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Filmmaking camps offered at CSU

Odyssey Program at Cleveland State University‚Äôs School of Film & Media Arts offers four different residential or day camps for teens (aged 13-18) interested in filmmaking.  With access to the film school's professional soundstages and production equipment, Odyssey participants learn screenwriting, acting, directing, cinematography, editing, and complete their own individual film projects, including a college admissions interview video.

During the in-person summer camps, students see behind the scenes and learn how the film industry actually works through workshops with special guest artists and in real-world media environments including full soundstages, Mac editing labs, and the vast inventory of film equipment.  Expert instructors aided by CSU film student camp counselors help students hone their skills while finding their creative community and making friends during these activity-packed experiences.

Outside of class, residential students get a preview of college life by staying in Cleveland State University dorms and experiencing Cleveland's robust cultural offerings through scheduled trips and activities.

All meals are provided for residential students and breakfast and lunch is provided for day camp students.

For more information or to register, please email [email protected] or visit