IDEAS Documentary Filmmaking Retreat
IDEAS Documentary Filmmaking Camp take teenagers on a walk through mountains and across rivers, through ancient routes and old cities. Campers will attend workshops on documentary filmmaking, engage with local community, choose their own topics, and complete their original documentary pieces.
Explore and appreciate different cultures through courses and workshops.
Storytelling through the lens, explore different landscapes and cultural heritages.
Create influential personal projects on traditional culture and preservation.
Locations and Topics
Erhai Lake | Ancient Town | Ethnic Culture
Campers use camera and lens to capture the history and rebirth of culture in the low-key ancient town of Yunnan situated on one of the many ancient tea-horse roads.
Danba Fortifications | Tibetan Village | Tibetan Culture
Campers travel in western Sichuan unlock the cultural code of national development with lens on National Highway 318, the only way from Sichuan to Tibet.
Ancient Town | Dong Culture | Public Communication
Campers walk among mountains and fields, step into the Dong villages, explore ethnic intangible cultural heritages, and record the traditional life rarely seen in the city with their lens.