Filmmaking Workshop For Middle School

Students at summer film camp

Filmmaking Summer Workshop For Middle School

Aspiring young producers and actors (rising Grades 6-8) are invited to dive into the creative and exciting world of filmmaking. Film pre-production, production, and post-production will be covered in this two-week program. Skills such as directing, videography, location sound, and editing with professional software will be taught. Students will collaborate in instructor-supervised groups to plan, shoot, and edit short fictional films. Final projects will be premiered on the last day!


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Ages:  11-14 years
Dates:  July 8-19, 2019 (two weeks)
Times:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Tuition:  $855
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Art & Design Building


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An “Extended Day” option is available for this program from 4-6 pm for $90/week, located in Mason’s Performing Arts Building and staffed by the Academy’s Summer Staff. After registering for this program (but before final checkout/ payment!), search for “Extended Day” or “After Care”, choose the corresponding week, and add to your cart – or Register Here separately.


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Steger_headshot Director: Ben Steger, Mason Film & Video Studies Professor
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To register by phone or request a paper registration form, please call the Academy office at 703-993-9889.



“You really helped me discover how much I love film more than I thought I would.” – Filmmaking Summer Workshop 2018 Participant

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“My favorite part was the filming process and editing.” – Filmmaking Summer Workshop 2017 Participant

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