JR Art Lab

JR. Filmmaker

Registration for Spring 2022 after school programs is now closed. If you missed the registration, don’t worry, you can still sign up for our Creative Coaching  or private VR art workshops. This One-to-one instruction ensures the student interacts with the teacher individually, so that your child can learn and understand concepts at their own pace and in their own way. Space is very limited, please email info@jrartlab.com to check availability before booking. Thank you.

JR Filmmaker provides your child with hands-on experience to unleash their creativity through the process of learning and storytelling. During this course, we will examine different aspects of film-making that are both fascinating for young movie lovers as well as the experienced instructor themselves.

Students will get plenty of hands-on experience and practical film knowledge, through working both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Last but not least, students will learn how to work in a film crew. All final productions will be uploaded to the student’s YouTube Channel as well as JR Art Lab YouTube channel.

Topics include*:

  • Screenplay writing
  • Script adaptation
  • Storyboarding
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Lighting and Color
  • Sound
  • Editing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Visual Effects
  • Dubbing and Foley
  • Producing    

We will look at the foundation on which every great film is built—the script. Whether an original concept or an adaptation, the screenplay is the key to the success of a movie—good dialogue, story pacing, and character development are the framework everything else hangs on.

Ultimately responsible for the creative content on screen, directors are the captains of the ship on every film. All actors and heads of department report to them. In our courses, some directors are also writers, employing unique styles of dialogue.

Topics including the use of color, camera movement vs. still placement will be covered. It becomes clear that cinematographers do more than simply shoot the film and make it look good. They have a direct influence on the overall tone of the movie. A shot can be enhanced by the use of a particular lens, or a specific lighting scheme. It’s their job to know what’s best.

Our Progressive course hands over creative control to students as they prove their understanding and competency with the technical and film making processes. Film making teaches adaptability, Flexibility, thinking on their feet, and problem solving in a dynamic group setting. A skill which will serve them throughout their life.

Films have different genres, but film-making is borderless. Together we will unveil what is happening behind the scenes.

Our Students will learn to use Davinci Resolve 17 to edit video footage. please check out https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/ca/products/davinciresolve/ to know more about the program. 

These topics will be also adjusted depending on the length of the term. Please be notified that not all areas will be covered in one term.