From the Masters: Alfred Hitchcock

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Learn how to make the ultimate thriller from the master of suspense.

What will be learned?
Film historian Therese Grisham introduces campers to the historical, cultural, and artistic impact of one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, Alfred Hitchcock. Then using masterpieces like Rear Window as inspiration, campers work in teams to write, direct, and shoot their own Hitchcockian thriller.

Who should enroll?
We encourage young creatives ages 10+ of all skill levels and backgrounds to enroll. No prior knowledge of animation is required.

Choose a session
All sessions take place at Facets and run Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Snacks are provided, but participants must bring their own lunch.

Enrollment fee: $450, or $405 for Facets Members.


Ages 10+
July 16–20



Enrollment resources

When paying the enrollment fee, please put the participant's name and age in the order comments section.

Please fill out the enrollment form for each participant. We have two options:

Online application

PDF application for email, fax, or snail mail enrollment



Refer to our application details document for general information. If you have any other questions, contact or 773.281.9075 ext.3011.


  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Comer Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation