Into Film is an education charity that seeks to put film at the heart of children and young people’s learning and cultural experience. Justin Richards Programme Coordinator Yorkshire and the Humber [email protected] What is Into Film? • Founded from charities First Light and FILMCLUB • National Lottery funded through the BFI • Film education for 5-19 year olds • Learning through film watching, critiquing, interaction and filmmaking • For use in classroom or after school or in non-school settings (libraries, youth clubs, cinemas etc.) What can Into Film offer primary schools? • Film clubs with FREE DVDs from our curated catalogue of over 4000 films • FREE educational resources for teachers and pupils • FREE filmmaking resources, competitions and opportunities to work with professional filmmakers • FREE training and development for teachers Into Film clubs •Over 800 clubs across Yorkshire and the Humber (in schools, libraries, youth clubs and cinemas) •Films from all over the world, from the dawn of cinema to the latest releases •Review of the Week and other competitions •The Into Film Show every month •Talent Development •In-school visits and film industry events Watching films • Watching films can help: • Promote discussion in the classroom • Promote critical thinking skills • Help young people challenge each other’s behaviour Into Film Resources •Simple one-page resources •Detailed themed resources (e.g. Roald Dahl, Anti- bullying etc.) •Curriculum-linked pupil activities with PowerPoint presentations including built-in film clips •Review writing guides •Filmmaking guides Filmmaking • 5,4,3,2,1: Filmmaking in an hour: Making films with very little experience, budget or equipment • Record and Playback: Using filmmaking in the classroom to enhance learning • The Long Take Challenge: A recent competition we had getting young people to make a film using one long take with no edits. • See It, Make It: A project with professional filmmakers working with groups of young people over a period of weeks Training and Development • Film literacy and filmmaking CPD delivered by Into Film • Tailor made CPD for different curriculum areas • Variety of lengths of CPD from 30 mins to whole day • Events for teachers to attend or the option of wholeschool INSET training CPD example: Primary Literacy The 3Cs and 3Ss Using the 3Cs (Camera, Colour, Character) and the 3Ss (Sound, Story, Setting) will give you a framework for analysing film clips to improve literacy, critical thinking and analytical skills with your class. First of all… roll the dice! Matilda: ‘Hair Swinging in Playground’ CPD example: Primary Literacy The 3Cs and 3Ss Use the questions on the sheet to help you focus on one particular area of the film… …some examples What can you do next? • Use Into Film’s free filmmaking guides and teaching resources to enhance your lessons • Register your interest in attending our free CPD courses • Sign up for the Into Film newsletter • Start an Into Film club • Get in touch with me… How to get in touch Justin Richards Programme Coordinator for Yorkshire and the Humber [email protected] 0207 288 4546 / 07540 913 788 www.intofilm.org @getintofilm Any questions?