousness against Bullying. She Graduated with Honors in Theatre Arts from Hunter College, studied Language and literature in France. Marisol has received various awards & nominations for Excellence in Acting including ACE & HOLA for bilingual performances of Oh!Yantay, which also toured in Peru, You Always Forget Something / Siempre se Olvida Algo, La Pequeña Cabaña, The Imaginary Invalid, Brief Conversations and Screaming in Silence, Oedipus Max (Oedipus of L. A. Seneca), Los Sueños del Coquí and Shadow Theatre with Puto Wijiwa. In addition Marisol has various major TV credits for Commercial Work, Industrials, Public Service Announcements and was featured in NY1, Telemundo & Univision News. Films include Conscientious Objector, BQE and Dreamers among others. She is currently working on pre-production for her next film which tackles other troubling social issues.

Please click on the link below to see more testimonials

Alicia Anabel Santos John, thank you for such an AMAZING experience. In such a short amount of time I feel that I have direction... a clear FOCUS... STRUCTURE~ I am so glad Gloria Zelaya-felt URGED me to take the class telling me, "Alicia, you have to come!" I am so glad I listened. Thank you for ALL of the techniques you provided. I know that I will be better from this experience... SENDING YOU LOVE... so grateful to you. Look forward to round TWO... and finished SCREENPLAY! February 21 at 11:54pm · Like




Brought to you by FELT  

The Fantastic Experimental LatinoTheater Inc. 

Against the Wall” by David Capurso


David is a seasoned actors’ director with a strong visual style. His 2010 short titled, Against the Wall received two Maverick Movie Award nominations, a four and a half star review and distribution. His commercial experience ranges from clients such as Bacardi Rums, Lipton-Unilever, The Clorox Company, TommyHilfiger, and HBO. He has directed music videos for Universal, Sony Music, Warner and Palm Pictures, many of which reached the Top Ten of MTV International along with  receiving a Billboard Nomination for Best Video.

Dates: September 4, 11, 18, 25 and October 2, 2012.
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 PM

This course is about cinema history, theory of filmmaking, directing, and producing.

Filmmaking and History.
Analyzing films, shots and sequence.
How to break down a script.
How to approach a scene, blocking and communicating with your actors.
How to communicate with your Cinematographer.
The Edit.

Address: FELT, Suite 311,Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center
107 Suffolk Street, between Delancey and Rivington Streets New York, NY 10002
Directions: F, J, M or Z trains to Delancey/Essex
Admission: $250 (complete course, five classes)
For more information and to register: Please call 212 228-3705 or 917 400-3057 or contact Facebook: Gloria Zelaya – FELT  Blog





The Golden Cacao Bean

An adaptation of a play by Manuel Martin Jr.

Gucumatz a Mayan deity and Chomiha a young woman, descendant of the great Mayan culture will take you on an adventurous journey throughout Central America in search for the Golden Cacao Bean. This is a play with music, dances and masks for everyone 8 and up.


Cristian Acosta, Sophia Dijan , Stephanie Garay, Patrick Valley

Melany Walter, Monica Walter

COREOGRAPHY: Patricio Khun

MUSIC: William Sakas





For tickets on line:

Dates: June 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd. 2012   TIME: 7:00PM  



FELT,  The Fantastic Experimental Latino Theater, Inc.


Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center   

107 Suffolk Street, between Delancey and Rivington Streets New York City

Directions: F, J, M or Z trains to Delancey/Essex


For tickets on line:

Dates: June 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd. 2012   TIME: 7:00PM 



The Fantastic Experimental Latino Theater, Inc. At TEATRO SEA  

For more information 
Please call 212 228-3705 or 917 400-3057                                                                                               or contact
Facebook: Gloria Zelaya – FELT


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