Making Better Movies

Ever wanted to improve your movie making techniques? Find some resources on this page.

1. What do you know already?

Take the Socrative Quiz to work out what you need to improve. Just login as a student and enter Room No: 57344.

2. What’s the connection?

We already know about how visual texts are created. We already know how to make our own story writing extra-special. Contribute to this Padlet to make connections between these and movie-making.

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3. What Do You Notice?

Find out about video camera techniques here, and camera angles here.

Check out these movies. Which movie techniques did you spot? Complete our Bingo Baker game as you watch.

The State of Skate – Skateistan in Afghanistan from Skateistan on Vimeo.

Poverty – ExplainEverything from brette lockyer on Vimeo.

Poverty Movie Trailer from brette lockyer on Vimeo.

 

4. Learn More about editing

Check out these YouTube tutorials on editing with Windows MovieMaker:

5. Fix It!

Download this movie, edit in MovieMaker to improve it. Aim at making 3 changes.

6. Get creative!

Feeling stuck? Follow this link to help you create an Immigration Story.

 

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