Our week-long workshops cover everything you need to make a movie! Students operate the cameras, direct scenes, act and edit their own films. Weekly themes allow kids to delve deeper into specific skills. At the end of each session students will have three to five short films to share with family and friends,
Weeks 7/8 and 7/15 are located at Léman Manhattan: 1 Morris St.
Weeks 7/22-8/19 are located at PS 340: 64 West 17th St.
Times: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm We provide: Professional cameras and equipment, experienced NYC film makers, Final Cut Pro editing software, green screen, final films with online upload and submission to film festivals.Week of 7/8 - Lighting and Film Noir (at Leman Prep). Students gets hands-on experience with light kits. Master three-point lightning and learn how to use dramatic shadows to create a suspenseful scene. Week of 7/15 - Advanced Camera Work (at Leman Prep). Take those camera skills to the next level with crane shots, rack focus and the trickiest of them all: the dolly zoom.Week of 7/22 - Special Effects (at PS 340). Transport yourself anywhere in the world with a green screen, add lasers and explosions for added excitiment. We'll even learn how to create our own effects using techniques from masters of their craft. Week of 7/29 - Props and Models (at PS 340). Kids will gain prop fabrication knowledge and also learn how models and miniature sets are incorporated with live actors. Week of 8/5 - Foley and Sound Effects (at PS 340). What you hear is just as important as what you see. Students will record their own sound effects to bring scenes to life. Week of 8/12 - Advanced Editing (at PS 340). The perfect week for those who want to delve deep into the art of the edit, including special effects, key framing and motion graphics. Week of 8/19 - Music and Soundtracks (at PS 340). A good piece of music completes the film. Kids will learn to use Garageband to create scores for their own movies.Have questions? We're here to firstname.lastname@example.org/summer