Girls in STEM - Film Festival

In partnership with Breckenridge Film Festival, participating girls will learn about careers within the film industry as they produce their own short films. All 3rd-5th grade girls will create their own stop motion animation film and all 6-8th grade will create their own motion picture film. No matter the film track, each girl will have support from our 9-12th grade high school mentors and a variety of females currently working in the film industry. In past years this has included cinematographers, directors, film editors, producers and more.

At the close of the program, girls will present their short films during a scheduled event included within the Breckenridge Film Festival schedule. All parents will receive free entry to the final presentation.


When: 9/20-9/22, 2019
Who: Girls, Grades 3rd to 12th
Where: Keystone Science School
Rate: $175
(includes lodging, meals, programming, and use of supplies and technology)
Scholarships Available for $50

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Sample Schedule

Please note that this program schedule may change based on the availability of our STEM Mentors.

Friday, September 20th
6pm Arrival & Program
6:45pm Film 101: Careers & Roles within Film
8pm Group Work: Design Thinking Process, Guiding Question, Storyboard creation
9pm Move into dorms and lights out
Saturday, September 21st
8am Breakfast
9am Depart for CMC and Intro to your teaching space
9:30am Film 202: Film Technique (editing, sound, cinematography)
10:45am Group Work
11:30am Lunch & Career Presentation
1:30pm Group Work
5pm Flex Time
5:30pm Career Presentation
6pm Dinner with a Film Professional
7pm Group Work
7:30pm Short Film Workshop
9:30pm Candle Chat
Sunday, September 22nd
8am Breakfast
9am Depart for CMC
9:30am Group Work
11:30am Lunch & Career Presentation
12:30pm Group Work
1:30pm Final Debrief in Small Groups
2pm Student Film Festival

STEM Mentors

Each Girls in STEM program features women working in the field of study. Stay tuned for our featured STEM Mentors.

High School Mentors

The Girls in STEM High School Mentors program is open to any students currently in 9-12th grade and is designed to encourage continued engagement within STEM. Our High School Mentors serve as role models for our younger Girls in STEM participants while also participating in a specialized curriculum aimed at developing leadership skills, increase self-awareness and confidence, and learning about STEM career paths. Our High School Mentors can participate in our Girls in STEM weekend programs for $50 and our day programs for $5.

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Program Partners

Special thanks to Breckenridge Film Festival for being a partner for this program!

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