Special Effects Film Teacher Resources
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A Cinematic Journey Through Visual Effects
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
George Méliès realized in the early days of cinema that, "Films have the ability to capture dreams." From classic movies like A Trip to the Moon, The Lost World, and Metropolis, to more modern marvels like Blade Runner, Jurassic Park,...
"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Days 13 and 14
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How important are sound effects in films? In stage plays? In radio programs? To gain an understanding of the impact of these special effects, class members watch a short video spoof of the sound in a scene from Star Wars: A New...
When the Book is Better than the Movie
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes the book is better than the movie; other times, the movie comes out on top. A video discusses the topic of novels and their film adaptations, pointing out specific texts and how the tale translated to the big screen. The...
Title: "The Time Machine" - Topics: Science-Technology
7th - 12th
Director George Pal’s film The Time Machine, based on H. G. Wells’ 1895 science fiction novella and starring Rod Taylor, Alan Young, and Yvette Mimieux, is the focus of a lesson that considers the consequences of time travel. Viewers...