In Film Camp, students work in small film crews, supported by a filmmaker mentor.
Together they develop and create a complete short film in just one week, presenting their finished work to family and friends. More details below.
See past films our students created on The Grand Cinema's Youtube profile here.
FILM CAMP 2023
Ages 11-15. $325/$300 for members. Scholarships are available. AT THE GRAND CINEMA.
Ages 11-15. This session is for youth who have attended Grand Cinema Film Camp in the past or who have prior filmmaking experience. If you have any questions about whether this camp is for you, email Paul@GrandCinema.com $325/$300 for members. Scholarships are available. AT THE GRAND CINEMA.
WEEKLY FILM CAMP SCHEDULE
- MONDAY-THURSDAY: Daily lessons, activities, challenges exploring technical, creative and imaginative aspects of telling stories through film. Work through the many stages of filmmaking from pre to post-production, turning an idea created Monday or Tuesday into a completed, original short film.
- FRIDAY: Complete post-production and share completed work with friends and family at a premiere screening! Family and friends invited to arrive at 2:45pm for a 3:00pm start.
Questions or would like to request a scholarship spot?? Please contact Director of Education
Paul Richter at firstname.lastname@example.org
A NOTE ON COVID-19 PROCEDURES
Thank you to OUR SPONSORS
Other Educational Programs at The Grand
- Additional education programming available for all ages includes:
- free workshops through the Tacoma Film Festival;
- our bi-monthly Science on Screen program featuring lively lectures conducted by an expert before the screening of a film;
- Film in Tacoma, a professional learning and networking program for filmmakers; and
- weekly forums led by facilitators where our audiences discuss a film guided by the goal to deepen our understanding of ourselves and others through the art of film.
EDUCATION OUTREACH GOALS
- Support and guide the collaborative creation of film and digital media that shares underrepresented stories from aspiring and emerging filmmakers.
- Provide a safe and sustainable environment for emerging filmmakers where they can find support, opportunity, and an outlet for creative expression.
- Build and activate a network of professional and amateur filmmakers, partners, and businesses who support The Grand’s outreach and advocate for growing a filmmaking and production community and economy in Tacoma and Pierce County.