Special FX Filmmaking Program- Virtual

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Ages 8-10


VIRTUAL Class Description: 

For the up-and-coming filmmaker in the family. Learn key tools to tell your stories, along with awesome in-camera Special FX! Taught via Livestream by former Filmmakers Ink student, Michael Capodiferro, now working in NYC as a writer in theater and film.

Stop Motion Animation, Walking thru Walls, Teleportation, Vlogging techniques

Learn the science of freeze frame filming and the art of shot choice, camera angles, believable dialogue, brisk plotting, and set design. Tell your story, one frame at a time.

Each livestream session will include lessons, exercises, and feedback. A recording will be made available for missed sessions.

LIVE Link will be provided before first session.


Learn filmmaking by doing. Filmmakers Ink instructors will help you collaborate with your filmmaking tribe to develop an idea for a film, then, write, produce, shoot and direct a 5-7 minute movie using Special FX! Screen a rough cut of your movie for family and friends at your Premiere on the final day of film camp. For more information, go to www.Filmmakers-Ink.com, email Patrick@Filmmakers-Ink.com, or call Patrick McCullough at (413) 320-6071.

You are encouraged to bring your own video camera (only if you already own one), recording media (tape or drive), and tripod for practice instruction.

Special FX Filmmaking Program- Virtual (FM 135)
Sessions:  5
Dates:  7/6/2020 to 7/10/2020
Meeting Times: 
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:  Darien High School C208
Instructor:  Filmmakers Ink
Grades:  3, 4, 5
Fees:  $250.00 (Class Fee)

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