Project/Competition

You and your peers will be divided into groups, with each of you responsible for a different role in creating your budding blockbuster. In creating each short film, you’ll learn the techniques and methods of your chosen course and working with your group to take it from storyboard to studio to screen.

Participate in lectures from celebrity writers, directors and actors. Enjoy visits to the Screen Actors Guild, Red Carpet movie premieres, tv tapings and Studio Tours. You’ll also gain access to permanent shooting sets – normally reserved for the professionals – including the backlot of  Warner Brothers Studio, plus film and television sound stages, as well as advanced editing technology like Avid and Final Cut Pro Suites. When it’s time for the big premiere, you’ll showcase your final project in a high-definition theater!

Screenwriting

Are you an aspiring Quentin Tarantino or Diablo Cody? Do you have awesome movie ideas? This course develops those natural storytelling skills in ways that shape a film’s plot, structure and characters, as well as honing the script’s descriptive writing. You’ll learn the industry standard for formatting a script, practice writing short scripts, and then draft your own original feature. You’ll also pitch your story to Hollywood producers to see if they might be interested in your screenplay. Get ready to see your story on the big screen!

“My summer with Project Endeavor was such a surreal experience. The bonds I’ve  formed with my friends on the trip will always follow me. LA became a second home and I would NOT trade this summer for anything.”

Jake K. / New Jersey