April 4, 2017 Announcement
Florida Film Institute Presents Lights, Camera, Film… SUMMER CAMP!

The Florida Film Institute
Presents Lights, Camera, Film…

Summer Film Camp, Registration is Now Open!

Florida Film Institute (FFI) is excited to announce a summer partnership for the seventh year with the Coral Gables Cinemateque (CGC). CINEMA, a film education summer camp will be held at the CGC’s Coral Gables Art Cinema, located at 260 Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables, from June 12 to July 21, 2017. Up to 25 high school students ages 13 to 18 are invited to attend the workshops that meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 1:00pm. There will be three field trips which will take place during the camp sessions (on a Thursday or Friday). FFI will give students the opportunity to focus on essential and practical aspects of commercial motion picture production, including script preparation, cinematography, lighting, sound recording, directing, acting and music. The program will feature instruction by South Florida Film Industry professionals.

Registration is available online at and will end on June 1, 2017. The total camp fee for six weeks is available at a reduced rate of $695.00 plus a $50.00 non-refundable registration fee is required. FFI is able to offer this discounted fee to each participant because of the generosity of our sponsors. This year we are able to offer limited scholarships to students in need of financial assistance. In order to apply for the scholarship you will need to call the office before May 5, 2017. Requirements: Copy of the student’s current report card, a letter from the parent outlining the financial need or proof of school / participant in a Lunch Assistant Program. All applicants will be notified by May 15, 2017 if they have been granted a scholarship for the program. Scholarships are available for Miami-Dade County residents only.


FFI is always seeking financial and in-kind support. In the event that you would like to donate dollars (or maybe just some sense!) please click HERE or contact the FFI office directly and speak with Stephanie.


Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The Children’s Trust, is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County, Miami Dade College North Campus, School of Entertainment & Design Technology (SEDT), Garnet Productions, Coral Gables Art Cinema, VideoLab Solutions, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.