Off the Block Documentary Video App 2012

UCR ARTSBLOCK

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OFF THE BLOCK VIDEO DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP FOR TEENS 2012

APPLICATION and ADMISSION PROCESS

WORKSHOP DATES: JULY 10-27, 2012 (Tuesdays-Fridays, 10AM-4PM)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 25, 2012

WORKSHOP LOCATION: CALIFORNIA MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY AT UCR ARTSBLOCK

3824 MAIN STREET DOWNTOWN RIVERSIDE

Be part of the action at UCR ARTSblock this summer! OFF THE BLOCK VIDEO DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP FOR TEENS is a free media literacy and video production workshop. Participants in the workshop will learn basic skills producing a short documentary video. The workshop will cover storyboarding, interviewing, filming and editing. The final productions are shown at a special screening and reception for family and friends in the Culver Center Screening Room at the ARTSblock. This is a great opportunity for promising filmmakers to create their own short documentary!

The workshop is free and space is limited. Open to participants ages 15-19. Due to high volume of response, admittance into the workshop will be through an application process. Participants must submit an application to be considered for admission into the workshop. Students accepted into the workshop must attend all workshop dates. Selection into the workshop based is on short essay response and interview. The ARTSblock curatorial committee and the OFF THE BLOCK committee will evaluate applications and conduct.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Workshop applicants will be notified via email and/or telephone by May 31 for an interview. (Please note that the interview process does not guarantee acceptance into the workshop). Applicants who proceed to the interview process will be notified of their acceptance into the workshop on the week of June 11. Participants accepted into the workshop must attend orientation scheduled for the latter weekend in June (date to be announced).

ONLINE APPLICATION (All fields must be filled out)

  • Email address (please provide an email address that you check regularly. Be sure that this is also the email where we can reach you to notify if the participant is accept into the workshop)
  • Phone number (please provide a phone number where we can reach you in case of emergency and to notify if the participant is accepted into the workshop)

PARTICIPANT’S SHORT ESSAY RESPONSE (up to 300 words)

Your essay must include the answers to the following questions:

  • Why do you want to participate in this program?
  • What experience have you had with film and video?
  • What is your favorite film and why?

Off the Block Video Documentary Workshop for Teens 2012

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