Film club

Adam Różałowski

 

 

 

Adam Różałowski - Humanities Teacher

 

Film club

Leader:Adam Różałowski (a.rozalowski@embassyschool.org)

Brief description: Participants learn how to get a crew together, the team roles, importance of lighting, sound, and tripod setup. They will also learn the important camera functions, framing and the rule of thirds, and shooting an interview. They learn all this by creating personal video projects.

Age restrictions: Available to children from Year 5 and above

Time
Monday 15:30 – 16:30 Year 7 and up
Tuesday 15:30 – 16:30 Year 5 to 6

Location: B1.1.

 


Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood, or …. Embassy-wood!!

 

Dear Enthusiasts

 

The way human beings consume text is undergoing a dramatic shift. While only 20 years ago print media dominated the way we consume information, today text is being digitized and made available in a variety of formats, video being the dominant format. A quick glance at newspaper articles confirms this as reporters are increasingly asked to add a video component to their once dormant newspaper pages.

 

At Embassy International School, we understand that composition is not only words written on paper, but as Kathleen Yancey stated in her article written to composition teachers across America, “the ability to negotiate through life by combining words with pictures with audio and video to express thoughts will be the mark of the educated student” (Made not only in Words). Therefore, we would like to invite you to our upcoming film club where creating more powerful and coherent stories will be our aim.

 

The aim of this film club will be to learn in an interactive and practical way how to convey meaning using video. This is an increasingly important skill demanded by job providers in an economy increasingly dependent on the ability to work with teams remotely and to be able to convey information in a meaningful and engaging way.

 

During the first weeks of the film club we will get acquainted with the fundamentals of video production and the equipment we will be using. As the topic of our first sessions will be “fundamentals of interviewing techniques” we will also take the opportunity to get to know each other by creating questions, interviewing each other and eventually creating a video product!

 

Once we become acquainted with roles in a video crew, we will venture further and learn how to shoot creative promotional videos, time lapse videos, and ultimately take student input into account and create videos based on personal interest.

 

Here are the bullet points for the film club:

  • Getting a crew together; team roles;
  • Lighting, sound, tripod setup;
  • Important camera functions;
  • Framing and the rule of thirds;
  • Shooting an interview;
  • Camera pans and angles;
  • Shooting a promotional video;
  • Shooting timelapse videos;
  • Shooting a documentary/informational video;
  • Creating personal video projects.

 

I look forward to meeting and working with you all in what I am sure will be a fun and enlightening film club where we will learn essential skills by working together.

 

Adam Rozalowski

Sincerely,

Mr Adam

 

Our films… 🙂

Year 1:2 Exit point Freeze it!

Year 1/2 sings a song connected to their IPC unit, Freeze it!

 

The three states of matter song

This song is performed by our lovely Yr 3/4 students. The song represents what students have learned in their last IPC unit: Shake it!

 

Year 5/6 sing Addams family

Year 5/6 put a spin on the theme song of the hit show the Addams Family.

 

Bake it! – IPC Exit point Yr 5/6

Shake it! IPC Exit Point – Making butter with year 3/4

We would like to invite you to watch our “how to make butter video” brought to you by our lovely and talented 3rd and 4th graders. This video is part of the exit point for their IPC unit.

 

 

Embassy Buzz 3

This is the third edition of Embassy Buzz, our very own source of news.

In this episode you will hear about the field trip to the stained-glass museum, our upcoming trip to Amsterdam and you will also hear about those strange posters popping up around school of students and teachers reading.

 

Winter Concert 2016 – Part 3

In this video you can see our talented secondary students singing songs from the late, great Leonard Cohen as well as fan favorites such as Mariah Carey.

The second half of the video is a recording of a play written and directed by our very own Embassy School students.

 

Winter Concert 2016 – Part 2

In this video you can see Yr 5/6 as well as the school choir performing some Christmas inspired songs.

 

Winter Concert 2016 – Part 1

This is a video of the first part of the Embassy International School 2016 Winter Concert. Here you can see Nursery/Reception, Yr 1/2, and Yr 3/4 perform various Christmas related songs and dances.

 

How to Make Kimbab

Have you ever made kimbab? If you haven’t let our students show you the way. This is a cooking video on how to make kimbab. Enjoy!

 

Growing Our Air Project

This is a video that our students made for our “Growing Our Air” assembly which was presented to primary school students as well as parents. This video shows what we should do when our plants are ready to be replanted.

 

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