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Careers in Film - Primary

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This resource supports primary teachers in developing pupils' awareness of the film industry and the wide variety of interesting careers that are open to them. Exploring inspiring careers in Foley sound effects, make-up, costume designing, editing and more, learners will be able to appreciate the broad range of talent that goes into making a film and bringing it to the screen. The activities are accompanied by a quiz, film clips, behind the scenes videos, curriculum links and activity sheets, and require pupils to tap into a vast array of creative, communication and teamwork skills. The resource is most suitable for young people aged 7-11 and can be used in any educational setting across the UK.

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Careers in Film - Primary presentation

PowerPoint presentation to accompany Careers in Film - Primary resource.

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Careers in Film - Primary Quiz

A skills quiz to accompany the Careers in Film - Primary resource.

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Careers in Film - Primary Teachers' Notes

Teachers' notes PDF for Careers in Film - Primary resource

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Suitable for Primary: Foley artist John Fewell uses cabbages, celery, old j

Foley masterclass with Foley artist John Fewell

Find out how foley artist John uses cabbages to create sounds effects.

Duration: 15:22 mins

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Sim Evan Jones is a film editor who worked at firstly at  Steven Spielberg'

Editing masterclass and Q&A with Sim Evan-Jones

Shrek editor Sim explains the role of the film editor to students.

Duration: 5:41 mins

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