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Kids First! Film Critics Boot Camps in Denver, DC, Seattle, Martha's Vineyard, Santa Fe, and NYC


If you have a 10 to 15-year-old who loves film and dreams of being on the red carpet, KIDS FIRST! has a camp for them. Your tween can participate in the KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp this summer at B-47 Studios in Seattle, Brooklyn/NYC, Martha's Vineyard, Santa Fe (NM) and Washington DC for an experience they'll never forget. For more info go to kidsfirst.org.

Kids First! Film Critics Boot Camps in Denver, DC, Seattle, Martha's Vineyard, Santa Fe, and NYC
Santa Fe, NM, March 10, 2015 --(PR.com)-- If you have a 10 to 15-year-old in your life who loves films and dreams of being on the red carpet, KIDS FIRST! has a camp for that! Your tween can participate in the KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp this summer in Seattle, Brooklyn/New York City, Martha's Vineyard, Santa Fe (NM) and Washington, DC for an experience they will never forget. There are a few spaces left for Spring Break in Denver (March 23-27) at Reel Kids.

Give your child the opportunity to build self confidence and learn more about behind-the-scenes aspects of the film industry as they critique the latest films, learn to write reviews, practice interview techniques, improve their on-camera skills and visit with industry professionals while being coached by seasoned professionals. Following the camp, all campers will have the opportunity to join the KIDS FIRST! Film Critic team of reporters.

Camp locations and dates:

March 23 - 27
Reel Kids
602 Center Dr. Suite E and F
Superior, CO 80027

June 15 - 19
Santa Fe Community College,
Continuing Education Department
6401 Richards Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87508

June 22 - 27
B-47 Studios
942 Elliott Ave W.
Seattle, WA 98119

Dates: July 27-31
Enrollment limited to 20 children
Martha's Vineyard Film Center
79 Beach Rd.
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Dates: August 3 - 7
HITN
Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network
63 Flushing Avenue
Building 292, Suite 211
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Dates: August 10-14
Discovery Communications
DCI World Headquarters
One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Leading the KIDS FIRST! teaching team is Ranny Levy, founder and president of KIDS FIRST! / Coalition for Quality Children's Media, a former television producer, educator and long-time children's media advocate. Also on the teaching team are documentary filmmaker, Nancy Kenney who brings years of teaching experience to the team and is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music. Terry Solowey, former assistant director of outreach for Sesame Street Preschool Education Program and manager of outreach for Thirteen/WNET brings years of experience in media education. Rounding out the team is Philomela Salem, an artist, educator and advocate of child wellbeing. Ms. Salem studied media technology at Jack Yates High School in Houston TX and received a BA in Moving Image Arts from the College of Santa Fe, now the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

The KIDS FIRST! Film Critic's program, now in its fifth year, has received acclaim from publishers and educators alike. The reviews, both written and videotaped, by the team of youth reporters reach an audience of more than 7 million monthly through affiliations with broadcast, print and online publishers including Huffington Post, Kidsville News, Working Woman, Kidzworld.com, HDnet Movies KidScene, LA Parent, Westchester Parent and many more.

For more information and to register, go to www.kidsfirst.org/become-a-juror/2015.BootCamp.html or call 505.989.8076. Please act soon, because space is limited. Tuition: $360 and $459, depending on location. There are a limited number of scholarships available for local participants.
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