FALL EDUCATION CLASSES AT THE PICTURE HOUSE

 

Magical Movie Makers (Ages 3 and 4)

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Wednesdays; 12:30 – 1:30 pm; Cost; $265

10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

Discover acting and movie making while bringing stories to life! This class incorporates character creations, music, movement, storyboarding, and camera work.

Mini Movie Making and Acting (Grades K – 2)

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Wednesdays; 3:30 – 4:30 pm; Cost; $265

10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

Like the ‘Magical Movie Makers,’ this class incorporates character creations, costumes, music, movement, storyboarding and camera work while bringing stories to life. The focus of this class, geared for slightly older children is on understanding the technique and craft of acting and filmmaking while learning to strengthen individual artistic voices and working as a team to act out short stories.

Making Movies for Young Directors (Grades 3-5)

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Wednesdays; 4:35 – 5:35 pm; Cost; $265

10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

Students use video equipment to make a short film as a class while focusing on the process and technique of filmmaking. Students explore camera exercises, storyboarding, cinematography, directing, developing their own artistic voice, and gaining solid experience working collaboratively.

Acting for Film and Stage (Grades 3-5)

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Wednesdays; 4:35 – 5:35 pm; Cost; $265

10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

The ‘Company’s’ younger actors learn the art of creating characters, explore the wonderful world of improvisation, and discover how to bring their imaginations to life through storytelling and acting. Students strengthen their confidence skills, through public speaking and learn to work collaboratively as a company. Students create and film a music video, create a short film inspired by the class, and perform live improvisation on the last day of class.

Advanced Acting and Directing (Grades 6-8)

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Wednesdays; 5:40 – 6:40; Cost; $265

10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

Students for this advanced program will have the maturity and the passion to create short films together as a company. We will focus on the techniques of acting, directing, story boarding, and camera skills. Actors and directors will receive separate instruction and then work collectively as a production company.

Improv and Sketch (Grades 9-12)

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Tuesdays, 6:45 – 7:45 pm; Cost; $135

10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28
Explore improvisation, comedy, sketch writing, and performance. Take a deep dive into character creation and development, comedy techniques, and performance.  Work with your counterparts in our high school filmmaking class as you perform for film and live on The Picture House Community Stage.

Evening Film Club (Grades 9 – 12)

Wednesdays, 6:45 – 8:45; October – June; Cost; there is no charge for this course; enrollment is limited to 10 students.

Students in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in a deeper involvement with filmmaking can join The Evening Film Club. This dynamic and interactive year long course is held weekly from October through June in the Picture House’s screening room. Students are immersed in the inner working of film production as they move through the cycle of writing, casting, directing and producing their original short feature.  Please email Education@ThePictureHouse.org for application for Evening Film Club