A bit about the Media Team plans. Next week I’m kicking off a video focused team at Our Lady of Victories School in Keighley.
Here's a little sample of a video we made at a school in bradford. I have not done shadow puppets before but I was impressed with how this went. Of course in this context the process and what the children learn is more important than the product. Scripting, building a wooden frame and cloth, fixing… Read More »
What is the role of a video producer and how does that translate into the school project? What are the benefits of a video project in a school?
A creative project, like any other, has process steps and milestones. One reason why creative projects often fail is because not enough time is spent understanding the purpose of the project and refining the ideas around that purpose.
At this school we wanted to combine music, writing, film, animation and the wonderful technique known as green-screen – or perhaps blue-screen; Chroma Separation Overlay, CSO if you want to show off.
Filming a debate provides a little bit of fear, excitement and theatre into the learning. With instant playback you can address issues simply by showing them the video – often the facilitator need not say anything; show rather than tell. It’s also a resource to show other children with some ready made role models.
We completed the Hidden Keighley discovery day yesterday. Six schools trekking around the town in search of boxes which had been transformed by the children.