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CU Offers Summer Film Camp

High school students will get to write, shoot and edit their own films this summer during a five-day film camp June 24-28 on Cornerstone’s campus.

Students will use Cornerstone film department’s state-of-the-art video equipment and facilities as they are instructed by CU faculty and other West Michigan film professionals.

High school juniors and seniors who love movies, filmmaking and are looking for a fun and creative experience are encouraged to sign up for the unique camp.

At the end of the week students will hold a screening of their film for friends and family and leave with a great portfolio.

Each day, students will focus on different areas of film. Days one and two consist of screenwriting, organizing production schedules and film shoots, learning the importance of teamwork, and viewing various award-winning short films.Students will also attend a showing of a current IMAX feature. On days three and four students will complete pre-production planning and will shoot and edit their own films.

Students will also have the chance to meet with Cornerstone film students and learn to create a dynamic portfolio.

Cost for the week is $475 and includes room and board in a Cornerstone University residence hall, three all-you-can-eat meals a day, a camp t-shirt, an IMAX film experience, a trip to a West Michigan production company and access to production-quality video equipment and facilities.

For more information or to register for the CU Summer Film Camp, visit