Writing Commercials 101 For Ages 10 - 14

Special Event
Classroom 1 2–4pm
  • Regular FREE

Do your kids love screenwriting and commercials?  Have they every wanted to make their own product and write it into life on screen?

Made in NY Media Center by IFP is proud to partner with Automatic Studios for this two-hour workshop for children ages 10-14, focused on the conception, design, and construction of a product, as well as an in depth understanding of props and how they aid commercial writing. We will discuss the ins and outs of marketing the product we have made by collaboratively writing a 30-60 second TV commercial. With the expertise of the Automatic Studios team, students will receive hands-on experience and a fantastic introduction to the world of screenwriting and content creation. 

What Your Child Will Learn:

  • Design an original product through a brainstorm session of creating concept drawings.
  • Using provided materials, the students will make a series of screen-ready products/props.
  • Develop a target audience and marketing plan.
  •  Write a script for a 30-60 second TV Commercial for their original product.


**Please note, this event is first-come, first-served. Please arrive in a timely manner to guarantee participation.** 


About Automatic Studios:

AUTOMATIC STUDIOS is a technical moviemaking program designed for students entering 3rd through 8th grade. Each workshop or camp experience gives kids the opportunity to be part of a creative team and experience working on a real movie set.  In our unique movie arts program, students learn the art of movie making through hands-on experience, active collaboration and teamwork. Our students learn Scriptwriting, Preproduction Planning, On-Set Job Roles, Studio & Location Production Shooting and Editing.

Further focused studies include aspects of film technology such as camera work, lighting and editing, as well as costume and prop design, and acting.  Automatic Studios’ mission is to empower children to realize their individual talents and introduce and foster professional and creative skills in the film and television industries. Our students learn important life skills such as navigating teamwork, task and project completion, organization and planning.

Our studio gives the next generation of filmmakers a place and opportunity to create original unique narrative stories and express themselves through the unique world of film. Visit us at out studio in DUMBO, Brooklyn!

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