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REELFilm Summer 2013 at Arcadia – Discounts still available!

13 May 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Calling all aspiring young filmmakers!

Looking for something FUN to do this summer that also builds your skills?  Here’s your chance to create your own short films or animations while working with established filmmakers from the Big Picture Alliance at the BPA REELFILM Summer at Arcadia camp!

Session 1 runs from June 24 to July 5, 2013 9a-3p
Session 2 runs from July 8 – 19, 2013  9a-3p

Each session offers two options:

·     Live-Action — Create your own 1-3 minute film, then work on a production team for their second film (drama, comedy, action thriller – their choice), going “script-to-screen” in just two weeks. Space limited to 20 campers per session.

·     AnimationNation — Learn the ins and outs of animation in a two-week session that blends art, graphics and technology. You’ll make your own short animated film, and work in a production team to create a longform animated movie. Space limited to 10 per session.

BPA REELFilm summer film camp is at Arcadia University, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Open to rising 6th through 8th graders, AND rising 9th- 12th graders (2 groups).

Cost is $340 per week, or $680 per session.
Register before May 31 (extended) receive a $40 a week discount.

BPA student films have been broadcast on Comcast, MiND TV Philadelphia Stories series and featured at local screenings like the Greater Philadelphia Film Office’s Young Filmmaker Series.

*We will also be taking 1-2 field trips to production companies or studios, plus FILM Fridays at the HiWay Theatre in Jenkintown!  Each Friday we’ll be at the HiWay Theatre watching films, and meeting industry guests!

For more information, or to REGISTER NOW before the Discount Deadline!

Email info@bigpicturealliance for a registration form or call (215.381.2588

REELFilm & Delphi Teen Media Summer Filmcamps

21 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

REELFilm & Delphi Teen Media Summer Filmcamps

Roll camera!  We’re gearing up for a fun-filled summer of young filmmakers in action!  This summer marks our 13th year collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Taller Puertorriqueno & Nueva Esperanza Academy Charter High School for the Delphi Summer Teen Media program!  18 high school students from around the City will engage in an exciting 6 week exploration of art, media,culture and community in the Delphi Summer Teen Media program.  This year’s theme is “Roots and Representations” and we are looking forward to the student-produced short films inspired by this theme.  Delphi Summer Teen Media is by application only and all spots are filled.  Our second camp site, the REELFilm Summer Experience at Arise Academy Charter High School takes place July 2-August 10 where 18-20 students will create their own personal films from 1-3 minutes in length as well as work ‘script to screen’ on group produced films.  This camp also filled.

NEW!  Minicamp!  We recently added a third mini-camp, REELFilm Summer at Arcadia which runs July 9 through 20th, MON-FRI 10am-3pm on the Arcadia University campus in Stiteler/Murphy Hall — spots still available if you’d like to participate in this exciting 2 weeks of filmmaking FUN!  

For a registration form and information flier for REELFilm at Arcadia, email info@bigpicturealliance.org  Register TODAY!

On-The-Set of GATEWAY: Student Footage

30 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

On Sunday, August 14 Big Picture Alliance REELFilm students Abdul Wali-Shoatz (and father Hassan Oji), Raquel Johnson and Jasmine Gorham spent the day on-set for GATEWAY. They used flip-cameras to document their experiences.  The following is their footage and their vision: