We’ve had the pleasure of working with some great students from Mountaintop Montessori this past week! Students dove straight into the world of filmmaking day by day, and we’re proud of all they’ve accomplished in such a short time!...
GIFs were first created close to thirty years ago, yet today you see GIFs used everywhere from Facebook to high end fashion advertisements. On Saturday, December 12th media artist, Jason Robinson, led GIF It! An Animated GIF Workshop in collaboration...
On Saturday, December 5th, I watched in awe as my old college buddy taught a large group of students age 8-11 about evolution. This wasn’t science class, and the only things the students were equipped with were crayons and plain, white paper. Here is...
This Fall, Light House has been working with Jack Jouett middle school students as part of our Keep it REEL community program, in collaboration with Boys and Girls Club, to create a short film. You may remember the Haunted School series that screened...
Hey Charlottesville Non-Profits! Are you interested in entering to win a 30-second public service announcement highlighting your organization? “Commercial Production” is back this winter for it’s 7th year! Advanced filmmaking students...
Here’s the story: A class of students is bored out of their minds by their teacher and her impossible math equations. The class finds a “non-boring chemical” to give their teacher in hopes that their sanity will be restored, pours it...
The Virginia Film Festival is only a few days away, and the staff at Light House can’t wait. In preparation for the big weekend, we’ve come up with a list of films we’re most excited to see. Are any...
‘Tis the season for apple cider, leaf piles, pumpkin pie and of course, horror movies. Who doesn’t love a great heart-pumping, skin-crawling horror film to round out the Halloween season? If you haven’t started your horror film checklist...
This week on Featured Filmmakers… Light House students Liam Hubbard, Caroline Cox, and Oliver Schwartz share their love for documentary filmmaking, and what they learned during the two week summer camp process that is “Documentary” at...
Welcome back to our blog series, “Featured Filmmakers,” where we share interviews with our students and highlight what they’ve been doing throughout their summer film camp week. The second session of Young Directors proved to be an exciting...