Cost: $14.29/class for a total of $200 per student/per semester. There is no charge for teachers and chaperons. Parents are welcomed to attend all sessions.
Wednesdays 9am to 12noon, Fall Semester 2013
A basic understanding of the languages of film – from concept to creation.
Program is geared towards teaching students a comprehensive understanding of storytelling from concept to creation. Students will learn the basic techniques of storytelling, script writing, the languages of film and produce their own 3-5 minute short films. The goal is for students to learn the basics of the language of film and develop basic storytelling & film making skills.
The Art of Storytelling is designed to, through discussion, hands-on work and demonstration, teach students about the basic aspects of storytelling & filmmaking. This program also provides unique opportunities for creative expression, aesthetic perception, historical & cultural perception and aesthetic valuing. Students will apply media techniques and processes as well as choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols and ideas.
Faculty: Instructor – Sherard Duvall, additional education faculty, and special guests
• Understand the basic elements of the story and storytelling.
• Understand the language of film, including cinematography, editing, lighting, framing, and point of view.
• Learn to read and analyze documentaries and narrative films.
• Understand, direct and collaborate to create a story, script and short film
Classes are held at the Nickelodeon Theater. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
25 students max. Classes are held once a week, generally between 2-3 hours depending on the lesson for the day.
For more information and/or to request a registration form, contact Sherard@nickelodeon.org.
For the syllabus, please contact School of the Minds.