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Studios: Film Production

Teen Two-Week Studios | Ages 14-17

Studios: Film Production

Teen Two-Week Camp | Ages 14-17

Direct and Produce a Professional Film

The first day is jumping right into the pre-production process. We will start to learn roles and responsibilities for the first week and how to work like a well-oiled machine on-set. Student’s will then travel off campus for location scouting, learning about how to choose a good location and why. Students round out week one with 3 days of intense, on-set production and shooting. Week two then shifts into the Post Production Studio where Students will be editing their versions of the projects personally with guided help from instructors.

Staff Ratio: 10:1
Hardware + Software: Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Canon Cinema Cameras and Professional Equipment

Ages: Students 14-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 4:30PM

Staff Ratio: 10:1
Hardware + Software: Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Canon Cinema Cameras and Professional Equipment

Ages: Students 14-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 4:30PM

Requires previous experience with DSLRs and editing software. Recommended to take one of our teen courses first.

Course Information

Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning

What Students Learn

  • Workflows for creating a professional film project
  • Roles and responsibilities on set
  • Creating and managing a budget
  • Behind-the-scenes documentation
  • Working with film and industry talent
  • Use of industry-standard gear
  • Editing and promoting on social media

What Students Create

  • A single simulated studio project based on a narrative, commercial or music video concept

More About This Course

For students interested in a career in the film industry, this Studios course will give them a realistic experience that most people don’t have the opportunity to have until their third year as a film major in college or during an internship. Students have two weeks to work as a team to produce a high-quality film or video project under the guidance of an experienced instructor. Digital Media Academy Studios allows students to shoot on location, and experience working as a part of a full production company.

The Studios Experience: The Studios experience is designed to take students’ knowledge and passion for creation and technology to the next level. Through this uniquely designed two-week Studios experience – students are given the opportunity to create professional-level work in a simulated, professional studio environment. Students will be led by experienced filmmakers and inspired by industry professionals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take just one week of the two-week DMA Studios course?

Digital Media Academy Studios is only offered as a full two-week experience.

Camp Upgrades

Get the most out of your summer with Digital Media Academy when you add any or all of the following:

Lunch Plan

Make things easy and get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $95/week at select locations.

Overnight Housing

Stay in the dorms and eat on-campus, Sunday through Friday. Overnight Housing starts at $695/week where available.

Extended Day

Our flexible Extended Day option allows families to pick-up students as late as 6:00 PM from Monday to Thursday at all locations.

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay starts at $380/weekend at select locations.

“I enjoyed the entirety of the experience. Every aspect taught me something new, while engaging me in a fun and stimulating way. Perhaps what I enjoyed the most was the variety of film-making aspects that we covered. I liked that I was taught new information that pertained to every area, instead of focusing entirely on one point.”

Brennan M.

Studios: Film Production

Why Digital Media Academy?

You can count on us to deliver on all the things that truly matter. We pinky swear.

Passionate Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEAM education.

A Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, while fostering teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.