Florida Film Institute

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Florida Film Institute

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Florida Film Institute

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Who We Are

The Florida Film Institute (FFI) was established to provide students and adults with a nurturing and hands-on environment in the field of Media Arts. Since its inception in 1992, FFI has mentored over 6,670 middle and high school students from Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. FFI strives to provide a nurturing environment to teach the art, business and science of filmmaking, so that the participants may have the confidence and experience necessary to consider it as a viable career path.

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#FFI #CINEMA schedule this week @
JFSHS:
9.16 1st Act
9.18 Cinematic Language ( mood and tone lighting )
WHSHS:
9.17 1st Act
9.19 Scene Review
ATMSHS:
9.17 1st Act
9.19 Cinematic Language
#highschool #students #filmmaking #afterschool #program #miamidade #teens #castandcrew

#FFI #CINEMA schedule this week:
@ JFSHS: 1st Act w/film clips
Scene Review, camera info
@ ATMSHS: Scene Review
How to use Celtx/formatting scripts, intro to camera
@WHSHS: How to use Celtx/formatting scripts
1st Act with film clips
#film #program #students #MDCPS #students

More exciting news re the 2018 summer film camp project
A-N-N-A! It is an official selection in the 2019 Key West Film Festival, and will be screened on 11/23 @ 6:30pm at The Tropic Cinema in Key West. For more info: https://t.co/tjSi9BzNDC. Congrats to the #student #filmmakers!

REMINDER! 9/7@ 11am - 12pm @ CGAC--- the two 2019 #summer #film #camp projects will premiere, along with the behind the scenes video/pics on the big screen at The Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables! This is free/open to the public! Please arrive on time!

The 2019-2020 school year has officially begun in Miami-Dade County and that means #FFI is producing the award-winning #CINEMA program yet again in 3 local high schools!
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning SHS
John Ferguson SHS
Westland Hialeah SHS
#student #filmmakers #screenwriting

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In School

The primary goals of CINEMA are to teach young adults the art, business and science of filmmaking; to provide these participants a hands-on experience of making their own films in a realistic format that encourages them to consider filmmaking as a viable career alternative; and to explore the creative process of cinema as a means to increase self-esteem and develop decision-making skills necessary in any profession.

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After School

FFI after school CINEMA program will provide a creative and educational outlet for students that need to focus on their potential and also help them plan for their future careers. In addition, the vision of this program is to provide a fun, captivating and necessary environment that allows students be involved in something that will eventually lead them to productivity in their overall life.

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Film Camp

FFI will give up to 25 high school students ages 13 to 18 the opportunity to focus on essential and practical aspects of commercial motion picture production, including script preparation, cinematography, lighting, sound recording, directing, editing, acting and music. The program will feature instruction by South Florida Film Industry professionals. At the end of the session participants will showcase their short film project at the theatre.

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Summer Film Camp

FFI’s Summer Film Camp is a six week intense filmmaking program that takes place from June 15, 2020 – July 24, 2020. The camp will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 1pm. There will be two field trips which will take place during the camp sessions on select Fridays. FFI will give up to 25 high school students ages 13 to 18 the opportunity to focus on essential and practical aspects of commercial motion picture production, including script preparation, cinematography, lighting, sound recording, directing, editing, acting and music. The program will feature instruction by South Florida Film Industry professionals. At the end of the session participants will showcase their short film project at the theater. The camp will be held at the Coral Gables Art Cinema, located at 260 Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables.

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