Do you have a budding young film maker in the family? Clapperboard Junior Film School might be the answer.
StageSchool Ireland has introduced a groundbreaking film making course as one of its ongoing weekly programmes under Clapperboard Junior Film School.See the exciting three minute debut film at , written, edited, and filmed completely by the students under tuition. With an average age of 14 years, the students have done a wonderful job.
Now in its second year, this new and original film class (delivered over three 10-week terms ) will commence in Scoil Bhride, Shantalla Road, on Saturday afternoons from September 30 to December 9 with respected film media tutor, Gar O'Brien of the Galway Film Fleadh, and cinematography classes from Peadar Mac Donnacha.
These exciting classes are a great way for young people to gain intensive and practical training behind the camera and in all aspects of film history, animation, and production. With small classes of 14 students, the weekly sessions provide specific instruction are educationally enriching and great fun.
Clapperboard is suitable for 11 to 18-year-old students to learn more of what it takes to succeed behind the camera. It will suit boys and girls as a fun, extracurricular, activity and those who may wish to study film or a media related degree at third level.
Each Clapperboard term includes a combination of film production, cinema history, screen writing, cinematography, end of term film showcase for parents, special film projects, guest masterclasses, and Q&A discussions.
These modern, dynamic, courses are two and half hours of action packed instruction each Saturday afternoon. Open to boys and girls, you do not need to have any prior film experience but a passion and enthusiasm for film making is essential. Class numbers are limited to provide as much one-to-one time as possible on all areas of equipment, tuition, and instruction in film making.
Clapperboard Junior Film School opens Saturday September 30 to December 9 at Scoil Bhride, Shantalla Road, Galway. To register your interest visit www.stageschool.ie and go to Clapperboard, or call 091 556274.