For young people who love films...whether it’s creating them or acting in them, YFA’s all-inclusive Residential Filmmaking and Screen Acting Summer Camp is a dream come true: a chance to eat, sleep and breathe movies!
The camp is held at Culford School (Suffolk), one of the UK’s leading boarding schools, and includes all board, meals, tuition, equipment and activities.
Students on YFA Summer Camp will divide into 2 crews: FILMMAKING CREW (for aspiring filmmakers) & ACTING CREW (for aspiring actors).
Students choose which Crew they wish to join for the duration of their camp.
Each Crew will develop specialised skills in their own disciplines though practical exercises, workshops and masterclasses with film industry professionals.
And because we passionately believe that the best way to learn to is get out there and DO it, the Filmmaking and Acting Crews will then combine in teams to work together for the production of the movies.
Each week of YFA Summer Camp culminates in a Premiere Screening of all the completed movies for friends and family in the onsite cinema.
There’ll be a packed house, behind-the-scenes special features telling the real story of how that movie got made, and we’re guessing some blooper-reels too…
Students in the Acting Crew will develop the performance skills needed to act with impact on screen, learning the difference between stage and screen acting, how to prepare for a shoot or an audition, how to physicalise your character, set etiquette, fight choreography and more, all whilst gaining confidence in front of camera.
Students in the Filmmaking Crew will develop the hands-on creative and technical skills they need to take a movie from initial concept to premiere screening; from storytelling and screenwriting, through camera operating and sound, to editing, special FX and post-production techniques.