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Session One (1.5hrs)You will learn:

• the importance of stability, correct lighting, quality sound when creating films/ multimodal texts and digital storytelling

• the different types of camera frames (close up, mid shot and long shot) and are shown where these are appropriate

• a range of skills on how to present to camera. After the demonstration you are given the opportunity to break into groups and film a short information report using the skills learnt.

• editing skills using iMovie, using the footage from your filmmaking activity. You will be given an opportunity to consolidate this skill.

• how to integrate filmmaking into the curriculum across all stages (Such as the exercise of presenting to camera).NESA accredits our course against these standards:

2.6.2
Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful

6.2.2
Participate inlearning to update knowledge and practice targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.• Shared discussion convened by facilitator as to what teachers know about filmmaking and their current practice in regards to filmmaking within their classroom. this will then be the benchmark of where the teachers background knowledge is at and where the facilitator has to start from in regards to fundamentals of filmmaking.

• Teachers take notes on newfound knowledge on the fundamentals of filmmaking while the facilitator demonstrates to group both using video and live demonstration which include volunteers from the participants.

• Teachers collaborate in small groups and engage in practical hands on activity to consolidate what they viewed during the ‘presenting to camera’ demonstration. (20 minutes)

• Teachers observe and take notes on editing techniques using iMovie on the iPad which is demonstrated by the facilitator.

• Teachers collaborate in small groups and engage in hands on activity by editing their own film they created during ‘presenting to camera’ activity.

• Teachers watch and review each other film, observing and critically reflect on how they incorporated the fundamentals of filmmaking.

• Collaborative discussion convened by facilitator with teachers to brainstorm rich and authentic tasks that can utilise these techniques across all areas of the curriculum. Ideas are written on the board for teachers to reference and take notes.
 Session Two (2.5hrs)You will learn:

• the origin of green screen technology and the visual literacy theory behind why it is used.

• the DoInk or Veescope App and its functions, including making a good key so the green screen changes to the background loaded in the app, uploading images for the background and filming.

• how green screen technology and filmmaking enhances future focused learning in the areas of creativity, collaboration and technology.

• integrate green screen technology into the curriculum across all stages.NESA accredits our course against these standards:

2.6.2
Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful

6.2.2
Participate inlearning to update knowledge and practice targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.• Teachers observe and take notes on the origins and theory behind green screen technology.

• Teachers observe and take notes on how to use green screening app (including Veescope Live). This includes creating a good key, uploading backgrounds, filming. (30 minutes)

• Teachers undertake practical hands on activity in groups to create a short film (infomercial or news segment) using the Veescope App and equipment provided (1 hour) utilising skills from the morning session.

• Teachers collaboratively edit using skills learnt from the morning session using the app iMovie. (30 minutes)

• Teachers display their work for the group. (15 minutes)

• Shared discussion convened by the facilitator as to how green screen technology can enhance the participant’s teaching and learning programs across the curriculum. Through this professional dialogue meaningful and authentic tasks will be discussed. (15 minutes)Session Three (1hrs)You will watch:
• a demonstration on a variety of special effects applications on the iPad.
• a demonstration on how it can be added to the films created from the previous sessions.

Wrap up with playing back the finished films that each group created during the day… Much fun and laughter to be had!NESA accredits our course against these standards:

2.6.2
Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful

6.2.2
Participate inlearning to update knowledge and practice targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.• Teachers observe and take notes on a variety of special effects applications on the iPad to enhance films.

• Teachers collaborate together and experiment with this hands on activity to add details to their film.

• Teachers show their finished product to the group, review and discuss.Learn more