Students (ages 12-18) work with a professional filmmaker in a comprehensive hands-on experience to learn how to navigate the entire moviemaking process. This course will cover all aspects of digital video production, from initial concept to finished movie. Students will learn about pre-production planning, storyboarding, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and computer editing, and will work collaboratively on group projects. Each student has the opportunity to focus on their own personal interests while building a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to make a movie. 
6 weeks: January 18 - March 1 (no class February 8) // Sundays, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuition: $325/310 members 
Instructor: Joe Lewis
 
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Students (ages 12-18) work with a professional filmmaker in a comprehensive hands-on experience to learn how to navigatethe entire moviemaking process. This course will cover all aspects of digital video production, from initial concept to finished movie. Students will learn about pre-production planning, storyboarding, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and computer editing, and will work collaboratively on group projects. Each student has the opportunity to focus on their own personal interests while building a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to make a movie.

6 weeks: April 19 - May 31 (no class 5/10) // Sundays, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Tution: $325/310 members

Instructor: Joseph Lewis

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Ages 13-17

This one week primer will cover the basics of screenwriting: structure, exposition, scene propulsion, character building, and dialogue. Students will write and workshop two short pieces each, one prompted and one original. The goal of the workshop is for each student to complete at lease one short, shootable script, and the skills to continue writing on their own.

June 22 - 26 // Weekdays 10AM – 3PM // $200

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This comprehensive, 2-week camp will cover all aspects of digital video production, from initial concept to finished movie. Students will learn about pre-production planning, storyboarding, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and computer editing, and will work collaboratively on group projects. The camp closes with a public screening to showcase the work for friends and family, and each student receives a DVD copy of all projects completed in the workshop.

 
Ages 10 – 13 // Weekdays 10AM – 3PM // $450 
Session 1: June 29 - July 10, 2015
Extended Care: Pre and post-camp care is available for our Moviemaking Camp Students during the hours of 9-10AM and 3-5PM for an additional fee of $10/hr. You can sign up for extended care in our registration form email.
 
Please note: You will receive an email packet with a comprehensive registration form and student waivers upon purchase.  The registration is not complete until we have received all of these completed forms. 

By completing this purchase, you confirm that you have read and  agree to our Registration, Refund and Cancellation policies as outlined here: http://chicagofilmmakers.org/cf/content/class-registration

 

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This comprehensive, 2-week camp will cover all aspects of digital video production, from initial concept to finished movie. Students will learn about pre-production planning, storyboarding, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and computer editing, and will work collaboratively on group projects. The camp closes with a public screening to showcase the work for friends and family, and each student receives a DVD copy of all projects completed in the workshop. 

Ages 13 - 17 // Weekdays 10AM - 3PM // $475
Session 1: July 13 - 24, 2015

Please note: You will receive an email packet with a comprehensive registration form and student waivers upon purchase.  The registration is not complete until we have received all of these completed forms. 

By completing this purchase, you confirm that you have read and  agree to our Registration, Refund and Cancellation policies as outlined here: http://chicagofilmmakers.org/cf/content/class-registration

SIGN UP HERE!

This comprehensive, 2-week camp will cover all aspects of digital video production, from initial concept to finished movie. Students will learn about pre-production planning, storyboarding, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and computer editing, and will work collaboratively on group projects. The camp closes with a public screening to showcase the work for friends and family, and each student receives a DVD copy of all projects completed in the workshop.

 
Ages 10 – 13 // Weekdays 10AM – 3PM // $450 
Session 2: July 27 - August 7, 2015
Extended Care: Pre and post-camp care is available for our Moviemaking Camp Students during the hours of 9-10AM and 3-5PM for an additional fee of $10/hr. You can sign up for extended care in our registration form email.
 
Please note: You will receive an email packet with a comprehensive registration form and student waivers upon purchase.  The registration is not complete until we have received all of these completed forms. 

By completing this purchase, you confirm that you have read and  agree to our Registration, Refund and Cancellation policies as outlined here: http://chicagofilmmakers.org/cf/content/class-registration

 

SIGN UP HERE!

This comprehensive, 2-week camp will cover all aspects of digital video production, from initial concept to finished movie. Students will learn about pre-production planning, storyboarding, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and computer editing, and will work collaboratively on group projects. The camp closes with a public screening to showcase the work for friends and family, and each student receives a DVD copy of all projects completed in the workshop. 

Ages 13 - 17 // Weekdays 10AM - 3PM // $475
Session 2: August 10 - 21, 2015

Please note: You will receive an email packet with a comprehensive registration form and student waivers upon purchase.  The registration is not complete until we have received all of these completed forms. 

By completing this purchase, you confirm that you have read and  agree to our Registration, Refund and Cancellation policies as outlined here: http://chicagofilmmakers.org/cf/content/class-registration

Ages 8-12

Adventure Sandwich is a local video production team that collaborates with kids and uses DIY methods to produce fun, family-friendly live-action cartoons. They publish a new online video every Saturday morning! This comprehensive, 1-week camp will cover all aspects of D-I-Y production design, from concept to construction. Using everyday materials (including a whole lot of cardboard), groups will collaborate on the concept, design, construction, and production of a variety of the scenic, costume, prop, and other elements to be incorporated into an Adventure Sandwich-style D-I-Y video production. The camp closes with a public screening to showcase the work for friends and family, and each student receives a DVD copy of all projects completed in the workshop. In addition, selected projects from this week may be incorporated into Adventure Sandwich's weekly video series.

August 24 - 28 // Weekdays 10AM - 3PM // $250

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