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Film Club

Are you a Pre-Teen/Teen That loves movies? Do you love to watch movies and then discuss them with other filmmakers? If you answered, “Yes,” then Film Club is for you!


This winter join us for our Virtual Movie Screenings where we watch films, discuss them and have an “Amazing” Question and Answer session with a Production Team Member or Actor from the film.


Our program was establish to have young filmmakers learn the basic elements of visual storytelling (i.e. what makes a film a film and not a book, painting, etc.) and put them into practice.


Once-month the club will screen a current film, that members have selected, watch the film and have  discussion about the film Online. Our next movie screening is November 5, 2022 Film: “Turkey Hollow “


To be a member of Film Club you must be 10-17 and have a passion for Films and Filmmaking.

Registration is open now: 

To register, complete the form below, or email our foundation at: programs@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org

Summer Film Camps

Summer Film Camp 2022

Location: Venice Space   |   Date: July 18-29’ 2022

Young filmmakers will learn the moviemaking process including pre-production, storyboarding, filming techniques, and post-production editing. They will also understand how to use music, and sound effects to add drama and excitement to their film. At the end they will create their own short film to be screened the last day of camp!

This hands-on Film Camp was created to teach young Filmmakers, how to produce a Short Film Project. All Filmmakers will have the can learn firsthand from award-winning filmmakers how to create a short, plus they will also be able collaborate with other young Filmmakers! Fieldtrips to include: Warner Brothers, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, and lots more!

Registration is available from: May 23rd – July 11’ 2022

Fees: 500.00 (Early Bird Special: 400.00, until July 6’ 2022)

Creative Filmmaker Mentorship Program (Online) 2022

Dates: June 20-23′ 22

Times: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Grades: 7th-12th

The Foundation’s Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program consist of a one-day workshop of Careers In Filmmaking and three days of working with an Adult Mentor in the field of Television and Film Productions. The Program provides a rare opportunity for youth interested in film to interact with professionals in the industry and to gain experience as they serve as their mentor. The Foundation is excited about the possibilities and broadening horizons and creating a meaningful and supportive environment for Young Filmmakers.

Film Workshops 2022

Thank you so much for everyone that supported our 2021 Film Workshops. We will be back in September 2022.

Our next workshop is on Saturday, December 10,  2022 from 10:00am-12:00pm.

This workshop is being presented with Special and Visual Effects Artists

.  Free  Starbucks will be given to the first Ten Students Filmmakers that sign-up  This is a free event that we will be presenting once a month.

If your child is interested in attending, please do the following:

Register at programs@barbaraseniorsharskinsfoundation.org, by e-mailing us their name, age, and Guardian contact information.  

For more details e-mail the foundation at: programs@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.orgDecember



Join us for our “AMAZING,” One-Day Acting Workshop. During workshop, young Actors will explore the art of Improv through ensemble building games, storytelling games, story structure, and design! It is going to be EPIC!!!!!! Workshop will be taught by Professional Actor/Producer, M. Dale Walton.

Date: TBA

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm (Lunch will be provided)

Location: Foundation’s Venice Arts Space

Fee: $20.00

Digital Online Photography Saturday Class

This Five-Weeks (Once a week online) class for Pre-Teens/Teens is designed to introduce to them the fundamental operations, techniques, and composition of digital photography. The class is taught by professional photographers who will cover information such as shutter speed and aperture, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as young photographers. This program will also cover Photoshop. Students will also have the opportunity to go out and work on photo assignments, and at the end there will be a Photography Virtual Gallery Showing of their work. Students must have their own DSLR Camera and computer access to attend class. 

If interested, please complete and submit the application form.

Program Info:

Basic Digital Photography 
  • Dates: January 2023
  • We Also have a Thursday Online Class! Information when you register!
  • AGES: 10-17
  • 10:00am-12:00pm (Different Times)
  • WHERE: Online/In-Person
  • Fees: 100.00 (Returning Members:  50.00)

If you have questions, you can call the Foundation at:(310) 226-8441 or e-mail us info@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org