Amanda Wright


Young Directors, Session 1: Behind the Scenes

We kicked off our first VFXplorers & Young Directors camps for our youngest filmmakers, ages 8 – 11, last week! Check out this behind the scenes look at Young Directors. On Monday our Young Directors camp began and everyone got to know each...
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Intermediate NEW: Choosing a Genre

We had a great time with Intermediate Filmmaking students last week! In this brand new workshop, we had students choose between creating a documentary, a music video, or a narrative film. The group broke up into smaller teams and ended the week with three...
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Intro to Filmmaking: Week One of Summer Film Camp!

The summer is off to a great start here at Light House! Our first Intro to Filmmaking session of the summer began last week with a film scavenger hunt – students followed clues and practiced new camera shot techniques. Later in the day our mentors...
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Casting Calls!

Actors: See below for two upcoming casting calls. Please contact us immediately if available! Crunch Casting Call: Production Title: Crunch Synopsis: “Crunch” is a film about two boys with their mother on a quest for snacks who encounter a rival mom....
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NEH Documentary Film Competition: Announcing our Panel of Filmmaker Judges!

Hey High School Filmmakers! Have you entered our National Endowment for the Humanities Documentary Film Competition yet? Well…we’re bringing in 4 amazing filmmakers to judge the submitted short documentaries! Each film will have the opportunity...
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Casting Call!

CASTING CALL: We’re casting an upcoming commercial for the Jefferson Madison Regional Library’s Summer Reading Challenge. The challenge encourages community members of all ages to discover great new reads and win prizes all summer long. Production...
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Renaissance School: Arts Practicum @ Light House

This Spring, Renaissance High School students were able to choose between 3 different art classes during their “Arts Practicum” semester-long once-a-week course. One of their options was a Light House film workshop, and we created a class...
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2nd Annual Screenplay Call

BE A PART OF LIGHT HOUSE’S 2nd ANNUAL SHORT SCREENPLAY CALL! Interested in screenwriting? Want to see your story ideas developed into a short film? Light House Studio is now accepting screenplay submissions from high school and college students throughout...
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The Queen of Confection: An Ivy Creek Documentary Project

This semester, we’re working with Ivy Creek School to create a documentary about their theatre class play. The play tells the story of a Sugar Queen, a factory of confection, and her loyal team of a butler and fearless Jedi. Battling her for the...
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