SIFF Filmmaking Camps

Summer 2022 camps on sale now.

Launch your filmmaking career this summer at SIFF with exciting sessions led by industry professionals in classes that explore green screen, stop motion animation, editing, sound design, and more. These five-day camps are held between 9:00am–3:00pm (with optional extended care) and are available for students 9-13. The first session begins June 20, 2022 with options through August 26, 2022.

Questions? Email: education@siff.net

View Summer 2022 Registration and Health & Safety Policies (PDF).

Infinite Universe: A Creative Exploration of Green Screen

June 20 - 24, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Students (ages 9-12) will explore the infinite possibilities of filmmaking using green screen and other digital editing tools in this weeklong camp.

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Make ‘em Laugh: Physical Comedy on Screen

June 27 - July 1, 2022

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 ages 9-12.

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Close-Up: Creating Unforgettable Characters

July 11 - 15, 2022

SIFF Film Center

SIFF Filmmaking Camp is under an Invasion! Calling all filmmakers (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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Clay2Win: Intro to Stop Motion Animation

July 25 - 29, 2022

SIFF Film Center

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

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Girls to the Front: Young Womxn’s Filmmaking Intensive

August 1 - 5, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Calling all young womxn with a passion for filmmaking! Come push your craft to the next level. This week skews slightly older and is open to girls* ages 11-14.

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Stitching a Story: Editing Film

August 8 - 12, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Learn editing tricks to spice up dialogue, create memorable characters, and develop dynamic films.

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BOOM!: Sound Design

August 15 - 19, 2022

SIFF Film Center

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

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Making Movie Magic: Special Effects

August 22 - 26, 2022

SIFF Film Center

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

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Please see our Registration Policies for more information on registering for SIFF Filmmaking Camps.

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