Video Production Camp Information
What are the dates & times of the camp?
The camp runs Mon, March 16-Fri, March 20 9:00am-1:00pm
What ages are eligible?
The camp is designed for students currently in grade 6 or 7?
What experience do students need to have?
The camp is designed for students of all levels and experience with creating videos. Whether you are a budding filmmaker with your own YouTube channel or someone who has never done any video editing, but just wants to learn, this camp will cater to all levels.
What equipment do students need to have for the camp?
Absolutely nothing!! The camp includes absolutely everything students need to create their own video masterpieces. We will supply high-end High Definition video cameras, lights, microphones, tripods, dollys and more. We even have a green room and portable green screens for advanced special effects. For students that already have their own equipment, they can feel free to bring it to learn how to use it to it's fullest potential.
Where do the proceeds from the camp go?
The purpose of the camp is to help fund the WGSS Video Production program. Proceeds will be put directly back into the program to purchase new cameras and accessories.
What software will be used?
We will be using the latest version (CS6) of the industry-used editor, Adobe Premiere Pro. Students will use the school's brand new editing lab using Intel Core i7s running at 3.4Ghz with 8GB of RAM (if you don't speak computer, that means they're REALLY fast and REALLY good for editing videos).
What is included in their registration cost?
Students get access to WGSS's top computer lab. full use of high-end HD video equipment and personalized attention by an experienced video production teacher as well as several WGSS senior video production students. Students will also be given snacks and beverages as well as their own USB flash drive to store all their footage and final videos.
What can students expect to learn?
The camp will teach students how to take an idea and turn it into a reality on screen. We will cover the basics of storyboarding a project and working collaboratively in teams. Students will learn how to shoot videos using a variety of shot types and why you might use each. Projects include a music video, a short film, and Hollywood style special effects. Projects can also be customized to exactly what the student may be interested in working on (documentary, commercials, etc.)
More Questions? Contact the course instructor, Ryan Radford, using the instructor page.