Narrative Filmmaking (ages 14-17)
Starts August 14
Monday–Friday, August 14–18, 12–4 pm
Anyone can pick up a camera and press record, but what distinguishes a home video from a film? In this weeklong story lab, you’ll learn the elements of narrative filmmaking while creating an original narrative film of your own. From script writing and shot planning, to shooting and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Mac, you’ll be a part of every step of a film’s production, experiencing firsthand the discipline of storytelling and gaining invaluable perspective that will give you an edge in the world at large.
Michael Forstein is a director and producer from Minneapolis. His films have screened at festivals throughout the country including Sundance, SXSW, AFI, Mill Valley, Indie Memphis, Denver, and Rooftop Films. In between making films he’s helped show them for organizations like Tribeca Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Rooftop Films, and Walker Art Center, and taught master classes in filmmaking at the San Francisco Academy of Art, University of Texas-Arlington, and the University of Minnesota.
Camp Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy
- Registration deadlines are listed with camp descriptions (click on camp title). You may register online, in person at IFP MN, or by phone with a credit card at 651.644.1912. Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Completing the online registration form without payment DOES NOT reserve a place in a camp. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
- If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a camp, IFP MN may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal or charge card credit (for phone or in person credit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another camp if scheduled in the same calendar year.
- For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first camp session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. As of a camp start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
- Tuition is not prorated for missed camp sessions.