Our filmmaking programs teach individuals of all ages, including those with special needs, how to make films and have a voice of their own.

Filmmaking education

  • Film festivals with interactive learning programs are produced on location in cities around the country.
  • Our project partners join us from Hollywood, New York, Florida, Canada, and UK.
  • Programs are available for educators and beginning filmmakers.
  • Week-long workshops in film techniques for high school and college students.
  • Summer filmmaking camps serving children with autism, their siblings and peers.
  • Curriculum designed for in-school film program serving students with dyslexia.
  • Hands-on workshops in Sound Design, Special Effects, Music Video, Casting, Acting & more.

Private Screening

Guest Directors and Educators

Tamika Lamison

Joey Travolta

Lois Siegel

Where Film Arts & Education Meet

Connect with us to create extraordinary educational opportunities for a new generation of filmmakers in your hometown. We work with established film industry professionals to produce original programs.  Productions are presented by ArtLife Productions & Make A Film Foundation. We have worked with many organizations including: 


  • University of North Florida
  • HEAL Foundation (Healing Every Autistic Life)
  • Inclusion Films
  • DCPS (Duval County)
  • GRASP Academy
  • Museum of Contemporary Arts Jacksonville
  • DASOTA (Douglas Anderson School of the Arts)
  • FSDB (Florida School for the Deaf and Blind)
  • WJCT PBS Television

Please click to learn more about our producing partner:


The Make A Film Foundation (MAFF) grants film wishes to children with serious or life-threatening medical conditions, helping them to create short film legacies by teaming them with noted actors, directors, and writers. We believe the art of filmmaking is not only healing and therapeutic but also offers hope and builds self-esteem. Founder and Executive Producer, Tamika Lamison.


Photo: Anthony Conti, MAFF 2017.

Short Film clip from PBS Documentary

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