Facets Kids Film Camp
Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2012!
Facets Kids Film Camp is a summer program that introduces kids ages 7-14 to the techniques, language, and process of film making. Professional filmmakers and respected critics provide expert instruction in what it takes to understand and create a film. For over 10 years, Facets Kids Film Camp has given children who love movies a chance to understand filmmaking from behind the scenes. Instruction includes:
The basics of filmmaking techniques, including camera angles, shots, lighting, sound recording, acting style, screenwriting, storyboarding, and directing.
A foundation in film vocabulary and criticism.
Dozens of hands-on activities, including storyboarding, screenwriting, acting, writing reviews, and making a movie.
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Please call 773-281-9075 ext. 3011 to check availability for Session 2. Space is limited but still available in Session 1 (June 18-29) and Session 3 (July 16-20).
Film Camp Session Dates:
Session 1: June 18 – June 29, 2012
Ages 11-14: 9am-12:30pm
Ages 7-10: 2pm-5:30pm
Session 2: July 9 – July 13, 2012
Ages 11-14: 9am-5pm (Full day, lunch included)
Session 3: July 16 – July 20, 2012
Ages 7-10: 9am-5pm (Full day, lunch included)
Facets Multi-Media, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago (In Lincoln Park, 1 block east of Ashland on Fullerton)
Close to Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Wicker Park, Bucktown, DePaul, Roscoe Village, Avondale, and Logan Square
10% application fee discount – for siblings of campers already enrolled.
10% application fee discount – for active Patron Circle members.
A limited number of scholarships are available for kids who need financial assistance. Contact Facets Children’s Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-281-9075 for more details.
The Children’s Jury of the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival – Selected campers qualify for the prestigious jury of the country’s largest festival of films for children. Jurors view, critique, and award prizes for the 2012 Festival. By invitation only upon completion of Film Camp summer 2012.
Facets Film Ambassador Program – Selected Film Camp graduates may represent Facets as official delegates at renowned international children’s film festivals in Italy, Korea, India, and Canada (ages 13-17).
Critical Outlets – Film Camp Alumni contribute movie reviews for publication on the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival website, in print, and on television.
Facets Kids Film Camp is the summer youth program of the year-round Facets Film School, developed by Facets Multi-Media – a leading national non-profit film organization, and producer of the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. For 30 years, the Festival is the largest festival of children’s films in North America and one of the only Academy Award qualifying children’s film festival in the world.