Adventures in Filmmaking

Discover how Hollywood shoots and edits movies while mastering filmmaking and special effects techniques. Express your creative voice through storytelling as you write a script, storyboards, and record your own movie. Get started on your adventure to making your own films! Whether you are excited to produce video for the internet or the big screen this course prepares students for a future in filmmaking. Over the first two days, students will learn how to develop story ideas with small production teams. While creating a short commercial or similar project, students practice shooting and editing techniques to create a cohesive movie and apply the design thinking process to peer critiquing. Over the last three days, students will continue to develop their filmmaking skills while completing a final (passion) project of their choice. The week will conclude with a film festival during Open House. Attendees will leave camp with the production skills required to create a movie, along with footage of their very own short film!

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Description

Discover how Hollywood shoots and edits movies while mastering filmmaking and special effects techniques. Express your creative voice through storytelling as you write a script, storyboards, and record your own movie. Get started on your adventure to making your own films! Whether you are excited to produce video for the internet or the big screen this course prepares students for a future in filmmaking. Over the first two days, students will learn how to develop story ideas with small production teams. While creating a short commercial or similar project, students practice shooting and editing techniques to create a cohesive movie and apply the design thinking process to peer critiquing. Over the last three days, students will continue to develop their filmmaking skills while completing a final (passion) project of their choice. The week will conclude with a film festival during Open House. Attendees will leave camp with the production skills required to create a movie, along with footage of their very own short film!

This course is one of our flagship Tech Camp experiences, infused with hands-on, project-based learning, designed to equip students with 21st-century technology skills. Students will engage in real-world problem solving and collaborate with fellow students to create solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser

Hardware:

  • DSLR Camera (or mobile phone/tablet) for photo capture and a method for downloading footage from your camera onto your computer.
  • Canon Rebel T7i DSLR camera kit (optional)
  • Camera tripod (optional)
  • SD card with minimum 64GB and 90mb/s or higher read/write speed (optional)
  • Audio kit (microphone, cables, extension pole) compatible with camera (optional)
  • Green screen (optional) Reflector (optional)

Software:

N.B. Download and install Adobe software for free. You will receive a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud license from Digital Media Academy to activate the software for the duration of the course.

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • explain the movie-making process start to finish
  • use a camera to tell stories via shooting techniques
  • edit with Adobe Premiere
  • work on a team
  • give and receive constructive feedback

Students will create…

  • two short films
  • a commercial or PSA with stock footage

Course content

Unit 1 – Introduction to Filmmaking
1.1 Welcome to Filmmaking
1.2 Intro to Storytelling
1.3 Story Writing Process
1.4 iPad Camera and Cinematography
1.5 iMovie Editing on iPad

Unit 2 – Silent Movie:
2.1 Silent Movie Pre-Production
2.2 Silent Movie Production Camera Techniques
2.3 Silent Movie Post-Production

Unit 3 – Superhero Movie:
3.1 Superhero Movie Pre-Production
3.2 Superhero Movie Production Camera Techniques
3.3 Superhero Movie Post-Production

Unit 4 – Fairy Tale Movie:
4.1 Fairy Tale Film Pre-Production
4.2 Fairy Tale Film Production Camera Techniques
4.3 Fairy Tale Film Post-Production

Unit 5 – Film Screening:
5.1 Final Cut and Export
5.2 Backup and Film Screening

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  • Product Type: Tech Camps
  • Career Pathway: Digital Storytelling
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  • Level:
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Age: 9-12
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  • Style: Teacher-led
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  • Certificate Awarded: Yes
  • Adventures in Filmmaking

    Discover how Hollywood shoots and edits movies while mastering filmmaking and special effects techniques. Express your creative voice through storytelling as you write a script, storyboards, and record your own movie. Get started on your adventure to making your own films! Whether you are excited to produce video for the internet or the big screen this course prepares students for a future in filmmaking. Over the first two days, students will learn how to develop story ideas with small production teams. While creating a short commercial or similar project, students practice shooting and editing techniques to create a cohesive movie and apply the design thinking process to peer critiquing. Over the last three days, students will continue to develop their filmmaking skills while completing a final (passion) project of their choice. The week will conclude with a film festival during Open House. Attendees will leave camp with the production skills required to create a movie, along with footage of their very own short film!

    Register
    SKU: TCFI0 Categories: , , Tags: ,

    US$2,278