School Break Filmmaking Camps

For youth ages nine through 12 (10-13 for Advanced Camps) at the SIFF Film Center over mid-winter, spring, and summer breaks.

Students between the ages of nine and 12 (10-13 for Advanced Camps) will have the opportunity to explore filmmaking with exciting five-day sessions with master filmmaking educators. These five-day camps will be held between 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM and are limited to 20 students. With a master film educator and supporting mentors, students will receive an immersive experience in the craft of filmmaking.

We are also excited to be hosting Crash Kids / Crash Student single-day workshops bi-monthly. Questions? Email: education@siff.net

Mid-Winter Break Filmmaking Camp

February 17 - 21, 2020

SIFF Film Center

SIFF's Mid-Winter Break Filmmaking Camp for filmmakers 9- through 12-years-old is a great primer for students who are interested in experiencing the process of making a short film.

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LANGSTON Filmmaking Workshops for Black Youth: Spring Break Camp

April 13 - 17, 2020

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

LANGSTON Filmmaking Workshops for Black Youth: Spring Break Camp is a great primer for students who are interested in experiencing the process of making a short film. This camp collaboration is open specifically to black youth.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Mysteries

June 22 - 26, 2020

SIFF Film Center

SIFF Filmmaking Camp and the Case of Developing Amazing Stories… Students (ages 9-12) will learn how to develop mystery stories for the screen in this week-long camp.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Fantastical Green Screen

June 29 - July 3, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Students (ages 9-12) will be introduced to the infinite possibilities of filmmaking using green screen and other digital editing tools in this week-long camp.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Physical Comedy

July 6 - 10, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Learn how to use your face and body - moving or motionless - for maximum comedic effect in this week-long camp for students aged 9-12.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Creating Unforgettable Characters

July 13 - 17, 2020

SIFF Film Center

SIFF Filmmaking Camp is under an Invasion! Calling all filmmaker heroes (ages 9-12) ready to answer the call to spend a week creating the most unforgettable heroes and villains and defeat the nefarious Boring!

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Documenting Real World Stories

July 20 - 24, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Are you fascinated with the world around us? Learn how to craft non-fiction stories in in this week-long camp for students aged 9-12.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Intro to Stop-Motion Animation

July 27 - 31, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Using clay figures, paper cutouts, LEGO, and more, students (aged 9-12) will explore the limits of their imagination with storytelling that is both practical and surreal.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Advanced Stop-Motion Animation

August 3 - 7, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Take your animation skills to the next level! Students (aged 10-13) will explore the artistry of stop-motion animation with more advanced materials and storytelling expectations.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Advanced Editing

August 10 - 14, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Students (aged 10-13) will spend this week of SIFF Filmmaking Camp learning editing tricks to spice up dialogue, create memorable characters, and develop dynamic films.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Advanced Sound Design

August 17 - 21, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Students (aged 10-13) will spend a week enhancing film soundscapes by learning all about foley artistry, music cues, voice overs, and more!

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Advanced Special Effects

August 24 - 28, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Shot angles, editing tricks, the magic of effects! Students (ages 10-13) will learn how to use special effect techniques for the screen in this week-long camp.

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Summer Break Filmmaking Camp: Shoreline Community College

August 24 - 28, 2020

Join us this summer for a special week-long filmmaking camp hosted hosted at Shoreline Community College.

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