Extremely Short Shorts: #ypiproblems

Inspired by the amazing, super-short videos that filmmakers are making on the social video-sharing app Vine, the ambitious 2013 YPI Video Production class took on an extra task: in addition to finishing their own films, they wrote, shot, and edited these extremely short shorts in about a day. The theme? #ypiproblems For me, it’s all about 1:42.

Karakuri Pierrot: We all have burdens we carry.

Screenwriting (Week 1 Only) This workshop will introduce young people to the fundamentals of story structure and writing specifically for the screen. Students will work on character development, story arc, and dialogue, with a focus on rewriting and work-shopping. By the end of the week, each student will have completed his/her own short film script. This class also teaches the …