Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do you need to plug in the bus somewhere?

A. No, we have a generator and we are a self-contained unit.

Q. What kind of editing software do you use?

A. For introductory classes we use iMovie and for more advanced users we use Final Cut Pro.

Q. What other software and equipment do you use?

A. We also use iTunes, iSight, iPhoto software and FLIP cameras, lights and microphones.

Q. How many sessions do you recommend?
A. It depends on the curriculum selected, grade level, number of students in the class and time available for each session.
Q. What grade levels can use the MFC?

A. Grades three through twelve.

Q. How many students can you accommodate in the classroom?

A. Twenty students fit comfortably inside the MFC at one time.

Q. Do you have access to the internet on the MFC?

A. Yes, students can access the internet from the MFC. Instructors monitor internet usage and we have internet filter software in place.

Q. Do we need to provide teachers?

A. You will only need to provide a staff member who will remain available either inside the MFC or in the near vicinity during classroom hours to maintain student conduct.

Q. Do we need to provide any student paperwork?

A. Yes, you will need to secure completed MFC releases for each student prior to participation. You may also be asked to secure contact information and obtain permission for student grades to be released to the Institute.

Q. Can you design a curriculum specifically for us?

A. Customized curriculum is available for additional development and preparation fees.

Q. When is payment due?

A. You will be billed on the first of each month following classes for all fees incurred during the previous month. Fees are due and payable thirty (30) days from the date of billing.


For more information or to book the Mobile Film Classroom, please call 310-287-3700 or email mfc@mobilefileclassroom.org

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239-1/2 S. Hoover Street
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 424.704.1632
Website: www.mobilefilmclassroom.org
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