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Film Artist Residency Programs
Film director conducts hands-on cameraless animation workshop during one week in-school residency program. More Info
Film department at performing arts high school. 60 students, freshmen to seniors, collaborated on a ten-minute animation film, resulting in an award-winning group project at a Florida State level film competition.
©Photos by Lois Siegel
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FilmLab announces new animation residency and camp locations for Toronto, New York, New Jersey, Phoenix and Florida, now in development. Ask about enrollment or how to support having a animation residency or summer camp program for your own community.
Student ID, is a high-school student film & tv production workshop based in Jacksonville, FL. Working with industry professionals and educators to provide support for students to produce their own programming for local broadcast.
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Film &TV Department produced filmmaker interviews and short films for broadcast on Comcast Cable.
(Educational Advisor, Ms. Lorry Romano, 2006, 2007)
Joey Travolta's Short Film Camp
Two-week inclusion filmmaking camps for up to 50 young people, ages 10 through 17 years old, 30 of whom are on the autism spectrum. Directed by Joey Travolta, the program provides hands-on activities that include acting, writing, producing, and directing. Students work with Hollywood film professionals on a collaborative group project that combines narrative and documentary footage of the camp resulting in a 30-minute short film made by the young filmmakers.
FilmLab announces new Joey Travolta Short Film Camp locations for Florida, now in development. Ask about enrollment or how to support having a film camp for your own community.
Joey Travolta's Inclusion Films
Practical Film Vocational Program
Designed for developmentally disabled individuals to develop confidence, social skills, self-esteem and creativity through improvisation, acting and digital filmmaking. Students learn essential skills to work in the production field of the entertainment industry. This program helps these individuals fully participate in all aspects of community living and the work force.
Programs are produced by FilmLab for Inclusion Films
Press link to CBS News Story 3/6/09
News from Washington D.C. - National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month
Free To Be Me
Directed by Joey Travolta
FilmLab | HEAL Foundation
A short documentary film that follows a group of 50 kids, most of whom are on the autism spectrum, during a two-week filmmaking camp with Joey Travolta in Jacksonville, Florida.
Film is now touring film festivals around the country to promote autism awareness.
(Running time: 22 minutes)
World Arts Film Festival
April 11-13, 2013
Filmmakers with developmental disabilties will have a new annual arena for showcasing their creative abilities while promoting inclusion and awareness with the debut of the World Arts Film Festival. The festival is set to premiere in Jacksonville, Florida in April 2013. FilmLab will provide a "Young Directors" panel session for the event.
Event Hosted by The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
School Residency Program brings young filmmakers and their films to schools, student and family groups for "Mini-Fest" screening and interactive talk. Industry professional will lead presentation.
NEW! FilmLab announces new program locations in Toronto, New York, New Jersey, Phoenix and Florida, now in development.
Ask about enrollment or how to support having a film residency or summer camp for your own community!
Contact us for presentations, conference workshops and our selection of films.
Topics on awareness and community:
Autism Awareness Films by Kids
Public Service Message about Autism
"Don't Be A Bully, Be A Buddy" Travolta Campaign