Making short films and documentaries is now part of everyday teaching and learning. There is an abundance of information about filmmaking – but for making films in a classroom, finding an appropriate, relevant and concise guide is difficult.
How to Make a Movie is an invaluable practical guide designed for primary and secondary teachers as well as their students, and can be applied across the curriculum nationally. This resource:
How to Make a Movie is written by educators, with interviews and input from people working in the industry.
For a more detailed guide to the process of filmmaking, see our expanded resource Making Movies.
This resource was created in line with the cross-curriculum priorities of ACARA. How to Make a Movie provides opportunities to add depth and richness to learning across a range of subjects – from HSIE, English and ICT to Science, Maths & Media Arts – for Primary and Secondary school students.
All our resources align with Australian and/or state curriculum outcomes. Use the subject menu below to find resources for your subject area.