Due to COVID-19 our offices have migrated to tele-work. For questions, please email the Academy at academy@gmu.edu. All private lessons and some classes are now online. Unfortunately, some classes have been canceled. Please check your email for details and updates. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay well everyone!

Film & Video

Film & Video Summer Camps and Programs 


Registration is open and we are planning on running all programs at this point.
In the event of program cancellation due to COVID-19, a full refund will be issued.


Join the exciting world of filmmaking with faculty, equipment and technology from the George Mason University Film & Video Studies program.  Focus on both artistry and skill building with the creation, production and post-production of your own film, write a movie script, make a documentary and more!  Programs offered for kids and teens during different weeks in the summer.


Proudly named “Best Summer Camps 2020” in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Best for Families Reader Poll!



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Screenwriting summer camp for kids and teensScreenwriting Workshop
Ages 11–18
June 22–26, 2020
Fundamental screenwriting techniques for film

Filmmaking for Middle School
Ages 11–14
July 6–17, 2020 (2 weeks)
Dive into all aspects of film production & create a short film

Filmmaking for High School
Ages 14–18
July 20–31, 2020 (2 weeks)
Dive into all aspects of film production & create a short film

Filmscoring summer camp for teensThe Art of Filmscoring
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Techniques of composing music for motion pictures




Full Camp List