Due to COVID-19 our staff is tele-working. For questions, email academy@gmu.edu. All private lessons and classes are now online.

Film & Video



Summer 2021 registration will be open in March!


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 & 2021” in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Best for Families Reader Poll!



COVID Safety Guideline
Please be assured that all in-person programs will follow strict safety protocols required by George Mason University and are subject to pivoting to all virtual platforms if health and safety conditions warrant. We are working closely with Mason officials to provide a safe environment for students, faculty and staff. Required protocols will include masks, social distancing, daily health checks, and more. We will be routinely updating the information as it evolves. Stay informed by visiting our website and looking out for email alerts and other Academy communications.



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Screenwriting Workshop
Ages 11–18
June 21–25, 2021
Fundamental screenwriting techniques for film


Filmmaking for Middle School
Ages 11–14
July 5–16, 2021 (2 weeks)
Dive into all aspects of film production & create a short film

Filmmaking for High School
Ages 14–18
July 19–30, 2021 (2 weeks)
Dive into all aspects of film production & create a short film



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