Filmmakers Ink programs are designed to give students solid life-long tools with which to access and express their creative ideas.
Filmmakers Ink has set itself apart from other film camps with their attention to storytelling through digital media, providing young filmmakers with the skill and confidence to be an influential member of the growing community of filmmakers in Connecticut.



Filmmakers Ink offers a University film school experience in a summer camp setting.  The Filmmakers Ink programs offer courses that train young filmmakers at three different levels and are designed to grow with their expanding knowledge of filmmaking.  Guided by our staff of film professionals, our young filmmakers learn by doing as they develop the key creative and technical skills required for exceptional filmmaking.


This Filmmakers Ink program is for those with a passion for film and/or film acting, ready to learn to make consistently good movies.  Professional filmmakers will help each young filmmaker experience the moviemaking process from script writing through pre-production and filming.  Everyone will develop scripts, use professional filmmaking equipment, learn performance technique designed for Actors and Directors, and work in each of the main crew positions, including Director, 1st AD (Assistant Director), DP (Director of Photography), Gaffer (lighting) and Sound, while making movies together.  (5 days:  30 hours)

 M-F       7/17 – 7/21

Ages 11–14   9:00AM–3:00 PM  

DHS   Filmmakers-Ink.com       $495            


Special FX Filmmaking 

Learn filmmaking through Filmmakers Ink “hands-on” instruction. You will collaborate to develop an idea for a film, then, write, produce, shoot, direct and edit a 5-10 minute movie together with an experienced filmmaker using digital video cameras, Special FX and editing equipment.  Screen a rough cut of your movie for family and friends at your Premiere on the final day of film camp.  You are encouraged to bring your own video camera (only if you already own one), recording media (tape or drive), and tripod for practice instruction.  (5 days: 15 hours)

M-F   7/17–7/21

Ages 8 - 10         9:00am–12:00pm     

Ages 8 - 10         12:30pm – 3:30pm 

DHS   Filmmakers-Ink.com         $295       



Also register for our CreativeArtInk Full Day Multi-Arts Program featuring a Pulitzer Prize nominee, Off-Broadway actors, professional filmmakers, composers, animators and photographers, and other working artists, which runs from July 3 - July 7 (NO CLASS ON THE 4TH).

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