Book Trailer Sessions

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Carnegie Award Reading Group is going to create book trailers for the shortlisted books.

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Book Trailer Sessions

  1. 1. Book Trailer Workshop LRC Carnegie Award Reading Group 2009
  2. 2. Our Learning Goals <ul><li>1. able to apply the multimedia platform to express your reading response </li></ul><ul><li>2. able to understand the story and critically analyze the key scenes and themes </li></ul><ul><li>3. able to create a high-quality book trailer which can captivate the audience’s attention </li></ul><ul><li>4. Understand and apply the copyright rules </li></ul>
  3. 3. Book Trailer Workshop <ul><li>You are going to create a 1 – 2 mins </li></ul><ul><li>trailer for a book using Animoto. </li></ul><ul><li>You can do it as group but firstly </li></ul><ul><li>choose a shortlisted book. </li></ul><ul><li>Premier Night: 25 Jun 2009 (Thur) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Workshop Overview <ul><li>Session 1 – 15 May 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on book, start review sheet and storyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Session 2 – 22 May 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of Animoto, Creative Commons and Search Portals </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Term Break – Trailer Making </li></ul><ul><li>Session 3 – 5 Jun 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Finishing touches </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop Evaluation Form </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is a book trailer? Why use book trailer? Ultimate purpose ? Functions ? Do you like watching book trailer? What does it tell?
  6. 6. WHAT are the FEATURES of a GOOD BOOK TRAILER ? <ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>- captivates audience attention/ emotion </li></ul><ul><li>- vocabulary, audio, graphics </li></ul><ul><li>- length & duration (1:30 – 2:00 mins) </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>- storyline/ plot: key scenes or themes </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>- atmosphere & tone matches the story </li></ul><ul><li>Soundtrack </li></ul><ul><li>- music stirs emotional response </li></ul><ul><li>- pace fits storyline </li></ul>
  7. 7. Content – Storyline/ Plot Setting Characters Describe the problems Event 1 Event 2 Event 3 Describe the solutions Feelings
  8. 8. How do we create a book trailer? Source: digitalmaverick slideshare.net
  9. 9. What is Creative Commons? Source: Rodd Lucier - thecleversheep.blogspot.com
  10. 10. Portals for Images Source : http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/ <ul><li>Flickr Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Blue Mountain: Attributions </li></ul><ul><li>Morgue File: Free photos </li></ul><ul><li>Pics4Learning: copyright friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Public Domain Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Open Photo: Free stock images </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>4 Free Photos: Free Images </li></ul><ul><li>NASA Photo Archive: Space Images </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Librarian Images: check for licensing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Portals for Soundtrack <ul><li>homezero Copyleft released works of art, WEB RADIO. </li></ul><ul><li>Opsound Copyright friendly sound </li></ul><ul><li>Open Music Search Find Copyleft, Creative Commons, Open Source, and Public Domain works. </li></ul><ul><li>ccMixter : creative commons music </li></ul><ul><li>Free Sound Effects and Loops - Free sound effects and music </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Jamendo : a community of free, legal and unlimited music published under Creative Commons licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Podsafe Audio: Creative Commons music </li></ul><ul><li>ArtistServer.com Over 7,000 free audio files </li></ul><ul><li>Free-Loops.com Sound effects, vocal loops, drum loops, more </li></ul>Source: Copyright Friendly Wikispaces
  12. 12. Final Reminder: <ul><li>Please give credits to other people’s work e.g. Images & soundtrack </li></ul><ul><li>Image – Accessories -> paint -> give attributions </li></ul><ul><li>If you have any problems or questions, use the VLE message box or ask your librarians. </li></ul><ul><li>All forms have been put on VLE. </li></ul>

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