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Summer Youth Writing Program


The registration form for the 2022 Summer Youth Writing Program is not yet available. Please check back in March.


Last Year's Program

From Dream to Screen: Write your own movie script! (July 26-30, 2021; online; 8am-10am; grades 6-8)
Facilitator: Gian DiDonna (Frontier Regional High School; South Deerfield, MA)

Have you ever wanted to make your own movie?  Have you ever imagined yourself as a hero escaping from a trap, or getting out of a bad dream? Perhaps you’ve imagined yourself as the person who will save this world from things like global warming and evil leaders.  Well this all begins with writing. Writing what you may ask? Writing your own short script is always the first phase in the filmmaking process.  So join me! Let me show you how a script is composed, how a drama is shaped, and how characters are made compelling.  Let’s write that short screenplay so that perhaps in the near future, you’ll be able to shoot your own movie!