Film Programs


Stop Animation

Dates: July 9 – 13 | 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ages: 14 – 18
Tuition: $250
Location: The Addy Media Lab at Proctors
Experience: Intermediate

Love watching animated films? Now is your chance to become your own animator using an iPad and simple lighting to capture the right moods of the story. This program will cover the basics of animation in stop-motion while focusing on the art of stop animation storytelling from beginning to end. Students will create short animated films by writing and producing characters and scenic elements out of materials made in class.  * All equipment will be provided for the students.

RESERVE EARLY Space is limited. Maximum of 12 animators will be accepted into the program.

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Filmmaking Academy

Dates: July 16 – 27 | 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | M–F
Ages: 15 – 18
Tuition: $500
Location: The Addy Media Lab at Proctors
Experience: Intermediate to Advanced

This two-week intensive filmmaking program is excellent for young filmmakers hoping to learn a new technique and build upon a solid foundation. The program gives students a practical framework with filmmaking skills including lighting, camera composition, and editing. Students will take on full responsibility for their projects as they work in small collaborative settings to develop the script, storyboards, and then finally shoot the project. Students will also learn how to distribute and promote their work in various ways both online and through numerous film festivals.

RESERVE EARLY Space is limited. Maximum of 15 filmmakers will be accepted into this year’s program.

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Reel Adventures

Dates: July 30 – August 10 | 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | M–F
Ages: 10 – 14
Tuition: $400
Location: Fenimore Asset Management Gallery at Proctors
Experience: Introductory

Become the next Steven Spielberg and go from script to screen and everything in between with Reel Adventures. This introductory filmmaking program gives students the chance to bring their imaginations onto the big screen. By the end of the two weeks, these young filmmakers will gain the experience on how to direct, act on the screen, produce, edit, shoot, and all the other behind-the-scenes magic that shapes a film from an original idea all the way to a blockbuster.

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Questions? Call us at 518.382.3884
Registration for all programs also available at 518.382.3884 ext. 139. 
Financial assistance and payment plans available!

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