NIU Film Camp
NIU Film Camp
Campers entering grades 9-12
June 16-21, 2019
Do you love movies? Of course you do. But have you ever wanted to make a movie? Do you want to …
· Be a movie director?
· Learn cinematography?
· Become a digital video editor?
· Have a movie in a film festival?
If so, you will do all this and more at NIU's Film Camp.
Campers will work with experienced media producers, camera operators and directors while learning about digital filmmaking from script to screen. By the end of camp, each camper will have their own group-produced movie to share with family and friends and film-festival audiences.
Here is a brief list of what campers will learn:
· The three phases of filmmaking: preproduction, production and postproduction
· Writing a script
· Camera operation, shooting techniques and styles
· Digital nonlinear editing
· Filmmaking production aesthetics
Former Campers have gone on to earn some great achievements, such as winning a Chicago Film Festival CineYouth Award.
Camp Director: Michael Corvino is an instructor of media production courses at NIU and a freelance videographer. He has a master’s degree in media studies and over 15 years of production experience. He has made an award-winning documentary, music videos, athletic highlight reels, instructional videos, and worked on independent films like the 2007 Anthony Hopkins film, Slipstream, where he assisted the camera crew, including Academy-Award-Winning Cinematographer Dante Spinotti, using Panavision's Genesis HD and Panavision Film cameras.
Early Bird Special before 4/1/19: $675
Standard 4/2/19 – 5/31/19: $695
After 6/1/19: $725
A $25 discount is available to NIU employees, families sending more than one camper or campers attending more than one camp.
For more information contact Mark Pietrowski: call 815-753-1456 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, June 21
NIU Campus and Residential Hall
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