YOung Filmmakers

Create your own film! Explore your talents by attending our Live Action Filmmaking Workshops or Steve & Kate's Animation Explorations. Attend just for fun or to create a great entry for the Young Filmmakers Contest. Brought to you with partial funding from the Manaaki Foundation.

Live Action
Filmmaking Workshop

for Grades 6 to 8

Sunday, December 3
from 1 to 5 p.m.
(code #2216.220 with

Live Action
Filmmaking Workshop

for Grades 3 to 5

Sundays, December 10
1 to 5 p.m.
(code #2216.221 with

The Depot, 401 Thatcher Ave., in River Forest.
In collaboration with the River Forest Park District.

Workshop Cost
$30 for residents and $35 for non-residents.
Water and nut-free snack provided.

Bring an ipad or tablet, if possible. Topics covered will be story, framing, audio, lighting, editing and production.

Animation Exploration
for Grades K to 8

Look for these in the fall. All equipment provided.
No registration necessary. Walk-ins welcome. There will be no teachers; this is a time for experimentation.

Oak Park Public Library
Sponsored by Steve and Kate's Camp.


Luis Molinero/Shutterstock

Teachers for Live Action Filmmaking Workshops are David Arthur Wall (filmmaking and animation) and Lauren Travers (filmmaking and animation).

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop for Grades 3 to 8

Saturday, November 11
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Code Play Learn
132 N. Ridgeland Ave., Oak Park

Workshop Cost: $20
Water and nut-free snack provided.

Filmmaking Help
for High Schoolers

Jeff Lassahn teaches Video and Photo.
Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
No registration necessary. Free.
Call 312-747-5260 to confirm his availability first.

At the Chicago Public Library
Harold Washington Library Center
YouMedia, 400 S. State St.

2016 Filmmaking Workshop Photo Gallery

The One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest is partially funded by a grant from the Manaaki Foundation.