Pre College Summer Teen Film in St.Augustine
With the beautiful historic City of St Augustine as our backdrop, students will learn the art and craft of storytelling and filmmaking. Our days will interweave practical instruction with pull out focus sessions all building to the completion of their festival level films.
Choose ONE WEEK or TWO WEEK courses
for Residency students.
During their down time students will enjoy a fun schedule of after class activities and experiences.
Instruction in screen writing, cameras and cinematography, direction and production will be interwoven with an exploration of this remarkable region.
In this intensive hands-on course, students work with industry professionals as they learn how to write, produce, direct, film, edit and master a short film in preparation for festival entry.
Students are split into crews of appropriate age and experience, with an individualized curriculum. Many of our students have won film festivals with the work they achieve in these PreCollege courses – perfect for ongoing college applications!
Ages: 14 – 18
Residency students only.
Week One: July 10th – July 15th
Week Two: July 17th – July 22nd
Two week students have optional weekend activities
Study Level: Beginner through Advanced
Study Areas: Scriptwriting, cinematography, direction, production, general film making and film studies.
Students are split into crews of appropriate age and experience, with an individualized curriculum.
Students are guided throughout by our industry professional instructors and learn hands-on – with the freedom to create and film stories of importance to them.
(Example of festival level short film from PreCollege Summer.)
Choose: July 10 – July 15 OR July 17 – July 22
Or Both Weeks: June 10 – July 22
One week Residency: $2100
Two week Residency: $3900
- Course tuition (including materials and equipment)
- Accommodation and all meals
- Extra-curricular activities – transportation, entrance and most activity fees
Program Eligibility & Application Requirements
Applications for Pre College St. Augustine are open now.
No prior filmmaking experience is required to apply for this program. We welcome students who meet the following criteria:
- At least 14 years of age by start date
- Strong academic standing with solid extracurricular activities
Interested students must complete an application
- $400 non-refundable deposit due at registration: check or credit card. Students who have not paid the deposit will be marked as waitlisted until the deposit is paid.
- Student withdrawal by May 1st, 2022: refund of one-half of total paid, less non-refundable deposit
- Student withdrawal after May 1st, 2022: no refunds