Senior Director’s Seat

SUMMER 2017 – 14-18 year olds

July 4-14th, 2016 – Monday to Friday, 9AM-3:30PM

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During the first week of this hands-on program participants pitch, script, direct, and produce their own short films using professional camera and sound gear. Once production is complete, the focus turns to editing, where participants learn advanced editing techniques using Final Cut Pro and create an original soundtrack using Soundtrack Pro. A short internship is made available during the second week for participants who would like to work alongside a professional filmmaker to gain experience on the set or in the field. An emphasis on collaboration, responsibility and critical thinking run through all aspects of this intensive two week program. All camera equipment and editing software is provided. Participants may chose to bring their own camera to use.

Cost and Eligibility for Earning High School Credits

$400. Learners entering Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 in September 2017 and who reside in BC are eligible to earn 4 elective credits through SelfDesign High. For learners whose home school is SelfDesign High credits are available if entering Grade 10, 11, 12 (not 9) in September 2017. YOU MUST BE ENROLLED AND REGISTERED WITH SELFDESIGN HIGH BY MAY 30th.

$650 for all other participants.

Bursary Information

There is a bursary program for families who need some financial assistance. Please download this form and email it to info@watershedproductions.ca.

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Bursaries are first come first serve. $100 is available for the Senior Director’s Seat (14-18.) If you require further assistance please indicate that on the bursary form. Bursaries for Senior Director’s Seat are not available if the participant is registering through SelfDesign High.

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Registration Information

HIGH SCHOOL PARTICIPANTS – FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO REGISTER

Those participants who are eligible to earn 4 high school credits (see eligibility in cost section above) MUST complete these three steps to complete the registration for Senior Director’s Seat. For all participants who are not enrolling and registering through SelfDesign High, please skip to Step Three below. YOU MUST BE ENROLLED AND REGISTERED WITH SELFDESIGN HIGH BY MAY 30th.

  • Step One – REGISTER WITH KSA/SELKIRK COLLEGE AND COMPLETE PAYMENT
    This is a separate registration taken by Selkirk College. All film camp participants must call Selkirk College/Erin Potulicki at 250.352.2821 ext 0 (for reception) or 250.352.6601 ext 13299. If you have enrolled and registered with SelfDesign High (or plan to) your payment for the program will be $400. Please inform the administrative staff with whom you register that you have already (or plan to) contact SelfDesign High. To Register in person: Visit the Selkirk College/KSA office at 606 Victoria Street Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:00pm. Office is closed 1-2PM for lunch.
  • Step Two – ENROL AT SELFDESIGN HIGH: For any participants that are not currently enrolled at SelfDesign for the 2016-17 school year, you must first enrol with SelfDesign before you register for Senior Director’s Seat. This does not effect your current school enrolment. Email: enrolment@selfdesign.org to complete your enrolment. This must be done before you register for this course at SelfDesign. If you are already enrolled with SelfDesign High, please go go to step three and register for the Senior Director’s Seat.
  • YOU MUST BE ENROLLED AND REGISTERED WITH SELFDESIGN HIGH BY MAY 30th.

  • Step Three – COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FOR SENIOR DIRECTOR’S SEAT WITH SELFDESIGN HIGH – Please use this link: REGISTER FOR SENIOR DIRECTOR’S SEAT HERE You will need a username and password to sign in to access your registration form. There isn’t a course on the form that says specifically, Sr. Director’s Seat. You can write “Senior Director’s Seat” on the “Other” text field or choose the correct associated course “Drama: Film and Television 11 or 12.”

    If you have previously enrolled in SelfDesign High and do not remember your username and password you may email enrolment@selfdesign.org to inquire. If you are not able to complete these steps to enrol and register, please email: info@watershedproductions.ca. YOU MUST BE ENROLLED AND REGISTERED WITH SELFDESIGN HIGH BY MAY 30th.

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For Further Program Information

Contact Watershed Productions at 250.551.1711 or email info@watershedproductions.ca


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