Filmmaking Summer Camps For Teens
Learn acting, directing, cinematography, editing, producing, screenwriting, and more from the students and faculty at the School of Film & Media Arts!
- Create your own original films using professional equipment in our sound stages and Mac editing labs
- Four sessions for ages 13–18
- 1 week and 3-week camps
- Residential and day camp options — Choose to commute or stay in CSU dorms!
Programs for Students Aged 13-18
Make friends and gain skills for life!
Summer 2022 Camps
Odyssey Program Experiential Three Week Summer Camp
June 13 – July 1, 2022
Deadlines: Residential 5/12/2022; Day Camp 5/26/2022
Live, eat, sleep, dream, and create films with the students and faculty of the School of Film & Media Arts at this immersive three-week summer film camp that teaches storytelling, film literacy, screenwriting, acting for the camera, directing, shot composition, cinematography, lighting, editing and much more in a fun and collaborative environment.
Odyssey Intensive: Acting and Directing
July 11 – July 17, 2022
Deadlines: Residential 6/10/2022; Day Camp 6/24/2022
During the week, acting track students focus on performance techniques for in front of the camera through a series of interactive workshops, while directing track students concentrate on programming designed to develop directing skills.
Odyssey Intensive: Documentary Production
July 18 – July 24, 2022
Deadlines: Residential 6/17/2022; Day Camp 7/1/2022
During the week, students will learn the fundamentals of non-fiction storytelling, become familiar with a variety of documentary styles, and acquire basic filmmaking skills through interactive workshops.
Odyssey Intensive: Screenwriting
July 25 – July 31, 2022
Deadlines: Residential 6/24/2022; Day Camp 7/8/2022
With full access to the film school’s Mac labs, students will learn how to use industry-standard screenwriting software as they participate in a variety of interactive workshops designed to spark creativity and develop storytelling skills.