SUMMER CAMP: Special Effects Makeup (ages 11-12)

SUMMER CAMP: Special Effects Makeup (ages 11-12)


Spend your summer learning the magic that goes behind your favorite action, sci fi, and fantasy films!

Campers will get an in-depth introduction to special effects makeup from professional special FX artist Jennifer Cunningham and learn valuable tips and tricks. This camp gives students the chance to flex their creative muscles and explore.

Topics covered in this camp include:

  • Monster & Zombie Makeup

  • Cosplay Makeup

  • Paint for illusion

  • Using homemade items & easy recipes to achieve looks without compromising your budget vs.

  • Using industry standard professional kits (pros & cons of each)

Students will leave this camp with a mini makeup kit including items that will be demonstrated in class so that you can recreate creations for future projects, digital photos + short videos compromised of each of the looks created shot in our professional film/video studio.

All films & creative projects completed in ASoF camps will screen for the public as part of our annual Loud & Clear Youth Film Festival at Alamo Drafthouse in August 2019. All camps are a flat fee of $275 with no additional costs and include a free summer camp t-shirt for each camper registered.

June 17 - June 28, 2019 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

Pair this camp with a morning camp for students to experience a full day of camp such as: Digital Filmmaking or Animation.

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ALL DAY CAMPS: MEDIA MAKERS (8-16 yr olds) can choose to mix & match morning & afternoon camps for a full day of camp.

LUNCH & SNACK BREAK: all camps will have multiple scheduled snack breaks & a lunch break from 1pm - 2pm every day.

MEDIA MAKERS award-winning summer camps lay the foundation for youth to explore all creative aspects in filmmaking & digital arts over the course of two weeks, with a uniquely designed project-based curriculum of hands-on learning.

Campers work with industry professionals, real equipment and learn technical skills in production & post-production. Our youth programs are known for its award winning youth films with screenings at: Guggenheim Museum, AFI Film Festival, Chicago International Children's Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Austin Youth Film Festival, South by South West, Nashville Film Festival and many more.