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Illinois Filmmakers Can Apply For New Filmmaking Project Starting Soon!

April 18th, 2022
Illinois Filmmakers Can Apply For New Filmmaking Project Starting Soon!

The deadline has been extended – your students STILL have the opportunity to make short films starting April 21st! Great news! We have extended our deadline to Tuesday, April 19th for your youth so they can still apply for our last Weekly Filmmaking Project which starts on April 21st! Scripted Short Films presented by Sony Pictures is a filmmaker favorite – so if your youth want to make movies and learn from the pros that brought us The Karate Kid, Ghostbusters, Jumanji & more – then they won’t want to miss this project! Every Thursday starting April 21st through May 26th,... Read More

Illinois Fresh Films Seeking Young Filmmakers For Movie Programs

April 9th, 2022
Illinois Fresh Films Seeking Young Filmmakers For Movie Programs

Applications for our last filmmaking project – Scripted Short Films presented by Sony Pictures – are open now through April 15th and we would love for your youth to join us! Our last filmmaking project of the year is a teen favorite so we have included a program email below that you can easily forward to your students! Make your own Short Film starting April 21st! If you want to make movies, then you won’t want to miss our final weekly filmmaking project, Scripted Short Films, presented by Sony Pictures. Starting April 21st, you’ll work on producing, filming and editing... Read More

Illinois Fresh Films Looking For Young Filmmakers For New Project

February 27th, 2022
Illinois Fresh Films Looking For Young Filmmakers For New Project

The next Fresh Films filmmaking project – Roku Change Makers – starts on March 10th and we would love to have some of your youth join us for this amazing documentary filmmaking project! Not only will they learn film and tech skills, but this project offers the opportunity for their films to be streamed on the Roku Network (how cool!)! We have included an email below that you can easily forward along to your students to let them know about this amazing opportunity! Join the Fresh Films Weekly Filmmaking Program for our Next Film Project – Roku Change Makers starting March 10! Every... Read More

Illinois Students Can Learn Documentary Filmmaking Through March

February 15th, 2022
Illinois Students Can Learn Documentary Filmmaking Through March

Illinois Quad-Cities area students can learn documentary filmmaking through March 10 with Fresh Films, based in Rock Island! Fresh Films is kicking off our next film project – Roku Change Makers: Documentary Filmmaking – on March 10 and we would love to have your students join us! This project is all about making a difference through the power of film and storytelling! Every Thursday from 4 – 6:30pm starting March 10, teens will learn all the ins and outs of documentary filmmaking as they create their own short doc about a change maker who is making a difference within their community. Thanks... Read More

Fresh Films Looking For Illinois Teen Filmmakers For New Project

January 30th, 2022
Fresh Films Looking For Illinois Teen Filmmakers For New Project

We’ve extended the deadline for our next film project to February 1st so your students can make movies with Fresh Films every Thursday starting February 3rd! Teens who join the Fresh Films Weekly Filmmaking program will create various film projects that will help prepare them for future job & education opportunities in media. They will learn film techniques, leadership and time management skills and they will leave the program with new media projects that they can add to their portfolios. We think your youth are going to love this program so we have included an email below that you can easily... Read More

Are You A Young Filmmaker? Fresh Films Is Looking For Illinois Filmmakers For New Project!

January 28th, 2022
Are You A Young Filmmaker? Fresh Films Is Looking For Illinois Filmmakers For New Project!

We’ve extended the deadline for our next film project to February 1st so your students can make movies with Fresh Films every Thursday starting February 3rd! Teens who join the Fresh Films Weekly Filmmaking program will create various film projects that will help prepare them for future job & education opportunities in media. They will learn film techniques, leadership and time management skills and they will leave the program with new media projects that they can add to their portfolios. We think your youth are going to love this program so we have included an email below that you can... Read More

Are You A Quad-Cities Teenager Interested In Filmmaking? Check Out Fresh Films’ Program!

September 19th, 2021
Are You A Quad-Cities Teenager Interested In Filmmaking? Check Out Fresh Films' Program!

Fresh Films has just launched applications for our 2021 Weekly Filmmaking Program. This program is free for teens ages 13-19 in Quad Cities and across the country. Starting in October, participants meet on Thursdays from 4-6:30pm to practice film production and technical skills and build a network of peer collaborators. New film projects kick off every 4-6 weeks! No special equipment required, and all levels of experience are welcome. Applications due October 12: freshfilms.org/weeklyfilmmaking  Read More

Rock Island-based Fresh Films Works With Kids Nationwide on Learning TV & Movie Biz

September 18th, 2021
Rock Island-based Fresh Films Works With Kids Nationwide on Learning TV & Movie Biz

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Caval Spearman, Jr., a high school senior in Chicago, has been involved in making short films since he was 14. He even started his own media production company three years ago and a YouTube channel. So it was natural for the talented, intense teen to join his first Fresh Films experience this past summer, a free program based at Augustana College that gives high schoolers... Read More

Fresh Films Seeking Teens For Weekly Filmmaking Program

September 3rd, 2021
Fresh Films Seeking Teens For Weekly Filmmaking Program

Fresh Films has just launched applications for our 2021 Weekly Filmmaking Program. This program is free for teens ages 13-19 in Quad Cities and across the country. Starting in October, participants meet on Thursdays from 4-6:30pm to practice film production and technical skills and build a network of peer collaborators. New film projects kick off every 4-6 weeks! No special equipment required, and all levels of experience are welcome. Applications due October 12: freshfilms.org/weeklyfilmmaking  Read More

Fresh Films Looking To Teach Filmmaking To Young Quad-Cities Movie Creators

August 3rd, 2021
Fresh Films Looking To Teach Filmmaking To Young Quad-Cities Movie Creators

There are awesome opportunities this year for young Quad-Cities filmmakers to gain valuable experience and have fun with Fresh Films! Here’s the latest: Fresh Films Academies Quad Cities – Applications open for host locations! What: Fresh Films will deliver project-based film instruction on professional equipment on site at up to 4 Quad Cities high schools or youth clubs at no cost to the host organization. When: October 2021-May 2022 | Thursdays 4-6:30pm Where: On site at host school or organization Who: 12-25 youth per location, open to all QC high schools and youth organizations... Read More