Kids: Adventures in Acting & Filmmaking
Learn the Basics of Acting and Filmmaking in this Moviemaking Adventure
While this camp features curriculum from DMA’s “Adventures in Filmmaking” course, the experience devotes special attention to acting in front of the camera. In this exciting moviemaking camp, young actors learn special techniques that are needed to perform on a movie set.
Campers are exposed to the casting process. They also learn choreographed combat (depending on film themes), public speaking skills and improvisation—all through fun and creative theater games. Future film stars gain experience working with a film crew, and then get to edit out their bloopers and add special effects using their own film-editing work station with Final Cut Pro®.
At the end of the week a student film festival allows kids to show off their work and see their acting on the big screen. Everyone in the camp takes home their performance on video to show family and friends!
What You’ll Learn: Adventures in Acting & Filmmaking
|Course Content||Software Used|
|• Introduction to the moviemaking process
• Introduction to acting for movies and television
• How to develop storyboards in pre-production
• Movie production & filming
• How to use a video camera
• How to edit a movie & post-production editing with Final Cut Pro®
• Exporting video for Web, YouTube & DVD
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Adventures in Acting & Filmmaking
Ages 8–12 | Beginner – Advanced | No Acting or Filmmaking Experience Required
For young filmmakers and actors who want to learn how to make movies or star in them. Designed specifically for creative kids, this movie camp will inspire outgoing kids and bring shy ones out of their shell. A great course in a creative atmosphere that also helps build personal confidence and gives kids a fun chance to play various characters.
Moviemaking is a craft that takes years to perfect. Students and parents, please set realistic expectations for the final movie.
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Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information and to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2013 Fees & Additional Options: Adventures in Acting & Filmmaking
|Tuition||$865||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $45 or $65*||1 Week, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
|Residential Program – Stanford Only||add $510||1 Week, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Extended Day-Student Program (7:30am-7:00pm) Select Locations Only||add $195||1 Week, Mon-Fri||3 meals/day|
*Depending on location.
To view all options, including weekend stays, visit our Options & Fees page.
1 Week | Ages 8–12 | Beg – Adv
|“I LOVE the classes and the staff. I thought it was great that I got to film, act and edit!”
— Reagan, DMA Acting & Filmmaking Student
2013 Locations & Dates
- Jul 15-19
- Jul 08-12 | Jul 22-26
- Jul 22-26 | Jul 29-Aug 02
- Jul 22-26 | Aug 05-09
- Jul 29-Aug 02 | Aug 12-16
- Jul 08-12 | Jul 15-19
- Jun 24-28 | Jul 15-19 | Jul 29-Aug 02 | Aug 05-09
- Jul 08-12 | Jul 29-Aug 02
- Jun 17-21 | Jun 24-28
- Jul 08-12 | Jul 29-Aug 02