About the Institute
June 18 to June 23
The Summer Video Institute (SVI) at DeSales offers students an introduction to the theories and techniques of digital movie making. Working with state-of-the-art technology, students will design, shoot and edit films of their own creation. Projects will focus on equipment and video techniques. Each student will produce their own film and contribute to a larger scale production. The days will include lectures on such topics as equipment training, Photoshop, green screen, composition, sound and editing software, to name a few. At the end of the program, the final films are celebrated in a festival screening open to invited guests.
Students may commute or residence will be provided. If any student is interested in the residential option, the rates are as follows:
- Six days lodging in an on-campus residence hall, double occupancy - $300 per week
- Meal plan for six days including breakfast, lunch, and dinner - $200 per week
- $990 tuition + $100 deposit + $25 application fee = $1,115
- Room $300 + Board $200 (+ above total $1,115) = $1,615
Upon successful completion of each program, each student with a high school graduation date of 2019 or prior will be eligible to receive three college-level credits. Those students interested in receiving college credit will need to pay an additional $50 for the 3 credit course.
- Students who withdraw before May 9, 2018 will receive a full refund, less a $25 fee.
- Students who withdraw between May 10, 2017 and June 16, 2018 will receive a refund less a $125 fee.
- NO MONEY will be refunded FOR ANY REASON after July 16, 2018
SVI has a dual focus: production techniques and storytelling. It’s our belief that a positive learning environment creates opportunities for exploration and discovery. Our mission is to promote the media arts as a mode of personal expression, as well as a viable professional career option.
About DeSales TV/Film
The DeSales University Division of Performing Arts is home to a unique program in the media arts. With the benefit of close association with outstanding programs in theatre and dance, the work of our film and television students is both diverse and inventive. The faculty is comprised of dedicated educators with exceptional credits in their respective fields. It is our committed philosophy that the study of historical, aesthetic, and ethical topics are essential companions to acquisition of production skills and techniques. Graduates of the DeSales TV/Film department work in all capacities of the film and television industries.