Media


Filmmaking

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Campers use digital video cameras to experiment with camera movement, composition, and in-camera editing. They write, direct, produce, and star in their own movies. At the end of weeks 4 and 8, campers host a screening of their video compositions.

This major requires a minimum two-week commitment starting week 1, 3, 5, or 7. Please make sure to choose the appropriate consecutive week (2, 4, 6, or 8) to complete the session.


Photography

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In this major, shutterbugs use digital photography to express their creative vision. A professional photographer guides camper experiments in portraiture, landscape, and still-life compositions. Campers learn to develop a personal style and the techniques necessary for conveying their ideas, as well as enhancement techniques through basic use of Adobe Photoshop. At the end of weeks 4 and 8, campers exhibit their photographs in a group show.

This major requires campers be at least 8 years old.

This major requires a minimum two-week commitment starting week 1, 3, 5, or 7. Please make sure to choose the appropriate consecutive week (2, 4, 6, or 8) to complete the session.


Stop-Motion Animation

Using a variety of materials and techniques, students explore the art of creating the illusion of motion. Workshop projects bring everyday objects to life through frame-by-frame animation using sand, clay, paper cutouts, and pixelation. At the end of the session, campers host a screening of their video compositions.

This major requires campers be at least 8 years old.

This major requires a minimum two-week commitment starting week 3 or 5. Please make sure to choose the appropriate consecutive week (4 or 6) to complete the session.


For additional information, email summercamp@ross.org or call 631-907-5555