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TT1819 Cultural Catalogue


SECONDARY-SPECIFIC OFFERS Into Film Project Name Student/Teacher Filmmaking Project About the Project Into Film gives every child and young person aged 5 to 19 in the UK the chance to experience film creatively. We support teachers and educators to achieve a wide range of effective learning outcomes in their use of film. Our programme includes a network of extra-curricular film clubs, resources for use in clubs and in the classroom, training opportunities and more. Our activities are contributing to the raising of educational achievement and aspiration, enhancing cultural access and development, and increasing enjoyment of learning. "The use of film has been extremely successful in engaging pupils with literacy, as the barrier of text is immediately removed. I have also seen that pupils have become more independent in their learning when using film" - Teacher, Ysgol Bryn Castell Special School, Bridgend. in conjunction with EES School Library Service (SLS), Into Film offers you the chance to take part in unique filmmaking workshops linked to the Essex Book Awards (EBA). The EBA is an annual reading event and award ceremony, that aims to foster reading enjoyment by offering a range of activities linked to 6 shortlisted books that are chosen annually. Into Film is offering two workshops – exploring filmmaking - to take place at your school, utilising existing resources. Together, students and teachers will explore the selected book themes and learn how to use new technology, to create an engaging film trailer of their own. Schools will then be able to enter their trailer into the EBA competition. There are 2 staff and 10 students invited to participate who: • Attend 2 student/teacher workshops in filmmaking and have access to a support helpline facility 96

SECONDARY-SPECIFIC OFFERS • Receive hard-copies of the 6 EBA shortlisted books and have access to post reviews on an online blog • Have the opportunity to participate in extra cultural events/activities, including Drama workshops and outdoor learning if desired The events take part across the following months: January: first student/teacher workshop introducing filmmaking techniques, giving schools the opportunity to produce filmed/animated book trailers inspired by the shortlisted books. March: all participants and shortlisted authors are invited to an EBA award ceremony where prizes are given for Best Book Trailer, Most Innovative School and Best Book Review. Summer term: second teacher/student workshop to improve film editing and post-production skills. Suitability Years 7 and 8. A limited number of students can attend the EBA ceremony, this is booked on a first-come-first-served basis. EBA runs from October to March during which time students read the books and post reviews on a blog. Dates, Location & Format The workshops take place in-school. Early booking to secure appropriate dates is suggested. Location of the EBA’s TBC. Students will be introduced to/develop skills linked to: Learning Outcomes • Film-based literacy development • Reading for enjoyment • Extending reading choices through multi-arts investigation • Development of speaking, listening and evaluative skills by participating in discussion and debate with other student communities • Collaboration and team work • Problems solving and resilience Teacher Commitment & Training Teachers will attend and participate in both student/teacher workshops in filmmaking. Teachers must also show a willingness to read the shortlisted books and promote these to students. 97