Spring Break Teens Film Camp - Langford

Spring Break Teens Film Camp - Langford

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Cost: $260 plus GST

Location: Langford
Langford Centre 201-774 Goldstream Ave, V9B 3T7

Dates & Times
March 25 th - 29 th 2024
M - F 10 - 3 pm


Spotlight is all inclusive.
We welcome students with different abilities to study at their own pace.

Ages 12 - 16 yrs
No experience necessary

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.

Instructor: Justin Douglas

Justin Douglas is an actor, interviewer, activist and yogi with many years experience on sets & stages throughout Canada. Justin holds an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Victoria and civil & common law degrees from McGill University. He hosts a YouTube interview series called “Canada’s Social Change-Makers.” He currently lives in Victoria, BC, with his partner, David, and their two dogs and four cats.