New Media Summer Stories: High School

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New Media Summer Stories: High School

Mon, July 15
3:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

July 15 - 19, 3pm - 8pm

Time

Mon, July 15, 2024 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pricing

$500

Location

Gorton Center
400 East Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045

The New Media Summer Stories Experience is a unique opportunity for High School students to learn the video storytelling process from ideation to on-set shooting to editing. The unique challenge is the shooting and editing happens all in 72 hours. The ideation, writing and pre-production happens over the 10 weeks prior. Students get to collaborate and create together with support from professionals in the field through the High School Media Collective and local alums. Ages 14 – 18 Years

New Media Summer Stories is in its second year as an opportunity for students to spend dedicated time working collaboratively with peers who love the filmmaking process.  They create a meaningful short film based on the criteria for the All American High School Film Festival’s Complete Experience. Each participant will have a role in Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production based on interest and experience. Pre-Production will start 10 weeks before the Production start day when the Prompt and rules will be provided and shared with participants. A writing team will be created and a Producer and Director will be selected based on experience and vision for the prompt. Departments will be created for each phase (Pre-Production: Scouting (Locations, Talent) Writing, Camera) Production (Camera, Sound, Lighting) and Post-Production (Assistant Editor, Lead Editor, Sound, Color Correction).  

At Gorton Center, we offer a wide range of classes for both youth and adults, ensuring there’s something for everyone. From art and yoga to acting and robotics, our diverse programs are designed to inspire and engage.

At Gorton Center, we believe in the transformative power of the arts. Our calendar is filled with a variety of offerings, ensuring there’s always something to captivate your interest. Our commitment to quality means you’ll be learning from the best instructors in their fields.

Whether you’re a long-time resident or a visitor, there’s always something extraordinary waiting for you at Gorton Center. Join our vibrant community where every event is an opportunity to connect, get inspired, and learn. Come be a part of Gorton Center, where creativity and learning flourish together.

Gorton Center is a premier destination for outstanding cultural and performing arts experiences serving the residents of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and the surrounding region. As a proud nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, we are dedicated to enriching our community through an array of exceptional events and programs.

At Gorton Center, we believe in the transformative power of the arts. Our vibrant calendar is brimming with diverse offerings, ensuring there's always something to captivate and inspire you. From live music performances that resonate with your soul to comedy nights that leave you in stitches, we curate events to suit all tastes and interests. Our dedication to quality and community engagement means you can expect only the best in cultural entertainment.

Whether you’re a long-time resident or a visitor, there’s always something extraordinary waiting for you. Come be a part of our community, where every event is an opportunity to connect, enjoy, and be inspired.

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Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

Details

Date:
Mon, July 15
Time:
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Gorton Center
400 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Phone
(847) 234-6060