POV (Perspective) In Film Frank Baker media educator email@example.com
POV (Perspective) In Film “Movies are a door to knowledge — knowledge of society, knowledge of history, knowledge of art…..movies (taught to) students (makes them)think critically about film and provides them with a deeper understanding of this uniquely influential art form.” Martin ScorseseFilm director
POV (Perspective) In Film "If video is how we are communicating and persuading in this new century, why aren't more students writing screenplays as part of their schoolwork?" Heidi Hayes JacobApril 2004
Teaching with/about film Standards for the English Languagesponsored by NCTE & IRA 6. Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.
Teaching with/about film College Board: Standards for College Success Media literacy is the critical consumption of mass communication. The term criticalhere means more than criticizing the messages..it refers to critical thinking, which involves the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media in a variety of forms…
Teaching with/about film National Middle School Film Study Standards • Film language • Historical and cultural contexts • Production and creative expression • Viewers’ response & aesthetic valuing • Cross curricular connections Source: Story of Movies
Teaching with/about film Mid-Continent Regional Ed Lab (McRel)Grades 6-8 • Understands how symbols, images, sound, and other contentions are used in visual media • Understands aspects of media production and media distribution
Teaching with/about film Revised SC ELA Standards (2007) Guiding Principle 8 An effective English language arts curriculum provides for literacy in all forms of media.
Teaching with/about film “Movies, advertisements, and all other visual media are tools teachers need to use and media we must master if we are to maintain our credibility in the coming years.” Jim Burke, inThe English Teacher’s Companion
The Language of Film • CAMERA • LIGHTS • SOUND (includes music) • EDITING (post production) • SET DESIGN • ACTORS: expression; wardrobe
The Language of Film • CAMERAPoint of view is accomplishedby where the director decidesto position the camera
POV in “Over the Hedge” Making of video POV scene
Understanding camera angles Image from Jack & The Beanstalk Where is the camera? From whose perspective? What does it mean?
POV in “Brothers Grimm Series” Ashpet: An American Cinderella Clip is from the series “Making Grimm Movies
POV in “The Mighty” POVSCENE
POV in “To Kill A Mockingbird” POV Scene
POV in “Because of Winn-Dixie” POV Scene