June 14, 2018 - The Mariposa County Library will hold a free two-day, hands-on filmmaking workshop on Saturday, June 23 and Saturday, June 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for anyone aged 12 and older interested in creating short films using video cameras.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • use of video cameras, lights and reflectors;
  • writing treatments, storyboards, outlines and scripts;
  • interviewing techniques;
  • the art of filmmaking; and,
  • editing.

Participants will produce a 3-5 minute film on a subject of their own choosing.

All equipment is provided for use during the class. Basic computer skills are necessary for the editing portion of the program. (Free one-to-one computer tutoring is also available at the Library for all skill levels.)

The workshops will be taught by Mariposa High School graduate Rebecca Adams. Adams has an associate’s degree in media and computer science from Columbia College and has produced a number of short films. She is currently a junior at CSU Stanislaus majoring in communications.

Registration is required, by Friday, June 15th before 5:00 P.M. 

For further information, or to register, call the Library at (209) 966-2140 or email karen.dusek@mariposalibrary.org.

The workshops are funded by a grant from the Central Valley Community Foundation and are part of the Library’s Green S.T.E.A.M. Makerspace program.


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