WQED Film Academy Lite
Introducing WQED Film Academy Lite.
WQED Film Academy Lite is a youth education program in digital media arts and filmmaking. Film Academy Lite is open to 7th graders through 8th graders.
Spring WQED Film Academy Lite is a three week film education program where students will learn filmmaking from start to finish- from pre-production to videography to post-production and editing. Film Academy Lite will be offered Wednesdays, 6-8PM.
The cost of the program is $200 per student. Financial assistance is available due to the generous support from foundations and the Pittsburgh community. Payment in full is due at the time of registration to secure a spot. Financial assistance recipients must provide confirmation via email or phone to claim the spot.
WQED Film Academy Lite uses a rolling admissions process and will notify all applicants of their application status within 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. At that time, applicants will also be notified of financial assistance awarded, if applicable. Limited spaces are available in each session.
If you have any questions, please contact Film Academy Director, Mary Ann McBride-Tackett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-956-7325. Thanks!
*Due to the ever-changing repercussions of COVID-19, dates, times, and in-person structure is subject to change.
SPRING Film Academy Lite:
February 22 – March 8
March 29 – April 12
If applying for full scholarships, this application is due Wednesday, February 8th (for the session beginning February 22nd) or Wednesday, March 15th (for the session beginning March 29th).
SUMMER Film Academy Lite
Summer WQED Film Academy Lite is a one-day (10AM-5PM) film education program where students will learn filmmaking from start to finish- from pre-production to videography to post-production and editing. Film Academy Lite will be offered three times throughout the summer. Students may attend multiple days* as each day offering will comprise of a different script – and different friends to make! *A separate tuition of $200 applies to each day.
Lunch will be provided. Film Academy Lite is open to rising 7th and rising 8th graders.
SUMMER Film Academy Lite Dates:
August 14, 2023
August 16, 2023
August 18, 2023