Tag: Youth Programs

Silent Film Workshop

Join us for a Spring Break Silent Film Workshop!

Trilith Institute’s newest workshop experience provides high school students with the opportunity to collaborate with one another in developing original short films without the use of dialogue and without capturing sound during filming of their projects. This practice will allow students to gain an understanding of how a compelling story can be told wholly through the visual aspects of filmmaking. By the end of the 3-day workshop, students will have created an original silent short film with their peers, and will have the option to enter their films for a premiere at Trilith Institute’s Script to Screen Film Festival on Saturday, July 20.

2024 Script to Screen Summer Camp

We are excited to announce the 2024 Script to Screen Summer Camp Series!

Students grades 6-12 have the opportunity to write, produce, and edit original films under the guidance of industry experts.

All campers will be invited to the Script to Screen Film Festival on Saturday, July 20th, 2024.

See below for more details about each individual camp.

Weekend Writers Teen Workshop

Calling all young screenwriters! Join us for a 2-Weekend Writers Workshop* to develop your own script under the guidance of screenwriting experts while building a community of creative peers. This workshop is for students ages 12-18.

Weekend 1 – December 2-3, 2023:

Students will:

  • Discuss the qualities of compelling storytelling
  • Analyze popular movies and television
  • Develop an outline for their own original screenplay
  • At the end of the weekend, students will be encouraged to go off on their own and write a first draft of their script in the 6-week window between the first and second session of the workshop series. Those who submit their drafts by January 15 will have their scripts workshopped during weekend 2. 

Weekend 2 – January 20-21st, 2024:

Students will:

  • Workshop their scripts (if submitted by January 15th)
    • Story analysis
    • Peer feedback
    • Perform table reads
  • Discuss next steps for writers after completing a script
    • Submitting to competitions and festivals
    • Pitching to producers and investors
    • Going into production
    • And much more

Optional Screenplay Competition:

Students may submit their revised scripts to be considered for production during a one-week production camp in the summer of 2024. The winner will receive free admission to the summer camp in which their script is produced. Scripts must be submitted by March 1 to be considered for this opportunity.

*Please note that the purchase of 1 ticket includes weeks 1 and 2 of the Writers Workshop