Joey Travolta's Short Film Camp & Workshop

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!

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 TBA

 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.

  • Camper must be able to participate in reciprocal activities. 
  • Must not display difficult self injurious behaviors toward self and others.
  • Must be able to attend with limited supervision.
  • Must be close to academic age.


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.