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93 resources with the concept film making

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Movies are Magic

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Persistence of Vision? The Phi Phenomenon? Zoetropes? Camera Obscura? Kinetograph? What part do these concepts and inventions play in the history of movies? Find out with a short video that launches an informative playlist on film history.
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Cinematography and Film/Video Production #3

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
And that's a wrap! This final activity in a series about cinematography and film/video puts class members in full production mode. With over 20 activities, young cinematographers can film, edit, create movies, and organize news clips.
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Evaluating Films and TV Shows

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Moviegoers love discussing the latest film, but when writing a movie review, those opinions need to be based on specific criteria. High schoolers examine the narrative structure, plot elements, and production techniques of their chosen...
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Analyzing Editing in Film and TV

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most movies are around two hours long, but that doesn't mean the camera ran for only two hours. Guide high schoolers through the film editing process with a short analysis lesson. After reviewing key terms and strategies focused on film...
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Production

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Class members investigate the different roles associated with video production. Then, they create a crash course booklet that details what they have learned about the different roles: video production, scouting locations and set up,...
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Cinematography & Film/Video Production #2

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take two! Middle school and high school students learn what it takes to film and produce videos. Use these activities to challenge young cinematographers to learn the parts of a camera, filming techniques, and practice using the...
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Filmmaking Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Pixar, DreamWorks, Disney Studios. Prepare your primary graders to become the next generation of film makers with a guide that encourages kids to explore the possibilities of script writing, lighting, sound, editing, and post production...
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: Historical and Cultural Context

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Watch the Skies! Duck and Cover! Project Blue Book! Film, as a reflection of historical, cultural, and social issues, are the focus of the final lessons in a film unit that uses primary source documents and Robert Wise's 1951 version of...
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: Film Language And Elements Of Style

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
In this, the third in a series of four resources that use Robert Wise's 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still as the core text, young film makers examine the language of film including shot composition, camera angle, lighting,...
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: The Filmmaking Process

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
How are films made? As part of their study of film, middle schoolers investigate the pre-production, production, and post-production process and consider the role of the director, the screenwriter, production designer, cinematographer,...
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: What Is a Movie?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Middle schoolers explore the art of film with this carefully scaffolded series of lessons that introduces film genres, explores the narrative structure of films, and uses The Day the Earth Stood Still to model how to become active...
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Alfred Hitchcock- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
"There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it." Introduce your film buffs to Alfred Hitchcock, the master of anticipatory suspense with a mini-bio that acknowledges his importance as a director and screenwriter.
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JayCut, Part 3: Adding Narration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn how to add narration to you JayCut class video. This is part three of the five-part series on making educational videos for Next Vista.
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JayCut, part 2: Simple Editing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part two of the JayCut tutorial series explains the process of editing. Intended to help teachers and learners in making educational films. Clicking and dragging, using a timeline, and cutting images or video files is covered.
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JayCut, Part 1: Creating a Movie

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Movie making can be fun and provide an amazing opportunity for learners to explore and express in a unique and motivating way. This video tutorial walks teachers through the first eight steps needed when using JayCut software. This is...
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Camera Angles: The Case of the Missing Highlighter

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Watch and learn all about camera angles, what they mean, and how they help covey emotion and point of view. A short film is used to demonstrate four different camera angles, each scene is cut to reveille a fact about the angle just seen....
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Poetry Through Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bring digital storytelling to your language arts class! To begin, learners select their own topic, such as a poem that reflects a life experience they had or a historical figure who interests them. Then they work to create a storyboard...
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Finalizing Films and Writing a Reflection

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Wrap up a documentary creation project with the final lesson in this series. Class members reflect on their learning and compose responses to four questions relating to what they learned, whey they would do differently, and how the group...
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Production: Filming

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After viewing and analyzing documentaries and working in groups to storyboard and prepare, your class should now be ready for the production stage of the documentary process. The eighth lesson in the series, this plan provides...
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Animation Pre-Production

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Does your class love reading cartoons? Use their talents and interests to examine the process of writing a story they wish to tell through a cartoon. They develop the beginning, middle, and end of a story based on their original...
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Arlington Springs Man: Lesson Plan 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine being part of a team of scientists that discover the oldest human remains in North America. Imagine being part of the crew that documents this discovery. Class members get a change to be part of such an exciting adventure in a...
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Analyzing Sound in Film and TV

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The mood effects of music, dialogue, sound effects, and voiceover in a movie or TV show can be as strong as visual cues or camera angles. Learn about the ways a jaunty theme song or swelling orchestral music can set the tone for a movie...
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Analyzing Visuals in Film and TV

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ever wonder why a scene in a movie looks so ominous? Or how lighting can make a romantic scene even more beautiful? Discover the ways lighting choices and camera angles can affect the mood in a shot with a visual analysis lesson. After...
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Integrated Video Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a Mother's Day video gift by utilizing the latest video technology in class.  In this film making lesson, students utilize important photographs related to their mother and import them into a computer timeline using...