All Classes meet at
The Teen Storytellers Project Digital Gym
1118 First street in Snohomish, WA
TSP 2021 Winter/spring
Classes Feb 1 - May 21st
family showcase event
Thursday, May 27th
As Washington returns to Stage 2 COVID 19 reopening protocol we are limiting classes to 6 students per class session
starting in February 2021.
THIS CLASS IS FULL
Intro to Filmmaking
Tuesdays, 3 - 6 PM
Feb 2nd - May 18th
Fridays, 3 - 6 PM
Feb 5th - 21st
Students will be introduced the art of storytelling through the medium of film using iPads to shoot and edit their own productions. Completion of this class qualifies students to move on to Intro to Documentary Filmmaking and the use of professional cameras,
sound equipment and editing software.
THIS CLASS IS FULL
Intro to documentary
Thursdays 3 - 6 PM
Feb 4th - May 20th
Students will build on the foundational concepts learned in Intro to Filmmaking. In this class students will develop an understanding of the techniques and processes of filmmaking from pre-production through filming, editing and post-production. This class focuses on the role of teamwork to complete a creative and meaningful production and allows students to become familiar with a worthwhile cause in our local area. Students are introduced to 4K DLSR cameras and the Adobe Premier editing platform.
All waitlisted students are bumped to the top of the list for our
summer camps and classes. Hang in there!
All students must bring a completed medical release form and parental permission for
their photos to be taken and appear on social media.
(Forms links are on the desktop version only)
Student safety policies
Director of Educational Programming, Ashley Pederson is a Snohomish local freelance videographer and owner of Ashley L Productions. She currently assists with video production at Mill Creek Four Square Church. Ashley graduated from Calvin College in 2014 with a BA in Media Production with a minor in Art. Ashley served as a youth leader for Central Christian Church in Snohomish and is currently producing "The Orphan Project", a documentary in coordination with Global Training Network filming in Kenya in February of 2019 and 2020.
Lead Instructor & JDAI Coordinator, Christopher Gove is a Snohomish freelance videographer. Chris graduated with a BA in Media Production from Calvin College, minoring in history. He has served as the Media and Technical Director at Central Faith Church in Snohomish, WA and has volunteered as a youth leader. Chris has a passion for teaching and is currently earning his Washington State Teacher's credential and studying for a Masters Degree in History. He enjoys film, history, hiking and mentoring students. Chris joined Ashley Pederson in Kenya shooting for the Orphan Project in February of 2020.
Guest Instructor, Ky Elliot is a Seattle based Producer, Director, and Director of Photography.
Ky earned his Bachelor Degree in Directing Film from the New York Film Academy and honed his professional skills during his time at Avysis Inc. and Amazon. He has produced and Directed a variety of commercial and social content He has experience filming commercial, advertising, corporate, recruiting, branded videos, aerial cinematography, documentaries, music Video, travel, and editorial content. Ky has extensive knowledge of cinematic and commercial lighting for both video and photography productions.
Administrative Assistant & Adobe After Effects/Photoshop Specialist, Anneke SanClemente Thompson holds a BA in Theatrical Scenic and Lighting Design from Western Washington University. She has designed in the live entertainment industry for Village Theater, Wilco and Cheryl Crow. Anneke assists with administrative
and program development projects and brings knowledge and skill of Adobe Photo Shop and After Effects to the TSP Digital Gym team.
Our digital creative workspace is located on in the alley behind First Street in Snohomish behind Cat House Pizza and Re-treat plant store. Open sessions for one-on-one instruction and independent projects are open to all students who have completed a TSP intermediate level 2 course or through instructor orientation and permission. If you are interested in open sessions please download and complete the waiver form and use the, "Get more info" button to request session appointments Call the program director, Carrie Gove with your questions. 425-308-8931
Classes are free of charge! Registration and medical release waiver forms are to be completed by a parent or guardian for all students under 18 years of age. A completed waiver form is required before participating in all classes and activities. If you do not have access to a printer, a waiver form can be filled out on the first day of class before class starts. Plan to arrive early as parking can be challenging.