Reel Grrls summer youth media programs are under way, but there’s still time to register for ones that start in July. Those programs include classes on stop motion and DSLR filmmaking.
The Camera That Rocked The World: DSLR Filmmaking (All New!)
Cost: $295 Ages: 13-19 Dates: July 9 – 13, 10 AM – 4 PM
Skills you will learn: DSLR camera basics, shooting with DSLRs, lighting, workflow, and DSLR post-production.
When video was added to DSLR cameras, it changed filmmaking forever.
This weeklong intensive workshop will reveal the mystery around using a DSLR, helping you to create a beautiful moving image, and expanding your skills as a visual storyteller.
Whether you have experience with traditional film cameras, other video cameras, or using DSLRs for still photography, this is the one workshop you cannot afford to miss this summer!
Prerequisite: Completed one or more Reel Grrls programs OR a high-school video production OR DSLR photography course.
Reel Queer Youth
Cost: $295 Ages: 13 – 20 Dates: July 16 – 20, 9 AM – 4 PM
Reel Queer Youth is a week-long filmmaking program for queer and allied youth of all genders ages 13-20. Participants will build community, learn basics of video production and queer media literacy, and make a short film with a small group. No previous filmmaking experience required!
Graphics in Motion: After Effects (All New!)
Cost: $145 Ages: 13 – 19 Dates: July 23 – 27, 2 PM – 5 PM
Skills you will learn: Animation, working with vector graphics, special effects
The most powerful and fun motion graphics and animation software is yours to discover.
Using After Effects, you will add special effects to video, create animations, and make boring information come alive through motion graphics.
From commercials, live action films, and entirely animated shorts, After Effects will give you tools to make imaginative media.
Prerequisites: No previous video production or After Effects experience required.
Animate Your Imagination: Stop-motion Workshop (All New!)
Cost: $195 Ages: 9 – 12 Dates: July 30 – August 3, 9 AM – 1 PM
Skills you will learn: Animation, storyboarding, scriptwriting, team work, filmmaking roles, editing
Have you ever wondered how they make your favorite cartoon show or movie?
Work in teams to use clay, paper, puppets, whiteboards, toys, and anything you can dream up to create an animated world!
Prerequisites: No previous animation or video production experience required. Previous participants can repeat this workshop.
RG Productions Apprenticeship Program
Cost: $395 Ages: 16 – 21 Dates: July 2 – August 28
Skills you will learn: The hands-on video production work focuses on skill building through intensive workshops, and one-on-one sessions with mentors, including professional filmmakers. On the program application, participants indicate their preference to specialize in Production (cinematography, directing) or Post-Production (editing, graphics). The Production Track includes enrollment in a week-long DSLR Cinematography workshop. The Post-Production Track includes enrollment in After Effects and Advanced Editing workshops.
Prerequisites: Grrls must have successfully completed two other Reel Grrls Programs, or similar video production experiences (such as a high-school class). Completion of the program will make participants eligible for paid positions in year-round RG Productions projects.