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The Art of Filmmaking From Screenwriting through Premiere

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Ages

9 - 15 yrs

Dates

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Jun 6, 2022 - Jul 1, 2022

Time

9:00am - 3:00pm CDT

Location

190 Cobblestone Ln, Burnsville, MN 55337

Instructor

Shane W.

Capacity

15 students


Class Experience

Have you ever wanted to make a real movie? In this 4-week* immersive camp, filmmaker and writer, Shane Wallick will guide you through the process from beginning to end in this month-long day camp for gifted and talented kids ages 8-14.  


*Note that Screenwriting, Production, and Film Editing Camp are each offered as standalone camps as well. Post Production Camp can be taken in conjunction with Screenwriting and/or Filming & Production 


Week 1: Screenwriting Week

Collaborate with your team and create a story to tell.  Learn the fundamentals of screenwriting structure and style. Use screenwriting software to write scenes individually and with your team for a screenplay that will be produced and premiered at Cyprus School of Music and the Arts at the end of the session.


Week 2: Filming & Production Week

This will be an action-packed week of casting, shooting scenes at various locations, and learning about lighting, sound, filming, and using a drone.


Week 3: Film Editing Bootcamp

We will guide you step-by-step through learning the editing process. You will work alone and in teams to create short audio and video projects helping you to become familiar with editing software.  Be prepared to share and view some fun(ny) and creative short videos that participants create!


Week 4: Post Production & Premiere Week

After editing camp, you will be ready to tackle editing for the final cut of the movie. The team will work individually and in teams to add the finishing touches.  On the final day of camp, the movie will be premiered at Cyprus School of Music and the Arts for a captive audience of parents and invitees.


Optional Extended Day from 8:00-5:00

Notes

If you choose the Extended Day Option, You may arrive at 8:00 a.m. and pick-up at 5:00 p.m.

Class Requirements

  • Comfortable with creating, writing, and sharing ideas.
  • Some experience typing.
  • Comfortable with being in front of a camera.

What you'll learn

  • Filmmaking
  • Editing Video
  • Writing
  • Team Work

Other Things To Know

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be fully refunded up through March 31. Registration/Materials Fees and Deposits are non-refundable after March 31st. Full payment is required after May 15th; Camp selections may be changed up through May 31st.


What To Bring

  • Lunch (Optional Pizza Lunch on Fridays)
  • Snack
  • Water Bottle

CSMA Location

Cyprus School of Music and the Arts

190 Cobblestone Ln, Burnsville, MN 55337


Meet your Instructor

Shane W.

Mr. W. earned a B.A. in Creative Writing and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Writing with a specification in Fiction from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. W. has a passion for movies demonstrated by his extensive Blu-ray collection with over 1400 titles. In addition to watching movies, he has written, directed, and edited numerous short films and is currently working on a script for a feature film to be produced in 2023. Mr. W. teaches Logic, Creative Writing & Language at Cyprus Academy.