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The NIDA Games: Filmmaking @ Carriageworks, Grades 7-10

Holiday course

What would you do to survive? Go on the ultimate on-screen character adventure in the NIDA Games. Using popular post-apocalyptic fiction such as The Giver, Divergent and The Hunger Games as your inspiration, work with a group of young NIDA artists and a mentor filmmaker to develop original characters and scene work into a short film concept. Perform in and receive a copy of your film.

Course components

  • Acting Technique – Explore characterisation and build technical skills through improvisation and the application of NIDA acting technique to an on:screen performance.
  • Collaboration – Engage in a group creative process to develop an original short film.
  • Production : Become familiar with a variety of roles in a creative and production capacity including camera operator, producer, writer and actor.
  • Filmmaking – Develop, rehearse and shoot a short film.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Children attending primary school grade equivalent holiday courses must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • NIDA staff will supervise students in courses for Grades 3–6 and Grades 7–10 in their breaks. These students will not be permitted to leave the advertised venue without parental permission.
  • If you are running late to collect your child, please call NIDA reception on 02 9697 7600. NIDA will only provide supervision during advertised course times.
$450 Limited inc GST
The NIDA Games: Filmmaking @ Carriageworks, Grades 7-10

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