School Break Filmmaking Camps

For youth ages 9-12 (10-13 for Advanced Camps) at the SIFF Film Center over mid-winter, spring, and summer breaks.

Students ages 9-12 (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 are held between 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM and are limited to 20-25 students. With a film professional teacher and supporting mentors, students will receive an immersive experience in the craft of filmmaking.

We are also excited to be hosting Crash Kids and Crash Student workshops. 
Questions? Email: education@siff.net

LANGSTON Filmmaking Workshops for Black Youth: Spring Break Camp - CANCELED

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. *Only 10 spots left*

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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. *On Waitlist*

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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 of Boring! 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. *Only 8 spots left*

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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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