The Summer Camps at Bow Street are 2 full weeks of jam packed Acting and Filmmaking fun for 12-17 year olds. Whether you’re interested in Acting for Camera or being behind the camera Directing and making movies, there’s something for everyone.


This Filmmaking group is aimed at all teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 interested in learning about filmmaking, whether already having some experience, previously attended Bow Street Young Filmmakers Academy workshops or are starting from scratch. Participants will learn and experience a wide variety of different aspects of being a filmmaker through fun, interactive workshops and activities. Working alongside industry professionals from Bow Street, over the two weeks you will explore the tools necessary for a filmmaker to create an exciting and engaging movie. Workshops and activities include:

– A full overview of the filmmaking process
– Scriptwriting
– Using the camera
– Lighting
– Sound recording
– Special effects
– Working with actors
– Story boards and shot lists
– Shooting/directing scenes
– Editing and the impact of music
– Cinema screen playback

All Filmmakers will get a copy of their finished work to take home and share with family and friends.


“Culann absolutely loved the two weeks at Bow Street and seems to have learned so much. Thanks a lot, it looks like they had a lot of fun” – Hilary

“John had a fantastic time at the camp, he enjoyed every minute, it was a great experience for him. Thank you so much for making him feel so welcome and where he could do the stuff he really loves, it was a great confidence boost for him. You can really see from the documentary that all the kids are having great fun” – Emer

“I would like to thank all involved in the summer camp, Nadia had a fantastic experience and enjoyed every moment of it, in her own words, “it was the best thing I ever did”” – Lynn

“Fionn was clearly so engaged and really loved his two weeks – I would say that this has been the best ever summer camp for him. It challenged him and absorbed him in equal parts and he was obviously looking forward to it everyday” – Charlotte

“We would like to thank you most sincerely for the great time they had made possible by the terrific staff in Bow Street. It’s hard to find things to divert and entertain teenagers over the summer and your courses and staff more than rose to the occasion” – Blanaid

“Jonathan really enjoyed the summer camp and learned a great deal from it” – Elizabeth

“Our Caoimhe has basically found what she wants to do in life!!! She is totally enthralled by the whole directing experience and was brilliantly encouraged and mentored by teacher Kevin” – Declan

Summer Camp Dates & Booking Details
CAMP 1: July 18th – July 29th
CAMP 2: August 8th – August 19th

Times: 10am – 3pm
Duration: 2 Weeks (Monday – Friday)
Cost: €385

How to book: Call us on (01) 5310929 or email