Why Filmbites 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
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April 2019 Holiday Program
Bookings received by March 31st receive an automatic 10% discount
All workshops are at Filmbites Studio, 6/31 Oxleigh Drive Malaga
Bookers, please note that the day/time on your TryBooking ticket is the full program start date (15 April). The date and start time of the workshop for which you have booked is as below.
7 to 11 yr old program
Elements of Drama
A fun and informative grounding the essentials of drama – we’ll be starting with Voice, Movement and Role, and progress on to Space, Situation and Character on day 2. Your instructor is drama educator and Perth actress Jessica Shallcross.
Mon 15 and Tues 16 Apr – 10am to 2pm each day – max of 10 –$110
Intro to Screen Acting
More than just your standard drama class! This class focuses on the essentials you must know when acting on screen (rather than the stage) and how to act with a film crew. Your instructor is drama educator and Perth actress Jessica Shallcross.
Wed 17 Apr – 10am to 2pm – max of 10 – $55
9 to 12 yr old program
Intro to Game Design
Design and build your own games! Gamemaker software is a great intro into the exciting world of game development, using a drag and drop system instead of coding. Hang out with other gamers and create a number of different types of games such as shoot ’em up, platform and ‘fruit ninja’ style games. This is our most popular holiday workshop – get in fast! The program is free so you can download it at home and continue designing and playing your game.
Thurs 18 Apr – 10am to 3pm – max of 8 – $70
You’ll start the day filming news scenes in Filmbites very own green screen studio, then edit your scenes to add a range of video effects such as explosions, shrinking people, invisibility and flying.
Wed 24 Apr – 10am to 3pm – max of 8 – $75
12 to 15 yr old program
Using a plaster mold as a base, you’ll learn how to artfully use clay to create the shape of your mask (your basic face shape as well as creative additions such as a witch’s nose, horns or warts), then learn how to correctly apply latex to create your mask ‘skin’. You’ll then be shown the best ways to prepare and add embellishments to suit your creation (hair, colours, sequins, glitter), and have a completed mask by the end of the workshop. Not only will you have designed and created your very own latex mask, you’ll also learn about the materials and techniques required so you can create new masks for many Halloween’s to come! Your instructor will be professional movie makeup artist Stephanie Davis.
Mon 15 Apr – 10am to 2pm – Ages 12 to 15yrs – max of 10 – $75
Intro to Screen Acting
More than just your standard drama class! This class focuses on the essentials you must know when acting on screen (rather than the stage) and how to act with a film crew. Your instructor is Filmbites Advanced acting instructor and actress Jessica Hegarty.
Tues 16 Apr – 10am to 3pm – Ages 12 to 15yrs – max of 10 – $70
Extension workshop (13 to 17 yr olds)
(not suitable for beginners)
“Something from Nothing” – Devising from Scratch
Devising your own work is an important part of maintaining a strong artistic career in Perth.
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make original solo or group works by using images and audio to create narrative. You’ll leave with a toolbox of devising skills, a sense of courage in making bold choices and an understanding of abstract creative work.
Your instructor is Marshall Stay, a graduate of WAAPA’s Performance Making program and Filmbites acting and filmaking instructor.
Marshall has who has worked with one of the leading devised theatre company members from New York (Barney O’Hanlon, SITI COMPANY) and also recently interned with The Last Great Hunt on their Perth Festival must-see production Le Nor.
Wed 17 Apr – 10am to 3pm – Ages 13 to 17yrs – max of 12 – $85
Workshop terms and conditions
For the comfort of all participants, please adhere to the age groups listed
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