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Watch a short film

Watch short film The Fort by Tom Barrance.

Paying close attention to what you’re seeing when you watch films can help teach you a lot about filmmaking. Short films are a good place to start, because they tell a complete story in a few minutes.

I made this film At the Fort in 2014. The film location is an old World War II fort that I found when I was out running. It seemed like the ideal setting for a short film! I worked out a storyboard for it then recruited a friend to act in it. It was all filmed with a DSLR camera using natural light.

You can read more about how I made it at the link below.

Activity

Watch the film through once. In the comments section, please answer the question that comes at the end.

Video © 2014 Tom Barrance

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How to Make a Short Film: An Introduction to Filmmaking

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