July 6, 2020 - August 9, 2020
Students in rising grades 11-12 explore concepts & practices in film production from Emerson College, renowned as one of the nation's top film schools. Applicants selected for the program train in the art & technique of 16mm film production and earn 4 college credits.
As a student in the 16mm Filmmakers program, you will:
Learn the basics of non-synchronous 16mm film-making including camera operation, principles of cinematography and lighting for black-and-white film, non-sync sound recording and transfers, and picture and sound editing. The 16mm film production track is offered for college credit.
Gain extensive production experience including, but not limited to, creating story structure, cinematography, lighting, sound recording, and editing.
Develop strong and practical story ideas, visualize those ideas in storyboards, and realize those ideas in short films.
One of the main objectives of the 16mm Filmmakers Studio is to provide you with the necessary means and instruction to produce a portfolio film for your college applications.
Cost and Session Information
Program Dates and Costs
Dates: July 6 – August 9, 2020 (including required orientation)
Filmmakers Showcase: August 8, 2020
Move-out day for on-campus students: August 9, 2020 – by noon
Costs per student:
16mm Filmmakers Tuition: $6025
Residential Room and Board Fee: $3080
Non-refundable program application fee: $60
Lunch, Monday through Friday is included in the tuition cost. The fee for the residential option includes room, linens, breakfast and dinner on weekdays, and brunch and dinner on weekends.
Please note: A non-refundable $500 deposit is required upon a student's acceptance of admission into the program. The deposit is to hold the student's seat in the program, and the amount will be applied towards payment of the total bill for the program. If the student later decides they will not attend the program, the $500 deposit is not refundable.