How can a film give voice to the voiceless?
The 24 Minute Film Project kicks off each rotation: make a film in 24 minutes.
Various Assignment Choices:
I Am: A Self Portrait
Pixelation: Stop Motion Animation of Living Things
A Hope For The Year
Special Effects Test
African American Filmmaker Study
Variety of camera angles
Adapting poetry to another medium
Intellectual property rights
considering the audience
exploring all mediums available to a filmmaker
screenings of rough cuts
online peer evaluation
screening of final cut to a large audience
camcorders / GoPro
stop motion software
Final Cut Express
costumes and props
Community-focused filmmaking reflects the voices of our student body.
Daily lessons about professional filmmakers highlight only underrepresented voices.
Students are encouraged to tell their own story.
African American Filmmaker Study allows students to learn and educate their peers about this important voice in the world of cinema.
Poetry Project connects to Language Arts curriculum.
Students can make films for their World Cultures class projects.
Community Project highlights work in other programs, such as PE and other arts.
Foreign Film option allows students to use the language they're studying in school to tell their story.