Submitted by ub on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 12:48

The Picture House offers film education classes for all ages, from 1-100 years old. We have an exciting slate planned for June with classes in acting, directing, screenwriting and animation. We've also started reserving spots for our intensive week-long Summer Movie Making Camp in July, so act fast.

Read below for more information on our upcoming classes for The Company (Grades 3-12), The Little Company (15 months-Grade 2) & Adults. As always, Picture House members at the Family level and higher receive a discount on all film education offerings.

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Grades 3-12

The Picture House's innovative, process-driven approach provides training in film acting, screenwriting, and directing. Our instructors, with years of experience as film educators and artists, make The Company a home for young artists who are passionate about the creative process.
All Week, July 16-20, $375

Learn acting, screenwriting, and directing in a week-long, fast-paced Movie Making camp! Have fun and collaborate with your friends as you create a short film! Click here to enroll.

ANIMATION (Grades 3 – 5, Grades 6 – 8)
Tuesdays, June 5-19, $135

A new series! Learn how to develop and animate characters in the context of a greater story. Click here to enroll.

ACT IN A MOVIE! (Grades 3 – 5)
Wednesdays, June 6-20, $135

Join us to explore characters, costumes, and storytelling and act in a movie with the class! Click here to enroll.

ADAPTATIONS (Grades 6 – 8)
Saturday, June 2, $90

Explore the art of adapting a well-known story by adding an artistic spin or developing the story in a new way. Click here to enroll.
DIRECTING MOVIES (Grades 9 – 12)
Mondays, June 4-18, $135

Strengthen leadership skills while learning to direct. Use video equipment and editing software and develop ideas through writing, collaboration, and the art of visualization. Click here to enroll.
15 Months-Grade 2

Our youngest artists explore characters, costumes, and creative play with Picture House teaching artists. Students will discover acting and storytelling by creating their own storyboards and bringing their stories and existing stories to life!
Mini Movie Making and Acting (grades K – 2)
Mondays, June 4-18, $120

Discover acting and story-boarding when bringing fictional and real stories to life! The class incorporates costume, music, movement, and camera work. Click here to enroll.


Adult Education at The Picture House provides engaging and meaningful learning opportunities for those who want to develop their skills, try something new, or gain a deeper appreciation for film as an art form.
Grades 9-12

The Evening Film Club, our 10-month film-making workshop produced in partnership with the Matthew S. Hisiger Film Foundation, is for high school students. Students learn from and work with industry professionals to conceive, write, direct, and edit an original short film. If you are interested contact to learn more about this unique program.