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    Purchase College: Filmmaking Institute


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The Filmmaking Institute is a four-week precollege program is for high school students interested in writing, directing, editing, and acting in original movies, while learning the art of visual storytelling. Begin with shooting exercises that strengthen framing and composition skills.

    Develop and write scripts using professional scriptwriting software. Learn the art of storyboarding and previsualization, gaining comfort with lighting equipment and directing actors. Gain practice working on a set, creating collaboratively, and learn how to crew. Editing and advanced editing techniques are taught using a professional digital editing system.