Bring the vocabulary of film to life through the processes of filmmaking. Students learn terminology and techniques simultaneously as they plan, film, and edit a short video.
Balance is a principle of art that utilizes visual weight to create more harmonic compositions. There are two main types of visual balance; formal and informal. Within each type there are differnt ways to create that type of balance.
Building the Future of Arts Education
Professional development for educators. Summer intensives for young artists. Teaching artist-guided activities for families. Performances for young audiences. Classroom lesson plans. Arts-focused digital media.
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Capture studentsŐ enthusiasm for film and transfer it to reading and literature by substituting film production roles for the traditional literature circle roles.
In this video segment adapted from Haskell Indian Nations University, student filmmakers explain why it is important to them to make a video about climate change.