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Filmmaker School

 

At Film.caKIDS’ Filmmaker School, students work collaboratively to learn and create different aspects of a short film.

We offer various streams of educational classes to provide students of all grades with the opportunity to grow their skills. New programs are added each session.

Our qualified adult instructors bring enthusiasm and a love of film.

 

FALL  SESSIONS : REGISTRATION OPEN!

 

JR & SR FILMMAKER SCHOOL

JUNIOR FILMMAKER (grades 1-8)

FALL 2018 – Runs Wednesdays & Fridays
CLASSES START September 19th & 21st
  • 1.5 hour classes
  • 11 weeks per session
  • Week 11 is our Red Carpet Showcase night
  • $260/student per session

Each session of Junior FilmMaker School focuses on hands on learning, while encouraging collaboration, imagination and creativity as we work with our young filmmakers to create a quality finished product as a team.

During the 10 week course, participants will create original scripts & storyboards, learn and use proper filmmaking terminology, and have hands on time with various pieces of video-making equipment – digital cameras, professional lighting, green screens, editing software, etc.

Week 11: Each session will host a “Red Carpet” screening on our 11th Week. This fun evening allows our students the opportunity to invite friends and family to celebrate their project on the Big Screen. Week 11 will be a 30-45min event and may have slightly different start/end time than previous weeks.

   Junior 1 (Grades 1-4)

  • Beginner Level – all students of this grade should start at this level
    • In this beginner level students are introduced to storytelling basics and the foundation of filmmaking
  • Intermediate Level – students graduate from beginner to intermediate level with instructor approval
    • Our intermediate students build off the basics and begin to use more advanced techniques and equipment

   Junior 2 (Grades 5-8)

  • Beginner Level – all students of this grade should start at this level
    • Continuing to build on filmmaker knowledge, students are introduced to 2 camera set up
  • Intermediate Level – students graduate from beginner to intermediate level with instructor approval
    • Intermediate students experience expanded options with the introduction to the moving camera; while continuing to perfect earlier techniques while

 

While each filmmaking experience is unique, we aim to have approximately 75% spent on the filming process, and 25% hours spent editing as a group.

We guarantee a maximum of 7 students per instructor for greater individualized learning.

This academic course is for the budding, enthusiastic Junior FilmMaker in your family. Students should come ready and willing to work as part of a team as they learn the very basics of filming and editing.

 

NEW!!

SENIOR FILMMAKER (grades 9+)

FALL 2018 – Runs Saturdays
CLASSES START September 15th
(No class: October 6)
  • 2 hour classes
  • 10 weeks per session
  • $260/student per session

This NEW Senior Filmmaker program provides an opportunity for our senior students to learn and practice the industry standards of filmmaking. While working collaboratively on and off set, this program introduces more individualized learning depending on personal vision and interest.

Our senior filmmakers will explore screenwriting, directing, cinematography, and editing using professional, industry approved technology.

 

At the completion of the Session, all students will have access to their final movie as an online download.
If desired, their final project can be provided on a USB, for an additional fee of $6.

Each session will also host a “Red Carpet” screening to allow our students the opportunity to invite friends and family to celebrate their project on the Big Screen.

Note: Professional Filmmakers take years to hone their craft; please have realistic project expectations of this 11week course.

 

EDITOR SCHOOL

JUNIOR EDITOR (grades 5-8)

FALL 2018 – Runs Sundays
CLASSES START September 16th
(No class: October 7)
  • 1.5 hour classes
  • 10 weeks per session
  • $260/student per session

Our Junior Editor School provides opportunity for hands on learning using industry standard software. After learning specific techniques, our students are encouraged to realize their individual visions to achieve stated goals.

During the 10 week course, participants will use Film.Ca raw footage to create original and varied finished products that showcase their skills.

 

 

First and Last Name Required
Junior Filmmaker age at time of program
Grade at time of Session
Please choose 1 that corresponds to your child's interests, age category, and ability (all new students should start with us at the beginner level though occasional exceptions can be made)
*This person will be our main point of contact
Please avoid providing hotmail email addresses as we have found issues sending to these. Email will be our main point of contact; all information will be sent to this email
Please provide a contact different from "Parent/Guardian"
If selected, your card will be charged the indicated amount within the next 24hours. If you prefer to pay in person, please arrange to come in immediately to confirm your spot.
Your card will be charged $260 per student registered within the next 24 hours. If you would prefer to pay in person, please arrange to come in immediately to confirm your spot.
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