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Montessori School of Northampton

Intro to Film & Videography

with Tom Knight


Ages: For student entering 1st through 3rd grades

Lights! Camera! Action! Participants will learn camera operation, directing, and editing, as well as writing and acting.  The focus will be giving students the tools and skills they need to pursue their passions and interests through film. On Day 1, we start by making music videos, then through the week we'll create other shorts like commercials, trailers, and interviews, as well as a longer narrative film.  The last day of class will feature the premiere of the films created during the week.

Tom Knight is a videographer and filmmaker who loves teaching. Besides making videos for musicians and web sites, Tom is also a puppeteer and songwriter and has been performing regularly at schools, libraries and festivals for over 25 years. To learn more about Tom Knight go to or view his video “Elephant’s Lullaby” on YouTube. This is his fifth year teaching in the MSN Summer Program.

  • Aug 3 - 7th, 2020
    Mon - Fri for 1 week from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Montessori School of Northampton

(413) 586-4538

51 Bates Street
Northampton, MA 01060 Get directions

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