Events for Classes & Workshops

Screenwriting for Kids

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ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Do you have ideas for movies? Ever wanted to write a screenplay for a movie but don’t know where to start? Join the Utah Film Center and the League of Utah Writers for our Screenwriting for Kids workshop! This interactive workshop teaches young audiences the anatomy of screenplay format and the vocabulary of screenwriting. Students will also have time to spitball ideas and start writing their very own short films. Instructor Bryan Young, President of the League of Utah Writers, will use scenes from Star Wars and Disney animated films to demonstrate the mechanics of a screenplay and introduce kids to free screenwriting software they can use immediately to create their own screenplays. INSTRUCTOR: Bryan Young from the League of Utah Writers AGES: 9-18

This workshop will take place live on Saturday, June 19 at 1 pm Mountain Time for registered attendees and will be approximately 105 minutes long.

This workshop will take place via a private Zoom link you will gain access to on June 19 through this webpage and your email confirmation. COST: $10 per family, a maximum of 15 families can register.

Julie Gale, Director of Education & Family Programs 801-746-7000 ext. 108

FREE Labeled Fest for Mental Health - Multi Media ideas and advocacy fest

Tickets at Labeled Fest is a series of ideas and advocacy events focusing on ending the stigma in mental health, disability, developmental, recovery and other marginalized issues through films, ideas and interactions. 6:00-7:00pm Create Perspective Workshop with Josh Samson 7:15-7:45pm “Crying with Laughter” Transmedia Story with Brian Higgins 8:00-9:00pm Labeled Films

Explore Your Outdoors with USEE: Birds & Beavers // Castores y Comunidad with Tracy Aviary

Saturday, June 26th (in-person program at the Jordan River Nature Center) Join Tracy Aviary to participate in Birds & Beavers

Castores y Comunidad, a new bilingual community science project exploring the connections between beaver activity and bird habitat. We want to know: How does beaver activity affect bird habitat? This project is led by Tracy Aviary's Conservation Department and will be centered around the Jordan River. Get to know Tracy Aviary's Jordan River Nature Center and the hidden wonders of the river itself during this in-person, interactive program! This event is limited to 20 registrants and will take place outdoors at Tracy Aviary’s Jordan River Nature Center. Participants will be required to wear masks while participating in the workshop.

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Movie Making Basics for Families

Website to Register: We are also offering this workshop in Spanish at 1pm on June 26th.

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ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Do you love to watch movies? Have you ever watched a movie and thought “I’d love to make a movie but I don’t know how!” Are you thinking you can’t make movies because you don’t have a movie camera? The Utah Film Center will teach you that you CAN make a movie and you DON’T need any fancy movie equipment to make it happen! Professional filmmaker Fernando Lara will show you how to use what you have–a smartphone or a tablet–to make a movie with your family and friends. You will learn the basics of movie-making from storyboarding to directing to casting to cinematography and editing. You will walk away from this workshop with all the basic tools and skills you need to make a movie of your own!

INSTRUCTOR: Fernando Lara AGES: 5-95 DATE & TIME: This workshop will take place live on June 26 at 11 am Mountain Time for registered attendees and will be approximately 60 minutes long.

PLATFORM: This workshop will take place via a private Zoom link you will gain access to on June 26 through this webpage and your email confirmation. COST: $10 per family, maximum 15 families can register.

The 13th Annual Ogden Music Festival

The Ogden Music Festival is a 3-day outdoor event featuring bluegrass, folk, and Americana music held at Weber County’s Fort Buenaventura with award-winning artists Sierra Hull, Town Mountain, Dustbowl Revival, Mile Twelve, The Brothers Comatose, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Crying Uncle, and more! Band and instrument workshops led by mainstage artists. Kids activities include an Instrument Petting Zoo, crafts, games and a bike rodeo.

Camping is available on-site, purchase camping with your 3-Day Pass. Kids 16 & under FREE!