5 MINUTE FILM SCHOOL
The most basic visual unit of cinema is not the scene but the shot...
ACTIVITY: using phone/iPad use a subject and take a range on shots. Always looking at the story.
Look at light, check the corners of the frame, remove extraneous information - check background. Move around subject
ADD SCREENSHOT OF CHILDREN OF HEAVEN first shot
ADD SCREENSHOT OF boy in the striped Pajamas
Screenshot of BAIT sequence national film and television school
Add questions from adobe white paper on visual literacy. Break down according to context of lesson eg pastoral or language arts etc
CASE STUDY: CHILDREN OF HEAVEN Directed by Majid Majidi, Iran (1997)
ACTIVITIES TO INTRODUCE THE GRAMMAR OF FILM