Session 1 This Is Me! In our first session, we’ll spend some time getting to know one another through fun icebreaker games. We’ll then get to know ourselves better through theatre and self-discovery games as well as creative role-playing. Get ready to discover your greatest role ever - you! It’s going to be an amazing journey!
Session 2 SmartPhone Photography There’s more to a good photo than point and shoot. In this session, we’ll delve into the basics of photography, including composition, lighting and the exposure triangle to learn what makes a truly great photo. You’ll also learn some tips and tricks to take better photos with your SmartPhone cameras, totally upping your photo game!
Session 3 Smile. Click. The Art of the Selfie. This session is all about the creative, self expression of the selfie. This art form is a favorite so let’s learn how to make those selfies even better and more meaningful. In this session, we’ll also explore how to create a meaningful, personal brand though selfies and look at examples of young women who’ve mastered the art of the selfie. Get ready for your close-up. We’ll be taking tons of cute selfies!
Session 4 What I Love About Me Life is so much better when we aim to always treat each other and ourselves with loving kindness. In this session, we’ll explore self love and learn how loving ourselves more boosts our self esteem and confidence and make us way happier! We’ll have a special yoga practice dedicated to self love and discover more ways to show ourselves love.
Session 5 Seeing Isn’t Believing: Media Images & Bias How many hours a day do you watch (consume) media? And just what are you watching? And how does what you watch affect how you feel about yourself or others? In this class, we’ll take a look at media images to learn how they affect our perceptions and even encourage or support misconceptions, stereotypes and prejudices. Media has incredible power. Let’s make sure we’re using it for good!
Session 6 Sugar & Spice: What Are You Made Of? Whether you’re short or tall, sporty or artsy, outgoing or shy, one thing is for sure…you’re pretty special. In this session, we’ll explore our inner and outer beauty, strengths, talents and unique qualities that make us who we are. We’ll use what we learn in this session to create a special video project that speaks to who we are and how we plan to make the world better using our unique gifts.
Session 7 You’re a storyteller. We all have a personal story to share, stories of joy and overcoming obstacles. In this session, we’ll look at the fun and creative side of writing and begin a storytelling journey that empowers and uplifts us. This is our opportunity to tell our girl power stories that will inspire the world! Get ready to write your story.
Session 8 Lights. Camera. Action: SmartPhone Filmmaking Get ready to take the director’s chair! In this session, we’ll learn the basics of filmmaking, including production planning, camera shots, camera movement, lighting, audio and more. We’ll then use our newly acquired filmmaking knowledge and skills to produce video for our final film project, creating some movie magic!
Session 9 In The Cut: Video Editing It’s fun to shoot videos. But if we plan what we shoot in advance, we can edit those videos into creative stories that are funny, dramatic and fun to watch. In this session, we’ll learn the importance of video editing, how to make great edits and how editing helps us create stories worth watching.
Session 10 Be Unstoppable In a world full of no’s, you’ve got to believe in the power of yes! In this session, we’ll explore ways to overcome challenges, build self-esteem and become your own cheerleader. This session is all about the power of believing in yourself and turning those “I can’ts” into “I can!” Get ready to get powered up for success!
Session 11 A Star Performance Get ready to take center stage! In this session, we’ll do theatre games and exercises as we go over the fundamentals of acting and public speaking to bring out your best star performance. You’ll then take what you learn and apply it to your own special video performance with a script written by you!
Session 12 - Private Coaching Session Rehearsal’s Up! Preparation and rehearsal are important for every production. In this session, you’ll spend thirty minutes in a private writing and performance rehearsal session with our film and theatre professionals who will give you tips to enhance your script and performance so you’re ready to produce the best film possible.
Session 13 Rehearsal’s Up!: Take 2 Filmmaking is a collaborative art. In this session, we’ll help each other by offering feedback on your film idea and performance. In our supportive and encouraging environment, we’ll work together to improve our film and become better artists, performers and filmmakers.
Session 14 The Final Cut In this session, we’ll gather together one last time before you complete your final video project. This is the opportunity to work on your editing, get ideas from one another and to encourage each other to finish editing so you may deliver the final cut of your film. Teamwork makes the dream work!
Session 15 Film Screening After learning and sharing so much, it’s time to screen our final films. Let’s get the popcorn ready to view these masterpiece films and see how our creative work has come together to produce fun, unique, meaningful films made with girl power!