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Short Cuts Camp (Section 2, ages 11-14) – FULL (see Sec. 3 & 4)

Starts June 19

Monday–Friday, June 19–23, 12–4 pm

The perfect camp for the future director! Students will create two short films over the course of the week. You’ll be introduced to the filmmaking process through an introductory artist’s statement film, then add further production value in creating video poem shorts. You’ll learn how to develop and storyboard a film idea, direct a production with professional gear, and edit with Adobe Premiere Pro CC on iMacs.

Tuition: $240

Amelia Silbert Head ShotAmelia Silbert is a youth worker and filmmaker based in south Minneapolis. From her two years with the student-produced talk show at UW-RF to her BA from the University of Minnesota in Cinema and Media Culture, plus two years serving in CTEP Americorps with SPNN Youth, Amelia has focused her professional, creative, and mentoring pursuits on challenging dominant narratives about underrepresented communities. Her most recent piece highlights social anxiety and was featured at Feminist Video Quarterly.

Camp Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy

  • Registration deadlines are listed with camp descriptions (click on camp title). You may register online, in person at IFP MN, or by phone with a credit card at 651.644.1912. Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Completing the online registration form without payment DOES NOT reserve a place in a camp. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
  • If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a camp, IFP MN may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal or charge card credit (for phone or in person credit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another camp if scheduled in the same calendar year.
  • For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first camp session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. As of a camp start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
  • Tuition is not prorated for missed camp sessions.
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June 19 @ 12:00 pm
June 23 @ 4:00 pm
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Amelia Silbert
Registration Deadline
June 14, 2017
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Monday–Friday, June 19–23, 12–4 pm