Maymester at the Circus

two week social media content creation maymester

STUDENTS, START your IMAGINATIONS!

Creativity. Resourcefulness. Social media savvy. Those are just a few of the skills you’ll need to thrive & succeed as a content creator. Highly competitive? You bet, but there’s no better way to sharpen your creative chops than spending your Maymester studying on-site at The Creative Circus portfolio school.

TAKE CREDIT for YOUR CREATIVITY

Maymester @ The Circus is a partnership between The University of South Carolina & The Creative Circus. Students can earn up to three hours of upper-level elective credit offered by The University of South Carolina. Students have the option to participate in this program for course credit or simply for the experience.

You’ll be instructed by Creative Circus’ industry pros & The University of South Carolina’s seasoned faculty. Increase your productivity and create your network by surrounding yourself with other like-minded, aspiring creatives.

Week 1: ADVANCED CONTENT EXPLORATIONS

May 18th - May 22nd, 2020

BRANDED SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT

Discover the exhilarating world of branded social media content. Learn what goes into making compelling, shareable social content & see what its like to walk in the shoes of a Content Creator.

Learn how Content Creators fit into advertising agencies & what is expected of them as part of the creative team.

PHOTO & VIDEO BASICS FOR GENERATING CONTENT

Master basic camera techniques so you can operate a DSLR camera effectively & creatively. Learn about camera controls, grip gear, rigging, metering, lenses, depth of field & lighting.

You will learn how digital editing can enhance any image. Learn about importing, colour correction, cropping & more.

Learn how to shoot compelling & engaging branded images, moving stills & video shorts that drive engagement & in result - sales.

Week 2: CREATIVE LAB EXPLORATION

May 25th - May 29th, 2020

THE POWER OF BRAND STORYTELLING

Creatively explore brand storytelling through the camera lens telling the brands story in a way that attracts, engages & captivates your audience through each stage of the user’s journey.

CAPTURE - FINAL PROJECTS

Students will have time to employ their new skills by shooting content in our photography studios. Our photography studios include a large daylight studio, several dark studios, a cyclorama wall & green screen capabilities.

Studio time will be followed by time in the fully-equiped computer labs for digital image editing.

DELIVERABLES

At the end of the two-week program, students will have produced three final branded projects.

  • Branded Print Campaign utilizing a still image.
  • Branded Moving Still utilizing stop motion capture.
  • Branded Video Short utilizing cinema graph.

DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS

The Maymester @ The Circus program is an elite opportunity – not to be missed, so apply today.

The program fee is a total of $999 for the two weeks.

Students who wish to earn up to three hours of upper-level academic credit offered through the University of South Carolina will pay tuition & any applicable fees, in addition to the program fees.

Students enrolled in Maymester @ The Circus will have access to housing at Emory University.

All classes are held at:
The Creative Circus
812 Lambert Drive
Atlanta, GA 30324

Apply today. Opportunity is yours for the creating. Email Kim Bianco (kimberly.bianco@creativecircus.edu) for application information.

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