Learn all about film shot composition, storyboarding, and visual storytelling by making your own comic book! Participants create characters, personalities, and a story for their book. The teacher will go over drawing techniques and various styles. Participants will have the option to work either on paper or digitally.
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CinemaKidz will ship to your door everything your child needs to make awesome props for their at-home adventures. Building along with the teacher, children will learn how to build various props, including Minecraft swords, Lightsabers, Harry Potter capes, rocket backpacks and more! Each class will end with a fun acting game related to the prop.
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Your child will receive the CK Effects kit with all they need to make movie magic! Kids will learn how to Zombify themselves, using make up, latex gel, paper, powder and more, to create different characters. Kids will then act out an original GIF to share with friends.
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Learn the basic rules of improvisation and how to keep a scene going, both for the stage and the camera. Your child will participate in several improv games and exercises that stimulate the imagination and confidence! Our professional drama teacher will coach children and go over fun acting techniques, and the class will rehearse and act out a scene together, which will then be edited into a short at the end of the course.
Got moving and creative in Dance + Music Videos! Working closely with CK’s professional choreographer, participants will pick a song, create an original dance routine, film, and edit the project into a fun music video! Participants will even have the opportunity to create their own new lyrics.
Children will explore the world of digital music and sound editing, side by side a professional musician. First, after discussing the FUN-damentals of music theory, participants will produce their very own song using computer software and mics. Kids will choose between making their own ring tone, song, or original score. Participants will work both on their own projects as well as a group song.
This class is all about having fun with your friends! Hosted by a different person each day, children will participate in fun virtual challenges and quizzes each session. Your child will receive the CinemaKidz Prop kit for the games including slime, buzzers and more! The show will be edited together to make a fun video.
This class focuses on topics and videos that you and your peers are passionate about. Content may include creating how-to videos, product reviews, tv shows and gamer videos. Kids will learn the skills and techniques necessary to create professional and polished videos that engage and educate their audience and friends.
Learn the ins and outs of Adobe Premiere from the Pros. Children will be given footage and challenged to edit it together, practice basic to advanced techniques. We will encourage participants to film their own project, and bring the footage to class.
Kids will learn all about storytelling as they work together to dream up, plan, write, and finally act out an original movie script, filming it using unique remote CinemaKidz technology!
Bring your ideas and imagination to life with computer animation! Kids will use professional Adobe software, as they dream up characters and stories, and learn to make several animated shorts. Participants will dream up and create a mixture of both digitally animated characters, as well as hand-drawn and painted settings to create fantastic animation projects!
Learn all about digital drawing, design, and creative techniques used by the Pros when we dive in the program, Adobe Photoshop! Participants will learn how to translate an idea into a digital drawing, then create all sorts of awesome GIFs, Cinemagraphs, memes, and more to share with friends and on social media!
This class combines, acting, storytelling, and editing for a truly engaging experience! Participants will select an animated short, remove the audio, and create their very own new short. Children will learn to re-edit the footage to create a revised original story. Participants will explore the art of voice acting, create unique new character for the film, and work together to record and edit it all together.
Become a reporter, storyteller, and investigator in this special Podcasting course. Children will learn the art of interviewing, and audial storytelling, as they plan record, and edit original Podcasts to share with friends and family.
In this class children will compose and create their very own NEW theme song for their favorite film. Together we will discuss how sound and music affects the mood of film and video. Kids will learn basic composition theory and instrument techniques, then pick a scene from their favorite film and compose their own musical numbers. *Open to children with any level of proficiency with an instrument, we ask that you provide the instrument, if one is not available we will use software instruments.