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Filmmaking, Live Action: Short Film, Music Videos, and Viral Content

Ferrell Studios
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(26)
Dive into the world of filmmaking! Students will learn to transform ideas into film, music videos, and viral content, mastering everything from scripting to editing over an 8-week adventure, culminating in their very own film fest!

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 6
Beginner Level
Learn the fundamentals of narrative structure, character development, and dialogue creation.

Develop the ability to transform an idea into a compelling script.

Understand the importance of location scouting, costume design, and prop selection.

Acquire basic knowledge of camera operations and cinematography.

Learn the basics of video editing, including cutting, sequencing, and transition techniques.

Enhance abilities to identify and solve creative and technical challenges during the filmmaking process.

Develop an appreciation for the art and craft of filmmaking.
Michael is a professional working actor (SAG-AFTRA) who has had roles in: FOR LIFE  (ABC), THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL (AMAZON), FBI (CBS) and THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA (HBO) to name a few.  Upcoming projects include the films: EVERYTHING AND THE UNIVERSE, SHOPPING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM and THREE BLIND MICE.  He has been in 100+ Commercials/Industrials/Print and has over a decade of experience working with kids of all ages at Camps, Youth Groups and Non-Profits.  Michael has a B.A. In Journalism from Temple University and has studied at HB Studio, the Simon Studio and  Upright Citizen's Brigade.  He lives with his wife Becky, a Social Worker and two kids Lila & Lucy and they're beloved rescue Stella, a boxer-mix. 

Lysia Mogford is an actor, comedian, and teaching artist based in Philadelphia PA. She is a recent graduate from Temple University with an acting degree. Since then, she has been acting locally, teaching in afterschool programs, directing local productions and films, and doing stand up and improv. Some of her most exciting recent projects are Love is Afoot, a world premier of an all new musical, performing at a character show at Philadelphia Improv theater, and now directing a production of King Lear coming up in February 2024. Her biggest passion is comedy! She is proficient in sketch comedy, improv, standup, and comedy writing. She looks to create theater that promotes equality, changes to the traditional theater mold, and most of all makes people laugh.

Daniel Bristol is a multi-award winning actor and 2019 graduate of the prestigious internationally recognized conservatory Studio 58, under the direction of Kathryn Shaw. Most recently, Daniel was awarded nationally with an Official Top Young Emerging Actor Selection in 2022 by UBCP/ACTRA and acted in Leo Award-winner Joyce Kline's film 'Cancelled Stamp', which won the coveted Audience Favorite Best Short Award at the Victoria Film Festival. He made his film debut in Paramount Pictures 'The Uninvited' as Samuel Wright with Academy Award nominee David Strathairn, Elizabeth Banks, and Emily Browning. Soon after, he acted in the Warner Bros film 'Sucker Punch' directed by Zach Snyder. In 2016, he was nominated for Best Young Actor in a Leading Role as Lucas in 'His First Time' and won for Best Monologue at the Joey Awards: Canada's & UK's/Europe's most prestigious awards for young performers. After appearing in 6 award winning Studio 58 Mainstage Productions, including the Carol Bolt Award and 3 Ovation Awards, he graduated at the top of his class and starred as the titular role of CBC's Digital Shorts' Pilot 'Captain Coquitlam' directed by Arno Hazebroek, who executive produced the film Hope Gape which was directed by two time Academy Award Nominee William Nicholson. In only a few months, after auditioning nationally, he was cast in the starring role of Ben as his professional theatre debut for which he found great critical and popular acclaim in the hit Canadian Actors' Equity Association production of 'The Birds and the Bees' (2020). The show's run was extended twice and raised over $106,265 for Children's Charity. Also in 2020, Daniel won the worldwide Silver Medal in the World Monologue Games out of 3000 actors from 85 countries for Best Monologue and represented his country within the competition as the only Canadian to reach the Global Finals. Revered actress Sohaila Kapur, youngest sister to Cate Blanchett's Oscar Winning Elizabeth director Shekhar Kapur, earned Bronze. In 2021, Daniel worked with Lee Strasberg's son David Lee Strasberg in Los Angeles as well as with HBO's Game of Thrones dialect coach Sally Hague in Staffordshire, England. He also made a Guest Appearance at The Second City Chicago.
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(26)
Ferrell Studios offers exceptional and affordable performing arts education and theatrical productions. We are dedicated to providing high-quality instruction to children, teens, and young adults who have a passion for the arts. Our experienced... 
Group Class


weekly or $140 for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
45 min

Completed by 5 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-14
3-6 learners per class

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