This teaching tool comprises a download of extracts from feature films which illustrate the various components of film language, mise en scène, sound, cinematography, editing and directing. Used in conjunction with the accompanying specification-focused activities, this resource takes students through the conventions of film language with explanations of the different elements and exercises incorporating a variety of critical and creative tasks.
The Academy produces a series of guides for middle and high school teachers to facilitate the classroom exploration of the art and science of motion pictures. The activities are designed to tap into students’ interest in film and to teach principles such as critical thinking, creative writing, and visual literacy. Each guide is available in its entirety to download.