Writing, Producing, Acting, Filming, Editing
Ages 12-17 yrs
Aug 16 - 20
10-3 pm Daily
Cost:- $250 plus tax
Location: Spotlight Nanaimo Studio
Camp Directors: Jason Oakley & Maxwell Dowie
No experience necessary
Location: Home Studio (Camps are seasonal so locations can change).
In the Full Throttle Film Camp, teens explore the full action-packed experience of movie making from their own unique perspective, and will delve into the many aspects of the craft: story development, preproduction, cinematography, sound, acting, editing, etc.
Filmmakers will be split into groups. Each group will develop a short 3 minute film and take turn as cast and crew. Through the full collaborative process of filmmaking, the filmmakers will develop new skills and a greater understanding of filmmaking. By the end of the full throttle film experience, the filmmakers will have accomplished creating movies together which they can share with friends and family.
Full Week Schedule
Day 1: Filmmakers will explore story development, scriptwriting, cinematography, and preproduction. Each group will create a story including the people in the other group as actors. By the end of the day each group will have a story and production plan prepared to shoot a movie.
Day 2: Start the day with equipment orientation (Group #1) and acting warm up (Group #2). Shoot movie #1.
Day 3: Cast and crew switch positions. Start the day with equipment orientation (Group #2) and acting warm up (Group #1). Shoot movie #2.
Day 4: Filmmakers will begin the day with a lesson on editing and on the editing program Final Cut Pro X. They will take turns editing their movies throughout the day.
Day 5: Filmmakers will continue and finish editing their movies.
Young filmmakers will get the opportunity to be directed by locally respected film directors, and attend a Red Carpet Gala Screening of their work at the end of the year. The movie when edited can then be download to share with friends and family.
Film camps are produced by, Jacqui Kaese: a top acting coach whose students have starred alongside Hollywood A-listers such as: Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Jason Statham, Robin Williams, Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Baldwin.