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Butler Sports Media Camp | Postponed Until Summer 2021

The Butler Sports Media Camp offers five days of hands-on experience in the exciting world of sports media with practical instruction in everything from on air-performance and delivery to shooting and editing high-definition video content. Taught by Butler faculty and industry professionals, in and around the campus of Butler University, campers will participate in multiple, daily training sessions focusing on all aspects of sports storytelling and multimedia writing necessary for success in the modern, multimedia landscape.   

 

General Information 

Camp Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Ages: Students Entering Grades 8 – 12 in Fall 2021

Camp Location: Drop Off & Pick Up at the Fairbanks Center for Communication and Technlogy - 770 W Hampton Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Camp Cost: $400 (Daily Lunch Included)

Payment: Full Payment Due Upon Registration (All Major Credit Cards Accepted)

 

For More Information 

Contact Camp Assistant - Mary Proffitt

mproffit@butler.edu

Contact Camp Director - Lee Farquhar, PhD

lfarquha@butler.edu   

Monday, June 15

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Camper Drop-off / Sign-in
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Introductions, schedule overview, projects, map/locations, camera intro
  • 11:00 AM –12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM: Session #1: Intro to Sports Media + Sports Writing
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Sign-out, Pick-up

Tuesday, June 16

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Camper Drop-off / Sign-in
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Session #2: Broadcast writing, Building packages
  • 11:30 AM –12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM: Session #3: Introduction to Cameras / Production Gear
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Sign-out, Pick-up

Wednesday, June 17

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Camper Drop-off / Sign-in
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Session #4: Field Production (Reporter Standups around Hinkle)
  • 11:30 AM –12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM: Session #5: Adobe Premier Lesson #1 (Fairbanks Editing Lab)
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Sign-out, Pick-up

Thursday, June 18

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Camper Drop-off / Sign-in
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Session #6: Field Production (Assigned locations around Hinkle)
  • 11:30 AM –12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM: Session #7: Adobe Premier Editing Session (Fairbanks Editing Lab)
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Sign-out, Pick-up

Friday, June 19

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Camper Drop-off / Sign-in
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Session #8: Studio Production (overview + hands on)
  • 11:30 AM –12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM: Session #9: Producing a sportscast (hands on)
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Sign-out, Pick-up