Hollywood Dreamin’

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Write, Direct, Produce, Edit, and Screen your very own Hollywood Film.

14 15 16 17-18 2018 Careers Culture Domestic
About the Trip

2018 trip information will be posted soon!

Spend a week learning the basics of filmmaking from young Hollywood professionals and discovering what role in Hollywood is best for you! You’ll be assisted in writing, directing, producing and editing a short film. After the Destination, your film will be submitted to the Los Angeles Digital Film Festival.

Come join 17 other Girl Scouts to live the Hollywood Dream for a week. After a private studio tour and some views of the Hollywood sign, we’ll get down to business. At our college campus basecamp, you’ll learn the basics of filmmaking. Under the supervision of Hollywood actors, screenwriters, editors, and producers, you’ll be making your very own short film in a group. We’ll be covering as many of the basics as we can throughout the week and in some cases we’ll be doing the action for you to keep everything moving along. However, every girl will get a chance to sit in the Director’s chair.

At the end of the week, you’ll screen your groups film and receive a DVD copy to take home. All completed films will be submitted to the Los Angeles Digital Short Film Festival. This is not a Destination for those who want to act (actors will be performing your screenplay), but rather for those who want to learn about what goes on behind the camera. This Destination is intended for a filmmaking novice. Those who have taken prior summer film courses may find the hands-on approach too remedial.

Where You Go

Hollywood, California

What to Know

Must be 14-18 years old at the time of the event

Must be able to work well with others under tight deadlines and with little sleep – it’s a Hollywood experience after all

Must have traveled away from home for an extended period prior to this trip

Sincere interest in filmmaking

The Dates

coming soon

Must be 14-18 years old at the time of the event

What to Bring

You’ll receive a detailed to-bring list upon registration.

The Cost

Program Fee: coming soon

Program Fee does not include airfare. You'll need to purchase your round-trip transportation to/from Los Angeles, California.

A $200 deposit will be due immediately upon acceptance to this event. (It's part of the event fee, not in addition to it.)

ATS has scholarship opportunities available! Contact ATS for more information or download the form off the website.

Download Application Forms
Destinations Application 2018-2019
Contact Information

Nick Stentzel
(844) 287-8326
girlscouts@theATSteam.com