Spy Hop is closed Wednesday, June 19th, in recognition of Juneteenth. We’ll be back on Thursday.

Upcoming Film Classes

Whether you want to make a film about real-life stories or make up a world of your own, we’ve got a film class for you. Our film classes use professional software and equipment: Adobe Creative Suite, Sony Alpha Series and Blackmagic Cinema cameras as well as top-end lighting and sound equipment. From foundational classes in film basics to a paid film apprenticeship to a yearlong immersive experience, Spy Hop film classes will inspire and challenge young filmmakers to build a professional filmmaking skillset!

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Bootcamp
June 3 – June 21
Monday – Friday | 9AM – 3PM

Ages 15 - 19

Tell your story to the world: no film experience needed! In Reel Stories, you will write, direct, and edit your own five-minute documentary film that speaks to who you are.
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Apprenticeship
June 10 – July 31
Monday/Wednesday | 4 – 6pm

Ages 15 - 19

Create a career out of your passion; become a film apprentice! Join a crew of artists and challenge yourself in the world of client-based work.
Audio, Film, Music | 
June 10 – June 14
Monday – Friday | 10 – 4pm

Ages 13 - 19

Join Spy Hop’s one-week, paid media production apprenticeship! Create hands-on projects and tell the stories of your community.
Audio, Film, Music | 
June 24 – June 28
Monday – Friday | 10 – 4pm

Ages 13 - 19

Join Spy Hop’s one-week, paid media production apprenticeship! Create hands-on projects and tell the stories of your community.
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Foundational
July 8 – July 25
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thurs | 12 – 4PM

Ages 12 - 14

Want to get into filmmaking but don’t know where to start? Start your filmmaking journey in this four-week class: learn the basics of cameras, lighting, creating film stills, making shot lists, editing, and more!
Audio, Film, Music | 
July 15 – July 19
Monday – Friday | 10 – 4pm

Ages 13 - 19

Join Spy Hop’s one-week, paid media production apprenticeship! Create hands-on projects and tell the stories of your community.
FREE
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Apprenticeship
September 9 – December 18
Monday/Wednesday | 4 – 6pm

Ages 15 - 19

Become a film apprentice and learn what it takes to make film your career! Get hands-on client experience and build your portfolio, all while earning a stipend.
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Foundational
September 10 – October 17
Tuesday/Thursday | 6 – 8pm

Ages 15 - 19

From cameras and lighting to framing shots and scenes, you’ll play with different film styles in this six week class.
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Foundational
September 16 – October 9
Monday/Wednesday | 4 – 6pm

Ages 12 - 14

Start your filmmaking journey: learn the basics of cameras, lighting, and more! Make film stills, lighting subjects, creating shot lists, editing, and more.
Audio, Design, Film, Music | 
Foundational
September 17 – October 10
Tuesday/Thursday | 4 – 6pm

Ages 12 - 14

Try a little bit of everything Spy Hop has to offer: spend the one week each learning about film, audio, music and design.
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Foundational
October 28 – November 20
Monday/Wednesday | 4 – 6pm

Ages 12 - 14

Start your film journey: learn the basics of crew roles, set protocol, film blocking, production design, editing, and more!
Audio, Design, Film, Music | 
Foundational
October 29 – November 21
Tuesday/Thursday | 4 – 6pm

Ages 12 - 14

Try a little bit of everything Spy Hop has to offer: spend the one week each learning about film, audio, music and design.
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Foundational
November 5 – December 12
Tuesdays/Thursdays | 6 – 8pm

Ages 15 - 19

Do you love to tell stories? Learn how to transform your story from paper to film! In this class, you’ll learn about script-writing, making your storytelling visually appealing, and basic filmmaking skills.
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Capstone
November 18 – November 6
Monday/Wednesday | 6 – 8pm

Ages 15 - 19

Work with other like-minded artists and spend twelve months conceptualizing, screenwriting, pitching, producing, editing, and premiering four short films. This class wraps up with your very own red carpet film premiere!
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