Moving Image Education AtholeMcLauchlan Bearsden Primary School
Who am I?• Primary teacher for 10 years• Former projectionist at Cameo Cinema• Lead Practitioner with Creative Scotland(formerly Scottish Screen)• ET / WALL-E / JUNGLE BOOK / GOONIES / STAR WARS / PONYO• My nose wiggles when I talk…
What is MIE?• 21st Century literacy skills to interpret and use moving image texts 3 strands• EXPLORE• ANALYSE• CREATE• Interdisciplinary learning – MIE is the glue which binds the subjects together• Cooperative learning• New devices blurring the gap between old and new literacy skills? Game, film or book? Or something else?
CREATE: No Resources• Drama• Puppet shows• Act or present in front of the screen• Create sound effects, music, dialogue www.arkive.org (nature films) www.scotlandonscreen.org (archive film)
CREATE: Digital Storytelling• Photos (camera and internet)• PowerPoint slides (export as jpegs)• Artwork (animatic) Software• Apple iMovie - editing• Windows Moviemaker - editing• Audio Network – copyright free soundtrack and effects (Glow – National Site – External Reources)
Willie WastleAnimatic film inspired by Robert Burns
CREATE: Video Camera• Fixed Camera• Storyboarded Film (variety of camera shots)• Documentary• Short drama• Quiz Show (eg. Question of Sport)• Music Video• Talent Show• Advert• Demonstration (science)
Filmmaking Process Link to example of class process• Inspiration and motivation (topic, Enterprise, competition)• Brainstorming ideas (audience / purpose)• Presenting ideas (teacher as Producer)• Groups make individual films (shared theme)• Groups responsible for one part of the jigsaw of a whole class film• Assign roles and skills but fluid structure (pupils need to explore and play different roles)• Process is more important than the outcome!
Filmmaking Benefits (end credits!)• Skills based learning• Cooperative learning• Active learning• Enterprise• CfE four capacities• Motivating / challenging and memorable
Interdisciplinary Learning: JapanLinks showing how MIE was used to link various curriculum areas on the theme of Japan.• Exploring and analysing film texts and inspiring writing• Creating animations• Creating Japanese inspired video games and presentations• Creating a Japan website showcasing films and classwork
Mission To Mars animation 3D stop motion and live action
Steven Spielberg once said he ‘dreamed for a living.’I like that. Dreams and imagination can bepowerful classroom tools if used wisely.
EXPLORE: Resources• www.scotlandonscreen.org.uk (Glow)• www.screeningshorts.org.uk (Glow)• www.glowscience.org.uk (Glow)• www.languagesonscreen.org.uk (Glow)• www.movingimageeducation.org/resources/films (short films)• www.arkive.org (nature)• www.britishpathe.com (archive film – only downloadable in schools)• www.archive.org/details/prelinger (archive film)• www.brickfilms.com(Lego animation)• www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips (class clips)• www.screenonline.org.uk (BFI clips – only accessed in schools)• www.inanimatealice.com (sophisticated ebook)• Vimeo and YouTube
ANALYSE: Resources• www.movingimageeducation.org• www.movingimageeducation.org/resources/mie- in-practice/teachers-stories (Ten schools share good practice in the teaching of MIE)• www.screeningshorts.org.uk• www.cbbfc.co.uk• http://literacyadviser.wordpress.com (Bill Boyd)• http://old.bfi.org.uk/education/teaching/lookagai n (READ THIS!!!)• www.filmeducation.org
CREATE: Resources Software Hardware• PowerPoint • Digital Blue cameras• ComicLife • Video camera• I Can Animate • Flip camera• CrazyTalk • Smart phone• iMovie • Digital camera• Windows Moviemaker • HD Web camera• Audio Network (copyright • Lots of PVA glue and paint free music on Glow) • Children • Dreams • Imagination
A link to a year of teaching MIEA link to my Vimeo class filmsContact: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions?