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ONSITE: Activist Filmmaking (Ages 12-14)

Students will learn about the history of activist cinema and fundamental filmmaking techniques. They will collaborate with each other in creating individual activist films. Students will learn the fundamentals of pre-production, shot composition, and editing with Adobe Premiere, and will assist one another in completing their final film project. By the end of the course, they will have created a short activist film piece.

Special Notes

  • This is an On-site course. Students must follow social distancing protocols and wear masks at all times. For more info visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor

Natalie Wong Christensen

Natalie Christensen is a third year film production student in the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University. She just wrapped her first feature film, Camp Rebel, in August of 2021, which she wrote, directed, produced, and scored. She spent the duration of Spring 2022 studying film in Germany, where she shot a short documentary about women's empowerment in wrestling.
Along with her film, she has been a pianist for fifteen years, and produces music scores as well as solo work.
She is also an activist who organized and created a protest group in 2020 called Henrico Justice in her county in Virginia, which held three successful protests until she returned to school. In Los Angeles, she led a Black-Asian Solidarity March which she organized in collaboration with the Valley of Change.
When she isn't honing her craft she loves spending time with her friends, cooking, being in nature, and dancing.

Website: natmixedmedia.com

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ONSITE: Activist Filmmaking (Ages 12-14)

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August 1 - August 51 p.m. - 4 p.m.
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Tuition: $140.00
Member Tuition: $126.00
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