2021 LYFA FILMMAKING SUMMER CAMP - JULY 7-21

The Lakewood Young Filmmakers Academy Summer Camp is a multi-faceted filmmaking experience in which the students write, shoot and edit a real film from start to finish with the help of award winning industry professionals and mentors.  The camp culminates in a Red Carpet Premiere of their film where their movie will be seen by a packed house of filmmakers, media, fans, friends and family.

Films made by our students are receiving international recognition and awards at film festivals all over the world. Last year's film, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LINE, won Best Picture at the International KidsNFilm Festival. Other festivals include Brooklyn Film Festival in NY and Toronto International Women's Film Festival to name a few.

LYFA not only teaches your child how to make a real Hollywood film, but provides them with the excitement and wonder of becoming award winning filmmakers. Space is limited so register TODAY!

TICKETS TO THE 8/19 WORLD PREMIERE OF THE 2021 SUMMER CAMP MOVIE COMING SOON!

Now in our 5 year, Lakewood Young Filmmakers Academy continues to grow and adapt with the times. In an effort to make our camp safe in times of COVID we have changed our format to allow for smaller groups. This not only makes our students and staff safer, but allows our campers to choose a more focused discipline (i.e. acting, crew, costumes, editing) but also allows each student to have a greater impact on the final product.

The Camp will be segmented into three groups: WRITERS, CREW and EDITORS. Each group will be scheduled for different days to allow for smaller groups and social distancing. it will also eliminate downtime in the camp and allow your child to focus on the position(s) they are most interested in.
 
Please take a look at our new structure and make your registration choices accordingly.

WEEK 1: WRITING & CASTING (July 7,8 and 9) 9AM-2PM  ENROLLMENT FULL
Every great film begins with a blank piece of paper or an empty computer screen, until the story flows out of its writer. In this three day segment of the camp, the students will brainstorm story and theme ideas and write the script that will become the blueprint for the entire camp project. Casting decisions will be made by the participants in this segment as well.
(Mentors include: Eric Swinderman, Dan O'Shannon and Jeffrey Lange)

WEEK 2: PRODUCTION AND ACTING (July 12-16) 9AM-2PM  ENROLLMENT FULL
Once the script has been printed and the actors have been cast it's time for lights, camera and action. In this week long segment the the film will be shot. Crew positions include directors, camera operators, boom operators, grips, gaffers, costumes and prop, hair and makeup, miscellaneous crew and actors.
(Mentors include: Patrick Antone, Eric Swinderman, Lee McLaughlin)

WEEK 3: POST-PRODUCTION AND EDITING (July 19, 20 and 21) 9AM-2PM  ENROLLMENT FULL
Once all the footage has been shot, the task of putting it all together falls on the post production team in this 3 day segment. From editing, to color correction, to music and special effects, this team has the final say in what the world gets to see.
(Mentors include: Hollie Brubaker and Eric Swinderman)

GET YOUR TICKETS TO THE HOTTEST MOVIE EVENT OF THE YEAR! THE LYFA PREMIERE!

TICKETS TO THE AUGUST 19 WORLD PREMIERE AT THE CAPITOL THEATRE ARE NOW ON SALE!
CHOOSE BETWEEN OUR POPULAR VIP PACKAGES WHICH INCLUDE 3 TICKETS TO THE EVENT, SPECIAL SEATING AND A VIP SWAG BAG FOR YOUR SUPERSTAR OR INDIVIDUAL TICKETS.


THERE IS A 5 TICKET PER FAMILY LIMIT IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT EVERY STUDENT AND THEIR FAMILY ARE ABLE TO ATTEND. ADDITIONAL TICKETS MAY OPEN UP AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE EVENT!
 

CHOOSE YOUR TICKET PACKAGE TO THE WORLD PREMIERE OF TRIAL OF ERRORS

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Single Tickets will go on sale on the Capitol Theatre Website on Tuesday, August 3rd.

*** By enrolling you understand and agree that you are holding a spot in the camp and tuition for this camp is nonrefundable. If you must cancel your enrollment, we may offer you a credit to your account. You may use these credits towards any future classes, workshops or camps within the following 12 months. However, if you cancel less than 24 hours before the start of the program, you will forfeit the payment.