2023 Filmmaking Summer Camps

Tuition for all camps: $300
and $500 for two camps during the summer.

Camps run Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm
The camp week culminates with a Film Premiere at the Roxy Theater

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Camp 1 – Make a Music Video

June 19-22, 2023  Mon-Thurs 9:00-4:00
Get a chance to direct, film and star in your very own music videos using music from local artists.  Learn how video directors use shot sizes, camera angles, lighting, and editing to tell a story that expands upon the world of a song.  Choose from a catalog of locally created songs from a variety of genres and create your own videos in small groups.

Camp 2 – Make a Commercial

June 26-29, 2023 Mon-Thurs 9:00-4:00
Make a commercial for a local business! This week RFA focuses on specialty camera work, snappy editing, and how to create stories that are less than a minute long. We will spend the week crafting a social media commercial for a local business or organization while learning the skills filmmakers put to use to make a compelling advertisement.

Camp 3 – (Re)Make a Movie

July 10-13 Mon-Thurs 9:00-4:00
Have you ever watched a movie and wondered how a certain scene was made? Well, one of the best ways to learn filmmaking is to study a scene and then remake it yourself. Working in small groups you’ll learn camera angles, shots and lighting, in-camera special effects, as well as cool editing techniques.

Camp 4 – Narrative Short Film

July 17-20 Mon-Thurs 9:00-4:00
Lights, Camera, Action! ! Use the magic of movie technology to try your hand at live-action directing and filming. Learn valuable filmmaking skills like on-set processes and etiquette, selecting shot sizes, camera angles, lighting, and sound design to tell stories. You’ll create your own scripts in small groups, working behind and in front of the camer