News

Jul20

Casting Call!

Private Investigator Casting Call Production Title (still in the works): Private Investigator Synopsis: Private Investigator is about a man who was a child star for being a kid detective. He solved crimes at his school and had a whole book series written...
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Jul13

VFXplorers Session 2: Behind the Scenes

Campers had a blast last week in “VFXplorers”. They explored various visual effects techniques and collaborated on creative short films. On Tuesday everyone got acquainted with each other and then the students dove into effects. They used...
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Jul07

Music Video: Behind the Scenes

5 days. 4 mentors. Countless actors. 3 songs from 3 local bands. A few lampshades and 1 (fake) bloody knee. An amazing group of high school filmmakers, and 3 awesome (if we do say so ourselves) music videos. Last week was a whirlwind of pre-production,...
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Jul05

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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Jun21

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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Jun17

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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Jun15

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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May31

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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May11

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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Apr28

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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