Digital Film: Special Effects & Editing

In this exciting new Spark Academy program, you will learn the behind-the-scenes tricks to movie-making magic! You will gain experience with the physical and software requirements for chromakey (green screen) use. You will implement storytelling techniques in a short video with special effects that are logically and aesthetically consistent with the story. Utilizing tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, you will work to assemble believable visual effects using matting, lighting, rotoscoping, and composition techniques to produce exciting visual effects for short films to make movie magic come to life!


Date:Saturday, March 11, 2023 to Sunay, March 12, 2023

Some experience with Adobe Premiere, recording on mobile devices and exporting, is preferred, but it is not absolutely necessary.


Jason Woodworth-Hou imagesJason Woodworth-Hou is a PhD. candidate in performance studies with an emphasis on historical reenactments through augmented reality at the University of Georgia. He has over two decades of experience teaching the latest media technology to filmmakers ranging in ages from 10-40. His current work involves digitally reconstructing the first UGA football game (1892) as a location-specific augmented reality application.