Has your teenage student ever dreamed of becoming a filmmaker?

Or had a chance to see what life would be like as a broadcast journalist? This is your kid’s chance to join fellow aspiring documentarians for an immersive dive into the world of documentary filmmaking. During each week-long camp, students will collaborate with other teens, switching filmmaking roles and gaining valuable hands-on experience as your team crafts a short film centered in Aspen. 

Dates forthcoming for 2023 Film Camps.

Student Videos



Matt Baxter

Matt is a Denver-based filmmaker who believes in the positive impact of quality original work. Specializing in post-production, Matt’s work has aired on Rocky Mountain PBS numerous times. Focused on fulfilling his clients’ creative vision, he has collaborated with the National Governors Association, Colorado Office of Economic Development and the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. Matt also serves as a post production instructor at the Colorado Film School, which has been nationally recognized as one of the top film programs in the country.

Aaron Koehler

Aaron is an accomplished cinematographer and documentarian. He has a deep passion for filmmaking and enjoys exploring humanity with his craft. Aaron has extensive technical knowledge when it comes to the camera and lighting departments, including industry-standard video packages by RED, Sony, Panasonic, and ARRI. Despite this technical foundation, Aaron’s approach has always been rooted in story and character development. Over the years, Aaron has had the opportunity to work on numerous documentary projects as well as several broadcast specials and commercial spots. Beyond his freelance work, Aaron also plays a key role at the Colorado Film School as an instructor and equipment room manager. His courses include 16mm|HD Production and LGBTQ Voices and Representation in Film.

Working to Enlighten, Enrich, Educate, and Entertain Through Film