by Tony Papa
An adventure film camp is coming to Powell River this Summer from July 17th to 24th
Filmmaking is about creativity, about looking at a question and approaching, exploring, and investigating it from various perspectives. These points of view are influenced by each filmmaker’s upbringing, interest and personal battles.
The art of Summer Film Camp is an adventure in visioning, research, team building, problem solving, planning and personal development. Students learn not only about shooting their own production with HD digital cameras and posting the film for screening, but they also learn about themselves, each other and what is important to them.
Powell River Digital Film School has partnered with Pinnacle Pursuits in Vancouver, a world-class adventure-learning, leadership, and team-building company. Our vision? Combine film production with personal development using personal insight, group dynamics, nature and adventure as a metaphor for learning, personal challenge, and growth.
The program is called “Passion to Picture”. In this world where measuring one’s knowledge has become so important, we don’t have a test for one of the most critical traits that we can posses: Passion. This is sad, because it is passion that drives the exploration that becomes the knowledge.
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