EASTER HOLIDAY FILM CAMP!

Sign up now for our Four Day Film Camp, April 22-25, at Hong Kong International School in Tai Tam! Open to all students age 10-17, we have two programs on offer this year. 

Run by film industry professionals, we will take you on a tour of film making from A to Z.  In four days you will learn the nuts and bolts of filmmaking techniques using high end equipment and industry protocol.  An open screening is held on the last day for parents and friends. Ready to yell, “Action!”?  Sign up now!

More Info:  Course descriptions are here.  

Enrollment Form: Download enrollment form here.

Course Fee:  $3,850, including all materials. 

In our courses, students will: 

  • Learn to use HD movie cameras and equipment to make their own short films
  • Learn to manage video production using professional cameras and equipment
  • Become familiar with proper framing and camera operating techniques
  • Manage their own team creatively in order to make their own short film
  • Learn how to understand and critique film as an art form
  • Become familiar with the different forms of film making
  • Become familiar with a traditional production work flow
  • Become familiar with advanced editing software such as Final Cut Pro

Methodology:

  • Students are first taught the craft of the area being explored in classroom and small group settings
  • Short interactive lecture/demonstrations are interspersed with hands on learning activities
  • Instructors provide hands-on demonstrations in proper equipment usage
  • Hands on sessions are overseen by the instructors allowing the students to become familiar with equipment in a fun and relaxed manner
  • Once familiarity with equipment and protocol is complete, the production teams are formed
  • Storyboarding is done as part of a team and the students put their own creative stamp on their material
  • Rotating production teams film the developed work 

Final showing:

The final work is screened and the students are encouraged to present their work to the audience who are asked to give the filmmakers feedback on their efforts.  Friends and family are welcome to this celebratory event! 

Dates and Times:

Tuesday through Friday, April 22—April 25, 2014

9:00 am to 3:30 pm