Assess pupil's learning through filmmaking and animation
Develop own and pupil's filmmaking skills
Produce a range of curriculum-focused short films and animations
Explore filmmaking frameworks for use in class with pupils
Evaluate own and peer-made short films to encourage progression
Design in-class filmmaking projects
This free online course will help anyone working with young people aged 5-19 to engage them in learning through simple filmmaking and animation. You’ll discover how film and animation can be used as powerful tools for encouraging active learning and enabling pupils to establish strong connections with any area of the curriculum.
Try filmmaking and animation in the classroom
During the course, you will:
● learn how even simple equipment can be used to produce high-quality short films in the classroom;
● apply this knowledge to the classroom, creating films that help raise attainment;
● discover a range of top tips to help you hone your filmmaking skills;
● learn how to produce simple films and animations with your students;
● and learn how to use this creative artform as an assessment tool.
Learn with Into Film – the film education charity
The course has been developed by Into Film – one of the biggest educational charities in the UK – which works with schools to deliver free training, resources and after-school film clubs.
Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom builds on Into Film’s successful Teaching Literacy Through Film course, developed in collaboration with the British Film Institute (BFI).
Explore how to make simple films and animations with pupils
Consider how to use filmmaking as a tool for assessment
Learn how to evaluate the filmmaking process ensuring progression
Devise a range of filmmaking briefs that can ensure filmmaking projects are curriculum-focused
Plan how to run in-class filmmaking projects efficiently
Learn how to use a range of filmmaking software
Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom is open to anyone who works with young people, aged 5 to 19, who would like to enrich their learning through the creation of films and animations.