Digital Filmmaking: Telling the Story Through Technology
From low-budget, independent features to major Hollywood productions, an increasing number of movies are shot digitally. If you are considering a career in filmmaking, this program can provide the essential skills needed for advanced film study in college. Learn from faculty members and guest speakers who are working industry professionals. Through this week-long program, gain a thorough understanding of the technical aspects of this digital art form, including lens usage, light metering techniques, blocking, and professional conventions. Work in small production crews and share rotating responsibilities, learning about writing, producing, storyboarding, cinematography, audio recording, and editing. In addition, explore how to develop creative concepts and to capture them digitally—from the first shoot to the final edit. Morning and afternoon sessions are packed with hands-on instruction, concluding with a showcase screening of your final film. You will shoot outdoors at local venues.
You'll Walk Away with
- A thorough understanding of the technical aspects of digital filmmaking, including lens usage, light metering techniques, blocking, and professional conventions
- A short film that showcases your skills in all aspects of filmmaking, including writing, producing, storyboarding, cinematography, audio recording, and editing
- High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
- High school students interested in exploring a possible career in digital filmmaking