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The Process of Making Movie Magic - On-Going Workshop for 12-17 Yr Olds

Eli Jarra
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(151)
A kid-friendly discussion regarding the fast-changing world revolving around Film & Television. We talk all things movies, plus the lights, camera, and action. including VFX, editing, music, photoshop, timelapse, stopmotion, & 3D CGI.

Class experience


• Inspire and encourage students to create their own productions;
• Promote non-vanity style of filmmaking;
• A better understanding of how cameras work;
• Expansion of their knowledge of Production and Post-Production;
• Visual Effects de-mystified;
• The ability to apply some of this newly learned information to their own creations!
• Their questions answered by an industry veteran of 25 years
Homework Offered
Students will be asked to take some pictures demonstrating some of the techniques learned in class using a digital camera. If the student so chooses, they can upload a few of their favorites for me to review.
0 hours per week outside of class
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Anaglyph 3D glasses (red & blue) on Amazon $10

Access to a camera.  Any digital camera will do, even a cell phone camera will be fine.  Students will be asked to take some pictures using some of the techniques discussed in class.  Students can upload one or two of their favorites for me to review.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Learners will be able to follow along and edit their own photos using a program like Photoshop.
The program called Photopea is an online version of Photoshop.  If your learner can access the Photopea website online, they can follow my instructions in class to manipulate and enhance their own pictures.

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(151)

Meet Eli Jarra, Senior Artist and VFX Supervisor in Los Angeles.
Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Eli graduated from Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts with a degree in Broadcasting. Over the span of his 25 year career, Eli has... 
Group Class


1x per week
60 min

Completed by 45 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
1-10 learners per class

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