All Classes meet at
The Teen Storytellers Project
8111 First street in Snohomish, WA
TSP Winter 2020 Schedule
Join us for our Winter interim classes and production experience that will deepen your skill and knowledge of film technique and art.
January 6th - February 15th
Film analysis for filmmakers
Monday, Jan 20 - February 10, 3 - 6 PM
Students will come to the Digital Gym for 4 films that will be discussed, viewed, and analyzed revealing the themes, plots, visual and sound design that make these films successful and artistically acclaimed. This class may also include guest hosts and field trips as they develop.
Please use the button below to register.
Jan 6 - Feb 15
Meeting Monday, Jan 6
Production Dates Mon, Jan 13 and Wed, Jan 15th
Editing Session Signup in Class
In Cooperation with Bellevue College in Bellevue, WA, students will observe and partner with the college's tech team to film a performance by the Jazz Ensemble. the Dates are still to be determined in mid January and will be in the evening. After the two filming dates students will choose from a schedule of dates to edit the footage, any interviews and supplemental shots into a performance video.
this will be an excellent opportunity to hone editing skills and exercise all your creativity in preparation for our Spring Documentary classes!
Digital gym Open Sessions
Our new digital creative workspace is located on First Street in Snohomish behind Cat House Pizza and The 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 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 appoints Call the program director, Carrie Gove to talk to a human being. 425-308-8931
All of our 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!
Spring Classes 2020
Introduction to Documentary Filmmaking
Level - 2
Students will build on the basic skills from pre-production planning to film-editing learned in Intro to Filmmaking, The class will focus on production skills and editing necessities to create documentary short films. This Spring, we will focus specifically on our social role in documentary filmmaking, investigating and understanding the ethics behind being a vehicle for someone else’s story and responsibility for the messages we send.
We plan to repeat this class in winter of 2020. Sign up for our email list to get class schedule updates.
Spring Class Registration opens February 1, 2020
Meet our instructors:
Ashley Pederson is a Snohomish local freelance and wedding videographer and owner of Ashley L. Productions. She 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 working on a documentary project for Global Training Network tookher to Kenya in February of 2019, and she will be returning to film for The Orphan Project in Februaryof 2020.
"I am a huge movie buff with a passion for
storytelling through the art of film.
Oh, and did I mention I love cocoa?"
Favorite movie: You’ve Got Mail.
Favorite super hero: Thor
Christopher Gove is a Snohomish freelance videographer. Chris graduated with a BA in Media Production from Calvin College, minoring in history. Chris works in the busy Snohomish wedding industry. He also serves as the Media and Technical Director and volunteers as a youth leader at Central Faith Church in Snohomish, WA. He enjoys film ,history, hiking and mentoring students. Chris will be joining Ashley in Kenya shooting for the Orphan Project in February of 2020.
"I have been fascinated with filmmaking since I was a teenager.
This passion led me to study film after high
school. I also have a heartfor teens and seeing
them develop as people. I am very excited for the
opportunity to combine these passions and dive
into filmmaking with our students!"
Favorite movie: Mad Max, Fury Road.
Favorite super hero: Thor (Great minds think alike.