DIY Documentary Filmmaking + Film Festival For Teens

Wednesdays • 4:30-7:30PM

July 13 - August 17

AGES: 14-18

Instructor: Jack Ballo


If you own a smartphone and have access to a computer, then you’ve got the equipment to make a great film. From concept to completion, aspiring filmmakers will learn the basics of creating a documentary, ending the course by completing their own short film. Participants will explore the process of storytelling, camera, sound and editing.
Access to a smart phone and a laptop with video editing software required.

Students will end the course by completing their own short film to be shown at the class film festival.

WEDNESDAYS July 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17


Location: TBD

While not required, the Count Basie Center Academy of the Arts strongly encourages students to wear masks while on premises.*
*CDC / state guidance subject to change.