Digital Filmmakers Studio offers rising high school sophomores,juniors and seniors an opportunity to explore concepts and practices in single-camera digital film production during an intensive 5-week studio program. Residential and commuter options are available.
As a student in the Digital Filmmakers program, you will:
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 Digital Filmmakers Studio is to provide you with the necessary means and instruction to produce a portfolio film for your college applications. Acquire introductory to intermediate-level skills in shooting on digital video, lighting for black and white film, sound design, recording and mixing, and editing digital film. Projects include but are not limited to: 1-2 minute montage film, group project, 24 hour film, and a final short film. This program is only offered as a noncredit program.
Cost and Session Information
Program Dates and Costs
Dates: July 5 – 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: Digital Filmmakers Tuition: $4,675
Residential Room and Board Fee: $3,080
Non-refundable program application fee: $60
Lunch, Monday through Friday is included in the tuition cost. 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.