Julius Caesar Movie Pitch Project

This Julius Caesar Movie Pitch Project activity & project also includes:

Groups craft a pitch, in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, for a film version of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. The proposal includes names and images of actors and actresses they would cast in the major roles, costumes designs, images of locations they would use, and the titles of songs they would use for their soundtrack. Complete directions for the project are detailed and a rubric for the assignment is included in the packet.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Consider showing clips from adaptations such as the 1953 and 1970 films, and the 2002 TV movie as models
Classroom Considerations

  • The assignment assumes class members have experience capturing and downloading Internet materials
Pros

  • Groups must explain the rationale for their choices
  • Groups must provide a works cited slide that identifies websites used
Cons

  • None