2024 INTENSIVE FILMMAKING ProgramS

Are you Interested in a career in Hollywood?

Take your creative ideas from script to screen with Film2Future’s intensive filmmaking programs! In Film2Future, you will learn the filmmaking process from more than 250 professionals working in the entertainment industry. Past speakers include Tim Miller (Director,  Deadpool),  Kristen Schaal (Actor, Bob’s Burger), and Chris Miller and Phil Lord (Writers/Producers, . Spider-man: Across the Spider-verse). During the summer, each student works in a team to complete a short film.

This year we are offering two program paths focused on animated or live-action filmmaking. 

Both programs teach students the filmmaking process including pitching, writing, directing, and editing.

After graduating from Film2Future, students will have a resume, portfolio, and professional network of Hollywood creatives, legendary filmmakers, and thought leaders from across the entertainment and media landscapes. Eligible graduates (18+ years old) of the program are supported in launching their careers as creators and obtaining paid internships and jobs. 

High school students (14-18 years old) in Los Angeles County are eligible to apply. 

Film2Future programs are entirely FREE to students and families.

We provide all necessary technology, supplies, and transportation to in-person program days.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 16, 2024.

GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

There are two programs that students may apply for – one focused on animation and one focused on live-action filmmaking. You can only complete one program each summer and will be asked in the application process to rank your program choices. Programs take place both online and in person. 

Eligibility:

  • 14-18 years old on June 1, 2024
  • Enrolled in high school at time of application
  • Residing or going to school in Los Angeles County
  • Available and committed to attending all programming as scheduled

2024 PROGRAM INFORMATION

Programming begins in April and continues through August. Students are expected to attend and fully participate in all scheduled programming as outlined below.

SPRING INSTRUCTION

Weekday Series: Each student will participate in at least one weekly series that will run from April through May, 6pm-8pm over Zoom. Series cover different topics such as Storyboarding, Critical Film Watching, or Post-Production.

Saturday Workshops: Required intensive educational programming each Saturday from April 13 through May 25, 9:15am-5:30pm.

SUMMER PRODUCTIONS

Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28, 9:15am-5:30pm and

Monday, July 8 through Saturday, August 10, 9:15am-5:30pm, every day except for Sundays                       Work after program hours will be required

 

ANIMATION PROGRAM

Learn skills such as shot composition, character and background design, editing, motion graphics, sound design, and voice actor direction. During the summer, you will work in a team to complete an animatic short.

LIVE-ACTION PROGRAM

Bring an original story to life and learn how to plan a shoot, use professional film equipment, and edit footage. During the summer program, you will work on a team to complete a live-action short.

TEACHERS AND YOUTH ORG LEADERS!

Help us spread the word to your aspiring filmmakers!

EMAIL HELLO@FILM2FUTURE.ORG TO SCHEDULE A PRESENTATION FOR YOUR STUDENTS OR TO ASK any questions.