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Teen Filmmakers


14th – 18th August, Mon – Fri


Filmbase is proud to announce a brand new Filmmaking camp; this 5-day programme is for aspiring filmmakers aged 13 – 17 to learn various aspects of the art form. This hands-on course will introduce students to the fundamentals of developing a simple story to the screen via our state-of-the-art in-house camera kits.

Course content

• Establish the story, character development and dialogue
• Basics in rehearsing to camera and preparation for filming
• Practical classes in Directing and Camera
• Fundamental instruction in film production


Lead Tutor: Jaro Waldeck jaro-photo

Jaro Waldeck is a DOP with Master of Arts in Cinematography from FAMU Prague and a Bachelor of Arts in Cinematography from Columbia College Chicago. She won  Best Cinematography Award at the 7th Underground Cinema Awards Dún Laoghaire and picked up the Best Cinematography Award at the 48Hour Film Project Dublin. Jaro has worked on projects ranging from short narrative and documentary films, to music videos, TV documentaries and commercials and promos.

As well as focusing on lighting and camera operating, Jaro has three years combined experience teaching cinematography and supervising student film-shoots. Her skills and experience involve working with all modern digital semi-pro and fully professional cameras and work flows, 35mm and 16mm film stocks and cameras, lighting and camera support equipment, colour corrections, location scouting, technical script analysis, storyboarding and shot list creation.


  • 14th – 18th August, Mon – Fri

Class times:

  • 10:30am-4:30pm


  • €165
  • €100 Deposit (non-refundable)


  • Filmbase, Temple Bar, Curved Street

To book your place, contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0. For more information, email our training department Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking a course.