FFA Foundations

This is an advanced program, taught by industry professionals and using professional level equipment, from capture to edit.  

It is designed for serious young creatives.  

Students follow a college level curriculum and produce works which are applied to festivals, competitions and scholarship applications.  

Each class lasts one hour and students can choose a core class  and then add more subjects if they wish.

Foundations Classes

Filmmaking

Wednesday & Thursday

Filmmaking

Students create original festival level short films as they learn the art and craft of film making.  

Wednesdays 6.30pm
Thursday 6.00pm

Film Retro

Thursday 5.00pm

Film Retro

This class embraces film studies, covering film language, theory and history, however, we’re adding a twist.  Students will use super 8 cameras and hands on editing to apply the theory to practice.

Thursday 5.30pm

Narrative & Scriptwriting

Wednesday

Narrative & Scriptwriting

Narrative writing class – Wednesdays 5.30pm

Scriptwriting class – Wednesdays 6.00pm

(Both are 30min classes)

Editing

Wednesday 5.30pm

Editing

Students are given a range of ready shot projects which they then use to create while studying the professional processes, techniques and technologies involved in editing.

Wednesdays 5.30pm

Photoshop & Lightroom

Thursdays

Photoshop & Lightroom

Photoshop and Lightroom in-depth for photographers – styling, layers, selections, specialist plugins – everything to bring your master your images.

Thursdays

Photography & Darkroom

Thursday

Photography & Darkroom

Traditional film, analog darkroom printing as well as the very latest techniques in digital crossover.

Thursdays

Join Foundations

Foundations classes cannot be booked online – acceptance to the program is by Application or Invitation only.  

If you are interested in applying please contact us using the form opposite – please include the student’s name and age.

Foundations Contact Form

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Foundations Wall

  • Foundations student, Wyatt, interviews the Mayor of St Augustine.
  • Foundations students, Morgan and Aaron, line up a shot for a festival movie during 2017 PreCollege course.
  • Foundations student Avery Watson (left) acting as DoP shows the shot to director Lana'e Hernandez during 2017 PreCollege course.
  • Movie Poster for Foundations festival movie "The Pen"
  • Pastor Scott Billue of Matthews Hope being interviewed by Foundations Documentary students.
  • Filming 'The Pen'
  • Foundations students filming 'Colors of Innocence' - winner of Boynton Beach film festival
  • Cole Parker - Foundations editor