MCA Logo
AboutProgramDonateFundraisers & EventsSummer CampStudent ShowcaseFine Arts AcademyFacebookStudent Checkout



Summer Camp

Mac Cinematic Arts Camps are script to screen camps. Campers learn the skills needed to make their own short films.

About the instructor

After retiring from the industry, Ken Rogers has been teaching the award winning Cinematic Arts program at McCallum High School and Fine Arts Academy for 15 years.

Cancellation Policy

  • Registrations cancelled before 30 days of the start of the camp session will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative fee.
  • Registrations cancelled within less than 30 days of the start of the camp session will receive a 50% refund.
  • Registrations cancelled within 7 days of the start of the camp session are subject to no refund.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Ken Rogers by email or call 512-414-0967.

Download registration form here.

Advanced Filmmaking with RED

  • Full day camp 9AM-5PM
  • Ages 15-18
  • 10 days (2 weeks Mon-Friday)
  • Total seats, 6 per session
  • Total sessions 2
  • Session 1 June 21-July 2
  • Session 2 July 12-23
  • $695.00

Students will write, direct, shoot, and edit, their own 3-5 minute short film using the same professional equipment and software that high end professionals working on feature films and television shows use.

This camp was designed as an introduction for students contemplating a longer-term education in filmmaking or a career in the entertainment industry

The pace of this camp is feverish, and each student will complete a short project to be screened at the conclusion of the camp.

Students will have the opportunity to write, direct, shoot and edit in a hands-on environment.

Days 1 & 2: Intensive study in RED cinematography, lighting, screenwriting, and directing.

Days 3 & 8: Students shoot their individual films rotating among crew positions for each others? projects.

Day 9 & 10: Post production

Snacks and beverages will be provided during the day. Lunch is not provided and students are required to bring a sack lunch for lunch break.