Welcome to CineMavericks*

THE GLOBAL ONLINE FILM SCHOOL

Created by NYU Film graduate Flavia Casà, collaboration is at the heart of our program.

We are passionate about using filmmaking tools to improve soft skills in young people.
We empower students through storytelling & performance practise, so that they

feel confident in shooting & editing their films on digital devices,

and become strong visual communicators.

*Independent-minded thinkers

 

Course Overview

SIMPLE TOOLS, LIMITLESS IMAGINATIONS

PERFORMING & SCRIPTWRITING

to improve communication

& develop public speaking

DIRECTING & SHOOTING

to build leadership &
decision-making abilities

EDITING & SCREENINGS

to practice being constructive

& thriving as a team

BOOK A CLASS:
 

Filmmaking Essentials

the whole filmmaking process under 90 minutes!

Students are introduced to all the steps above, share their ideas and practice on their home devices along the way. 

Collaborative Filmmaking

A 4-week intensive where students make their very own short film ! We focus on live-action stories, that learners can easily capture at home using professional techniques. 

Filmmaking Focus: Scripwriting

In this one-hour workshop, students get to go in-depth with their ideas and turn their stories into a script, equipped with plot & character tools to develop this craft further. 

 

ABOUT CINEMAVERICKS

WHAT WE DO & HOW WE DO IT

What activities will students participate in? 
Our classes are a mix of theoretical discussions, 
playful exercises, independent thinking, 
 & filmmaking practice of course!
 
What do they need to prep before class?
Please bring a smartphone, tablet, or camera with enough space
to record video. We recommend downloading DaVinci Resolve free version (specifiy Mac or PC) if you don't already use an editing software. 
 
How can parents support their child during the course?
Parents are encouraged to share which soft skill they'd like their child to improve upon & we'll personalise sessions where possible. For the 4-week course, friends & family are invited to watch the students' finished films!
 
How much does it cost?
The Filmmaking Essentials & Scriptwriting: $18/€16/ £14 
4-Week Hands-on class: $80 / €65 / £60 
How advanced are the classes?
Students don't need any prior filmmaking experience, however 
classes are designed to support more tech-savvy learners. 
 

OUR E-LEARNING VALUES

Build a Worldwide Comunity
you will meet & learn from teammates all over world!
 
Include All Backgrounds
we believe filmmaking should be accessible to everyone
 
Embrace Simple Filming Tools
write, perform, shoot & edit directly with your home devices
 
Grow Collaboration & Creativity
we nurture personal development & improve soft skills
 
Build Unique Points of View
through interactive games we foster learners' imaginations
 
Support Individual Learning
students of any ability will gain confidence as communicators

The class was very interesting & the teachers were amazing!

SF Friends School Student, 12 (San Francisco, USA)

This was a delightful class & it was fun to create films together. 

Beacon High School Student, 14 (London, UK)

 

The Film Club Blog

Founder Flavia Casà curates weekly content for families to enjoy together, centered around storytelling.

From films & cinematography, to cooking & poetry,

Flavia writes about what inspires her and what she learns from in her life as a writer/director.

If students enjoyed our courses and want to further their filmmaking experience, they are welcome to 

 JOIN OUR BLOG COMMUNITY 

and engage with articles & videos that Flavia shares!

We can all work together to get it done, & have fund along the way!

Hoxton Hall Student, 13 (London, UK)

Thank you so much for the class, it was so much fun & I can't wait for the next one!

Birkbeck, University of London Student (London, UK)

CineMavericks also runs courses for university students 

& has bursaries available for low-income families. 
Get in touch below for this or any questions!

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