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 CURRICULUM/LESSON PLANS
 
  
All About Special Effects (PBS/NOVA)
  
AMPAS: Teacher Guide
   Anatomy Of A Scene; worksheet
 
 Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Moving
  Image: Grades K-12

   Cinematography 101 (Global Action Project)
  
Comparing a Literary Work to Its Film Interpretation
  Director's Cut

   Exploring Satire with "Shrek"
  
Film in the Classroom, Revised (PBS, Masterpiece)
  Film Lesson Plans

   Filmmaking Across the Curriculum
  
Film Project for Primary (Ireland)
  Film Teaching Guides

  
Film Teaching Guides (Univ of Florida)
 
Film School Course 01 - Learning the Basics of Filmmaking
  Film Study: The Grapes of Wrath

 
Genre & Media Literacy (teens and films)
  How to Read Film
  Immigrants In Film
(PBS New Americans)
 
Introduction to Film Appreciation
 
Lights, Camera, Action...Music:
   Critiquing Films Using Sight and Sound
   Learning Network (lengthy list, NYT)
 
Lights, Cameras, Education (AFI)
  Literature To Film

  
Look Again (BFI)
   Making Movies Matter
   Media Literacy: Reading Between The Frames (AMPAS)
  Moving Image Education

  
Novel as Screenplay
  
Screenwriting 101
  Story of Movies;
background
  Teach Animation
 
Teaching Film Study
 
Teaching Star Wars
 
Teaching With Movies: A Guide for Parents and Educators (PDF)
  
Understanding Media: Analyzing Media- Movie Posters
 
Using Movies to Improve Visual Literacy
 

STORYBOARDS

Acting With A Pencil  Storyboarding Your Movie

Because of Winn-Dixie, storyboards

Blank Storyboard

Making Movie Storyboards

Media Storyboard

Production: Scriptwriting & Storyboards

Story behind storyboards

Storyboarding: Pre-writing activity

Storyboarding: Video Explanation

Storyboards: what are they?

Storyboards:
Mad Men (AMC)
PRODUCTION ELEMENTS  IN CONTEMPORARY/
CLASSIC FILMS
(behind-the-scenes of filmmaking)

A Scanner Darkly
Avatar;  Making of Avatar; Making of Avatar; Behind the Scenes
Benjamin Button
Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film
Design for the Road in ‘Cars 2’
Citizen Kane; "deep-focus" scene analysis;
Central ideas, symbols, & film techniques of "Citizen Kane"
Coraline
Donnie Darko: Shot Composition
How to Train Your Dragon
"The Incredibles" Anatomy of a Scene
Indiana Jones
King Kong
Polar Express
Psycho (shower, storyboard sequence)
Ratatouille
Sky Captain
Titanic
To Kill A Mockingbird
Toy Story 3; Toy Story - Making Of - 2/3
Twilight

Up   Behind The Scenes #1;

       Behind The Scenes #2
Wall-E  Making of: Part 1; Part 2,
Storyboards
(see also:
Design With A Purpose; The Shot Tells The Story)