To learn more about Joey Travolta's camp please visit Inclusion Films
This program has been made possible in part by a grant administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
ACADEMY OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL
10 COUNTY ROAD, TENAFLY NJ
CAMP DATES: 2020
August 11- August 21
NJ DCF/NJ DDD AUTHORIZED PROGRAM
Limited to 50 learners- Ages 10-28
(exceptions made for younger campers if criteria for participation is met)
Joey Travolta, special educator and film maker, and his crew of professionals teach pre teens- adults age 10-28 the art of film making from concept to creation. In two weeks,participants learn everything from script development, pitching an idea, lighting, directing, acting, editing, animation, and shoot a digital short film. The program is inclusive to kids with special needs and on the higher end of the autism spectrum or Asperger's. However, it is not a special needs camp, as the program infuses social skills in a creative environment where film making is the common denominator. The focus is on collaboration and support of each other's creative contributions.
Once the film is complete, a red carpet premiere is held and the learners see the end result of their creation. Each camper leaves with a copy of the film. It is an amazing experience for all involved. (See footage) Additionally, we hold monthly film club (Peer Vision Film Club) at our center in Hackensack to nourish the newly made relationships and extend film making opportunities. (Oct. - June)
For young adults who display a strong interest in pursuing film making as a lifelong career, customized instruction and advanced skills opportunities are provided in the program and continued at MarbleJam Kids in an adaptive arts instructional program. Contact MarbleJam Kids for more information.
CONTACT US FOR SUMMER 2020
CAMP LOCATION: Academy of Our Lady of Mount Carmel - 10 County Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670
To request an application, please use the form below or call 201-497-6512
Please note pre-requesits for participation. Serious students who have a strong interest in filmmaking are invited to apply.
For information on DFC camp funds pre-authorization please contact PerformCareNJ at 1-877-652-7624 or visit www.PerformCareNJ.org for more information.
NJ DDD authorized adults who would like to participate in this workshop, please contact us.
Please contact us if you are interested in making a contribution in support of this program.
Special Thanks to Last Years Sponsors!
Joey Travolta's Short Film Camp & Workshop
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