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{nl}This summer, Keio Academy of New York provides the very unique "Japanese-English Bilingual Summer Camp 2008", which is a digital media production workshop for junior high school students from Japan and the United States. The workshop will provide students a perfect environment, where through hands on experience, they learn the techniques of digital media production as a method of self expression while in a diverse environment with other students from different cultural backgrounds.{nl}

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Tradition of Japanese Academy Meets Digital Media Creation Through its Unique Bilingual and Bicultural Education in New York - Summer 2008

{nl} The workshop will be taught by professional filmmakers in the industry today. Students will work in small groups to produce short films. Each group will be supervised by a media instructor learning basic camera techniques, the art of story telling, and basic editing. Special lectures will also be held by world renowned creators such as a filmmaker/journalist, Jon Alpert, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, and popular Japanese anime producers, for Pokemon, Naruto and more. Students will have a chance to live with other students from Japan and the United States on the beautiful nature filled campus in Westchester, NY. The program includes language lessons and cultural sessions which are taught by the native Japanese and English teachers of Keio Academy of New York. Bilingual moderators are available. Students will have the opportunity to learn a new language and experience another culture and to enjoy themselves in the process.{nl}

{nl} Date : 7/26/2008(sat.) - 8/09/2008(sat.)
{nl} Place: Keio Academy of New York{nl} 3 College Road, Purchase NY 10577 U.S.A.
{nl} Participants: 60 students, boys and girls, 13 - 15 years old{nl} (30 from Japan and 30 from the U.S.)
{nl} Program Fee: US $2,500
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{nl}Application / Contact Information Keio Academy of New York Bilingual Summer Camp 2008 Administration Office Tel: +1-646-290-5270 email: [email protected] URL http://www.keio.edu/summercamp {nl}
{nl}{nl}Source: http://www.sunherald.com/