Teens: Digital Filmmaking for Teens – Beginner
Learn How to Make Movies from Professional Filmmakers
Hitchcock, Spielberg, Tarantino, Scorsese. Join the ranks of the moviemaking elite when you learn the art of cinematic storytelling. Shoot and edit your own film in this introductory course that includes a mix of hands-on time with filmmaking equipment like Canon HD cameras and in-class presentations that demonstrate techniques of the moving image, such as sound production, lighting and editing.
This incredibly entertaining film camp includes everything taught in a university film production school but in a condensed, lively and fast-paced format created especially for today’s media-savvy teenagers.Screenings, film discussion and the filmmaking process also play key parts. From pre-production planning and script writing, to shooting, editing, output and distribution, all aspects of filmmaking are covered. This experience offers a complete understanding of how to work with a variety of moviemaking techniques to produce outstanding digital films.
What You’ll Learn: Digital Filmmaking for Teens – Beginner
|Course Content||Software Used|
• How to make a movie
• Shooting with HD cameras & professional tripods
• Various stages of production, and scriptwriting & storyboarding techniques
• Microphone & audio-recording techniques
• Camera techniques with natural light & reﬂectors
• Basic video editing & techniques using Final Cut Pro®
• Outputting video for Web, YouTube, mobile devices and other media
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Digital Filmmaking for Teens – BeginnerAges 13–17 | Beginner – Intermediate | No Filmmaking Experience Required
A future Steven Spielberg starts here! This course is for any filmmaker who wants to get behind the camera and explore a career in filmmaking. Teens interested in the movie industry or eager to enhance a college portfolio excel in this course.
A hands-on experience, covering everything from script writing to shooting and final editing. Aspiring filmmakers learn moviemaking and video-editing techniques using Final Cut Pro® while under the guidance of professional filmmakers, who provide instruction in a fun and entertaining setting.
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|Course Title||Brief Description||Duration|
|Academy for Digital Filmmaking||Learn the fundamentals of filmmaking as well as advanced techniques||2 Weeks|
|Academy for Digital Filmmaking & Visual Effects||Create your own movie featuring Hollywood-caliber special effects||2 Weeks|
|Digital Filmmaking for Teens – Advanced||Advanced cinematic techniques for aspiring young filmmakers||1 Week|
|Academy for Hollywood Visual Effects (2 Weeks)||Create your own movie featuring Hollywood-caliber effects||2 Week|
|Visual Effects for Filmmaking||Create your own special effects blockbuster||1 Week|
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: Digital Filmmaking for Teens – Beginner
|Tuition||$1,065||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $45 or $65*||1 Weeks, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
|Residential Program – Dorm (shared room)||add $510||1 Week, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Residential Program (Harvard/UCLA)||add $810||1 Weeks, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Stanford Continuing Studies Credit||add $90||4 Quarter Units||NA|
*Depending on location.
To view all options, including weekend stays, visit our Options & Fees page.
1 Week | Ages 13–17 | Beg – Inter
|“I feel like I went from being a guy with a camera to a cinematographer.”
— Michael, DMA Student Filmmaker
2013 Locations & Dates
- Jul 08-12
- Jul 22-26
- Jul 22-26
- Jul 15-19
- Jul 01-05 | Jul 15-19
- Jul 29-Aug 02
- Jul 08-12
- Jul 01-05 | Jul 29-Aug 02
- Jul 08-12 | Jul 29-Aug 02
- Jul 22-26
- Jul 29-Aug 02 | Aug 12-16
- Aug 05-09