Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom
Into Film
  • Start Date: 23 Sep, 2019
  • 3 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

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This free online course will help anyone working with young people aged 5-19 to engage them in learning through simple filmmaking and animation. You’ll discover how film and animation can be used as powerful tools for encouraging active learning and enabling pupils to establish strong connections with any area of the curriculum.


Try filmmaking and animation in the classroom


During the course, you will:



  • learn how even simple equipment can be used to produce high-quality short films in the classroom;

  • apply this knowledge to the classroom, creating films that help raise attainment;

  • discover a range of top tips to help you hone your filmmaking skills;

  • learn how to produce simple films and animations with your students;

  • and learn how to use this creative artform as an assessment tool.


Learn with Into Film - the film education charity


The course has been developed by Into Film – one of the biggest educational charities in the UK – which works with schools to deliver free training, resources and after-school film clubs.


Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom builds on Into Film’s successful Teaching Literacy Through Film course, developed in collaboration with the British Film Institute (BFI).


Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom is open to anyone who works with young people, aged 5 to 19, who would like to enrich their learning through the creation of films and animations.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Into Film

Into Film is a UK-wide film and education charity, which puts film at the heart of children and young people’s learning, contributing to their cultural, creative and personal development.

Its film clubs are available free to all state funded schools and colleges and provide numerous opportunities for teaching and learning through film, including access to a diverse catalogue of over 4,000 films, dynamic curriculum linked and enrichment resources, guidance for filmmaking and film reviewing, one-to-one club support and training and CPD for teachers.

In Scotland, Into Film runs a bespoke film education programme, created in collaboration with key arts and education organisations to support literacy across learning, enable the use of film across all areas of the Curriculum for Excellence and be accessible and appropriate for young people throughout Scotland.

Into Film incorporates the legacy of two leading film education charities, First Light and FILMCLUB, and will be working together with a range of partners in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Into Film is supported by the BFI, together with funding from the film industry and a number of other sources.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

You may be able to download course materials after enrolling in this course. If not, all of the necessary course materials provided by the course instructor will be available on the provider's course page.
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