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Online Workshop



Monday - Friday
10am - 12pm CST time

7pm - 9pm Pacific time

English level: Intermediate 

Program description

Young Moviemakers is an award-winning acting and film program for children and youth ages 5-18. Participants of the Yo Go Fun virtual program will collaborate with local youth from Vancouver, Canada and learn the importance of visual storytelling, scriptwriting, acting, editing and more, through the creation and production of a short film. With the help of our experienced instructors, participants will work in groups to develop and produce their work, which will then be virtually premiered in front of family, friends and the community.

Students will learn

  • Science of stories

  • Fundamental shot types

  • Advanced shots types

  • Shot composition

    • Rule of thirds

    • Leading looks

    • Leading lines

    • Backgrounds

    • Clean entrances/exits

    • 180 degree rule

    • Camera moves

  • Visual story telling

  • Optics: how cameras work

  • Camera tech

    • Focus

    • Depth of field

    • Exposure

    • White balance

  • Sound tech

  • Fundamentals of directing

  • Fundamentals of acting for film and TV

  • Fundamentals of editing

  • Story development

  • Scriptwriting

Red Carpet Gala

Young Moviemakers celebrates the success of its participants at the end of every year with a Red Carpet Awards Gala! With over 100 shorts produced in a year, the top films are nominated for the coveted "Best Picture" and "Best Performance" awards and for the first time ever, Young Moviemakers will debut it's "Best Virtual Production".

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