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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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Ages

7–11

Duration

Long (12 plus activities)

Related calendar events

National Careers Week
1 March - 6 March

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"The buzz following the training was quite unbelievable. Teachers were extremely positive about the usability of the resources and the potential of film as a teaching and learning tool. They ‘literally’ couldn’t wait to get going and it was quite a talking point!"

- Josephine Watson, Senior Leader, St Anne's Primary School, Belfast