Urbana-Champaign, IL Film & Entertainment Camp Application Process is Now Closed

Sponsored by the Champaign County NAACP

 

Mission

Our goal is to inspire, mentor, motivate, and educate both youth and adults who truly have a passion to make a career in the entertainment industry.

2 Day Camp Focus

  • Filmmaking
  • Video & Technology
  • Television
  • Music Industry
  • Acting
  • Marketing and Brand Awareness
  • Writing
  • Choreography
  • Makeup Artist / Stylist / Modeling

Camp Mentors

  • De'Niel Phipps, Filmmaking
  • Paul Wright III, Music
  • Ray Brickerson, Choreography
  • Jessica Flowers, Business Owner / Makeup Artist / Stylist / Model
  • Chris Miles, TV Anchor & Sports Analyst
  • Ronald Riley, Music Artist / Filmmaker
  • Kenny Cooper, Actor / Producer
  • Diandra Lyle, Actress / Producer / Writer

What we are looking for

We are looking for campers who truly have a passion to be in the entertainment industry, who embrace creativity, and get excited about new technology, and how they can leave their mark on the world. This is not about making money or becoming famous, its about creating a career and lifestyle.

Who can attend

Session 1

We are looking for Youth ages 13-18

Session 2 (There will not be an Adult session held at this time)

We are looking for adults ages 19-Up

Background does not matter, please all apply, Camp Size is Limited in both sessions

Camp Outline

Day One Question and Answer workshops, be prepared with pen, paper, and questions, its not everyday you get a one on one experience with a professional in the entertainment industry.

Day Two Hands on Experience we will be shooting a short film, be prepared to get your hands dirty, you will get the opportunity to see how a Hollywood Production is put together, get ready for a long day.

When and Where will the Camp Take Place

The way this camp is structured it will be split into two sessions, youth and adults.

Session 1 will be held on June 10th and 11th for all youth

Session 2 (There will not be an Adult session held at this time)

City: Urbana-Champaign, IL

All times and location will be sent in your acceptance email

Entry Requirements

In order for all applicants to be considered youth and adults you must write a 3-4 paragraph essay stating:

  • Who you are and your passions for the industry
  • List of your Talents 
  • Why the entertainment industry?
  • Career goals
  • How will this camp help change your life

YOUR ESSAY IS WHAT SETS YOU APART AND IS YOUR TICKET INTO THE CAMP IT WILL HELP US SELECT THE BEST CANDIDATES FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, SO DO YOUR BEST, CAMP SPACE IS LIMITED

Applicants will be notified by email, on Friday June 2, 2017 if they have been accepted into the camp

Camp Cost

This camp is free for all participants, lunch and dinner will be provided.

Application Process

Please fill out the form below. Be sure to fill in all spaces. Form submitted without essay will NOT be accepted. Submissions must be completed on or before May 31, 2017.

*IMPORTANT NOTICE - If you are under the age of 18 a parent or legal guardian must sign an participation authorization form on site.