Do you have a passion for films?
Want to know how your favourite film was made?
Taught through a series of seminars and screenings, you'll learn about a different aspect of the filmmaking process each week; from directing to animation, from scriptwriting to effects, as well as competitions and quizzes.
For more information, contact Cath Sherrell on 01970 622888 email firstname.lastname@example.org or Paul Davis email email@example.com
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Young Person's film academy starts on Saturday 6th October 2012, delivering a new programme of monthly discussions for 9 - 13 year olds.
Re-scheduled sessions will be on 26th January (Editing Films/Techniques etc), 2nd February (Screening) and 9th February (Directing with Pete Telfer)
06/10/12 Understanding Film @ 10 - 12
Tutor: Paul Davis
An introduction to film language and History.
13/10/12 Film Screening & introduction @ 10 - 12
The Muppets 2012 directed by James Bobin
27/10/12 Animation & Effects @ 10 - 12
Tutor: Mikey Ford
Taking a look at Animation techniques, CGI and
other cinematic effects.
03/11/12 Film Screening & introduction @ 10 - 12
Howls Moving Castle 2004 directed by Hayao Miyazaki
17/11/12 Scriptwriting @10-12
Tutor: Lucy Gough
Understanding scripts and having a go at writing your own.
24/11/12 Film Screening & introduction @ 10 - 12
Labyrinth 1986 directed by Jim Henson
08/12/12 Directing (making a film) @ 10 - 12
Tutor: Pete Telfer
A chance to look at and use equipment(cameras/lighting), focusing on techniques used within filmmaking. (TBC)
15/12/12 Film Screening & introduction @ 10 - 12
Planet B-Boy directed by Benson lee (TBC)
A freelance Animator, currently keeping himself busy with educational and creative projects, having worked previously with Aardman Animations Studio in Bristol (Wallace & Gromit & Morph).
A professional Playwright with a vast knowledge of the industry, drawing on many years experience writing for the Television (Hollyoaks), Theatre and Radio.
Pete Telfer (TBC)
A professional Film maker, specialising in documentaries and production, he produces work for the various channels/companies including the BBC and S4C.
The Muppets (James Bobin, USA, 2012, 103mins)
With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theatre from a greedy oil tycoon.
Howls Moving Castle (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 2005, 119mins)
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Labyrinth (Jim Henson, USA, 1986, 100mins)
15-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in 13 hours.
Planet B-Boy (Benson Lee, USA, 2007, 95mins)
Jumping continents and crossing cultures, "Planet B-Boy" looks at the history of breakdancing and its vibrant resurgence in urban cultures around the world.