See also: art direction, audio, cinematography, costumes, lighting, makeup

Timely resources:
3 of the Best Video Editing Apps For Teachers
5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices
6 Tips For Making Better iPad Movies
iPad Filmmaking on a budget
The Hobbit: Unexpected Journey, Production Dairies (videos)
Peter Jackson releases ‘The Hobbit’ production vlog #9 (video)
Top 5 Opening Credits Sequences
‘Grey’ stunt performer taps into animal within

Recommended resources:
The Film Lab: Anatomy of a Film Set: Production (video)
Filmmaking Across the Curriculum: A Beginner’s Guide (ACMI)
Guide to Filmmaking Equipment (UK)

Lesson Plans:
ELA Lesson Plan, Incorporating iMovie
Lights, Camera, Education (AFI)
Teaching TV – Film Production: Who Does What? (EL, MS)
The Filmmaking Process (Film Foundation)

Making The Film: Quickstart Guide to Filmmaking
Producing A Motion Picture
Production (FirstLight Online)
School Filmmaking Guides (UK)
Shotlists (video)
Stages & Roles In The Production Process

Recommended apps:

ReelDirector is an app for the iPhone and second-generation iPod touch that attempts to be a full-fledged movie creation tool where you add video clips and photos, and even record an audio snippet, set transitions between scenes, type in the movie credits, and render a final Quicktime movie. (Source)
Using Green Screen by Do Ink, students can create original videos using green screen technology to change the background. Green screens are most known for use with weather reports, but kids can create all kinds of scenarios using the green screen. They’ll choose a background image from their camera roll, which may involve some Internet searching and saving to find and then record their video in front of a green backdrop. (Source)

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