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Peterborough children and young people's film awards

You may wonder what film-making has to do with reading and writing.  Showing films in the classroom helps to motivate children and young people to write so we decided to go one step further and have them make the films themselves.

Young people holding a trophyMaking films encourages children to talk, write and plan, It helps them to explore their imaginations. They have to think about expressing relationships, emotions and stories through words and pictures. Before making the films the children design storyboards to show on paper what happens and when. The enjoyment that the children get from making films has helped to make them more interested in exploring and understanding other stories.

 

Film Making Opportunities

First Light

This is a great site which guides you from pre-production of your film right to exhibition & distribution.

  • First Light funds and inspires film projects with five to 19-year-olds throughout the UK.
  • First Light films cover a diverse range of topics and genres.

Here you can find out about everything you need to know about making your film. To get started Click Here.

 

Film Street

Film Street is an inspiring and interactive world where children can learn the joys of filmmaking.

Guided by friendly Film Street characters, children can watch films and find out how they are made by exploring the fun-packed street which includes:

  • Interactive activities on Video Editing, Special Effects and even the various Camera Angles.
  • Video & Text Workshops
  • Hints and tips on Equipment & Animation.

Plus much much more, so get yourself involved and Click Here.

Useful links on film making, awards & festivals.