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Stop-Frame Animated Shorts – NEW!

July 07, 2020

Learn all of the basics of the stop-frame animation process and create your very own animated video. This course covers the concept of animation, the technique of stop-frame, utilizing 2-D and 3-D objects, how to create scenes and stories, and recording/editing sound into your animations. Leave this course with an understanding of stop-frame animation techniques […]

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Digital Filmmaking

July 07, 2020

An overview of digital film production that can accommodate various skill levels and student interest. Students will leave with the rudimentary tools necessary to complete a film. Tools learned will include: Crew positions, producing, screenwriting, cinematography, using phones/ipads to shoot images, lighting, audio recording, basic editing using Adobe Premiere.

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COVID-19 Video Diaries – NEW!

April 16, 2020

We are all living in an unprecedented moment, one that presents an array of challenges and feelings. In this course, students will create a video time capsule by recording digital diaries and collaborating to share them with a larger online community. We’ll explore the history of first-person video, view several examples, then discuss and produce […]

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Old-School Animation – NEW!

April 16, 2020

Learn character design and create your own unique character. You’ll learn the 12 principles of animation using your character. You’ll leave the course with a compilation of animation exercises that include morphs, squash and stretch examples, facial expressions animations, and a walk cycle. You’ll also gain the ability to accurately plan and complete longer animations […]

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Filmmaking (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

Become part of a real film crew in this live-action moviemaking class. From concept to shooting to performing, this class will teach you the fundamentals of the great collaborative process of filmmaking. Creativity, teamwork and visual art come together to create a movie that will enjoy its red carpet premier on the final day of […]

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Movie Making + Movement (Ages 7–8) – NEW!

January 27, 2020

Explore ways to use the body in digital filmmaking! Students will watch short example films and do exercises that combine digital filmmaking with dance, blocking or formations and performance art. The primary technical focus will be cinematography, including tripod and handheld techniques using natural light. We’ll touch on conceptual experimentation in ballet, modern and hip-hop […]

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Movie Making + Movement (Ages 9–10) – NEW!

January 27, 2020

Explore ways to use the body in digital filmmaking! Students will watch short example films and do exercises that combine digital filmmaking with dance, blocking or formations and performance art. The primary technical focus will be cinematography, including tripod and handheld techniques using natural light. We’ll touch on conceptual experimentation in ballet, modern and hip-hop […]

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Filmmaking (Ages 7–8)

January 27, 2020

Become part of a real film crew in this live-action moviemaking class. From concept to shooting to performing, this class will teach you the fundamentals of the great collaborative process of filmmaking. Creativity, teamwork and visual art come together to create a movie that will enjoy its red carpet premier on the final day of […]

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Filmmaking (Ages 9–10)

January 27, 2020

Learn experimental and unconventional approaches to art-making that require movement of the entire body. Students will explore drawing, photography and painting.

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Filmmaking (Ages 13–14)

January 27, 2020

Become part of a real film crew in this live-action moviemaking class. From concept to shooting to performing, this class will teach you the fundamentals of the great collaborative process of filmmaking. Creativity, teamwork and visual art come together to create a movie that will enjoy its red carpet premier on the final day of […]

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Filmmaking (Ages 9–10)

January 27, 2020

Become part of a real film crew in this live-action moviemaking class. From concept to shooting to performing, this class will teach you the fundamentals of the great collaborative process of filmmaking. Creativity, teamwork and visual art come together to create a movie that will enjoy its red carpet premier on the final day of […]

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Filmmaking (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

Become part of a real film crew in this live-action moviemaking class. From concept to shooting to performing, this class will teach you the fundamentals of the great collaborative process of filmmaking. Creativity, teamwork and visual art come together to create a movie that will enjoy its red carpet premier on the final day of […]

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Youth Voices in Film Making (Ages 13–14) – NEW!

September 30, 2019

Learn about non-fiction filmmaking as a tool for empowering voices, community building and social action. Our focus will be on team building, collaboration, media literacy and fundamentals of documentary including writing, interviewing, videography, audio and editing.

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