Movie Production California

Los Angeles

Movie Production California

From 4690 CHF

Start dates

23.06 / 14.07.2024

Key points

● 8 production lessons per week

● 18 English lessons per week

● Visits to 4 different Hollywood studios

● 3 week programme

School details

Levels: B1-Intermediate to C1-Advanced

Accommodation: Host family - Twin shared room

Arrivals/Departure: Arrivals are on Sundays with departures on Saturdays

Age range: 14+ Years

Features

WiFi

Certificates

Sport




Lights, Camera, Action: Unleashing the Filmmaker Within!

Welcome to an immersive program that goes beyond the ordinary, introducing budding filmmakers to the captivating world of creating short films. This isn't your average film school; it's a hands-on experience led by esteemed instructors from Columbia University and seasoned Hollywood directors and technicians. Get ready to script, shoot, and create magic under the Hollywood sign.
 

5,4,3,2,1 - ACTION!

From crafting a compelling screenplay to mastering basic camera moves and on-location shooting, participants dive into every aspect of film production. Learn from the best in the business, including instructors who've collaborated with industry legends like George Lucas and Ray Liotta.


Behind-the-Scenes Studio Tours and exciting excursions

Walk in the footsteps of cinematic giants with exclusive tours of major studios like Warner Bros., Sony/MGM, and Paramount. Immerse yourself in the glitz of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, with optional visits to Disneyland, Santa Monica Beach, and the thrilling Knott's Berry Farm. Wrap up the program with a Hollywood-worthy farewell party and a film screening showcasing your creative masterpiece.

The program includes:
- 18 English Lessons weekly: Sharpen your language skills in an engaging and immersive environment.
- 8 Movie Production Lessons weekly: Delve into the art of filmmaking with hands-on lessons, including equipment use and a copy of your final film.
- Evening activities: Dance, play sports, games, and enjoy movie nights for a perfect blend of learning and leisure.
- Homestay accommodation: Experience a home away from home with halfboard during the week and full board on weekends, excluding excursions.
- Airport transfer: from/to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

 

Optional Extras: Choose additional excursions for Sunday like Disneyland or Santa Monica Beach and Pier (additional fee).
 

Embark on a cinematic journey where dreams come to life. Join us in the heart of Hollywood, where creativity knows no bounds, and every frame tells a unique story. Unleash your inner filmmaker, master the art of storytelling, and let the adventure begin!

Camp Duration:
1 - 6 Weeks
Levels:
B1-Intermediate to C1-Advanced
Age group:
Juniors
Start dates:

Summer
23.06 / 14.07.2024

Language Courses:
English
About this camp:

- 18 English lessons each week with professional and highly trained American English teachers all ready to teach you how to speak English in that Blockbuster American accent!

- 8 lessons of production tuition per week from acclaimed teachers with plenty of hands-on industry experience. Past instructors include Columbia University faculty as well as directors and technicians who have worked on major Hollywood productions, including projects with George Lucas and Tom Cruise!


Included in the price:

  • 18 lessons of English per week
  • Evening activities including dances, sports, games, and movies
  • 8 lessons of movie production per week.
  • Use of camera and equipment
  • Copy of final film.
  • Host family accommodation (includes two meals on weekdays, brunch on excursion days, brunch and dinner on non-excursion days as well as the daily tranport from/to the camp).
  • T-shirt, textbooks, and certificate of completion.
  • Use of college computer lab and library.
  • Registration fee.
  • Roundtrip airport transfer to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Summer

Weeks Price

Students will be placed in a carefully selected American home where students experience the American family lifestyle.

Homestay Accommodation includes two meals on week-days, and full-board on weekends, when not on an excursion. Include Daily transportation to/from the camp.

Every summer since more than 10 years the language schools welcome around one hundred participants for its different programs.

Accommodation Description Price Gallery
Host family - Twin shared room Twin room accommodation with carefully selected American families No Fee

SUMMER PROGRAM
June 23 – July 13, 2024

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday  Saturday
23/03/2024 24/06/2024 25/06/2024 26/06/2024 27/06/2024 28/06/2024 29/06/2024
Arrival

Check in to homestay
Orientation

Placement test

Welcome lunch

Campus and area tour
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Beverly Hills Tour
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production

Workshop
Makeup Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Warner Brothers Studios
Standard:
Getty
Center

Optional:
Disneyland
30/06/2024 01/07/2024 02/07/2024 03/07/2024 04/07/2024 05/07/2024 06/07/2024
Optional: Santa Monica Beach and Pier ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Sony/MGM Studios
Independence Day

NO CLASS
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
Standard: Huntington
Beach

Optional: Universal Studios
07/07/2024 08/07/2024 09/07/2024 10/07/2024 11/07/2024 12/07/2024 13/07/2024
Optional: Six Flags ESL Class

Lunch

Paramount Studios
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Hollywood Tour
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Farewell Lunch

Film Screening
Departure


 

July 16 – August 5, 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday  Saturday
14/07/2024 15/07/2024 16/07/2024 17/07/2024 18/07/2024 19/07/2024 20/07/2024
Arrival

Check in to homestay
Orientation

Placement test

Welcome lunch

Campus and area tour
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Beverly Hills Tour
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production

Workshop
Makeup Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Warner Brothers Studios
Standard: Huntington Beach

Optional: Universal Studios
21/07/2024 22/07/2024 23/07/2024 24/07/2024 25/07/2024 26/07/2024 27/07/2024
Optional: Six Flags ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Sony/MGM Studios
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
Standard: Getty Center

Optional: Disneyland
28/07/2024 29/07/2024 30/07/2024 31/07/2024 01/08/2024 02/08/2024 03/08/2024
Optional: Santa Monica Beach and Pier ESL Class

Lunch

Paramount Studios
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Lunch

Hollywood Tour
ESL Class

Lunch

Movie Production Workshop
ESL Class

Farewell Lunch

Film Screening
Departure

This is a sample programme. Activities and excursions can vary significantly depending on the weather, or other factors that are beyond our control.

In this camp, students are offered a full excursions and activity programme that mixes leisure and cinema related activities:

• Film Screening

• Hollywood

• Beverly Hills

• Cinema makeup workshop

• Disneyland

• DJ Dance Party

• Farewell Party

• Knott’s Berry Farm (optional)

• Santa Monica Beach (optional)

• MLB Baseball Game (optional)

 

Studio visits:

• Warner Bros.

• Sony/MGM

• Paramount

• Universal Studios

Arrivals/Departure
The school provides transfers to and from LAX Airport! 
Students can arrive at any time on the Sunday and still benefit from the included transfer.
Students departing after 5pm on the Saturday will incur an additional housing cost of $35.

Please find further information on the Unaccompanied Minor Service by clicking on the following link: here.

Camp Location




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Nationality mix

friLingue is hugely popular in the domestic market as well as internationally, providing international and local Swiss students the opportunity to mix and exchange languages within the camp.

Security

We place emphasis on a young, creative and motivated teaching body and an international atmosphere with volunteers from all over the world

Locations

Our camps are held in some of Switzerland's most stunning and unique locations - expect Alpine mountains and freshwater lakes that will take your breath away!

Teaching

Our young, creative and diverse group of teachers are encouraged to use more fun and interactive methods, making the language more accessible to each student.

Small class sizes

Our classes are held in small classes of around 6 students, providing more teacher-student contact that allows the teacher to focus upon the specific learning needs of each student. Average number of students per class in 2022: 5.

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