FILM & ANIMATION ACADEMY

ages 8-18

9:00am-5:00pm Full Day

9:30am-4:30pm “Almost All Day”

9:30am-1:00pm Mornings

& 1:00-4:30pm Afternoons

Fee: $225/one week Morning or Afternoon, $450/week both – see schedule below for more multiple-week discounts. Early drop off and late pickup available too – click here

FILM & ANIMATION: MAKE A DIGITAL SHORT FILM!

Filmmaker Academy is where kids and teens focus on making original short digital film projects. Campers will be learning and using professional production techniques including:

CGI Animation – Lego Animation – Claymation/Stop Motion
Cel Animation – TV News Production – Film Production
American Girl Doll and Transformers/Action Figure Animation – Music Videos
Science Fiction Show (See Production Technique descriptions below)

Summer Film School for Kids and Teens! Includes lighting, audio, storyboarding, editing, and more! Campers write their own scripts, and produce, direct and edit their own projects! Many campers return again and again to create new projects, refine their techniques, and work on more advanced shorts.

FREE THEATRICAL SCREENING INCLUDED!

See your camper creations exhibited in a real movie theater with a big and supportive audience on a huge screen! All completed camp projects will be screened at Cinemapolis for family, friends, casts and crew! The screening is free and open to the public, bring as many guests as you like! Plus, there’s an AWARDS CEREMONY too in which campers receive TROPHIES in recognition of their awesome creative work over the summer!

 Register NOW!


REGISTRATION – SUMMER 2017

REGISTER HERE FOR ALL DAY, MORNING OR AFTERNOON CAMP (via full payment – scroll down to page bottom for deposit-only payment.)

 “ALMOST ALL DAY” FILMMAKER ACADEMY

9:30am – 4:30pm

FULL DAY FILMMAKER ACADEMY

9:00 am – 5:00pm

Extra recreation or production time.


Weeks (per Camper) & Pay All or Pay Deposit (scroll down):
Select FIRST Week:
Select SECOND Week:
Select THIRD Week :
Select FOURTH Week Session:
Enter Camper Name(s):
Camper Age(s):




Number of Camp Weeks & Pay All or Pay Deposit (scroll down):
Select FIRST Camp Week:
Select SECOND Camp Week:
Select THIRD Camp Week:
Select FOURTH Camp Week:
Camper Name(s) [comma between]
Camper Age(s) [comma between]



MORNING FILMMAKER ACADEMY

9:30am – 1:00pm

AFTERNOON FILMMAKER ACADEMY

1:00 – 4:30pm


Number of Camp Weeks (scroll down):
Select FIRST Camp Week:
Select SECOND Camp Week:
Select THIRD Camp Week:
Select FOURTH Camp Week:
Camper Name(s) and Age(s)
More than 4 weeks? List here




Number of Camp Weeks (scroll down):
Select FIRST Camp Week:
Select SECOND Camp Week:
Select THIRD Camp Week:
Select FOURTH Camp Week:
Camper Name(s) and Age(s)
More than 4 weeks? List here




(Payment in full is required before the start of camp on first day. Full refund available up to 30-days prior to start date. See Terms on About Us page for full cancellation/refund policies. If registering more than one camper, select number of weeks above for each camper and list their names separated by commas, and then on PayPal checkout page you change the Quantity to match the number of campers. A 10% discount will apply automatically for each additional camper. Discounts for multiple weeks require advance registration. No cash refunds after camp begins – credit may be available, see Terms on About Us page. If registering for more than 4 weeks, select the First Week and then select the Last Week as the Second Week — or use the Comments area in PayPal Checkout to list additional weeks or to explain any special circumstances.)


