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Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth

Discipline: Film/Video
Homebase: Vancouver
Languages: English
Grant Eligibility: Eligible to apply for AIC

Bring Filmmaking to Your Classroom Students conceive, plan, shoot, edit and screen short films that speak about their lives and their community. Our team works in partnership with classroom teachers to develop an interactive, immersive program that fosters artistic expression for students. Students learn basic filmmaking techniques and tips, storyboarding, lighting and camera skills, editing and sound. Workshop Options: Animation: Students make expressive and imaginative animation using stop motion techniques. Digital Storytelling: Digital stories are first-person narratives that are illustrated with animation, photographs, music, video clips, and some live action. Students are guided through the stages of preparation, script writing, image selection and the editing of their stories. Documentary: Students learn how to use film to ask hard-hitting questions and tell real-life stories about issues they care about. iPad Workshop: This workshop encourages students to create unique short videos about local history.



Testimonials & Reviews

The students put in a hard day's work and felt a HUGE sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. Your workshop is challenging, fun, exciting and rewarding. It promotes true collaboration between the students and they loved it! Deborah Roos, École Jules Quesnel
The mentors were extremely knowledgeable, helpful and encouraging. Calvin Pitt, Participant
Thank you so much for organizing the opportunity for our students to be involved with the Reel 2 Real video production crew. The instructors were amazing! Skilled, professional, knowledgeable, we couldn't have asked for more! We are hooked! The video produced was really well done and even inspired the instructors! Donna Armstrong, Teacher, Crescent Heights High School, Medicine Hat

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