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  • Location: SMU Film & Media Arts

  • Dates: SUMMER 2024 

  • Time: 11:00 AM - 3 PM (Monday- Friday)


A foundational filmmaking camp, led by a production industry professional, covering all aspects of video production and post-production with demonstrations, lectures, and on-set crew positions. 

This seminar will teach students the skills required to produce and execute a short film project. The challenge is to, through team building and community development, see a film project from beginning to end. Each student will gain first-hand experience working in a variety of roles on set such as writer, director, producer, cinematographer/ director of photography, gaffer, editor, and more. The class is highly collaborative, student-centered and results-driven.

All DFW area students (ages 15- 18) are invited to apply for the Pegasus Short Film Seminar. Work together as a community of student filmmakers to produce a short film. Use industry-standard cameras and equipment to make your short film! This filmmaking seminar will help boost creativity, focus on a team-developing environment, challenge idea-building, and realize a future generation of filmmakers to make driven films!


Apply: Application for Pegasus Summer Production Intensive


Tuition: TBD. Scholarships are available within the applications. Sliding scale payments available. 


  • Access to laptops, and film production equipment!

  • Gain hands-on experience and produce a short film

  • Be mentored by industry professional Director/Producer, Christopher Sonny Martinez. 

  • Make an impactful project to submit as part of your portfolio application for higher institutions or career advancement.

  • Pre-Production:  Writing, Producing, Casting, Location Scouting, Set Design and Props.

  • Production:  Directing, Photography, Cinematography, Lighting, Sound, Wardrobe.

  • Post-Production:  Editing, Sound Editing, Graphic Design, Animation

Ella Hofmann

Jade Contreras

Jessi Stegall

Mac Guice

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