15501 North FM 620, Suite 800
Austin, TX 78717
When asked about their creative vision for the school, Co-creator/Directors, Suezean Matarazzo and Natalie Shanks tell us, “ We wanted to create a film school that would teach young filmmakers the art of filmmaking inside and out in the form of enjoyable summer camp sessions.” The schools directors Suezean Matarazzo and Natalie Shanks have a collective 40 years of experience in film making and education. Our staff is made up of UT RTF graduate students and visiting film makers in all aspects of the industry. Suezean who sits on the Board of Directors at the Austin film nonprofit Reel Woman has been sharing her love of film for the last 6 years, teaching and mentoring hundreds of students from UT and the LISD school district. Natalie Shanks is an educator employed with the Round Rock school district, who several years ago decided to pursue her creative interests and has since become an award winning set designer.