FILMMAKING & STORYTELLING

HOMESCHOOL KIDS (AGES 7–12)

Cinema is about storytelling and connecting with an audience. In this program, students will come to appreciate this very principle as they craft original stories with purpose. Students will brainstorm, script, shoot and edit a short film that showcases classic storytelling techniques, communicates a meaningful message, and demonstrates a voice unique to the filmmaker. 

STUDENTS WILL

• Identify the primary stages of film production.
• Identify storytelling principles and techniques common among highly revered films throughout history.
• Complete a story outline, identifying the conflict and character(s) involved.
• Script the story, incorporating setting, plot points, and dialogue.

PROGRAM MILESTONES

Month 2 : Script, Storyboard, and Teaser Film Trailer.
Month 4 : 3-5 Minute Live Action Short Film.
Month 6 : 3-5 Minute Observation Documentary Short and 3-5 Minute Animated Short.
Month 8 : Theatrical Trailer and 8-12 Minute Short Film.

FINAL PROJECT

A multimedia narrative that conveys a topic meaningful
to the storyteller/director.

FINAL PROJECT SHOWCASE

Thursday May 4, 2017

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Aspiring filmmakers who wish to captivate an audience with their very own, uniquely crafted story.


CALENDAR OPTIONS

2016 Fall enrollment closed. 2017 Spring homeschool programs start February 8.


FREE OPEN LAB HOURS

• Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


DISCOUNTS

• 10% per sibling after first enrollment
• 10% for Full Sail employees
• $13 off per month for former students


LOCATION

Full Sail Labs building

WHAT IF MY CHILD CAN'T START BY THE START DATE?

Our programs are comprehensive, meaning that they cover a lot of material during its duration. The programs run from January to May 2017; and resume from August through December 2017. If you cannot start at the beginning of the January term, there will be another opportunity start in October 2017.

What if my child misses a sesSion(S)?

If your child has to miss class because of vacation or other commitment, we'll arrange for you to come at another schedule time to make up the hours for that month. 

 

IF the program I WANT IS FULL, IS THERE A WAITING LIST?

For those sessions that are already full, we will maintain a waiting list. To get into the waiting list, you must complete an online application indicating the session in which you are interested.  As spaces become available, the first name in the waiting list will be called to offer the space. 

CAN I DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP?

Yes, but you will need to sign the children in and let us know who is picking them up. At the time of pick-up, our staff will ask for ID to match the name you provided at drop-off. You can also wait and relax in the comfort of the parents' lounge area.