Ahh, summer camp. It conjures up musty cabins, s'mores, mosquitoes, swimming, summer romance, and much more. At film camps, the students learn how to write, shoot, direct and edit their own films.
Weeklong film and photography summer camps for youth agesplus our 3-week FilmNorth Academy for agesare offered June through August. Subjects include screenwriting, narrative filmmaking, animation and special effects, acting, street photography and more! Teens are welcome to register for our Adult Ed courses too!
Our film camps are designed for people with little or no experience in making films. The programs focus on the fundamental elements of visual storytelling that enable the students to direct their own projects. The below subjects are taught both in-class and on set, where students get to apply the lessons they learned in the classroom to a real film set.
Our most popular courses fill quickly. Secure your spot today! Create a Film From Script to Screen Video and Film these days involves a lot of post-production work to create the incredible visual experiences we enjoy today. Building on students existing knowledge of the basic principles of filmmaking in this course students hit the ground running, beginning with a rapid short narrative project that they complete during the first day of the course.
Join our email list. Students ages get a comprehensive, hands-on experience as they learn to navigate the entire digital video production process, from initial concept to finished movie. Under the direction of our Emmy-nominated instructor, students learn about pre-production planning, cameras, lighting, sound, shot composition, and editing.
Summer is here and the Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp is the place to be for the young aspiring filmmakers of the future! No experience required! This two-week course will provide teens ages with a hands-on environment covering the various departments involved in a shoot, and will expose them to the basic components of film and video production.
Our program began in summer as a research project, and quickly developed into a year-round program that attracts youth and their families into downtown Windsor. Special thanks to the Petretta Construction for this great location! Additionally, we are very appreciative of the support we receive from Downtown Windsor Business Owners who open their doors to our filmmakers, photographers and artists.
The New York Film Academy offers a wide array of summer camps for teens and camps during the school year designed for high school students who are looking to get their hands on industry caliber equipment and start realizing their visual and performing arts dreams. Each teen camp is built around a challenging and intensive curriculum that combines in-class instruction with faculty-supervised workshops where students get to put to use the lessons they learn. We require that participants bring the discipline, commitment, patience, and passion to explore, to work collaboratively with a team—to lead, and to problem-solve.
Our most popular courses fill quickly. Secure your spot today! Experience digital filmmaking or learn professional photography and Adobe Photoshop techniques with hands-on, in-class and field-based instruction.