Tag Archives: filmmaking

Excitement builds for upcoming film festival

By Jacob Kahn-Samuelson, Maxwell Taniguchi-King and Nethan Sivarapu Staff Editors For the first time, Summit Public Schools will have a film festival competition where students from all California campuses can submit short films to be judged. The festival is planned to take place in early April on Summit Rainier’s campus, with the winner of the festival receiving an iPad.  On

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Video Production students collaborate to make films

By Juan Ambrosio, Osvaldo Ayala and Brayan Lozano Staff Writers The Expeditions course Video Production is a class were you learn about filmmaking. In this class, students make short films every Expeditions round; students are able to pick their topic for most of the films they make, but the teacher assigns work groups.  Vincent Nelson, the Video Production teacher, is

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Shasta Art Expeditions impacts the lives of students

By Kalysta Frost and Sophia Woehl Staff Writers Here at Summit Public Schools: Shasta, the Intermediate Visual Arts and the Intro to Visual Arts teacher is Meridith Burchiel, and the Intro to Video Production teacher is Vincent Nelson. In these classes, students work on making videos, scripts, drawings, paintings and being creative. Summit Public Schools has six different art and

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Course puts students through the behind the scenes magic of filming

By Judy Ly Staff Writer In the Video Production Expeditions course, students have the opportunity to explore the process of producing a film.  Through projects, such as creating a mockumentary and a silent film, students get to explore different roles and different perspectives on the behind the scenes magic.  Students are able to act as a director, a camera operator,

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Students practice different aspects of filmmaking

By Jon Garvin and Kai Lock Staff Editors Acting, screenwriting, directing and many more tools are taught to students in the Intro to Video Production course, which is offered by the Summit Expeditions team. Students who take the course learn different parts of filmmaking. Vincent Nelson, the Intro to Video Production teacher, explained: “In my class, we make short films.

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