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Cinema Kidz

NYC Film And Media Programs for Kids

Camps, Birthday Parties,Virtual Classes, and In-Person Outdoor Classes

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HANDS ON LEARNING 

At CinemaKidz, imaginations take flight! We focus on play and practice as a means to explore film and animation. Participants have the opportunity to really test and try the fundamentals of moviemaking, learning in a child-driven atmosphere that promotes risk taking and creativity.

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ENCOURAGING CREATIVITY 

Children interact with technology in an inquiry-based manner. Children are encouraged to troubleshoot, ask questions, take risks, and make mistakes.  Kids build vital soft skills, as they collaborate, plan, and refine their projects in a program that encourages exploration.

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BUILDING CONFIDENCE 

At CinemaKidz, we listen to children. Kids are involved in every step of filmmaking from start to finish.  Children gain a real sense of ownership over their work, and build confidence. Children master a tool they can use to express their creative voice and ideas beyond the program.

Upcoming Events + Workshops

Spring & Summer Info Session

 

March 11th, 5:30 – 6:30pm EST
Join the CinemaKidz Leadership team for a zoom info session, and learn how CinemaKidz creates safe, interactive, and fun Virtual Programs for Kids, and both Virtual Summer Camps, and In-person Summer camps in NYC.

Spring Break Camp

 

March 29 – April 2nd
Join CinemaKidz this spring for the spring break camps, both in-person as well as virtual camp offerings.  From Skateboard Filmmaking and Cooking Shows, to Space Animations and Survivor Kids, we’ve got an awesome option for your creative kid.  In-person ‘n’ outdoor camps take your family’s health seriously, and have stringent COVID safety precautions in place.  Check out the schedule and offerings below!
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Virtual or In-Person Summer Camp

 

June, July, and August
Calling all kids and creators, ages 5 to 15!  Become a Filmmaker, Animator, Actor, Game or Costume Designer, and more! Join for in-person or virtual camps and earn the CK Certificate Badges to become proficient in a variety of topics.  Earn them all to become a CK Media Guru, and a free week of camp!  Projects are completely kid-made from start to finish; we encourage experimentation, risk taking, and collaboration. Travel throughout the city to film an adventure tale, star in your very own cooking show, or try your hand at creating a Mandolorian costume; with over 14 age-appropriate themes to choose from your maker is sure to have an amazing summer with CinemaKidz.  Offering both In-Person NYC Camps, as well as Virtual Camps Options to bring the learning home.

LIVE VIRTUAL CLASSES FOR AGES 7 – 15

Register now for spring and summer 

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KID MADE PROJECTS FROM START TO FINISH 

WHERE CHILDREN FIND THEIR CREATIVE VOICE

Why is Filmmaking Important?

Film is a powerful medium to share ideas and express your creative voice. It is a means to explore the world around us. At CinemaKidz, we offer the best filmmaking classes for kids. Children discover their passions and get hands on experience with the latest technology and equipment, while having fun and learning to express themselves so if you are looking for the top rated movie making summer camp. You are in the right spot!

Birthday Parties

Offering a truly unique birthday party experience, where children become actors, directors, and movie makers for the day. Choose from a variety of themes including scripted movies, music videos, animations, and now offering Virtual Birthday Parties!

Summer Camp 2021

New York City's most exciting summer camp for filmmaking, animation, and speciality maker programs. Summer Camp 2021 will be held BOTH Virtually as well as In-Person. Tune in from anywhere in the country, or join us for in-person camps at the Brooklyn or Manhattan Campus.

Virtual Classes

Live virtual classes for kids ages 7-15. Classes include a CK-materials-kit for a truly hands-on experience. Offerings include: After Effects, video editing, directing, comics and storyboarding, costume design, and more! Registration now open for the Winter Session.

REGISTER FOR SPRING VIRTUAL CLASSES

Hands-on, small engaging courses

 

CinemaKidz offers children ages 7-15 the chance to become Filmmakers, Animators, Movie-stars, and Artists when they join us for Virtual After School Courses. Whether your child dreams of being the next Scorsese or YouTube star, every child will find their creative voice through film and animation at CinemaKidz.  Several courses include a materials kit delivered to your door!

LEARN FILM AND MEDIA

Join CinemaKidz and learn to direct, act, edit, design, and animate! With so many hands-on classes to choose from, we have options for every creative kid. Classes are kept small, and kids collaborate and socialize while learning valuable creative and technical skills.

PRIVATE AND GROUP OPTIONS

Do you love making movies and YouTube videos with your friends? We can create a private group class to learn and collaborate together. Want to learn something specific not seen in our current offerings? Shoot us a message to discuss a fully customized program.

Curated Maker Kits

Our CK-Maker-Kits are specific to each class and include high quality materials and supplies. From tripods, microphones, and green screens, to a wide array of art supplies and costume materials. Our kits are unique, fun, and inspirational. Kits are mailed to you before the start of class - Keep the gear and continue to create media with it for years to come.

Kids Run The Show.

From planning the idea, and storyboarding, to filming, directing, and editing.  Projects are kid-made from start to finish.

Book a Unique Birthday Party Experience

Music Video Birthday Parties, Moviemaking Birthdays, Animation and Custom Events.

Online birthday options available.

IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

After School, Field Trips, Workshops and Residencies in NYC

CinemaKidz partners with schools throughout the 5 boroughs to offer STEAM-based After School classes as well as unique in-school Field Trips and day-time Residencies to children ages 5 and up.  Programs are inquiry-based, and child-driven.  Children learn how to make movies and animation from start to finish, involved in all steps including filming and editing.

READY TO MAKE MOVIE MAGIC? 

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SUMMER CAMP 2021 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

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