A Curriculum for Digital Media Creation

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Consumer technology has made it possible for filmmakers to create entire movies from the comfort of their home computer. Guide high school film buffs through the process of designing a documentary with an extensive unit published by Apple. Sixteen lessons explain the steps behind storyboarding, scriptwriting, filming, and broadcasting work, and illuminate the minds of the future documentarians of the world.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a digital media class, or in film class when discussing the documentary process
  • Have your language arts or social studies class present their latest research project in a multimedia format, either in a documentary or as an informative short film
  • Prompt your class to create music videos to illustrate a certain topic or concept from the year's curriculum
Classroom Considerations

  • Lessons use specific software that you'll need, or at least its off-brand equivalent
Pros

  • Provides three options for technological tools: an ideal setup, a great setup, and a good setup
  • Covers all aspects of filmmaking, prompting your class to choose the field that is most exciting to them
  • Interview skills are versatile for multiple assignments
Cons

  • None