High School Workshops

Art With Impact offers on-site workshops for high schools that want to educate students about issues of mental health in an interactive, engaging way that uses the emotional power of art and media.

One-session

Assembly-style overview of mental health issues using short films (some created by high schoolers). We the films and a trained speaker and coordinate additional participants like local youth resources and college students who share their lived experiences.

Four-session

Interactive workshops that teach basics of mental health awareness and self-discovery then engage students in a filmmaking exercise in which they break into filmmaking teams and make their own one-minute short film about a mental health issue. We provide everything – the equipment (tablets), production schedule, teaching artists, software, etc.

Eight-session

Interactive workshops that teach basics of mental health, acting, directing, editing and shooting video. We provide everything – the equipment (tablets), production schedule, teaching artists, software, etc. In the sixth and seventh sessions students create a one-minute film about a mental health issue.

Semester-long

A semester-long program that teaches the fundamental tenets of mental health and wellness, acting, directing, production and editing. Students create a three-minute short film as their final project for the semester.

Interested in offering Films With Impact to students at your high school?

Contact Maya Grodman for US and Natalie Daley for Canada!

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