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Welcome along!

Hello and welcome to the course. I’m Simon Richards and I’ll be your lead educator for Using Film to Teach Literacy Online and in the Classroom alongside Alexia Larkins and …

Teaching Colour Vocabulary

Exploring colour in film stills can be a great way to extend your pupils’ vocabulary of colour and to encourage them to choose more precise words. In the still below …

Sharing film with your class

Film is an inclusive medium by virtue of its rich variety of visual and auditory content. However, it can sometimes be difficult to source and screen film content and to …

How important is colour in cinema?

Cameras that captured the moving image were first used in the late 1880s to record aspects of everyday life, but filmmakers began using the medium to tell stories in the …

Colour in cinema – the reveal

In the previous step we asked you to take a look at the above artwork and consider which famous film scene it inspired. It’s this scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic …