At US Performing Arts' Digital Film Camp at Pepperdine University. Students are immersed in the world of filmmaking from day one and are taught and mentored by Professional Filmmakers.
Here's what our students can expect to learn: WRITING: Students learn that having a Great Script is the foundation for having a Great Film, as well as the importance of Story Structure with the emphasis on Compelling Characters, Intense Conflicts and Exciting Conclusions. DIRECTING: Students learn the techniques of Casting and Directing Actors as well as Storyboards, Coverage and Visual Storytelling with the emphasis on the capturing the Performances of the Actors. PRODUCTION WORKFLOW: Students will learn about Pre-Production, Production & Post Production and that managing the details in each of these important areas will enable them to deliver a Professional Looking Film. EDITING: Finally, students will learn the importance of Editing and the profound effect that having The Best Dialogue, Sound Effects and Music, will have on the final presentation of their Finished Films. GUEST SPEAKERS: We will also present Visiting Filmmakers who will talk about their work on Hollywood Productions and demonstrate some of the cutting edge equipment used by today's Producers, Directors, Cinematographers and Editors.