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Student Selects - LRFFYouth! Workshops

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Do you know an aspiring filmmaker in middle or high school? Be sure to let them know about the 2015 Student Selects LRFFYouth! In partnership with the Little Rock Film Festival, AETN Student Selects 2015 will be hosting two days of outstanding screenings and hands-on workshops. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the state’s youngest filmmakers to learn from the state’s best filmmakers, meet the nation’s finest storytellers, screen their own films and be a part of the Arkansas’s fastest growing film festival. 

Check out the schedule below, and contact LRFFYouth! and Education Coordinator Casey Sanders at to register or with any questions. But hurry! Spaces are limited and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Student Selects LRFFYouth! 2015 Schedule

Workshops and Screenings

Tuesday, May 12

"Props: Concept to Creation" 

10 a.m. - noon

An exploration of sources, tools, materials and techniques in the 21st Century. 

Presented by Joel Gordon
Argenta Innovation Hub 
201 E. Broadway, North Little Rock
(Hint: We will be using 3D printers)



12:30-1:30 p.m.

“Interactive Filmmaking Workshop: Visual Storytelling” 

2-3 p.m.

A lively discussion that explores the pressing question "where do I put the camera?"  This workshop will teach techniques for using the camera as a narrator and provide guidelines for fundamental cinematic language.
Presented by Jen Gerber
Argenta Innovation Hub  
201 E. Broadway, North Little Rock

“AETN Student Selects Film Screenings” 

3:30-5 p.m.

A selection of the best youth films made in Arkansas including the THEA Foundation scholarship winning films
Ron Robinson Theatre 
100 River Market Ave., Little Rock

“Made in Arkansas” Film Screening 

5:30 p.m.

Special presentation for LRFF Youth!
Ron Robinson Theatre 
100 River Market Ave., Little Rock 

Hands-On Filmmaking Workshop

Wednesday, May 13

“LRFFYouth! One-Day Intensive” 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Student filmmakers work side-by-side with a team of professionals on a hands-on experiential project.  A truly unique opportunity to work with Arkansas's most sought after independent filmmakers.

Students will learn to:
Set the stage for a scene
Light the scene
Work with the creative and technical aspects of cinematography
Work with the director and professional actors to shoot a scene

JM Associates 
1200 Scott St., Little Rock


Contact LRFFYouth! Education Coordinator Casey Sanders at