Animation
Ages 8-12 and 12-16

Learn how to make your story come to life with animation! Aspiring animators work together to develop characters, write a story, create storyboards, sound design and animate. Finish the project by adding sound effects! Boing! Crash! Boom!

Class Calendar

Fall- October 18 - November 23, 2014
Fall II - November 1 - December 13, 2014
***NO classes November 29 - 30, 2014

Class Schedule
Saturdays: 11AM-1PM or 2PM-4PM
Sundays:11AM-1PM or 2PM-4PM
$400




Music Production
Ages 8-12 and 12-16

If you're an aspiring musical artist and producer - this class is for you. Students will learn basic production techniques including song composition, layering melodies and beats, and finish with a final mix. Get hands on experience working with professional recording equipment, instruments and software.

Class Calendar

Fall- October 18 - November 23, 2014
Fall II - November 1 - December 13, 2014
***NO classes November 29 - 30, 2014

Class Schedule
Saturdays: 11AM-1PM or 2PM-4PM
Sundays:11AM-1PM or 2PM-4PM
$400




Music Video
Ages 8-12 and 12-16

Create a music video using animation techniques! Students work together to develop a concept, create storyboards, shoot, edit and finish with an audio mix. Learn about basic lighting, green screen and video camera skills. Leave with your directing debut!

Class Calendar

Fall- October 18 - November 23, 2014
Fall II - November 1 - December 13, 2014
***NO classes November 29 - 30, 2014

Class Schedule
Saturdays: 11AM-1PM or 2PM-4PM
Sundays:11AM-1PM or 2PM-4PM
$400




VINE Workshops
Ages 8-12 and 12-16

Turn your phone, iPad, or laptop into a social media machine! Learn the best short film making practices and share killer Vines with your friends! Offered every weekend.

Class Calendar
Saturdays or Sundays: 11AM - 1PM
$65




GIF Workshops
Ages 8-12 and 12-16

Make your GIF go viral! GIFs are fun, but they have also become an important social media tool for breaking news, current events, and popular commentary. Master the basics of finding and importing footage and images into Photoshop, work with layers, and use the best export practices. Offered every weekend.

Class Calendar
Saturdays or Sundays: 1PM - 4PM
$75




Voiceover Demo Reel Workshop
Ages 8-12 and 9-16

Need a demo reel?  This limited size workshop helps those serious about breaking into the voiceover industry sharpen their skills.  Students learn to act for an animation read with sound effects and learn how to nail commercial and promo reads.  Best part? Everyone leaves with a demo!

Time slots fill quickly.  Students will be scheduled to create a sample demo reel.
$225 per student




EQUIPMENT AND ADVANCED COURSES

SHINE at HOTHead is a professional education studio for kids and young adults. All classes use top of the line microphones, cameras and lights.  Students work with industry standard software such as Adobe Cloud, Protools HD, Dragonframe, Final Cut 7, and Avid Media Composer.