The Digital Cinema Academy is an intensive summer program for high school students interested in creating films. Spend a week using industry-standard production techniques and equipment and learning the full process of filmmaking from industry leaders.
Take in lectures on cinematic production from some of the most successful names in Hollywood, including Media School professor of practice Michael Uslan, executive producer of The Dark Knight, Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, National Treasure and more.
Learn production techniques from nationally recognized and award-winning television producers, and crew members for series including FOX’s Empire, NBC’s Crisis and ABC’s Mind Games.
You’ll work in a group to write a script and create a two- to three-minute film. You’ll have access to our cutting-edge cameras, microphones and lighting, as well as the latest editing software.
Through daily film screenings and seminars with our top-notch faculty, you’ll learn the hows and whys of the film industry, including how to critique a film.
Spend a week on IU’s beautiful Bloomington campus learning in our classrooms and staying in our residence halls.
Cost is $950 per attendee and includes instruction, lodging, supervision and most meals.
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs is offering a limited number of multicultural scholarships for underrepresented high school applicants to cover the cost of attending the Digital Cinema Academy. Apply here for a scholarship.