Track 1 - Writer's Room (write the funny stuff):
Writers brainstorm, write drafts, edit and punch up scripts to create three comedy sketches.
Wednesday mornings, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on January 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27; March 6, 20, 27 and April 3, 10.
Track 2 - On Location (the actors act!):
Actors audition for different parts in various sketches. Regardless of role, students participate in table readings, blocking rehearsals and dress rehearsals while rotating through supplementary “Zests” highlighting key areas of the acting craft and participating in improv classes.
Meet Saturday mornings, 9 AM to 10:30 AM, on
February 2, 9, 16, 23,
March 2, 16, 23, 30, April 6.
Film shoot on Sundays, 1 PM to 4:00 PM, February 3, March 3, April 7.
Track 3 - Principal Photography (a.k.a film the thing!) and the Cutting Room (Post Production):
Work behind the camera. Preproduction activities include crew set-up, storyboarding, location scouting, casting, etc.
High school filmmakers, working with both college and professional mentors, shoot the sketches. After filming, students edit and create a final cut of each sketch.
Rehearsals and film shoots take place on the weekend at the beginning of each month, February 2, 3, March 2, 3, April 6, 7.
Editing meetings would take place on Wednesday nights at 7 PM as needed.