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Shoebox set design

Making a shoebox set is very straightforward. You’ll need a shoebox, as well as a range of art and craft equipment. You can begin to plan simple narrative films using …

Modern literacy

At Into Film, we work with a wide number of filmmakers to deliver filmmaking projects in schools. The many schools with whom we’ve worked tell us that filmmaking actively engages …

Next steps

If you would like to continue learning, Into Film can offer additional supportive face-to-face literacy, filmmaking and animation training for any educator working in the UK with young people aged …

Assessment Framework

In the previous step we heard John Peto speak about the rich opportunities that filmmaking offers as a tool for assessment and showcasing student work. Film offers a great alternative …

Film as a tool for assessment

In this, our final section of the course we’d like to talk about filmmaking as a tool for assessment. We have talked about film planning and scriptwriting as fantastic tools …

Story mountains and other narrative templates

Film is an incredibly powerful tool for storytelling and by creating their own scripts your learners are developing advanced narrative capabilities. A story planning template acts as a thought provoking …

Name that film

A great way to begin creating a synopsis, or summary of a film, is to use the Plot Point Sentence Starters Template attached below to deconstruct a favourite film.  What might …

Loglines

In this step we’re going to look at ways in which loglines (also known as taglines) and synopses can be used to hone children’s writing. Creating loglines and synopses can …

Intellectual property (IP)

It’s important when working with film to give some consideration to intellectual property. Intellectual property governs ownership of creative works such as inventions, literary or artistic works, such as films. …

Record and Playback

In the previous video you will have heard Into Film staff and Simon Pile from Anson Primary in Brent discussing the benefits of filmmaking in the curriculum. For many teachers, …
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