Video camp for teens


    Are you worried about the kids watching too much TV this summer? Well, let’s help them make their own media through IFP MN’s summer video workshops, which are taught by award-winning media producers and filmmakers John Gwinn from Phillips Community Television and Media Mike Hazard from the Center for International Education.

    The camp experiences include:

    • A Video Adventure with Media Mike, July 10-14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $240, maximumenrollment 15 students ages 12-15 – This hands-on workshop provides a basic introductionto creative video production, from idea to completion on DVD. Students will learnhow to translate their idea into the medium of video. Topics covered include scriptwriting,storyboarding, visualization, directing, teamwork, sound, digital cameras and computerediting. This class is designed for students at all skill levels.
    • Digital Storytelling with John Gwinn, July 24-28, 1-4 p.m., $240, maximum enrollment12 ages 9-12 years old – In the workshop, students will be making their own mini-movies.Students will work in groups to capture sounds and images that tell a compellingstory from their own point of view. Students will learn basic scriptwriting, pre-production,production and editing skills. They will edit using Apple’s iMovie Program. The finishedproduct will be a DVD for students to take home.

    For more information, contact IFP MN Youth Media Coordinator Allison Herrera at (651) 644-1912, ext. 105, or e-mail [email protected]. To register, call (651) 644-1912 or e-mail [email protected] to pay by credit card, or mail payments (check made out to "IFP Minnesota") with name, address and phone number to IFP-Minnesota, 2446 University Ave. W., Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55114. Space is limited. Early registration is recommended.

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