Film & Video

Currently we are not accepting applications. Our 2017 application will be open later this fall.

PRODUCTION – SCREENWRITING – ACTING ON CAMERA

June 25 – July 29, 2017; $5,600

Current high school Junior and Sophomore students are eligible to apply

“Collaboration” and “Story” are the pillars that guide our curriculum, with an emphasis on film-“making”.

Our core labs provide a discipline specific foundation of elements that include:

Screenwriting

“A good story well told”: Screenwriting students study fundamentals of storytelling and screenplay structure, gaining an understanding of the most important part of any film: the story. Built on a foundation of practical application and interdisciplinary collaboration, students are exposed to great works of cinema that inform and enrich their final productions.

Production

The production concentration is intended to teach a wide range of practical strategies and tools available for creating film meaning, and to encourage creative approaches to production. Students are instructed in both technical and aesthetic aspects of film-making through hands-on exercises and short projects. All students learn in Northwestern editing Labs.

Acting on Camera

An intensive five-week course focused on tailoring performances to the screen, students learn how to analyze character, make strong performance choices, and basic production techniques.

5 WEEK PROGRAM $5,600 (INCLUDES ROOM AND BOARD)

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