On this course, students acquire real world hands-on experience in producing digital art and movies using their camera or smart phone and computer. They explore the art of digital filmmaking, including special effects, and learn how to produce and edit videos using state-of-the-art equipment.

Each student engages in a project of his/her own. Thanks to the small class of 4 students on average, each student gets personal attention in building the story, filming it, and then editing it. 

Students work with state of the art DaVinci Resolve from Blackmagic Design or Adobe –  industry standards used in cinema production as well as independent video making such as for YouTube.

Principles and concepts of editing are common to all editing tools, so what students learn with one software  can be transposed to any other software like Adobe Premiere Pro or Sony Vegas.

Depending on the course, and parent permission granted, students will also learn to set up and manage a YouTube channel to share their vides online. A great option for many, and for all younger students is

Some courses might not be available at every camp – check your preferred location and dates to view course offering.

This course can welcome a maximum of 6 students. Sign up early to secure your spot!  

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Adobe Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services from Adobe Systems that gives subscribers access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, along with a set of mobile applications.

To learn more about Adobe Creative Cloud visit their website.

  • All ages
  • Skill level: beginner
  • No experience in photography or film required
  • Their own camera or smartphone and laptop 
  • Basic concepts in photography
  • Essentials of special effects
  • Tips and tricks in digital photography and film
  • Their own photography and film project
Meet the expert who developed this course
Gabriela Evrova, ZH
Gabriela is currently studying for an MSc in Computer Science at ETHZ after obtaining her bachelor degree in Computer Science at EPFL. She has been working with TechSpark since 2015 teaching both the Photography & Film and Code in Python courses. She is passionate about photography, enjoys playing the guitar, nature walks and swimming. At the moment, her main focus lies with deep learning methods applied to microscopy images.

For every student sign-up we donate CHF 5 to Espoir Jeunes, to help children in Africa create a better future for themselves