RCTV’s 72 Hour Film Festival 2019

 

Production teams will work together for 72 hours to write, shoot, edit and deliver a 2-7 minute short film.  Each team will be randomly assigned a genre that their film MUST fit into, as well as a character, prop, line of dialogue and Reading 375 event that MUST be in the film.

At least one member of each registered team MUST attend the Kick-off event at RCTV Studios on Thursday, June 6th to draw genres and to receive the required elements.  Teams then have 72 hours (until 7:30 pm on Sunday, June 9th) to deliver to RCTV a fictional narrative film in the genre; including all other required elements. Members of nearby public access studios are welcome to participate.  

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RCTV 2019 Summer Classes for Kids

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Summer 2019 Workshops for Kids and Teens!

Open Studio
Monday, June 24-Friday, June 28
Ages 8-16
8:30am-1:00pm (morning)
1:00pm-5:30pm (afternoon)
8:30am-5:30pm (full day)
Cost $28 for half day or $55 for full day
Instructors: RCTV Staff

RCTV’s Open Studio is a great time to learn something new and/or improve your skills in video production. RCTV Staff will gladly assist you in any project you wish to work on. Sign-up for half or full days. 10% discount applies when registering for 5 full days.

Three-Day TV Acting Workshop
Monday, July 1-Wednesday, July 3
Ages 8-14
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $165
Instructors: Angela Merrill & Laura Davis

In this three-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!

One-Week Video Production Workshop
Monday, July 8-Friday, July 12
Ages 10-16
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $275
Instructors: Anna Cuevas &Laura Davis

During this week long workshop, you will learn techniques that are necessary in video
production. Learn what it takes to properly script-write, direct, crew, act and edit your own
unique television show or short film. Teachers will guide you thru programs such as: Celtx, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop, as well as, state-of-the-art camera equipment and even chroma-key to help you create a masterpiece. Viewing for Family and Friends on the final day at 4:30pm.

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RCTV Summer Workshops 2018

Summer 2018 Workshop – RCTV Reading Massachusetts

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Two-Day TV Acting Workshop
Tuesday, June 26-Wednesday, June 27
Ages 8-14
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $110
Instructors: Angela Merrill & Laura Davis

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! 

Two-Day Behind the Scenes
Thursday, June 28-Friday, June 29
Ages 8-14
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $110
Instructors: Kirsten Brown & Julia Corbett

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, Puppeteering, Mask Building and more! 

Open Studio 
Monday, July 2-Friday, July 6 (No studio time July 4th)
Ages 8-16
8:30am-1:00pm
1:00pm-5:30pm
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $28 for half day or $55 for full day
Instructors: RCTV Staff

RCTV’s Open Studio is a great time to learn something new and/or improve your skills in video production.  RCTV Staff will gladly assist you in any project you wish to work on.  Sign-up for half or full days.  10% discount applies when registering for 5 full days. (Discount applies to this week when registering for 4 full days.)

One-Week TV Production Workshop 
Monday, July 9-Friday, July 13
Ages 10-16
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $275
Instructors: Angela Merrill, 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 day at 4:30pm.

Open Studio 
Monday, July 16-Friday, July 20
Ages 8-16
8:30am-1:00pm
1:00pm-5:30pm
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $28 for half day or $55 for full day
Instructors: RCTV Staff

RCTV’s Open Studio is a great time to learn something new and/or improve your skills in video production.  RCTV Staff will gladly assist you in any project you wish to work on.  Sign-up for half or full days.  10% discount applies when registering for 5 full days. 

Screen Play-For Actors
Monday, July 23-Friday, August 10 (no Saturdays or Sundays)
Ages 10-17
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $500
Instructors: Angela Merrill, Anna Cuevas & 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 12th at RCTV Studios at 3:30pm.

Screen Play-For Crew
Monday, July 23-Friday, August 10 (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, $400 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 12th at RCTV Studios at 3:30pm.

Open Studio 
Monday, August 13-Friday, August 17
Ages 8-16
8:30am-1:00pm
1:00pm-5:30pm
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $28 for half day or $55 for full day
Instructors: RCTV Staff

RCTV’s Open Studio is a great time to learn something new and/or improve your skills in video production.  RCTV Staff will gladly assist you in any project you wish to work on.  Sign-up for half or full days.  10% discount applies when registering for 5 full days. 

Two-Day Pre-Production Workshop
Monday, August 20-Tuesday, August 21
Ages 10-16
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $110
Instructor: Anna Cuevas

Have you ever been interested in pre-production work? This workshop will teach you the basics of scheduling, shot listing, storyboarding, creating camera and lighting diagrams, and everything else you need to successfully start a film.

Two-Day Post-Production Workshop
Wednesday, August 22-Thursday, August 23
Ages 10-16
8:30am-5:30pm
Cost $110
Instructor: Anna Cuevas

This workshop will take you through the world of post-production in film. We will learn how to edit, mix sound, color grade footage, and create motion graphics using Adobe software and Davinci software.