Film Making by Film Camp In A Box

Lights, camera, action!

Put yourself in the director's chair and make your own movies. Film Camp In A Box promotes collaboration and experiential learning through hands-on digital media opportunities. Young people can engage in storytelling through the lens of a camera. 

Movie Studio in a box
Stop motion animation

Film Making Camps

These camps are being offered at the University of Calgary by Film Camp In A Box. For more information visit the website www.filmcampinabox.com.


Senior Claymation and Lego Animation

Entering grade 5–9

Fill your week with action, adventure and a lot of comedy with Film Camp in A Box Senior Claymation and Lego animation camp. Mentored by master filmmakers, campers will engage in hands-on exploration of the stop motion animation process, including pre production, production and post production. Working in small crews, they will learn about stop motion animation, set design, script writing and editing. Campers will then create their own stop motion animation and edit a short film and movie trailer. 

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Filmmaking

Entering grades 4–9

Fill your week with action, adventure and a lot of comedy with Film Camp in A Box movie making camp. Mentored by master filmmakers, campers will engage in hands-on exploration of the filmmaking process, including pre production, production and post production. Working in small crews, they will learn about cinematography, script writing and editing. Campers will then create, act in and edit a short film and movie trailer. 

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Jr Lego Stop Motion Animation

Entering grades 2–4

Fill your week with action, adventure and a lot of comedy with Film Camp in A Box Junior Lego animation camp. Mentored by master filmmakers, campers will engage in hands-on exploration of the stop motion animation process, including pre production, production and post production. Working in small crews, they will learn about stop motion animation, set design, script writing and editing. Campers will then create their own stop motion animation and edit a short film and movie trailer. 

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Music Video Production

Entering grade 4–9

Rock and Roll all night and every day in our Music Video Production workshop. Mentored by master filmmakers, campers will engage in hands-on exploration of the music video production process, including pre production, production and post production. Working collaboratively in small crews, they will learn about cinematography specific to music videos and advanced editing techniques. Using an existing pop culture song, campers will listen to the lyrics, learn them and create their own story and meaning. They will then act in and edit their full music video. 

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