OWN Media with Cartoon Network (Ages 9 – 17)

OWN Academy launches OWN Media in partnership with Cartoon Network, Hong Kong’s first media platform created by students for students. 

This is not just a media channel, but it is an opportunity for students to explore creativity in a different way based on our ExCCEL formula, to be exposed to new ideas, and to experience self-expression through various formats of content.

OWN the Show with Cartoon Network

  1. Level 1 – Introduction to Filmmaking (one Sunday)
  2. Level 2 – Filmmaking (Beginner, Year-long Program)
  3. Level 3 – Filmmaking (Intermediate, Year-long Program)
  4. Level 4 – Media Production Internship (Year-long Program )

For more information: http://bit.ly/BecomeYourOWNStar

OWN Academy launches OWN Media, Asia’s first student-led, collaborative media production house. OWN Media provides students with the opportunity to discover their ability of self-expression; equips them with the 21st Century skill set through real world experience in a media production company. Created to strengthen students’ own voice and ideas through early exposure to project learning opportunities, honing skills from research to storytelling to presentation to marketing. Students will experience different forms of self-expression through choosing their own media and content format – video, words, picture or voice. 

To be involved with OWN Media requires an introductory course on filmmaking. While the introductory course focuses on basic techniques, each subsequent level offers a different level of engagement and experience. Each level heavily fosters creative originality and highly collaborative teamwork. Students will rotate between roles in the team, and the top three students would be awarded the opportunity to create a promotional video for Cartoon Network.

Level 1 – Filmmaking (Introduction)

Learn about Roles / Responsibilities / Compositions / Framing & Editing
Price: $450/hr, 3 hours over one Sunday (Class opens with three students)

Sign Up Here: bit.ly/OWN2017SignUp

Level 2 – Filmmaking (Beginner) 

Get familiar with a production cycle through experiencing three cycles of filmmaking. After three cycles or production experience, students will graduate to Level 3.

Available Class Times:

  • Tuesday 4:30 – 6:00pm (Start January 2018)
  • Saturday 4:00 – 5:30pm

Price: $500 / hr, 1.5 hours each session

Level 3 – Filmmaking (Intermediate)

Available Class Times:

  • Tuesday 4:30 – 6:00pm (Start January 2018)
  • Saturday 4:00 – 5:30pm

Price: $550 / hr, 1.5 hours each session

Level 4 – Media Production Internship (Year Long Program) 

This internship program provides a real world experience to the operation of a media company, students become an integral part of the team with responsibilities and creative freedom. Students will be able to strategize on creative direction with coaches to produce compelling content they can be proud of, which eventually accumulates as a portfolio of projects for them.

Price: $600 / hr, 1.5 hours each session

Level 5 – Community Integration (More Info to Come) 

Sign Up Here: bit.ly/OWN2017SignUp

Skills: Research, Creativity, Pre-production, Production, Post-Production, Storytelling, Project Management, Programming, Presentation, Marketing, Strategy

Content: Video

Tools: iPads, iPhones, Mac books

Schedule: Students are required to sign up for a date & time slot. The package purchase provides flexibility in shifting class times due to exams / traveling.