Youth Filmmaking Workshop Registration

Category: Film & Movies

Event Date:

Monday, January 20, 2020


Sylvania Branch Library and Historical Village
Sylvania, OH

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

Shorties U provides youth with the opportunity to work in teams to create their own short films! The teams write, shoot, act in and edit their films with the help of local, expert filmmakers. The program allows youth to explore many parts of the creative process while having fun!

Students | Grades 5-8
Registration Deadline: JAN 20

Sessions are 9 a.m. to noon

Session 1 | FEB 1 | Sylvania Branch Library
Youth get an energetic introduction to the process of storytelling by local filmmakers, break into teams, develop ideas and write their script!

Session 2 | FEB 8 | Sylvania Historical Village
Each team gets to work in their own space at the Sylvania Historical Village, which is full of unique buildings, including an old schoolhouse and train station!

Session 3 | FEB 22 | Sylvania Historical Village
Teams continue acting and filming. This session is a favorite of many students as they see their ideas come to fruition in filming.

Session 4 | FEB 29 | Sylvania Branch Library
Teams meet to edit their films, brainstorm ideas to create a short film on their own and enjoy a special preview of their short films, prepared by the mentors.

Tree City Film Festival - Shorties Screening
Northview High School | April 18 | 1 PM
Students and their families enjoy the team films created during Shorties U! Films submitted by individuals are also encouraged and shown at this screening. Tickets for the screening will go on sale in February.

~$75/Student (includes Shorties U T-shirt!)
~Deadline | Monday, January 20 at 8 PM
~Note: Space is limited. Please sign your student up ASAP if they would like to attend.
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