RCTV SPRING & SUMMER 2017 PROGRAMS

TO REGISTER:
Call: 781.944.8888
Email: angela@rctv.org

Spring 2017 Course Descriptions

Beginners Media Production for Ages 8-12
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Mondays: 3:30-4:30
March 6th-May 1st (No class 4/17; make-up if needed, 5/8) 8 weeks
Cost: $100*
Have you ever thought how cool it would be to create your own film or TV show? In this 8-week course you will get hands on experience with video cameras and editing software while producing PSA’s, commercials and/or movie trailers.

Music Video for Ages 8-12
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Mondays: 4:45-5:45pm
March 6th-May 1st (No class 4/17; make-up if needed, 5/8) 8 weeks
Cost: $100*
Do you like to sing and dance? In this 8-week course you will learn what it takes to choreograph, direct, record and edit your own Music Video using RCTV’s state of the art Green Screen room!

TV Acting for Ages 8-14
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Tuesdays: 3:15-4:45pm
March 7th-May 16th (No class 4/18; make-up if needed, 5/23) 10 weeks
Cost: $185*
Want to be a TV STAR?!?! In this 10-week course you will learn how to create a script, use professional cameras and gain the acting skills necessary to be the star of your own one-of-a-kind TV show! This class culminates with a special screening for family and friends.

Behind the Scenes for Ages 10-16
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Tuesdays: 5:00-6:00pm
March 7th-May 16th (No class 4/18; make-up if needed, 5/23) 10 weeks
Cost: $125*
Do you love television and film? Do you often ask the question, “How’d they do that?” In this 10-week class you’ll learn about Special Effects Make-up, Costumes, Set Design, Lighting Design and much more!

Go Viral for Ages 10-16
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Thursdays: 4:00-5:30pm
March 9th-May 4th (No class 4/20; make-up if needed, 5/11) 8 weeks
Cost: $150*
Have you seen the latest video game instructional video on YouTube? Did you watch the make-up how to video that went viral? Do you catch yourself saying, “I can do that!” but don’t know how to get started? Let us help you! You have the ideas, we have the technology, let’s put it all together in this 8-week course!

Stop Motion for Ages 8-12
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Fridays: 3:30-4:30pm
March 10th-May 12th (No class 4/14 or 21; make-up if needed, 5/19) 8 weeks
Cost: $100*
Have you ever wondered how animators make movies? Do you think it would be cool to make something like that on your own? We can show you how! In this 8-week class you will learn how to create stop motion videos using many different mediums.
One-Week TV Production Workshop


Summer 2017 Course Descriptions

Monday, June 26-Friday, June 30
Ages 10-15
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $275
Instructors: Angela Merrill & Anna Cuevas
Create your own TV Show, Short Film, Music Video or Game Show. Team up with a small group of students and write the script, tape it, star in it and edit it! Watch your vision come to life! Viewing for Family and Friends on the final day at 4:30pm.

One-Day Stop Motion Workshop
Thursday, July 6
Ages 8-12
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $50
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Ever wonder how cartoons are made? Do you think it would cool to make something like that on your own? We can show you how! In this workshop you will learn how to create stop motion videos using many different mediums.

One-Day Camera Intro Workshop
Friday, July 7
Ages 8-12
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $50
Instructor: Angela Merrill
In this workshop we will teach you how to use a number of different cameras used by professionals in the field of television and film. Great hands on experience for anyone who wants to get behind the camera.

One-Week TV Production Workshop
Monday, July 10-Friday, July 14
Ages 10-15
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $275
Instructors: Laura Davis & Anna Cuevas
Create your own TV Show, Short Film, Music Video or Game Show. Team up with a small group of students and write the script, tape it, star in it and edit it! Watch your vision come to life! Viewing for Family and Friends on the final

Two-Day Behind the Scenes Workshop
Monday, July 17 to Tuesday, July 18
Ages 10-15
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $100
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Do you love television and film? Do you often ask the question, “How’d they do that?” In this two-day workshop you’ll learn about Special Effects, Make-up, Costumes, Set Design, Lighting Design and much more!

Two-Day Intro to Film Workshop
Wednesday, July 19-Thursday, July 20
Ages 10-15
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $100
Instructor: Angela Merrill
There are so many good films made every year and you want to know how they do it, don’t you?! In this two-day workshop you will work with the same equipment the pros use to produce a group short film.

Screen Play-For Actors
Monday, July 24-Friday, August 11 (no Saturdays or Sundays)
Ages 10-17
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $500
Instructors: Angela Merrill & Laura Davis
In this three-week, collaborative workshop you will learn the skills it takes to perform for the big screen! You will study the screenplay, develop characters, shoot on location and so much more as you learn the skills to make films. This workshop will have a minimum of three field trips that will happen away from RCTV. Final Red Carpet, Movie Premiere will take place on Sunday, August 13th at RCTV Studios at 3:30pm.

Screen Play-For Crew
Monday, July 24-Friday, August 11 (no Saturdays or Sundays)
Ages 10-17
8:30am-5:30pm
Instructors: Angela Merrill & Anna Cuevas
Cost: $200 for One Week, $300 for Two Weeks, $450 for Three weeks
Sign up for one, two or all three weeks! In this collaborative workshop you will learn the skills it takes to create movies for the big screen! You will learn shot composition, lighting techniques, cinematography and so much more as you develop the skills to make films. This workshop will have a minimum of one field trip per week that will happen away from RCTV. Final Red Carpet, Movie Premiere will take place on Sunday, August 13th at RCTV Studios at 3:30pm.

Two-Day Video Game “Let’s Play” Workshop
Tuesday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 16
Ages 10-15
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $100
Instructors: Laura Davis & Luke Schneider
Do you enjoy watching Let’s Play videos on YouTube? Want to learn how to create play-throughs of your favorite video games with your running commentary? Bring your own PC or video game system and we’ll teach you how!

Two-Day Short Film Workshop
Thursday, August 17 to Friday, August 18
Ages 10-15
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $100
Instructors: Laura Davis & Anna Cuevas
Write, direct and produce your own short film! In this two-day workshop you will learn how to write a script, use professional cameras and editing software.

One Day Music Video Workshop
Monday, August 21
Ages 9-14
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $50
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Produce your own Music Video! In only one day you will learn what it takes to choreograph, direct, tape and edit your own Music Video using RCTV’s state of the art chroma-key room (Green Screen!).

One Day Improv Workshop
Tuesday, August 22
Ages 9-14
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $50
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Do you like to act? Do you enjoy making people laugh? In this hilarious workshop we are going to create our own version of the TV show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”!

Two-Day TV Acting Workshop
Wednesday, August 23 to Thursday, August 24
Ages 9-14
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $100
Instructor: Angela Merrill
Want to be a TV STAR?!?! In this two-day workshop you will learn how to create a script, use professional cameras and gain the acting skills necessary to be the star of your own one-of-a-kind TV show!

~Completion of any workshop includes a one year membership at RCTV Studios
~Sign up two or more siblings and save 10% for each additional sibling
~Sign up for two or more workshops and save 10%