Aegina, Greece

Hands on Filmmaking Workshop

when 23 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 1600

"Invisible Myths" is a filmmaking workshop offering a unique opportunity for young people to enhance their filmmaking abilities by creating a short film in the stunning setting of a Greek island.

The workshop will take place from the 23 to the 30 of June 2023, in the island of Aegina.

While discovering the island's fascinating history and culture, participants will be inspired to unearth the hidden myths that reside within the landscape to tell stories that are rooted in the personal and the universal.

During the time together, all participants will engage in a collaborative effort to transform their individual visions and creativity into cohesive short films.

A public screening will be held at the end of the week to present all of the films created during the workshop.

Course leader

Mariangela Ciccarello and Oliwia Tado are filmmakers and educators working between the United States, Greece and Poland.

Target group

Undergraduate, 18 to 23 years old

Course aim

“Invisible myths” aims to investigate the influence of mythology in framing our perception of the world, and to explore how we can be inspired by the stories of the past to make films about today.

The workshop will focus on the development of a strong authorial, directorial perspective while also emphasizing the collaborative dynamic of making a film.

Participants will develop their skills and comprehension of the film medium through a variety of creative-writing sessions, film screenings, analysis discussions, conceptual and technical exercises. By the end of the program, they will have gained valuable experience in conceptualizing, shooting and editing a short film.

The group will be composed of nine people who will be working in smaller crews and guided through all the steps of making a short film. At the end of the week, the three short films created through that collaboration, will be screening at a public event.

Credits info

Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 1600: What is included:

- Accommodation in the center of Aegina

- Wholesome Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

- Film Equipment: cameras and sound equipment

- Writing, shooting and editing workshop sessions

- Inspirational walks and visits to Aegina’s archeological sites

- A final event open to the public