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learn from professionals. 

tell powerful stories.

Experience community in a new way.

Fish Camp Films ‘22 is a five-day summer camp experience in Birmingham, AL for teens to learn the fundamentals of filmmaking and photography from professionals. By learning the elements of storytelling and film production, students can walk away with the tools to bring stories to life.                                                                 

Campers will be mentored by professional producers, camera operators, directors, editors, and sound specialists that hail from across the country. With the fundamentals of photograhy and filmmaking, they will create short documentary films that will be featured at our grand showcase at the end of camp. 

July 11th - 15th

9:00-4:00, Birmingham Public Library - Five Points West Branch


scholarships available

Schedule 

day one

9:00   //   Kickoff

10:00 //   Story 101

12:00  //   Lunch 

1:00    //   Camera 101

2:30   //    Break + Snacks

2:45   //    Group Projects

4:00  //    End of Day 1

day two

9:30  //   Basics of Photography 

12:00 //   Lunch 

1:00   //   Portraits + Interviewing +                     Audio

2:30  //    Break + Snacks

2:45  //    Group Projects

4:00 //    End of Day 2

day three

9:30    //   Frame Rates, Shutter                          Speed, Aperture

12:00  //   Lunch 

1:00    //   How to Film a Sequence 

                   To Tell a Story

2:30   //    Break + Snacks 

2:45   //    Group Projects

4:00  //    End of Day 3

day four

9:30   //    Editing Audio & Video                        Stories

12:00 //    Lunch 

1:00   //    Editing Stories

2:30  //     Break + Snacks

2:45  //     Group Projects

4:00 //     End of Day 4

day five

9:30    //   Editing Continued 

12:00  //   Lunch 

1:00    //   Exporting

4:00   //   Premiere with Parents

5:00   //   End of Day 5

Testimonials 

“I loved being able to tell my story in a space where I felt safe and accepted..”

FCF '21 Student

“The instructors were incredibly professional and knowledgable — it made me feel confident that I was learning valuable skills.”

FCF '20 Student