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Camp session: Filmmaking Academy (Digital Media Academy)

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Filmmaking Academy

By: Digital Media Academy  
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Digital Media Academy

Program and Sessions Details:

  • Day Camp
  • Age 12 - 18 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Visual arts (multi), offers 4 activities
  • 0 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $3,030
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available


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40 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A1

Take a deep dive into the filmmaking process from pre to post-production over two weeks of learning using premium Canon cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Each week concludes with a screening event where your film is showcased to the class, staff, and parents.

Students in this course will receive up to 12 months of Adobe Creative Cloud!Students in this course will receive up to 12 months offor Adobe Creative Cloud!

Week 1, Intro to Filmmaking & Video Production with Premiere: The course begins with basic principles of short narrative filmmaking: screenplay structure, camera functionality and operation, and role descriptions. Students learn how to work as a crew, how to storyboard, how to direct, and how to edit. Finally, students upload each of their projects to their own YouTube Channel.

Week 2, Filmmaking & Visual Effects with After Effects: During the second week, students learn about title design and basic VFX with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects, before launching into their short film project. Film projects can be in a range of genres including narrative, music video, documentary and more. All students will leave this course with multiple completed film projects.

What Students Will Learn

  • Basic filmmaking language and story structure
  • Cinematography with DSLR cameras
  • How to effectively use sound and music in a film
  • Advanced post-production editing techniques with Adobe Premiere
  • Advanced cinematography and the importance of mise-en-scene
  • Storyboarding and scene blocking
  • Basic Adobe Photoshop and After Effects workflow for VFX
  • Green screen editing techniques with Adobe After Effects
  • The philosophy and technology behind sound design

What Students Will Create

  • Two to three short film projects
  • An original script
  • Short dialogue scene
  • Short protagonist versus antagonist scene
  • A final project of a narrative film

What Students Will Take Home

  • A Certificate or Diploma of Completion
  • Multiple film projects
  • A professional tripod
  • Unlimited Google Drive and Apps Use
  • Up to 12 months of Adobe Creative Cloud ($600 value)

Session Dates and Locations:

Date TBD
Vancouver, BC
6133 University Boulevard

Time TBD
Cost TBD
Date TBD
Bay Street Corridor, Toronto, ON
40 Willcocks Street

Time TBD
Cost TBD


Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Acting (Film & TV)
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive


Digital Media Academy  
Contact name:
Guest Experience Team (Olivia)

Phone number:
(866) 656-3342
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