Crash Kids is a non-competitive movie production challenge that takes participants (ages 9 - 19) from movie concept to movie screening over the course of a day.
Crash Kids is free and engages local schools, youth, and families with a meaningful approach to cinema production. Participants receive hands-on experience with filmmaking in less than 24 hours.
Young people arrive in the morning, are assigned teams, and are given basic materials and instructions for their films. Then the teams scatter to script, shoot, and edit their productions. At the end of the day, the new films are screened for the first time at the Crash Kids Cinema world premiere and wrap party.
Films must be no longer than three-minutes and must include the five Crash elements. The five elements include a genre, a type of action, a character's name, a line of dialogue, and a prop/costume.
Each team must provide their own equipment including a video camera (can be a cell phone), a way to transfer footage to an editing system, computer with editing software, burnable dvd or flash drive.
Teams assemble, Crash elements are chosen randomly and official rules are reviewed.
9:30am - 5:00pm
All Crash films are due on DVD or Flash Drive
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Crash Wrap Party & Screening. Free and open to all. Snacks provided.
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