2019 HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM

SESSION 1: June 24 – July 12
SESSION 2: July 15 – August 2

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COLUMBIA COLLEGE HOLLYWOOD + FLASHPOINT CHICAGO

Spend your summer in Los Angeles or Chicago on one of our campuses. Study acting, filmmaking, screenwriting, animation + visual effects, graphic design + interactive media, or recording arts, and earn college credit. Our program runs from June to August 2019.

WHO YOU ARE

The High School Summer Program is for you if you:

  • Are 15-18 years old at the time of enrollment
  • Are passionate about the visual storytelling you see in films, television shows, video games, and streaming media
  • Are passionate about graphic design & interactive media, or animation & digital art
  • Want to gain college-level experience on our Los Angeles campus
  • Want to earn college credit before you get to college

WHAT YOU’LL STUDY

The 2019 High School Summer Program is a two-session series of three-week courses. You can choose just one session or both that we’ve designed so you build a portfolio of experience in different aspects of the digital media arts.


FILM PRODUCTION

Express your own creative vision by producing professional quality digital films using industry-standard gear and bring them to the big screen.

SCREENWRITING

Discover what it takes to write professional-quality screenplays that are sought after by Hollywood producers, agents, and studio executives. You’ll dive into story structure and character development as you learn how to create memorable dialog, direct action with words, and convey your unique screen vision to your first audience: the reader.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Use professional tools like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to build a foundation using words, images, lines, and colors to develop an original corporate identity (logo) and promotional graphics for a company you create!

ACTING

Challenge your storytelling skills in a whole new way through college-level acting studies in movement, voice, characterization, script interpretation, and improvisation.

ANIMATION/VFX

After learning sketching and concept, you will be taught how to create a 3D model character that could be used in movies, apps, games, or a multitude of end products.

MUSIC RECORDING + MIXING

For students who love music, you will receive hands-on training in our professional music control room, recording studios, and digital audio workstation labs to produce your own studio recording.


MEALS & HOUSING

If you need housing, we’ll arrange everything. You’ll live, study, and play with an amazing group of like-minded creative students and Columbia College Hollywood resident advisors in dorm-style housing. Your tuition fee includes includes three meals Monday to Friday and brunch & dinner on weekends. If you live close by and prefer to commute from home, your tuition fee includes lunch on campus Monday to Friday.