When and where is the Lone Star Film Festival Summer Film Camp taking place this year?

The Lone Star Film Festival Summer Film Camp takes place June 21 - July 1, 2022, entirely on the campus of TCU at the Bob Schieffer College of Communication.  The hours for this two-week (10-day)  film camp is from 9 am - 3 pm.

Film camp dates:

Tuesday, June 21 

Wednesday, June 22

Thursday, June 23

Friday, June 24

Monday, June 27

Tuesday, June 28

Wednesday, June 29

Thursday, June 30

Friday, July 1 


What takes place during the summer film camp?

Film camp covers film theory, technique, screenwriting, and preparation for producing a short film. Attendees will have a hands-on experience with film equipment that will culminate with completing a short film, from script to screen.


What is the appropriate age for a student to attend LSFF Film Camp?

We recommend high school-age students attend LSFF Film Camp. 


How much does it cost to attend LSFF Film Camp?

The full rate to attend the LSFF Summer Film Camp is $500.  Early registration discounts are listed below. 

Early Registration (before March 1st) - $375

Regular Registration (before April 1st) - $400

Late Registration (before May 1st) - $450

Last Call Registration (between June 1st - June 10th) - $500

Are there financial aid opportunities? 

Yes.  The Lone Star Film Society believes that film education and our Summer Film Camp experience should be available to every student regardless of financial status.  Students seeking financial support would need to apply for aid before June 1, 2022.  APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID HERE

Our review board will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.  Submitting this financial aid application does not guarantee admittance.  Upon acceptance to the program, the applicant will be notified.  Spots are limited so apply early.

What is the LSFF Film Camp refund policy?

A refund of 100% is offered only with a written notice from the parent or legal guardian of an enrolled student received no later than June 1, 2022.  After June 1st, 2022, all camp purchases are non-refundable. 

How many students attend LSFF Film Camp?

Our instructors can easily accommodate and successfully produce a short film with 10-25 students.  If more than 25 students register, the camp will be divided into two filmmaking teams (max 15 students per team).  In 2021, our film camp hosted 15 students.  WATCH THE 2021 SUMMER FILM CAMP SHORT HERE


What are the hours each day for Film Camp?

We will have two 5-day weeks, consisting of six-hour days.  9 am - 3 pm with a half-hour lunch break. CHECK OUT THE SUMMER FILM CAMP SCHEDULE HERE

How will the summer film camp be affected by Covid-19?

The Lone Star Film Society and our host partners will abide by all Federal, State, and City safety requirements and will encourage but not require a face mask for camp attendees and instructors while inside buildings.  Our film camp instructors will be vaccinated.  Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the day and social distancing will be observed.

I have additional questions, who can I contact?

Our Executive Director, Chad Mathews, is available to answer additional questions by email at

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