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.
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.
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.
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!
Get outdoors, get social, and get creative with CinemaKidz this spring in an outdoor after school class in the park! Scout hidden locations in Prospect park for your big film in Movie Adventurers, or build a camera rig then film & edit your very own 3D film in 3D Moviemaking. Have a budding actor? Try out the Film & Acting class, where children will learn all about acting for the camera, or explore the great outdoors and produce your own TV show in Survivor Kids.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.