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Into Film – Twilights Courses @ AmmA Centre

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The AmmA Centre along with Into Film are offering a variety of different twilight courses which are all aimed at using Film as a means to raise literacy attainment.

These twilights are available to:

  • Primary Teachers
  • Post Primary Teachers
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Youth Workers
  • Youth Leaders

To apply follow the link at the bottom of the page and fill in our simple application form.

3C’s

Whenever you talk about Film language you use the 3C’s & 3S’s. The 3C’s and 3S’s framework is essential for Film construction and deconstruction. Having a better understanding of the 3C’s and 3S’s will provide a strong platform to help develop young people’s vocabulary, analytical and inferential skills when studying Film text.

This session will focus solely on the 3C’s and is suitable for all participants. We also strongly recommend that all applicants apply for one of the 3S’s sessions to further complete your understanding of how to construct and deconstruct Film language.

 

This 1 hour 30 minute course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 15th October –  3:30pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 4th February –  3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

3S’s

Whenever you talk about Film language you use the 3C’s & 3S’s. The 3C’s and 3S’s framework is essential for Film construction and deconstruction. Having a better understanding of the 3C’s and 3S’s will provide a strong platform to help develop young people’s vocabulary, analytical and inferential skills when studying Film text.

This session will focus solely on the 3S’s and is suitable for all participants. We also strongly recommend that all applicants apply for one of the 3C’s sessions to further complete your understanding of how to construct and deconstruct Film language.

 

This 1 hour 30 minute course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 22nd October –  3:30pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 11th February –  3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

Filmmaking for Curricular Attainment

This session contains different activities to explore using filmmaking to raise attainment across the curriculum. This session will help increase confidence in filmmaking techniques and using equipment in the classroom. It will help identify ways to apply filmmaking in the classroom as well as identify the life skills developed through filmmaking. Through this you will develop an aesthetic sense behind filmmaking and how it can enhance enjoyment and understanding of the curriculum.

Although mainly suitable for teachers who are at the start of their filmmaking journey, this session is also ideal for those looking to brush up on their filmmaking skills and should also present new ideas to explore.

 

This 1 hour 30 minute course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 12th November –  3:30pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 18th February –  3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

Filmmaking for Engagement

This session will explore using a variety of short filmmaking activities outside of a curriculum context. These short activities are designed to be used as a pick and mix to demonstrate a variety of strategies to engage young people with filmmaking, to share their ideas in both a structured and creative way.

Suitable for educators at the start of their filmmaking journey and can be used by schools as an extra-curricular activity as well as in non-school settings.

 

This 1 hour 30 minute course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 26th November –  3:30pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 25th February –  3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

Stop Animation

Whether using stop animation, claymation, paper cut-outs, silhouette or scaled up animation this session aims to give you the building blocks so that you feel confident in using the filmmaking techniques as well as the filmmaking equipment when creating an animated Film.

 

This 1 hour 30 minute course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 10th December –  3:30pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 28th January –  3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

Wellbeing: Anti-Bullying

This session contains a range of activities to explore ways of using film and filmmaking to tackle anti-bullying themes and topics by bringing together film analysis and filmmaking techniques to give participants a deep understanding of how to use film as a tool for developing empathy in their learners.

The session is suitable for all participants – those who are just embarking on their journey into film as well as those who already have a sound understanding of film construction and deconstruction. This session includes two example films, but the activities that accompany these are designed to be relevant to any chosen text and can be differentiated for younger or less able learners by selecting a different text, chunking information into manageable steps and slowing the pace of delivery.

 

This 1 hour 30 minute course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 19th November –  3:30pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 3rd March –  3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

If you are unable to attend any of these twilights due to the Dates / Time / Location but would still like to receive training using the Into Film resources outlined above, please fill in an >> AmmA Support Request Form and outline:

  • When and where you would like the training to take place.
  • How many Teachers / Classroom Assistants / Youth Workers that would require training.
  • Which courses you would like to be shown.

If you have any enquires please contact Roberta on,

Tel: 028 3751 2920
Email: roberta.morton@eani.org.uk
>> To Apply click here.

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