Teaching Kids How to Make Movies

Action! Film Class is in session.

FC Academy provides in-person filmmaking classes for students of all ages who want to flex their creative muscles and learn the art of filmmaking. Our program runs after-school, during school vacation weeks and throughout the summer, so check our our schedule to find the class for you!

Watch the FC Academy Trailer for a behind the scenes look.

And watch some sample films below made by kids at FC Academy!



Students learn the principles of Animation and create their own short film using various materials provided by FC Academy.

Class Descriptions


Kids learn about scriptwriting, storyboard sketching, character development, and more!

Class Descriptions

“Our son had an absolutely amazing time! He loved the instructors, the other students, and whole experience. Thank you so much for this opportunity.”

over 1922 students have participated in FC Academy, producing 150 short films in 40 different cities and towns throughout Greater Boston.

See if we will be in your area soon!

EBT Card to Culture

Filmmakers Collaborative is pleased to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Massachusetts Health Connector, and the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program by extending discounts to EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare cardholders. Card to Culture allows card holders to attend most FC Academy offerings at 50% off.

Contact Us to Learn More

We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors:

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Lowel Cultural Council
Cabot Family Charitable Trust
Liberty Mutual Foundation
City of Boston Arts and Culture