James Franco To Create Class On Himself
Well, just when we thought James Franco couldn't saturate the college market further ... he proves us wrong.
Movieline reports that Franco is joining hands with Columbia College Hollywood to create a class on, well, himself. It will be called -- wait for it -- "Editing James Franco...with James Franco."
As a press release explains:
Academy Award-nominated actor James Franco has partnered with Columbia College Hollywood to offer an innovative course through which 12 of the private film school's best editing students will create a 30 minute documentary film from videographic footage from Mr. Franco's own unorthodox career.
Mr. Franco's frequent collaborator editor and Tyler Danna is teaching the course, which has been entitled Master Class: Editing James Franco...with James Franco. Mr. Franco is providing the footage - much of it from behind the scenes on short films he has directed - and the conception for the course and will speak to the students weekly via live feed (Skype) and attend class the weekly class sessions when his schedule allows. The student editors will seek to create a cinematic image of James Franco through the footage.
Master Class: Editing James Franco...with James Franco meets on Thursday afternoons weekly. As conceived by Mr. Franco and Mr. Danna, the class sessions themselves will be taped and be part of the final film created by the class or another project.
Franco, of course, will be Skyping in from New Haven, where he's currently helping to produce a musical cryptically titled "James Franco Presents."
Meanwhile, we're holding our breaths and crossing our fingers for a James Franco major.