You ought to be in pictures: registration now open for movie camp | Arts & Culture
The T Tauri Movie Camp is accepting registrations for its 8th annual summer youth program.
The 2012 Movie Camp offers three workshops: Acting on Camera, Claymation, and Script to Screen. Two sections of Acting on Camera will be offered at the Landers Theater Building, 276 E. Main in downtown Batesville. The first meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 through July18; the second also meets from 9 until 4 July 19-21.
The workshop is open to students entering grades 6 through 12. Enrollment is limited to 20. Workshop tuition is $75 and includes all equipment and supplies.
Workshop instructors are Jules Taylor, an experienced acting, comedy, improv, and musical theater instructor; and Michad Holliday, an independent filmmaker and production specialist for the Arkansas Educational Television Network.
Claymation will be offered July 23-24 on the campus of UACCB. The workshop meets from 9 to 4 and is open to students entering grades 4 through 10; enrollment is limited to 18. Workshop tuition is $75 and includes all equipment and supplies.
Instructors include Juli Jackson, an established media artist working in film, video, photography, and animation, as well as the writer/director of 45RPM, a feature film set to premiere early this fall; Reginald Davis, an independent filmmaker and AETN programmer who also mentors students at Conway High School; and Dylan Scarbrough, an accomplished film editor and six-year veteran of the T Tauri program, three as a student and three as a teaching assistant.
Script to Screen, a narrative filmmaking course, is open to students entering grades 6 through 12. The workshop takes place July 25-27 from 9 to 4 and July 28 from 9 to noon at UACCB. Students work in small groups with their instructors to create short narrative films, from concept to closing credits. Enrollment is limited to 18. Workshop tuition is $100.
Instructors include Michad Holliday, Juli Jackson, and Dylan Scarbrough.
In addition to the workshops themselves, the T Tauri experience also includes an official T Tauri t-shirt, a DVD featuring all of the movies made at camp in the current year, a “Wrap Party” cook-out, and a Finale Screening, open to the public, of all of the workshop films at Independence Hall on the campus of UACCB.
For biographies of instructors, detailed descriptions of workshop activities and goals, and registration information and forms, go to www.ttauri.org or call (870) 251-1189.
The T Tauri Movie Camp is the youth division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, Inc., a 501(c)(3) rural non-profit organization dedicated to excellence and accessibility in the cinema arts.