Young filmmakers ages 13 – 18 can make film and make friends at the 2021 Odyssey Program!
Want to be the next Wes Anderson, Ava DuVernay, or Greta Gerwig? Made possible by a generous gift from Lee and Ageleke Zapis, the Odyssey Program at Cleveland State University’s School of Film & Media Arts inspires a new generation of creative talent with a range of offerings for high school students interested in learning the art of filmmaking. From online after school programs that teach film fundamentals to immersive in-person one and three week summer camps, the Odyssey Program provides experiential learning opportunities for young film fanatics of all skill levels.
Odyssey Program Experiential Three Week Summer Camp
June 14 – July 2, 2021
Live, eat, sleep, dream, and create films with the students and faculty of the School of Film & Media Arts at this immersive three-week summer film camp that teaches storytelling, film literacy, screenwriting, acting for the camera, directing, shot composition, cinematography, lighting, editing and much more in a fun and collaborative environment.
Odyssey Intensive: Acting and Directing
Residential: July 12 – 18, 2021
Day Camp: July 12 – 16, 2021
Nail your next audition and learn to work with actors as a director at this new one-week intensive day and residential summer camp focused on the crafts of acting and directing.
Odyssey Intensive: Documentary Production
Residential: July 19 – 25, 2021
Day Camp: July 19 – 23, 2021
Learn to tell stories from the world around you at this new one-week intensive day and residential summer camp that teaches the art of documentary production.
Odyssey Intensive: Postproduction
Residential: July 26 – August 1, 2021
Day Camp: July 26 – July 30, 2021
Learn how to mix creativity with technology and fix it in post with this new one-week intensive day and residential summer camp that teaches skills in postproduction.