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Join SFI for Summer 2018 Teen Filmmaking Programs!

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If you are a teen between the ages of 13 and 18 and are passionate about writing scripts, getting the ideal shot, and editing to perfection, SFI has the perfect summer programs for you. This summer, our teen sessions include three filmmaking programs and one acting program. In each session, students will get hands-on experience with professional video equipment and learn about the various aspects of creating and producing films.

Explore the following options for summer teen programs at Seattle Film Institute!

Filmmaking for Teens: Summer Sessions A and B

This year, SFI will be offering two Filmmaking for Teens sessions in July and August. Students will focus on developing skills in all aspects of video in this two-week intensive. Our classes include lighting, working with different types of cameras, composing shots, and film editing.

Teens will also get a chance to get their feet wet in various challenges of filmmaking, including writing scripts, storyboarding, and shooting their final project. The course culminates with a student film festival showcasing their work at SFI’s theater for family and friends.

Dates and times for sessions A and B are as follows:

Session A:

July 9-20


9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sign up for Session A

Session B:

July 23-August 3


9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sign up for Session B

Advanced Filmmaking for Teens

Teens who have completed the introductory Filmmaking for Teens program or those who have previous experience are invited to participate in our Advanced Filmmaking for Teens class. This program will help students build on the skills they learned in the previous session and dive deeper into the art of film. Students will use a collaborative approach to taking films from start to finish with the others in their class. The advanced teen program culminates with a film festival in SFI’s theater so that students can showcase their projects to friends and family.

Advanced Filmmaking for Teens:

August 6-17


9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sign up for Advanced Filmmaking for Teens

Film Acting for Teens

This summer, we will also be offering a one-week Film Acting for Teens program for those who would like to hone their acting skills and for filmmakers who would like to learn more about acting on camera. This program also offers a number of fun, hands-on activities and projects that allow students learn new skills and explore the art of acting with SFI’s expert staff.

To learn more about our Film Acting for Teens program, contact us.

At Seattle Film Institute, we are passionate about helping students of all ages learn the ins and outs of filmmaking. To find out more about our programs in filmmaking, producing, and more, visit our website. To keep up with the latest from SFI, stay in touch on social media!