Teens: Visual Effects for Filmmaking
Create Special Effects Using Industry-Standard Tools
Students learn how professional techniques – like video compositing, motion tracking, color correction, keyframing, green screens, and 3D graphics and titles – bring a movie to life.
They experience the thrilling world of movie production as they create a digital library of special effects, along with a short movie. Students use state-of-the-art equipment and learn advanced camera operation. This course takes students behind the scenes and shows them how visual effects are created in Hollywood.
What You’ll Learn: Visual Effects for Filmmaking
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Visual Effects for FilmmakingAges 13–17 | Beginner – Advanced | No Filmmaking or Visual Effects Experience Required
For aspiring filmmakers who want to know how to create special visual effects like those seen in Iron Man, Gravity and The Hobbit. Learning from visual effects experts, students get hands-on exposure to state-of-the-art film technology.
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Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information, or to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2014 Fees & Additional Options: Visual Effects for Filmmaking
|Tuition||$1,095||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 – Dorm (shared room)||add $525||1 Week, Sun-Fri (weekend add’l)||3 meals/day|
|Residential Program UCLA – Dorm (shared room)||add $825||1 Week, Sun-Fri (weekend add’l)||3 meals/day|
|Residential Program Harvard – Hotel (shared room)||add $825||1 Week, Sun-Fri (weekend add’l)||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 – Adv
|“My son loved DMA and I think it offers an unparalleled opportunity for teens who aspire to be filmmakers.”
— Lisa Nocita, Parent