Film Production Program Information

Delta Film Topper

“The Studio”
Delta Manor Education Centre
4750 57th Street
Delta BC   V4K 3C9
Phone; 604 952-5374

Delta Film Production Academy Goals

  • To explore and experience the creative and technical aspects of film-making.
  • To learn the technical operation of a camera and begin to appreciate the artistic capability of this technology.
  • To gain an understanding of the comprehensive nature of film making while taking a film through the pre-production, production and post-production stages of film making,
  • To edit films using industry standard software.
  • To appreciate and practice film industry etiquette.
  • To gain appreciation for the local and international film industry.
  • To recognize the value of and effectively use social networking as a means to distribute their films

Facts about the Program

  • Designed for male and female students in Grades 8 – 12
  • Students participate in two blocks of Film Production every other afternoon
  • Designed to accommodate students from all Delta secondary schools on a part-time basis
  • Industry related field trips and guest speakers
  • Students receive 8 credits per year
  • Families are responsible for getting their children to and from the Academy programs. The Delta School District is unable to provide transportation.

Film Production Areas of Study

Technical – Garnet Campbell

  • Basic camera operation
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Cinematic techniques
  • Editing (Adobe Creative Suite)

Production – Sandra Almond

  • Finances
  • Budget
  • Location
  • Legalities
  • Scheduling

Creative – Richard Cox

  • Script writing and structure
  • Script Pitching

The Business – Jennifer McKee

  • Introduce students to the film and TV industry at large
  • Field trips, guest speakers
  • Provide students the opportunity to make connections in the film industry

Delta Film Academy uses the following software packages:

Adobe Creative Cloud
Celtx –  Screenplay software
Shotlister – Scheduling and Shotlists
Set Hero – Callsheets and Scheduling

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