Film and Journalism Training Camps

Film & Journalism Training Camps

pd6120_1Film and Journalism Training Camps. Technology of film making and modern journalism has develop in to an age of limitless possibilities. In this training camps students would not only learn the techniques or hard skill but also developing the soft skill of the subject. Participants would learn the dream, the ideal of every journalist throughout history, the philosophy behind every masterpiece of work they produce, and develop the art of communication that enrich of all media.

a. Journalism Training Camps

What do the students do?

This youth training camp curriculum is based on hands-on, student-centered, experiential learning. Students will learn the finer points of modern journalism as they work with their peers to create news stories in three different formats: audio, video, and text and photos for the web.

On Monday and Tuesday of the first week, students will complete small multimedia projects as they learn to use the necessary equipment and hone their interviewing and storytelling skills. The media for these projects will be shot and recorded in the area surrounding the GeoTrek studios. Students will work in small teams and will always be accompanied by GeoTrek staff members when news gathering.

On Wednesday, students will be split into groups, and each group will be assigned a “beat,” representing one of the neighborhoods surrounding GeoTrek training area: Old City, Chinatown, Amusement park, Museum. Accompanied by GeoTrek staff, these groups will scour their assigned neighborhoods for story ideas. When they’ve identified stories, they’ll pitch them to the news department, who will vet the ideas and steer the students in a manageable direction.

Wednesday afternoon, Thursday, and Friday will see the students following their best leads, gathering information, and telling stories through video, audio, text, and stills.

On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of the second week, students will cover a second news story through a medium of their choice. The final two days of the program will be spent wrapping the completed news stories into a produced newscast.

Most days will also contain an after-lunch discussion, led by a member of the news department on a topic reflecting their expertise.

Who teaches/runs this camp?

This program is presented by professionals from the Media, active and retire, GeoTrek’s Learning Lab staffs and GeoTrek’s journalism training department. All staff have several years experience working with youth and media. Since 2002, we have been running after-school documentary workshops, summer camps, and teacher training in an effort to teach the teens of the Jakarta to express themselves through digital media. The Commons team will run the day-to-day operations of the program. The team is ready for you.

GeoTrek’s team would consist of award-winning reporters, producers, and news directors have been partners in the creation of the program’s curriculum. Over the course of the week, they will lead discussion, provide guidance on student stories, and ensure the overall journalistic integrity of student work.

Where is the camp held?

The program is located at the near Jakarta natural studio, and the surrounding neighborhood. Driving directions would be sent Upon registration.

How do I pick-up and drop-off my child?

Parents can pick up and drop off students straight on the location. For group participants pick up and delivery would be available at designated place agreed before the program.

b. About the Film Academy Training Camp

What do the students do?

They make movies. Through hands-on experience they learn to script, storyboard, location scout, cast, light scenes, record sound, shoot video, and edit in Final Cut Pro. They even act.

The first week is dedicated to smaller projects that teach the basics of continuity editing, multi-camera shoots, shot composition, story-boarding, and Final Cut. By the end of the first week, the students are ready to plan, produce, and star in their own short film.

Over the next two weeks, they are in production and post-production, shooting scenes around the neighborhood and editing back at GeoTrek. It’s no easy task, going from script to screen in two weeks, but GeoTrek’s Public Media Commons specializes in fostering team work and breaking down complicated tasks into digestible chunks. We’re always impressed at the talent of our students and the quality of their finished products.

Who teaches/runs this camp?

This one month holiday program is presented by professional Media, active and retire as GeoTrek’s Learning team with almost 20 years experience among them working with teens and media. Since 2002, has been running after-school documentary workshops, summer camps, and teacher training in an effort to teach the teens of cities to express themselves through digital media.

Where is the camp held?

The program is located at the near Jakarta, a natural studio, and the surrounding neighborhood. Driving directions would be sent Upon registration.

How do I pick-up and drop-off my child?

Parents can pick up and drop off students straight on the location. For group participants pick up and delivery would be available at designated place agreed before the program.

 

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