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Mon, Jun 20



Summer Filmmaker Bootcamp for Young Artists

Calling all young filmmakers, actors, and writers! FilmGate Miami is launching a brand-new summer program to teach high school students how to make movies.

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Summer Filmmaker Bootcamp for Young Artists
Summer Filmmaker Bootcamp for Young Artists

Time & Location

Jun 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – Jul 08, 2022, 4:00 PM

Miami, 168 SE 1st St, Miami, FL 33131, USA

About the event

This three-week camp is a crash-course in all skills related to creating media content and telling great stories.  Young artists will learn how to write short scripts, operate professional cameras, direct actors, and edit a scene. Students will learn from accomplished filmmakers, writers, and teachers from all over the world and take the first steps on their journey to Hollywood.  PARTICIPANTS WILL GRADUATE WITH TWO SHORT FILMS.

Open to all students aged 12-17!

Daily Schedule

Classes run from10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday (June 20th - July 8th). Parents can drop off students at 9 am and pick up before 6 pm.  Complimentary healthy breakfast and lunch included.

All professors are experienced university professors or top pros in their fields.

There will be no class on 4th of July.

This class will focus on education, creation, hand on training, collaboration, and having fun!

Students will have plenty of time to gain experience with state-of-the-art equipment and editing software, and become fluent in the language of film.

All equipment and materials are included.


- Screenwriting

- Preproduction - schedules

- Art Direction

- Acting

- Casting

- Directing

- Cinematography

- Post Production/Editing

- Sound Design

- Special Effects

Graduation: ALL FILMS WILL BE SCREENED AT OUR EL ORO THEATER for students, friends and family on Friday, July 8th

Faculty List

Adrian M. Garcia is a production and screenwriting professor at Miami Dade College, and he has taught generations of students a new way of seeing. An award-winning Cuban-American filmmaker with a graduate degree from the University of Miami, Professor Garcia's ongoing “Women Above the Line” lecture series has brought his students face-to-face with Academy Award nominees and with trailblazing women filmmakers—some of the leading storytellers of our time. He has taught pioneering classes to incarcerated populations, and his student's films have gone on to win acclaim throughout the country and world.

Daniel Capote graduate of the prestigious The Juilliard School Drama Division. While at Juilliard, he appeared in numerous productions, including THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT, TRUST, ROMEO AND JULIET, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, and WILLIAMS IN TRANSIT.

Daniel has recently appeared in the critically acclaimed, and award-winning production of THE CARETAKER with Zoetic Stage, as well as, the world-premiere production of FINDING MONA LISA by Michael McKeever. He is also known for recurring as "Scientist Peter" on the hit Nickelodeon series I AM FRANKIE.

Andres Di Bono is an award-winning film editor and director who has more than 20 years of editing experience. Throughout his career, Andres has edited a great deal of narrative short and feature films. He's worked for studios such as Disney, Universal & Warner Brothers, personalities such as John Legend, Elton John & Andy Garcia and has been editing for multiple top brands such as Nissan, IBM, & Porsche.

Andres has graduated as a Director from a film program in Los Angeles. Following this creative path, he has been writing and directing short films of various scales and genres some of which are now streaming on Amazon and other platforms. He has also been continuously editing various critically acclaimed tv series and shows.

Emma Cuba

Emma Cuba is a Cuban-Swedish actor, writer, and director born and raised in Miami, Fl. Emma is an alumna of New World School of the Arts and the recipient of Miami Dade’s Wolfson Leadership Award. Having graduated with a BFA in Theatre Arts with a film focus, she was able to explore her passions while attending Boston University’s School of Theatre. These foundations led her to write, produce and act in various projects both abroad and in Miami. She has just finished her short film Mango City, which she wrote, directed, and produced in partnership with Skinnymoon Studios, an all-female production company she co-founded, based in Miami. Emma recently returned from the Nostos Screenwriting residency in Italy, mentored by BAFTA and Sundance nominated filmmaker, Tina Gharavi, where she wrote her next feature film. Currently, she teaches filmmaking and art courses throughout Miami. Previously, she has worked with Miami New Drama alongside Michel Hausmann and Moises Kaufman helping bring their artistic projects to life, and collaborated with CBS, where she had the honor of interviewing Oprah Winfrey.

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