Summer 2018 Teen Filmmakers Boot Camp

Register today and learn to produce your own film at our Filmmakers Boot Camp!



This 5-day (Mon-Fri) ‘filmmakers boot camp’ provides teens (ages 13-18) with the opportunity to produce short narrative films under the mentorship of professional filmmakers. Students will pitch a story, write a script, scout locations, audition and cast professional actors, as well as direct, produce, edit, and market their film to be screened at Digital Gym Cinema.


During this 30-Hour Production Challenge, students will gain experience in:

  • pre-production
  • scriptwriting
  • storyboarding
  • shooting with DSLR cameras
  • lighting techniques
  • audio recording
  • shot composition
  • working with professional actors
  • location scouting
  • marketing
  • using professional video editing software
  • and MORE!


Each camp culminates with a screening at our Digital Gym Cinema to showcase their work for family and friends.



Session 1: June 18-22

Session 2: June 25-29

Session 3: July 9-13

Session 4: July 16-20

Session 5: July 23-27


Schedule: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:30 pm


Cost: $235 Member /  $275 General


Check out some photos of from past Boot Camps:

2016: Session 5

2016: Session 4

2016: Session 2


A few films from past Boot Camps!

Punny Love

Long Distance Deception

All I Want

For more information, contact Larry Da Silveira at or (619) 230-1938.

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