Teen Producers Project

In this 12-week program, youth dive headfirst into the fundamentals of filmmaking and their own short films.


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Divided into Intro and Advanced levels, Teen Producers Project is an opportunity for students ages 13-18 to dive headfirst into the fundamentals of filmmaking, working closely with media arts professionals to produce their own short films over the course of 12 weeks. In the Intro TPP class, students focus on documentary filmmaking; in the Advanced TPP class, students focus on narrative filmmaking.

LOCATION: UCSD @ Park & Market. 1100 Market St, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92101

FALL 2022 DATES: September 17 – December 10, 2022

Schedule: Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Cost: $400 (Early bird price of $350 ends September 1st!)

INTRO: DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING
Learn the basic principles of filmmaking while producing 2-3 minute documentaries in a collaborative learning environment! Each crew of filmmakers produces a short documentary on a vital community issue. Technical instruction focuses on camerawork, lighting techniques, recording audio, interviewing skills, story structure, and editing.
ADVANCED: NARRATIVE FILMMAKING
Focused on narrative filmmaking, Advanced TPP is an opportunity for teens to further hone their skills through workshops in advanced cinematography, advanced lighting, sound design, screenwriting, working with actors, and advanced editing. Students should have at least 1 year of filmmaking experience.
Scholarships (APPLY HERE)
Need-based scholarships are available for students who qualify. Partial scholarships available on a case-by-case basis.

RECENT PROJECTS
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ADVANCED TPP:


HISTORY

Coming soon!


For more information about the Teen Producers Project, contact:

Larry Da Silveira, Education Coordinator
larry@mediaartscenter.org | 619-230-1938

This program is made possible thanks to support from the California Endowment, California Arts Council, City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, Wells Fargo, and SDG&E.