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Mon, Jul 08



Filmmaking Field School

Week long Teen filmmaking workshop

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Filmmaking Field School
Filmmaking Field School

Time & Location

Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 12, 2024, 4:00 PM

Schenectady, 99 Clinton St #2, Schenectady, NY 12305, USA

About the Event


Week-long experiential film workshop covering all aspects of filmmaking:

-Writing for short narrative and documentary

-Camera basics, framing and composition

-How to light a scene and record audio

-Video editing tips (Please note that this will not be a full "How to use a program" workshop, rather how to make editing decisions within the program you choose to use)

Participants will work in groups to create a short narrative film and a short documentary.

Open to all teens 13-17

(limited to 15)

Location of the field school is split between the Library and Central Park this year:

Monday July 8th - Meeting at the Central Park Pavilion

Tuesday July 9th - McChesney Room at the Schenectady Public Library

Wednesday July 10th - Central Park Pavilion

Thursday July 11th - McChesney Room at the Schenectady Public Library

Friday July 12th - McChesney Room at the Schenectady Public Library

Cost: $250 for the week (possible scholarships available)

Please reach out with any questions you may have: phone: 518-875-6230 email:

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