Dallas Young Actors Studio’s Youth Filmmaking Department is among the nations premiere training grounds for developing talented young filmmakers.
Students in the filmmaking classes develop their skill sets in an real world environment, mentored by a faculty of award-winning television producers. The filmmaking program has beginner through advanced filmmaking classes, so whether you are just beginning, a seasoned YouTuber, or have previous experience, we have the class to match your current skill set.
The school provides hands-on experience with today’s cutting-edge media technology in a state-of-the-art production facility. Students also gain a broader perspective of TV/Film production as they study not only the technology, but also the business of filmmaking and the creative potential of art in communications, entertainment and new media.
- Pre-Production: Writing, Producing, Researching, Budgeting, Scheduling, Casting, Location Scouting, Set Design and Props.
- Production: Directing, Photography, Cinematography, Aerial/Drone Cinematography, Lighting, Sound, Wardrobe, Hair, Makeup, Special Effects Makeup.
- Post-Production: Editing, Sound Editing, Graphic Design, Marketing, Press Releases.
- Projects/Internships: Journalism, Vlogs, Short Film Productions, Feature Film Productions and Sitcom Productions.
DYAS Professional Productions
In addition to films developed end to end by the Filmmaking Classes, the Filmmaking Department also runs the production of DYAS Acting Department Productions such as Short Films, Comedy Shows, Sitcom Shows. Several of the shots are filmed in front of a Live Studio Audience on a real sitcom set with multiple cameras, live sound design, sound effects and switched live. DYAS Short Films provide students the opportunity to learn camera, sound, lighting, editing technique.
DYAS creates opportunities for students to work on projects to be aired on TV and theatrically at local movie theaters. Under the supervision of award-winning TV producers, the DYAS Acting Department teams up with the Filmmaking Department to shoot Independent Films. DYAS movies premiere at the Angelika Film Center.
Those enrolled in the Filmmaking program also learn to write, film and edit their own vlogs.