Wayne State College


Filmmakers Workshop

  • July 13 - 17, 2020
  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • College Center, 1001 College Way
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
  • $100 (includes t-shirt and flash drive)

An introduction to filmmaking, students in grades 7-12 will actively plan, shoot, and edit their own short films during this film camp.

Film Festival

Led by Dr. Michael White, this workshop is an introduction in filmmaking. Students will actively plan, shoot and edit their own short films. All facets of production will be covered including casting, set design, location scouting, lighting, shooting and editing.  

Monday, July 13 - Production Design
Learn script writing, story boards, casting, and set design.

Tuesday, July 14 - Cameras and Shooting
Learn how cameras work, including how to zoom, focus, compose, and execute camera moves.

Wednesday, July 15 - Microphones and Recording Sound
Learn how to mic scenes and set up sound to be edited later.

Thursday, July 16 - Costume, Makeup, and Sets
Work with a New Stage Players Costume Shop makeup artist and discuss set design.

Friday, July 17 - Editing
Learn  how to assemble all the video and sound with effects to create a final project.

Friday, July 17 - Project Screening (7 p.m.)
A showing of the short films made by workshop students. Family and friends are welcome! 


For more information, contact Shawna Messerlie at 402-241-6419 or shmesse1@wsc.edu.