Comenius Curse Introduction to Film-Making
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    • From 9 th to13 th May 2011 I attended in Finland the Comenius course: “Introduction to Film-Making”, having 11-1282-COM-CG-FI as application reference number. The course was organized and conducted by PSK-Aikuisopisto of Oulu, Finland.  One presented the Movie Maker, Audacity and Paint.Net programmes within the course. The cultural programme offered by the organizers included a tour of the city, the visit of the Oulu Cathedral and of the City Hall.
    • Monday, May 9th, 2011  Each participant presented their materials prepared for the course: they introduced themselves, presented their school, city, country of origin;  One presented how a digital camera functions as well as information about digital cameras and camcorders. Teaching methods to movie making and the role of movies in international projects were also introduced.  We went on a cultural tour of the Oulu city.
    • Tuesday May 10th, 2011  We were introduced to film editing and the Paint.Net programme was presented, as well as animations techniques that can be used in movies.
    • Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 We visited the City Hall of Oulu, a cultural center and an international school in Oulu. The Audacity programme was presented to us.
    • Thursday, May 12th, 2011  The Movie Maker programme was presented as well as the stages of making a film, the storyboard, the effects that can be added to the film, the copyright, the films evaluation and we shot the movies by means of which we were finally assessed.  The materials used were pictures, video and audio sequenced taken during the course.
    • Friday, May 13th, 2011  The release of the films shot by the participants with a view to their being evaluated by the trainer of the activity.  Comenius-Grundtvig projects presentation  Feedback for the course.
    •  Windows Movie Maker is a video editing program.  The most important activities relate to: creating a storyboard, editing clips and adding the sound.
    • The stages to be followed in order to shoot a movie are:  1. Launching the program: Start> All Programs-> Windows Movie Maker  2. Setting the time for each slide: Tools-> Options-> Advanced  3. Saving the project: File-> Save Project or File-> Save Project As
    • One has to import the video clips in the computer using the Import video command to create a Storyboard. The slide pin should also be positioned in the desired order.
    • To add the transition effects one should: 1. Edit Movie -> View video transitions 2. Choose the transition 3. Add the selected transition by dragging.
    • To add video effects one should: 1. Edit - Movie > View Video Effects 2. Choose the desired effect 3. Add the desired effect by dragging
    • Movie Maker can be used by students to make movies that promote tolerance, intercultural diversity.  As a result of my participation in this training course I have diversified my teaching strategy, I will apply new teaching methods and techniques, I will use modern, attractive means of education which should emphasize the practical nature of this subject and its connection with everyday life.