El Paso, TX

July 28 - August 7, 2022 • El Paso, TX


Let's go camping!

July 3

The El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival is going camping!

The first Plaza Classic Film Camp is for aspiring young filmmakers ages 9 to 13 and will run from Aug. 3-14, 2015, announced Eric Pearson, El Paso Community Foundation President and CEO.

Aspiring young Spielbergs will work with professionals to conceive, write, storyboard, shoot and edit their own short movies. The camp will meet on weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon.

The two-week intensive camp will be run by the Philosophic Systems Institute and will explore the fundamentals of filmmaking, animation, acting, directing, and editing. The class will culminate in a handful of short films. In addition to a viewing party for friends and family on the last day of the camp, some of the students’ films will be shown during the Plaza Classic Film Festival at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 16.

Registration is available online at plazaclassic.com or by phone at 915-533-4020. Deadline for registering is August 1.

Tuition is $150 per week ($300 total) through July 27. Late registration fee is $325 from July 28-August 1.

What: The first Plaza Classic Film Camp When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, Aug. 3-14 Where: El Paso Community Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon. How: plazaclassic.com, 915-533-4020