Let’s Make a Movie (5th - 8th grade)

Learn the in’s and out’s of making movies. Through theater improv you will develop a short story. Then you will learn how to operate a camera to turn it into a movie. And finally, you will get to edit it and add sound and special effects.


Day/Time: Wednesdays 2:55 – 3:55pm

Class Dates: September 19 – December 12

No Class: Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 21

Number of Classes: 10

Location: TBD, La Entrada

Class Size: 6 -12 students

Class Fee: $250

Instructor: Drew Annis Tel: 360-359-2418 Email:

Please contact instructor if there are any cancellations or absences.

Las Lomitas League Contact: Jenn Hipple at jenn@hipple.net


Drew has 12 years experience as a filmmaker, visual artist and educator. He studied film, theater and anthropology at the University of Iowa before completing his Masters in Visual Anthropology at University of California-Santa Cruz.  He uses experiential learning techniques to teach students the fundamental skills required to create compelling films- including screenwriting, storyboarding, acting, directing, animation, green-screen composition and editing. Drew’s narrative and documentary films have been featured at international film festivals including the Latin American Film Festival in Buenos Aires.  His ability to create award-winning content translates to his ability to inspire young people to make top-notch videos. Students are encouraged to turn their ideas for short films into videos that they publish online, while acquiring new skills in each of the subtopics of filmmaking.