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Photography & Film holiday courses

Photography and Film Holiday Courses

Creative film and photography school holiday classes for your kids in Auckland

Auckland Photography and Film Holiday Courses

Young photographers workshop at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo, Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
January school holiday 1 day courses are from 9am to 3:30pm:
  Wednesday 8 January 2020
  Friday 10 January 2020 Sold Out
  Tuesday 14 January 2020 Sold Out
  Thursday 16 January 2020
  Monday 20 January 2020 Sold Out
  Wednesday 22 January 2020

Kids aged 10 to 14 years old will learn to take photos of animals, nature and people, plus how to use the creative scene modes on their camera.

Auckland Zoo’s team of approved professional photography tutors have a range of experience, styles and interests. They are fun, enthusiastic and all well versed in life at Auckland Zoo. You’ll enjoy their fascinating stories, experiences and insights as they guide you on a photographer’s journey through Auckland Zoo. You’ll confidently master your camera in the companionship of a small group of photography enthusiasts.

Please note, this is a kids’ workshop where parents and spectators are not able to accompany participants.

Make a Film at TAPAC

TAPAC, 100 Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland
Monday 13 Jan 2020 to Friday 17 Jan 2020 10 to 11 years

Write a story, then shoot and edit your short film. You can experience the collaborative environment of the filmmaking process, whether your role is in front or behind the camera! 

TAPAC’s popular performing arts holiday programmes are taught by practicing industry professionals. 

Directing and Screenwriting Holiday Programme

TAPAC, 100 Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland
Monday 20 Jan 2020 to Wednesday 22 Jan 2020 12 to 17 years

Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Taika Waititi? This fun, engaging programme will unlock the secrets to great directing and screenwriting. You’ll learn about constructing scenes and shots, screen geography, storyboarding scenes, editing, chase scenes, shooting indoors and outdoors. Students will take turns directing and being directed from sample scripts to gain a full understanding of the role.