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Register Now for KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Online Boot Camps in June, July and August

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

If you’re passionate about movies and see yourself in front of the camera as an entertainment reporter or actor, look no further, this is the camp for you!  This summer, due to the COVID-19 pandemic our KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Boot Camps are all online. We have three camps meeting for one week each in June, July and August. Each camp meets for 2 hours a day, Monday through Friday. The June and July camps are for beginners. The August camp is for any child that has been a member of our KIDS FIRST! team, or has a background in journalism or filmmaking. During the camp you will be coached by seasoned professionals and learn to…

  • Critique and write film reviews
  • Learn how to videotape your reviews
  • Interview talent on Zoom and in person
  • Promote your YouTube videos

After completing this camp, you’ll be invited to join our KIDS FIRST! Film Critics national team of reporters where you get to watch and review films before they are released, interview celebrities live and online, attend behind-the-scenes events for new film and digital releases.

Sound like what you’re looking for!
Go here to register or for additional information. 


Camp dates and times
1. June 21 through 25, Level 1
2. July 12 through 16, Level 1
3. August 9 through 13, Level 2
All classes meet 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Time/ 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Pacific Time

Class fee is $120. To register, go to https://www.kidsfirst.org/become-a-juror/2021.BootCamp.Online.html

What do you do at camp?

  • Develop vocabulary and criteria to critique and write reviews.
  • Watch, analyze and discuss films.
  • Examine behind-the-scenes contributors (directors to editors).
  • Review film in written and video format daily.
  • Learn how to create videotaped reviews.
  • Learn how to record and edit your own reviews in front of a green screen.
  • Learn and practice how to interview celebrities online or in person.
  • Meet working actors, writers, producers, film critics and other entertainment professionals.ork collaboratively with your team members.
  • Learn about filmmaking programs that are available to you.
  • Share your knowledge with parents, peers and the public.

Take a look at one of our previous camps!

Contact us if you would like additional information

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