2017 Schedule of Film & Animation Academy Production Techniques*:

Camp Week: June 26-30
July 3-7 July 10-14 July 17-21 July 24-28 July 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25 Aug 28-Sept 1
Mornings

9:30am-1:00pm

Lego Anim. CGI Anim. Lego Anim. Drawing (Cel) Anim. Lego Anim. CGI Anim. Lego Anim. Stick Figure (Pivot) Anim. Puppet Show Making Lego Anim.
Afternoons

1:00-4:30pm

CGI Anim. Lego Anim. Trump Claymation +WB Documentary Filmmaking Puppet Show Making Flash Anim. Teens – Sci Fi Drama Teens – TV News Spoof Drawing (Cel) Anim. Dramatic Acting

Serious Filmmaking & Animation Fun All Summer!

*Experienced Campers Can Choose Their Own Techniques and Have the Run of Our Studio Any Week – This Schedule is For Counselor Instructions and Group Projects.


FILM & ANIMATION PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

LEGO® ANIMATION

We make animated shorts using Legos as the characters to tell a story.

CGI ANIMATION

Use computer-generated imagery to produce your own animated short.

CLAYMATION & STOP MOTION ANIMATION

Includes claymation and other stop motion techniques. Tell a story involving multiple scenes with stop motion animation.

CEL & WHITE BOARD ANIMATION

Use traditional cel animation techniques (drawing images) to make a short. Great for artists!

TV NEWS SPOOF

The camp news team reports on whacky imaginary news events with green-screened anchor desk.

AMERICAN GIRL / TRANSFORMERS / ACT.FIG. ANIMATION

Use American Girl Dolls, Transformers, or Action Figures to make animated shorts! (These are larger than Legos.) Use ours or bring your own!

SCI-FI SHOW

The camp drama (and comedy!) team creates an original science fiction short, using green screen and other special effects.

MUSIC VIDEO

Make a music video combining still photographs, live action video, your animations and imagination!


Choose Your Favorite Animation Technique, Any Week!

Each week in our Academy Camps we offer lessons and exercises covering specific techniques. Returning campers who have already learned these and other techniques are welcome to use whatever they’ve already learned, providing we have the equipment available.


FREE THEATRICAL SCREENING INCLUDED!

See your creations exhibited in a real movie theater with a big and supportive audience on a huge screen! All completed camp projects will be screened at Cinemapolis for family, friends, casts and crew!

Register NOW to reserve YOUR spot!


REGISTER HERE TO PAY DEPOSIT ONLY FOR ALL DAY, MORNING OR AFTERNOON CAMP (balance due by first day)

 “ALMOST ALL DAY” FILMMAKER ACADEMY

9:30am – 4:30pm

FULL DAY FILMMAKER ACADEMY

9:00 am – 5:00pm

Extra recreation or production time.


Weeks (per Camper) & Pay All or Pay Deposit (scroll down):
Select FIRST Week:
Select SECOND Week:
Select THIRD Week :
Select FOURTH Week Session:
Enter Camper Name(s):
Camper Age(s):




Number of Camp Weeks & Pay All or Pay Deposit (scroll down):
Select FIRST Camp Week:
Select SECOND Camp Week:
Select THIRD Camp Week:
Select FOURTH Camp Week:
Camper Name(s) [comma between]
Camper Age(s) [comma between]



MORNING FILMMAKER ACADEMY

9:30am – 1:00pm

AFTERNOON FILMMAKER ACADEMY

1:00 – 4:30pm


Number of Camp Weeks (scroll down):
Select FIRST Camp Week:
Select SECOND Camp Week:
Select THIRD Camp Week:
Select FOURTH Camp Week:
Camper Name(s) and Age(s)
More than 4 weeks? List here




Number of Camp Weeks (scroll down):
Select FIRST Camp Week:
Select SECOND Camp Week:
Select THIRD Camp Week:
Select FOURTH Camp Week:
Camper Name(s) and Age(s)
More than 4 weeks? List here




Questions?

Use the convenient Contact Form on the About Us page (scroll down) to ask any question, or send email to info@ithaca-media.com, or call 607-272-3580.