Make you own movie!
Spend an exciting week making your own video content and learning the basics of digital filmmaking. You’ll write your own story, record it using other actors/campers, and edit it using Adobe Premiere Pro. Video Production Camp will introduce you to camera and editing techniques, as well as principles of lighting, sound design, and story development. Working individually or in teams, students will complete a final video project that will be shown at the a Red Carpet Premiere on Friday afternoon. Projects will then be added to our collection of projects completed in years before on Youtube.
July 2 @ 2:00 pm - July 7 @ 3:00 pm
For students completing grades 6-12; Adult Registration as commuter only and with instructor consent.
Friday, July 7 - 1PM at the Erika Quam Memorial Theatre
From beginner to experienced, all students are welcome to come expand their skills and become better at Video Production.
It is recommended that students bring their own video camera. If a students does not have access to one there may be a possibility to borrow one from the Arts Center. If a student wishes to purchase a camera, the Shell Lake Arts Center recommends this one (Sony Handycam) or similar. You may be able to find used video cameras as well on Ebay. A tripod is also recommended. A computer is not necessary .
7:15 Wake Up
Monday Classroom instruction of filming techniques and scouting filming locations.
Tuesday-Writing scripts and planning recording locations
Wednesday-Recording footage for video projects
Thursday-Prost Production of Video Projects (Editing)
Friday-Film critique techniques
Monday-Open scene directing project/Writing Scripts
Wednesday-Post production (Editing)
Thursday- Post Production (Editing)
4:00 Free Time
7:00 Camp Activities
10:30 Lights Out
CHECK OUT SOME PAST PROJECTS FROM 2022
Andrew Kirov has been making movies for as long as he can remember. As he was growing up in Northern Wisconsin, he and his friends would spend entire days writing, recording, and editing their own comedy and action films. Andrew attended the University of Wisconsin-Superior, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Interactive Media and Theatre. During his time in college, Andrew’s film, The Making of Greatness, was awarded Best Overall Film at the 2010 Babe Stewart Film Festival in Spooner. His original late night talk show, Kirov By Night, was the in-house comedy program of the Duluth Playhouse’s Underground Theater from 2013-2015. He is currently the host and executive producer of the…Learn More
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Accommodations ~ Lodges are available for the duration of the camp session. They are supervised by a professional counseling staff on duty 24 hours each day and meals are prepared under the supervision of a state-approved dietitian.
Commuter students are expected to remain at camp until the day's activities are completed (Typically 9:am-8pm).
Registrations ~ Online registrations are accepted until the camp is full. Students may be placed on a waiting list if desired. A camp registration form is sent after payment is received. All cancellations must be made in writing and received 3 weeks in advance of the start of camp for a full refund. A $75.00 fee will be deducted from your refund. Refunds less than three weeks before camp will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Residential Tuition~Our student tuition is $725 per student and includes instructional fees, room and board and a camp t shirt which will be worn at the final performance. Please refer to the registration materials found on our registration site at Ultracamp for complete details. A $100 down payment is due at the time of registration. The remaining balance can be paid at the time of registration or in equal monthly installments. All Tuition must be paid before arrival at camp.
Commuter Tuition~This option is for campers that want to attend our camps but not stay in our dorms, The $400 tuition covers instructional fees, a camp T-Shirt which will be worn at the final performance, meals, and evening activities. Commuters arrive for their first class by 9AM, and can be picked up any time after evening activities conclude (usually around 8pm).
Scholarships ~Each year, the Arts Center raises funds for the scholarship program. If you are interested in applying for an Arts Center scholarship, please visit our website
Check-in/Check-out~Check in begins at 2pm on Sunday of the week your camp begins. All medical, dietary, and consent forms must be completed in UltraCamp before arriving at camp. Additional information will be emailed to you approximately 4 weeks before camp begins.
Additional Information ~ To request disability accommodations, or other special requests, please contact the Arts Center at least two weeks in advance of camp. More information about camp and all of the opportunities available at the Shell Lake Arts Center can be found on our website.
Participants are admitted without regard to race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. The Shell Lake Arts Center is an inclusive organization, and we accept all artists and musicians.