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Film-making Workshops

The benefits of learning to make films are huge! Film-making is a creative and energetic way to develop communication and teamwork skills, learn to be a leader, hone technical skills and make something really cool! We cover all the basics: camera operation, developing ideas for screen, video editing, sound design for film, and we have plenty of fun in the process! We provide the equipment, you provide the ideas.

Film-making, ages 8–11

Saturdays, 1 – 2PM

Introductory film-making workshop, no experience necessary.
This fun and hands-on workshop introduces the fundamental elements of film-making, from character creation and storytelling to acting and editing. By the end of this workshop you will have made your own short film!

Film-making, ages 12–15

Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7PM

This workshop covers all the film-making basics: camera operation, filming, editing, special effects, directing, acting and more. Be ready to discuss your favourite movies and examine what it is that makes for a good film. By the end of this workshop you will have made your own short film! No experience necessary, but a love of films or film-making is desirable.

Film-making, ages 16–19

Saturdays, 11:45AM – 1:45PM

Skills development and film production workshop, intermediate skills desirable.
In this fast-paced workshop you will pitch your film-making ideas to the group and create your own short films together. You’ll work on all the elements required to make a great film, including cinematography, editing, acting, script writing, lighting and sound design.

Photo credit: Joshua Morris

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