Holiday Workshops

HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

Experience “The Filmbites Way” – learn screen skills in a nurturing environment

We maximise LEARNING by maximising FUN

Small groups of children – real learning and ATTENTION

All instructors have a Working with Children CHECK

Australian Teachers of Media Award WINNERS!

 

 


December 2017 Holiday Program

Monday 11 to Wednesday 20 December

Choose from Improvisation, Makeup SFX (Harry Potter theme), Screen Presenting/Youtube, Screen Acting, Make-A-Music Video, Gaming or Make-A-Movie. 

Filmbites students enter “Student” at checkout for 15% off

Workshops are held at our Malaga studio

Just a few places left…….click the booking button below to book now!


5 day Holiday Program

(limited places available as individual workshops)

5 day program of screen skills to keep your child laughing and learning.

Mon 11 to Fri 15 December

9am to 3pm each day

Open to ages 9-13yrs

$370 for the full 5 day / 30 hour program (or see below for individual workshop fees)

(Max 10 places – only 4 places left – be quick!)

Monday:

9am – 11.45am Improv with Damon (seen recently in The Spaceman Cometh at the Awesome Festival)

($40 as individual workshop)

12.15 – 3pm Makeup SFX (Harry Potter themed) with movie makeup artist Stephanie

($50 as individual workshop) 

Tuesday:

9am – 12.30pm Screen Presenting with actress and Filmbites’ Advanced acting instructor Jessica 

1-3pm You-tubing “how-to” with Connor (director of Sold, which recently screened at Revelation Film Festival) 

($80 as a day workshop)

Wednesday:

9am – 3pm Intro to Screen Acting with actress and Filmbites’ Advanced acting instructor Jessica

($75 as a day workshop)

Thursday & Friday:

9am – 3pm (2 days) Make a Music Video with Marshall Stay, Filmbites awesome acting and film-making teacher (yes, he’s great at both!). Includes an emailed copy of your completed video.

($165 for the 2 day workshop)

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Intro to Game Design 

Why just play games when you can make your own! Have a fun day with other gamers learning how to make 3 different types of games with Gamemaker. A great way to learn about how to design a game without getting bogged down in coding. 

Friday 15 December

10am to 3pm

9-13 yr olds

$75

(7 places only)

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Make-A-Tropfest-Jr-Movie 

  

Devise a story, create a character, learn about film equipment, then crew and act in your own short group film. Your finished film will be entered into Tropfest Jr. and you’ll be emailed a copy of your finished film early in the new year.

Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 December

9am to 3pm each day

Ages 9 – 14yrs

$245

(10 places only – only 4 left – be quick!)

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January 2018 Holiday Program

Tuesday 9 to Tuesday 23 January

Filmbites students enter “Student” at checkout for 15% off

Workshops are held at our Malaga studio

Workshops are filling fast…….click the booking button below to book now!

View list of options below or scroll down for full details.

 

Screen Presenting – 12-16 yr olds – Tues 9 Jan

Documentary Making – 12-16 yr olds – Wed 10 to Fri 12 Jan inclusive

Screen Presenting / Youtube – 9-13 yr olds – Thurs 11 Jan

Audition Skills – 8-12 yr olds – Fri 12 Jan

Screen Acting 6yrs + – Tues 16 Jan

Screen Acting 9yrs + – Tues 16 Jan

Make-up SFX – 9-13 yr olds – Wed 17 Jan

Make-A-Movie – 8-12 yr olds – Wed 17 to Fri 19 Jan

Voice-Overs – 9-16yrs olds – Thurs 18 Jan (Leederville)

3D Animation – 13-17 yr olds – Fri 19 Jan

Intro to Game Design – 9-13 yr olds – Mon 22 Jan

2D Flash Animation – 10-15yr olds – Tues 23 Jan

Make-A-Music-Video – 9-13 yr olds – Mon 22 and Tues 23 Jan (2 days)

Screen Acting 13yrs + – Wed 24 Jan

 

Screen Presenting 

Tuesday 9 January

10am to 3pm

Ages 12-16yrs

$85

Learn about voice, posture, gestures, focus and movement and get some tips on how to remember your lines.  

Your instructor will be Deanna Cooney. Deanna is a Perth actor, presenter & voice over artist. She has worked consistently in the field for over 17 years, with a career spanning film, theatre, television and radio. She is currently presenting West TV’s weekly current affairs program, Undercurrent, and is the voice of the critically acclaimed SBS series Struggle Street airing November 2017. Deanna also works as a photographer, specialising in acting headshots, and brings an in-depth understanding of working both behind and in front of the camera.

This workshop is free for those booking into the Documentary Making workshop.

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Documentary Making

Wed 10 to Fri 12 Jan (3 days)

10am to 3pm each day

Ages 12-16yrs

$280 (includes free place in Screen Presenting on Tues 9 Jan – optional) 

Working with the group, you’ll create your very own short doco, from developing the idea and deciding what type of documentary to make, to creating shooting scripts, handling technical issues of sound, vision and lighting and interview techniques.

