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Film fanatics

It can be difficult to know what it truly takes to make a film until you’ve made one. Whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker or just want to get an idea of how to make movies, here’s a very basic breakdown of how a film is made.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

12- 15 hours

Course Modules

• History of Storytelling • Film And Motion Pictures • Type Of Film Genre Directors • The Techniques • Screenwriting - Screenplay Writer • Concepts In Films • Art Direction • Costume Designer • Editing • Editor • Hands-on- Hattie Needs A Story • Hands-on- Set Design • Hands-on- Your Film Character • Hands-on- Shoot And Edit Your Film • Hands-on- Download And Install Adobe Premiere Pro • Hands-on- Let’s Get Started • Hands-on- Importing And Organizing

Learning Outcomes

• Know the means of storytelling throughout generations • Know the three basic stages of filmmaking • Know different types of film genres • Learn innovative techniques in films • Know the academic requirements and skills to become a Screenplay Writer • Know what is a film theory

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

Storytelling has been around for thousands of years. Humans tell stories as a means of entertainment, communication, and passing down information from generation to generation.

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Screen play writer

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My son loved this course on storytelling and filmmaking! He learned so much about the history of storytelling and the process of making a film. The handson activities were especially helpful in allowing him to apply what he learned. Highly recommend! Karen S.

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