The film making process is a fantastic way for young people to learn a wide range of skills and abilities, combining team work, decision making, technical skills and performance skills which result in a finished piece of original work.
A film making project can have widespread social benefits for the participants involved as they learn communication skills, self expression, confidence and social inclusion.
Every part of the film making process will be taught, allowing the young people to identify with the media industry and can give the participants the opportunity to specialise in particular aspects of the project.
Story telling can be achieved through a variety of diverse creative ways through film making and allows the exploration of relevant social and personal themes to be examined in a safe environment.
All equipment is provided by VOID ARTS, including broadcast quality video cameras and editing facilities.
Projects can be run as a short or long term project.
All finished projects can include a screening in a public or private arena.
Film-Making Projects include; planning workshops, discussions, filming and presentation.
Young people will learn a wide range of skills in the film making process including:
Scriptwriting Storyboarding Film appreciation Role Playing Costume Design Theatre Make-up Photography Camera Skills Acting Directing
Both the school/organisation and all the young people involved will receive a personalised dvd of the finished film.
All participants involved will also receive a photographic book which will include professional photos taken throughout the projects process.