Your instructor is Sam Field. Sam is a shooting director who has been working in broadcast documentary, interactive and factual content production since 2006. In 2017, Sam shot and directed Shock Art, a 6 x 10 minute short form iview series for the ABC Arts, as well as the 4 x 30 minute series Born to Cook for SBS food and UKTV starring Jack and Rick Stein. In 2016, Sam directed Candidate Games, a half hour documentary for ABC2, as well as the interactive marine science documentary Beneath The Waves (ScreenWest / WA Museum), which won the WA Screen Award for Best Interactive Production, the ATOM Award for Best Education Website, the Australian Web Award for Innovation, and was a finalist at this year’s SXSW interactive festival. Sam has also worked as a shooting director for UK factual production house WAG TV on a range of international broadcast series, producing, shooting and directing stories for their What on Earth? and How Do They Do It? series’ (Science Channel, USA). In 2013 the ‘crowd funded’ feature documentary which Sam shot and directed, Hunter: For The Record, won Best Feature Documentary at the WA Screen Awards. 

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Screen Presenting/Youtube

Thursday 11 January

10am to 3pm

Ages 9-13yrs

$85

Build confidence in speaking to camera by learning the best ways to use your voice, posture, movement and focus.  You’ll then learn how to create you own video for Youtube, and film a short piece to camera.

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Audition Skills 

Friday 12 January

10am to 2pm

Ages 8-12yrs

$75 

When your opportunity arrives – be ready! This workshop is for young actors who are already studying screen acting or drama and would like to know more about how the audition process works.

You’ll cover what to do before, during and after an audition so you’ll arrive at your audition with more than just your acting skills.

You must have done some acting training to join this workshop.The workshop will be led by Filmbites Advanced acting teacher and Jessica Hegarty, who has been the lead actor in two local feature films as well as numerous TVC’s!

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Intro to Screen Acting (6-9yrs, 9-12yrs or 13-17yrs)

6-9yrs – Tues 16 Jan – 10am to 1pm – $45

9-12yrs – Tues 16 Jan – 10 to 3pm – $75

13-17yrs – Wed 24 Jan – 10am to 3pm – $75

Learn the key techniques of screen acting, focusing on naturalism and working with camera equipment and a crew.  6-9 yr olds follow a play-based workshop, with older students workshops focusing on more detailed learning according to their age group.  This workshop is ideal for those wanting to get a taste of the Filmbites experience, and we can also assess your skill level for placement in 2018!

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Makeup SFX 

Wednesday 17 January

10am to 1pm
 
9-13 yr olds
 
$55 

Professional movie make-up artist Stephanie Davis will take you through the process of making your own severed finger! A fascinating combination of art and science! Not suitable for those with a latex allergy.

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Make-A-Movie 

Wednesday 17 to Friday 19 Jan (3 days)

includes free place in Screen Acting course (optional)

10am to 3pm each day

Age 8-12 yrs

$245

A fun and exciting way to learn about film-making!  Devise a story, create a character, learn about film equipment and crew roles then shoot your own short film.  Your film will then be edited and emailed to you soon after. You instructor is Filmbites film-making instructor Tim Green, whose film Bodhi recently screened at Cinefest Oz.

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Voice-Over Skills (Leederville)

Thurs 18 Jan

9.30am to 12.30pm

Ages 9-16yrs

Venue: Soundbytes, Leederville

$160 

We recommend you have some prior acting training to participate in this workshop.

Highly recommended to actors on the Filmbites Casting book.

Find out what’s involved in being a professional voice-over artist. This workshop is held at Soundbytes, one of Perth’s premier sound design studios.  Following a demonstration of the different equipment, and tips on how to use the microphone and getting the best out of your voice, you’ll record your own very own voice-over in the booth (you’ll be emailed a copy to keep and to put on your casting page).  Your instructor will be Brad Habib, 5-time winner of Austreos Producer of the Year.

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Intro to 3D Animation

Friday 19 January

10am to 4pm

Ages 13 – 17yrs

$80

3D is the future and the future is NOW!  Using free Blender software, you’ll create your own character and background, then create your own short animated scene by the end of the day.

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Intro to Game Design 

Why just play games when you can make your own! Have a fun day with other gamers learning how to make 3 different types of games with Gamemaker. A great way to experience making your own games with out getting bogged down in coding. 

Monday 22 January

10am to 3pm

9-13 yr olds

$75

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2D Animation (Flash)

Flash is THE software to learn to easily achieve effective 2D animations. Learn the basic interface and navigation of this great program and make a short animation by the end of the day!

Tuesday 23 January

10am to 3pm

Ages 10 – 15yrs

$75

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Make-A-Music-Video 

Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 January (2 days)

10am – 3pm (2 days)

Ages 9-13yrs

$145 

Make a Music Video with Marshall Stay, Filmbites awesome acting and film-making teacher (yes, he’s great at both!). Pick a song, devise a concept, learn about film equipment then shoot and act in your own music video. Includes an emailed copy of your completed video.

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Workshop terms and conditions:

For the comfort of all participants, please adhere to the age groups listed. Please call the office on 9209 2689 if you wish to make a booking outside these age groups

Cancellations more than one week prior to the workshop will receive a full refund

Other refunds will be made where possible at the discretion of Filmbites

Filmbites reserves the right to cancel any workshop at any time

Filmbites takes no responsibility for any personal items left behind at any venue

Holiday Workshops May 9, 2014

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