The Neutral Chaos Combat Certification, Advanced Concepts and Fighting for Film Intensives will take place at the Frederick Gunn School in Washington, CT. The address is 99 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06793.
How do I get there?
Nearest Airports: NYC (EWR, LGA, or JFK), Stewart International Airport (SWF), or Westchester County Airport (HPN):
Nearest Train: Metro North to Harlem Valley-Wingdale in NY or Danbury in CT.
Rental cars or personal vehicles are by far going to provide you the greatest freedom to travel throughout the workshop.
Please email us if you would like to be connected to others who might be interested in splitting the cost of a rental car or if you believe you will need to be picked up from the Metro-North stations. We may even be able to provide shuttle services to and from SWF or HPN pending schedules and arrival/departure times for a nominal fee.
When can I arrive and when do I have to leave?
Check-in begins at Noon on June 22nd for the Advanced Concepts Intensive and at 11 AM on June 25th for the Fighting for Film Intensive. Artists are welcome to leave at the culmination of their program, or by 10am the following morning if needed. Please clear out your room completely upon leaving.
Local participants should plan to arrive in time for the first session of each workshop, found below.
- Advanced Concepts Intensive - 2:30 PM, June 22nd
- Fighting for Film Intensive - 12:30pm, June 25th
What should I bring?
Each artist will have their own dorm room that includes a twin-size bed, a desk, chair, lamp, closet, and chest of drawers. Artists are encouraged to bring their own twin bedding and towels. Please email us if you are in need of bedding or additional supplies.
WiFi is available in the common area and there are ethernet plugs in each room. You may bring an adapter to plug in your laptop or a router to set up your own independent WiFi.
Common shared bathrooms with toilets, sinks, and showers are located down the hall. We encourage artists to bring a robe or some other loungewear for comfort and modesty.
Couples: please let us know if you'd like to share the same room.
Families: Please email us so we can discuss what you will need. Separate bedrooms are available for children and/or caregivers when requested.
What about food?
A coffee maker and coffee are supplied in the common room. Residents are encouraged to make coffee for all to share daily and a sharing of this minor duty is encouraged. There is limited fridge space for creamers, etc. and we will have some coolers available to be used by residents.
The campus dining hall is prepared to make adjustments for dietary restrictions. Please email us below to inform us of any such restrictions or allergies. Some special events may be included in the schedule as well as some meals left open, giving residents an opportunity to explore area eateries. Local grocery store runs can be arranged.