Caribbean Film Workshop: St. John Virgin Islands – Press Release

Caribbean Film Workshop: St. John USVI

Educational Vacations  340 693 5308
7 days from Nov.7-14, 2009

With the increasing popularity of digital video cameras, many people are discovering the fun of video film making. This one week work shop is a hands on opportunity to learn how to plan, shoot, edit, promote and distribute a documentary, a short or a music video. Four separate workshops are being offered, sign up now for one, two or all four. Free evening workshops are offered for you the day time participant, and a friend.
Have a unique educational vacation! Shoot alluring footage while exploring an 18th century sugar mill, hiking on one of the National Park trails, or recording the island drumming and sounds of the saxophone at the Beach Bar on St. John. Take a break and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean and relax on Trunk Bay, rated one of the 10 best beaches in the world.
Beginners, advanced amateurs and professionals will benefit from our internationally acclaimed staff of instructors. Come and see why this is called paradise while creating a dynamic film on the most photogenic beach in the world. Beachcombing, sailing, fishing, diving, hiking, snorkeling, swimming and lounging are optional.

The incredible teachers have great films out such as “Touched” by Laurel Chiten, which is about alien abduction.  Then Andrea Leland has produced “Jamsie King of Scratch”, a Caribbean musical journey. Steve Simonsen’s television works include WDR German Television, The Daily Buzz, NBC “Where in the World is Matt Lauer”, NOAA public service announcements. Bill Stelzer produced a series of mini documentaries in Haiti, Nicaragua and St. John for the Waveplace Foundation, created to teach Caribbean school kids using OLPC’s revolutionary children’s laptop computer.

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