2007 Christian Filmmakers Academy, Oct 22-24 "A Technical Boot Camp for Aspiring Culture Changers"
Teens; younger with parents
Day (family finds its own lodging)
$395 first family member, $325 additional members; includes price of admission to 2007 San Antonio Independent Film Festival (Oct 25-27)
San Antonio, TX
Previous year's classes included professional editing software and Panavision 35mm Film Equipment training, plus Christian Philosophy of Filmmaking and many classes on technical aspects of filmmaking for beginners and those with some experience
ACTeen "The Nation's First Film Acting Program for Teens"
Ages 13-20
Residential and day
$1350-$2500+ (multi-week courses)
New York City
Film Acting Technique I & II, Film Scene Study, Foundations of Acting, Musical Theater, Singing Voice, Directing, Scriptwriting, and a dozen more courses
Ages 7-18
Residential and day
Prestigious college campuses
Game design, graphics, Flash, web, programming, & robotics. Only film course available is one week on "Video and Special FX" for ages 10+
Digital Media Academy
Ages 14+
Stanford University, U of Texas at Austin, UC San Diego, plus additional locations in SC, VT, and CA
Courses accredited by Stanford University (Continuing Education credit, not "regular" college credit). Teen-specific (ages 14-18), and teen/adult courses. Teen-specific include Computer Game Design, Extreme Sports Video Production and Digital Filmmaking for Teens. An additional 35 Teen/Adult courses available
Digital Media Adventures
Ages 9-13
Residential and day
$745-$1195/week (5 days)
Stanford University
Game creation, web design, filmmaking, robotics
ID Tech Computer Camps
Ages 7-17
Residential and day
$650-$999/week (5 days)
50 prestigious college campuses
Digital photo, digital video, Flash animation, game design, web design, 3D design, programming. New in 2007: Digital video edition, special FX editing, Documentary Filmmaking in Spain, robotics, sports hybrid courses
Long Lake Camp for the Arts
Ages 10-12 and 13-16
Residential only
$1000-$1999/ week
200-acre campus with lake and its own performing arts theatre in Dobbs Ferry, NY
Students create own program in Drama, Acting, Musical Theater, Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Film making, Rock music and/or Circus
New York Film Academy
Ages 10-17
Residential (all locations) or day (available in NYC only)
$750-$1000/week (day), $1000-$1500/ week (residential)
New York City, Universal Studios in Hollywood, Disney-MGM Studios in Florida, Harvard University, Italy (Florence), Paris, London
For tweens (10-13): filmmaking and acting only. For teens (14-17): 16mm & digital filmmaking, acting for film, 3D animation, screenwriting. 1-year Adult program, plus 1-week, 4-week, 8-week, and 12-week courses available for ages 18+, as well as complete college degree programs. Huge amount of beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses available in all areas of filmmaking
School of Cinema & Performing Arts
Ages 11-18
Residential or day
New York, London, Hollywood, Northampton MA (Berkshires)
Filmmaking, acting for film photography, dance (jazz & hip-hop). High-school High school students in the three-week Filmmaking, Acting for Film and Dance Programs may opt to take the course for three college credits issued by the Department of Theatre, Film & Dance at Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, for an additional $105/credit.

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