GIF It! An Animated GIF Workshop

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...
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Behind the Scenes: Evolution! with Tyler Rhodes

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...
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Jack Jouett Middle School: Behind the Scenes

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...
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Attention Non-Profits: Apply to win a 30-second PSA!

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...
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Behind the Scenes: Clark Elementary After School Workshop

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...
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Fall Workshops @ Light House!

Summer will be behind us in just a few weeks – but don’t let that get you down! Fall is the perfect time to share your love for film and filmmaking with others.  Whether you want to experiment with avant-garde film styles, watch and discuss...
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Audio Design: An Intern’s Perspective

3…2…1…BOOM! A train violently smashes into the building, sending glass, bricks, and furniture into a tornado-like fury. In utter panic, the five kids around me scream at the top of their lungs for several minutes (what seems like hours),...
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NEW Spring Workshops

Warmer weather, better moods, and blossoming flowers are right around the corner! Capture the positive spirit of spring through filmmaking in one of our new Spring Workshops. Do you enjoy watching Indie films, want to learn audio techniques or how to...
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Summer Film Camps Announced

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Now what…? Want to be the next great filmmaker, but don’t exactly know where to start? Light House Studio is now accepting students for our 2015 summer film camps. Whether you are interested in directing, acting, editing,...
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Winter Workshops

Registration is open for our 2015 Winter Workshops! Click here to learn about and register for these workshops, and to learn about some of our most recent collaborations! Register now before classes fill up!
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